Are you ready for some football... players as surprising guest stars, CBS Fanatics?
With the network having acquired rights to Thursday night games this fall, a quartet of former greats will be stopping by some of your favorite CBS drama over the next few weeks.
- Tony Gonzalez, the greatest tight end in league history, will play Special Agent Tony Francis on NCIS Season 12 Episode 2, airing September 30.
- Former Bengals signal-caller Boomer Esiason will play himself on the October 3 installment of Blue Blood, paying a visit to Frank Reagan’s office during the episode.
- Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson will snap a selfie with McGarrett on the Halloween episode of Hawaii Five-0 Season 5.
- Phil Simms, Super Bowl-winning quarterback and lead CBS football analyst, will play himself as an associate of Sherlock’s, who has a surprising, little-known talent. This episode will air on November 13.