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  • Tony Romo will have a new play-by-play partner for Sunday's game between the Buccaneers and Panthers. thatlongtime play-by-play announcer Jim Nantzwill mi s the NFC South battle. Tom McCarthy, who has been callingselectNFL games for CBS since 2014, will replace Nantz and allow the network to avoid a major reshuffle of its other Week 18 broadcast teams.Why did CBS pullNantzfrom the game on such short notice?NFL WEEK 18 PICKS: | The COVID-19 pandemic isn't just creating problems for coaches Brian Bowen Jersey and players. It has also impacted the folks calling the games.Nantzwill mi s the Buccaneers vs. Panthers game because of health and safety protocols. CBS didn't specify whether Nantz had tested positive for COVID-19.Per CBS: Due to Covid protocols, Tom McCarthy will fill in for Jim Nantz, calling Carolina at Tampa Bay alongside Tony Romo and Tracy Wolfson. Richard Deitsch (@richarddeitsch) The network encountered a similar i sue last year when Romo had to between the Cardinals and Rams because of health and safety protocols. Boomer Esiason replaced Romoas the analyst for that contest Jeremy Lamb Jersey . In addition to his NFL a signments, McCarthy hasbeen a play-by-play announcer for CBS's broadcasts of college basketball andfootball T.J. Warren Jersey games. He has also called NFL and college basketball games on Westwood One Sports radio.While he has plenty of experience on the national stage, McCarthy is perhaps best known for being the TV play-by-play voice of the Phillies. Saturday, Jan. 8GameTime (ET)TV channelChiefs vs. Broncos4:30 p.m.ABC/ESPNCowboys vs. Eagles8:15 p.m.ABC/ESPNSunday, Jan. 9GameTime (ET)TV channelBengals vs. Browns1 p.m.FOXPackers vs. Lions1 p.m.FOXBears vs. Vikings1 p.m.FOXWashington Football Team vs. Giants1 p.m.FOXColts vs. Jaguars1 p.m. Cassius Stanley Jersey CBSSteelers vs. Ravens1 p.m.CBSTitans vs. Texans1 p.m.CBSSaints vs. Falcons4:25 p.m.FOXJets vs. Bills4:25 p.m.CBS49ers vs. Rams4:25 p.m.FOXPatriots vs. Dolphins4:25 p.m.CBSSeahawks vs. Cardinals4:25 p.m.FOXPanthers vs. Buccaneers4:25 p.m.CBSChargers vs. Raiders8:20 p.m.NBC Saturday, Jan. 8GameBroadcast teamChiefs vs. BroncosChris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit, Laura RutledgeCowboys vs. EaglesSteve Levy, Brian Griese, Louis Riddick, Lisa SaltersSunday, Jan. 9GameBroadcast teamBengals vs. BrownsKenny Albert, Jonathan Vilma, Lindsay CzarniakPackers vs. LionsKevin Burkhardt, Greg Olsen, Pam OliverBears vs. VikingsGus Johnson, Aqib Talib, Megan OliviWashington Football Team vs. GiantsChris Myers, Daryl Johnston Justin Holiday Jersey , Jen HaleColts vs. JaguarsGreg Gumbel, Adam Archuleta, AJ Ro sSteelers vs. RavensIan Eagle, Charles Davis, Evan WashburnTitans vs. TexansAndrew Catalon, James Lofton, Sherree Burru sSaints vs. FalconsKevin Kugler, Mark Sanchez, Laura OkminJets vs. BillsKevin Harlan, Trent Green, Melanie Collins49ers vs. RamsJoe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews, Tom RinaldiPatriots vs. DolphinsSpero Dedes, Jay Feely, Jenny DellSeahawks vs. CardinalsAdam Amin, Mark Schlereth, Shannon SpakePanthers vs. BuccaneersTom McCarthy, Tony Romo, Tracy WolfsonChargers vs. RaidersAl Michaels, Chris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya