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Eagles fans will hear a new voice in the dressing room when the Birds take on the Arizona Cardinals Sunday afternoon.

Robert Smith, a two-time Pro Bowl running back who spent his entire career with the Minnesota Vikings, will name his first Eagles game for Fox.

Smith’s primary focus is college football, with a handful of NFL games. But this season he has a slew of NFL games to his name alongside play-by-play announcer Chris Meyers and sideline reporter Jen Hale.

As a member of one of the network’s lower-echelon stands, you can expect Smith to call out his fair share of Detroit Lions and Washington Commanders games this season (he’s already called one of each). So he was as surprised as anyone when he and his crew drew the Eagles-Cardinals, who are the only undefeated team in the league, this week.

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“When we first heard that we had this game, we were like, ‘Okay, this is great. It will be fun.’ Then here for the last few weeks I was like, ‘We’d better not get a call or an email that we’re being changed,'” joked Smith.

Though he played for the Vikings for eight seasons, Smith only faced the Eagles once during his career — a win at Minnesota in 1997, in which he rushed for 125 yards and caught the first touchdown reception of his career.

“From a scheduling standpoint, we were pretty good in the late 1990s,” Smith said. “Maybe it wasn’t the Eagles.”

They weren’t. From 1997 to 1999, the Eagles went 14-33 before becoming one of the best teams in the NFC in the 2000s under Andy Reid. The last time the Birds started the season 4-0 was in 2004 when Philadelphia made it to Super Bowl XXXIX, which they lost to the New England Patriots.

Here’s everything you need to know to watch or stream the Eagles-Cardinals matchup:

Eagles-Cardinals is scheduled to start at 4:25 p.m. Eastern on Fox.

In addition to Smith, the game will host longtime play-by-play announcer Chris Meyers, who also contributes to the network’s MLB and NASCAR coverage. Jen Hale will be reporting from the sidelines at the Linc.

The game will also be aired on radio in Philadelphia on 94.1 WIP. Play-by-play will feature Merrill Reese, who has been the voice of the Eagles since 1977, making him easily the longest-serving announcer in the NFL. He is joined by analyst Mike Quick, a former wide receiver for the Eagles who has been calling games alongside Reese for 25 seasons. WIP presenter Howard Eskin will report from the sidelines.

Spanish-speaking listeners can tune in to La Mega 105.7, where the game will be invoked by WIP host Rickie Ricardo, Oscar Budejen and Bill Kulik.

Eagles vs. Cardinals will stream on the Fox Sports app, but you must be a cable subscriber to subscribe.

The game also streams on a variety of so-called “skinny bundles” that include Fox, including fuboTV, YouTube TV, Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, and DirecTV Stream. Most about a free trial.

If you want to stream the game for free, the best option if you live near Philadelphia is to use an over-the-air antenna.

The Eagles are undefeated. The Cardinals earn a win and Zach Ertz meets his former team. Two of the NFL’s most exciting young quarterbacks — Jalen Hurts and Kyler Murray — will go head-to-head in the desert.

But outside of Philadelphia and Phoenix, the Eagles-Cardinals game will be hard to find on TV.

Why? The Dallas Cowboys.

Fox’ National Game Sunday (which it calls America’s game of the week) the Cowboys meet the Los Angeles Rams at 4:25 p.m. Even with Dak Prescott on the bench, the game is a smash hit in terms of TV ratings thanks to Cooper Rush’s success off the bench.

The Cowboys are scheduled to appear on 11 national broadcasts this season (including next week’s game against the Eagles). Football on Sunday night), and last year Dallas averaged 23 million viewers across 12 national games, surpassing the Green Bay Packers with nearly 2 million viewers per game, according to Sportico’s Anthony Crupi.

Eagles employees Jeff McLane, EJ Smithand Josh Tolentino the action will be streamed live on Gameday Central. Smith and Tolentino will discuss the Eagles-Cardinals game at 3:00 p.m. before kick-off. For gameplay notes and observations, visit Don’t forget to subscribe to our free Sports Daily newsletter.

  • Giants at Packers (in London), 9:30 a.m., NFL Network (Kevin Kugler, Mark Sanchez, Jamie Erdahl, Laura Okmin)

  • Steelers on bills1 p.m., CBS (Jim Nantz, Tony Romo, Tracy Wolfson)

  • Falcons at Buccaneers1 p.m., Fox (Joe Davis, Daryl Johnston)

  • Bengal at Ravens8:15 p.m., NBC (Mike Tirico, Cris Collinsworth, Melissa Stark)

Here’s a rundown of the local and national NFL pregame shows being served by the major networks this week:

  • CBS3: Start on Sunday at 11:30 a.m. (Don Bell, Lesley Van Arsdall); The NFL today noon (James Brown, Phil Simms, Bill Cowher, Boomer Esiason, Nate Burleson)

  • Fox29: Match day live at 10 p.m. (Breland Moore, Garry Cobb, Dave Spadaro, Bill Anderson, Howard Eskin); Fox NFL Kickoff at 11 a.m. (Charissa Thompson, Dave Wannstedt, Colin Cowherd, Michael Vick); Fox NFL Sunday noon (Terry Bradshaw, Curt Menefee, Howie Long, Michael Strahan, Jimmy Johnson)

  • NBC10: The Eagles’ game day kicked off at 9:30 am (Amy Fadool); Eagles Schedule at 10 a.m. (John Clark, Mike Quick, Ike Reese, Eagles offensive coordinator Shane Steichen); Football night in America at 7 p.m. (Maria Taylor, Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison, Jason Garrett, Chris Simms, Jac Collinsworth, Matthew Berry, Mike Florio)

  • NBC Sports Philly: Eagles Pregame Live at 12 p.m. (Michael Barkann, Ron Jaworski, Barrett Brooks, Reuben Frank)

  • ESPN: Sunday NFL Countdown at 10 p.m. (Sam Ponder, Tedy Bruschi, Matt Hasselbeck, Randy Moss, Rex Ryan)

  • Week 1, Sept 11: Eagles 38, lions 35

  • Week 2, Sept 19: Eagle 24, Viking 7

  • Week 3, September 25: Eagles 24, commanders 8

  • Week 4, Oct 2: Eagles 29, jaguars 21

  • Week 5, Oct 9: Eagles at Cardinals, 4:25 p.m., Fox

  • Week 6: Oct 16: Cowboys at Eagles, 8:20 p.m., NBC

  • Week 8, Oct 30: Steelers at Eagles, 1 p.m., CBS

  • Week 9, Nov 3: Eagles at Texans, 8:15 p.m., Prime Video (Local on Fox29)

  • Week 10, Nov 14: Commanders at Eagles, 8:15 p.m., ESPN

  • Week 11, Nov 20: Eagles at Colts, 1 p.m., CBS

  • Week 12, Nov 27: Packer at Eagles, 8:20 p.m., NBC

  • Week 13, Dec 4: Titans at Eagles, 1 p.m., Fox

  • Week 14, Dec 11: Eagles at Giants, 1 p.m., Fox

  • Week 15, Dec 18: Eagles at Bears, 1 p.m., Fox

  • Week 16, Dec 24: Eagles at Cowboys, 4:25 p.m., Fox

  • Week 17, January 1: Saints at Eagles, 1 p.m., Fox

  • Week 18, January 7th or 8th: Giants at Eagles, TBD, TBD

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