NBC's Hit 'Minute to Win It' Gets the NFL Treatment!

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Sep. 7 2010, Published 11:24 a.m. ET

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NBC's hit game show Minute To Win It will air special NFL themed episodes on tonight, Sept. 7, and Wednesday, Sept. 8 leading up to the "NFL Opening Kickoff 2010 Presented by EA SPORTS" which airs this Thursday Sept. 9. The players in the NFL episodes include New Orleans Saints Pierre Thomas and Robert Meachem and Minnesota Vikings Anthony Herrera, Visanthe Shiancoe and Bernard Barrien!

Thomas and Shiancoe will team up together to win money for their respective charities — United Way for Greater New Orleans Area, The Children's Hospital, Inc., New Orleans and National Kidney Foundation of the National Capital Area, Inc. and National Kidney Foundation of Minnesota, Inc.

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Bernard Barrien will play with cheerleader Amber Wright from the San Francisco 49ers cheerleading squad "Gold Rush."They will play for their respective charities Second Harvest Heartland and Bay Area Women's Sport Initiative.

Meachem and Herrera will team up to play for their respective charities as well - Boys & Girls Club of Greater New Orleans, Indian Nations Football Conference and Boys & Girls Club of Collier County.


NBC again launches the NFL season with "NFL Opening Kickoff 2010 Presented By EA SPORTS" on Thursday, September 9 at 7:30 pm ET, featuring performances by Dave Matthews Band and Taylor Swift live from New Orleans, followed by the kickoff game between New Orleans Saints and the Minnesota Vikings in a rematch of last year's NFC Championship Game.

Minute to Win It airs new episodes Tuesdays and Wednesdays (8-9 p.m. ET) this summer and is hosted by all-American chef and television personality Guy Fieri!


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