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Photo: Nate Burleson, Boomer Esiason, Maureen J. Reidy, Tracey Wolfson, Sean McManus,Bill Cowher, & Phil Simms

NEW YORK, NY (SMI-GLOBAL-SPORTS-NFL-JAN 17-20, 2024)-The Paley Center for Media hosted its 2nd PaleyLive panel series discussion of 2024, on Wed Jan. 17, Kicking Off Super Bowl LVIII with CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus, and lead cast of The NFL TODAY: Phil Simms, Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, and Nate Burleson at the Paley Museum in New York City.

The event was moderated by Tracey Wolfson(CBS sideline Sports reporter) and it also celebrated the opening of the Paley Museum's exhibit " Beyond the Big Game".

The panel members included Sean McManus (Chairman of CBS Sports) and Football (NFL) legends and frontline cast of The NFL TODAY; Bill Cowher (2006 Super Bowl Champion head coach with the Pittsburgh Steelers), Phil Simms
(2-Time Super Bowl Champion with the NYGiants 1986 & 1990), Boomer Esiason (Former Cincinnati Bengals QB & 1988 NFL MVP) and Nate Burleson(Former NFL Sports player and sports studio analyst) to discuss behind the scene and their analysis of the top team contenders for Super Bowl XVIII scheduled to be played on February 11, 2024 at Allegiant at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada.

In addition to the panel discussion, The Paley Center celebrated the kick-off of its Paley Museum's exhibit " Beyond the Big Game " showcasing the most desired trophy of Football (NFL) " The Vince Lombardi Trophy ", and all 57-Super Bowl championship-winning team rings displayed in three separate sections for members and attendees at the Paley Museum.

Weeknd's Halftime Show set was also part of the exhibit as well game balls, uniforms from past Super Bowl champion teams borrowed from the Pro Football Hall of Fame and past iconic Super Bowl commercials from the last
5-Decades  provided by the Paley Archives.

The notable panel and attendees included:

Sean McManus: CBS Sports Chairman, 15-Time Emmy award winner, 2010 Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame inductee & 2016 Sports Broadcasting Hall of

Maureen J. Reidy: President & CEO of the Paley Center for Media 

Bill Cowher: Former NFL Coach, 2006 Super Bowl champion with the Pittsburgh Steelers, 2020 Pro Football Hall of Famer & CBS Sports analyst.

Phil Simms: Former NYGiants QB, 2-time Super Bowl Champion 1986 & 1990 & 1986 Super Bowl MVP with the New York Giants & CBS Sports analyst. 

Boomer Esiason: Former NFL QB with the Cincinnati Bengals, 1988 NFL MVP,
4-time Pro-Bowler & CBS Sports analyst.

Nate Burleson:
Former NFL player & CBS studio sports analyst with The NFL Today.

Tracey Wolfson: CBS Lead NFL Reporter/CBS Super Bowl Sideline reporter)

The Lombardi Trophy: is the trophy awarded each year to the Super Bowl champion of the National Football League. The trophy was designed by Tiffany & Co. vice president Oscar Riedner, and it's named after the late Green Bay Packer's head coach Vince Lombardi who led his team with consecutive victories in the first two Super Bowl championship game in 1966 (I) & 1967 (II).


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