On Wednesday, NBC announced that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will be featured in their new "I've Been Waiting All Day" Sunday Night Football intro performed by Carrie Underwood this season.
From 2007-2012, Faith Hill had been the artist performing the intro. NBC announced in May that she will be replaced by Underwood this fall.
Here's the Week 1 intro from last season:
NBC confirmed the lyrics will remain the same, but the song will be tweaked to fit Underwood's style. Approximately twelve NFL players will be featured in the intro.
The Broncos will play three games on NBC this fall, starting with the season opener against the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday, September 5. Later in the season, Denver will face Indianapolis on October 20 and New England on Nov. 24, with both of those games being Sunday Night Football showdowns.