CHICAGO (CBS) On Thursday, the NFL Network announced that it would have a new broadcast booth for it’s Thursday night telecasts this season.

The play-by-play responsibilities will be taken over by veteran announcer Brad Nessler, and the color analysis will be done by NFL Network’s Mike Mayock.

Mayock and Nessler replace Bob Papa and former Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann.

Nessler will continue to call primetime college football and basketball games on ESPN and ABC.

The NFL Network will broadcast eight regular season games in 2011.