Cris Collinsworth, Phil Simms star in 2016 SI NFL preview show to premiere Sept. 7

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Experts Network: Can Patriots make a run once Tom Brady returns?
Tuesday September 6th, 2016

With the NFL officially returning on Thursday, prediction season is in full swing—and Sports Illustrated is bringing in the biggest NFL experts to preview the upcoming campaign. 

Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated Group and The Experts Network will premiere the SI 2016 NFL Preview Special, starring former NFL players and current broadcast analysts Cris Collinsworth, Boomer Esiason, Howie Long and Phil Simms, on Wednesday. 

The program will air on Wednesday at 2 p.m ET on 

It is the second NFL Preview Special from Sports Illustrated and The Experts Network, following the SI 2016 NFL Draft Video Preview Special, which aired in April.

The analysts will provide analysis and predictions for the upcoming season.

The show was taped at Time Inc.'s studios in New York. 

In the preview clip above, the Experts Network examines how New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will perform once he returns from his four-game suspension for his role in Deflategate. 

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