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Cowboys’ Dez Bryant featured on Sunday Night Football theme song with Carrie Underwood

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Dallas Cowboys beat writers Clarence E. Hill and Drew Davison break down the NFC East.
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Dallas Cowboys beat writers Clarence E. Hill and Drew Davison break down the NFC East.

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant will be among 11 NFL players joining Grammy-winning recording artist Carrie Underwood for her performance of “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night,” the opening theme for Sunday Night Football on NBC.

Dallas Cowboys beat writers Clarence E. Hill and Drew Davison break down the NFC East.

NBC’s first Sunday Night Football broadcast of the season has the defending NFC East champion Cowboys hosting the New York Giants at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on Sept. 13.

Coverage begins with Football Night in America at 6 p.m. CST, and the opening theme continues each week of the season to kick off Sunday Night Football.

The other players featured are New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham, Jr., Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor and quarterback Russell Wilson, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews, Philadelphia Eagles running back DeMarco Murray, Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson, Denver Broncos defensive end DeMarcus Ware, and Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt.

Underwood will visit with The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on September 10 to show a sneak peek of the opening theme and will also perform her new single “Smoke Break.”

Dallas Cowboys beat writers Clarence E. Hill Jr. and Drew Davison discuss the most impactful newcomers this season. (Video by David Humphrey)

2015 NBC Sunday Night Football Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 10

NFL Opener

Pittsburgh Steelers at New England Patriots

Sun. Sept. 13

Week 1

New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys

Sun. Sept. 20

Week 2

Seattle Seahawks at Green Bay Packers

Sun. Sept. 27

Week 3

Denver Broncos at Detroit Lions

Sun. Oct. 4

Week 4

Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints

*Sun. Oct. 11

Week 5

San Francisco 49ers at New York Giants

*Sun. Oct. 18

Week 6

New England Patriots at Indianapolis Colts

*Sun. Oct. 25

Week 7

Philadelphia Eagles at Carolina Panthers

*Sun. Nov. 1

Week 8

Green Bay Packers at Denver Broncos

*Sun. Nov. 8

Week 9

Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys

*Sun. Nov. 15

Week 10

Arizona Cardinals at Seattle Seahawks

*Sun. Nov. 22

Week 11

Kansas City Chiefs at San Diego Chargers

**Thurs. Nov. 26

Week 12

Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers

*Sun. Nov. 29

Week 12

New England Patriots at Denver Broncos

*Sun. Dec. 6

Week 13

Indianapolis Colts at Pittsburgh Steelers

*Sun. Dec. 13

Week 14

Seattle Seahawks at Baltimore Ravens

*Sun. Dec. 20

Week 15

Cincinnati Bengals at San Francisco 49ers

*Sun. Dec. 27

Week 16

Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens

*Sun. Jan. 3 Week 17 TBD

*Flex Week

** Thanksgiving Night Game

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