Brad Nessler, Mike Mayock paired

Updated: May 5, 2011, 6:17 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Brad Nessler and Mike Mayock will serve as the new announcing team for NFL Network's Thursday night games.

The network said Thursday they would be replacing Bob Papa, Matt Millen and Joe Theismann.

Mayock played for the New York Giants from 1982-83. He will remain as the network's top NFL draft analyst. He also works Notre Dame games for NBC.

Nessler will keep calling college football and basketball games on ESPN and ABC.

NFL Network broadcasts eight prime-time games during the season.

Papa and Theismann will remain with NFL Network in other roles.


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