2 women to call Vikings-Rams Amazon broadcast, in NFL first

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Minnesota Vikings' Stefon Diggs caught a touchdown pass during the second half of an NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in Green Bay, Wis.
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Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer, two of the sports industry's best-known female reporters and hosts, will make some history during Thursday night's NFL game between the Minnesota Vikings and Los Angeles Rams.

The pair will lead Amazon Prime Video's streaming broadcast of the game, becoming the first female duo to call an NFL game, the retail giant said Tuesday. They'll provide commentary and analysis on the live streaming coverage for 11 Thursday night NFL games this season.

The Vikings-Rams will also be carried on the NFL Network and locally on Fox 9 with the Fox network's Joe Buck and Troy Aikman

"Bringing two female announcers together to call an entire NFL game has never been done before," Greg Hart, vice president of Prime Video, said in a statement.

Kremer, the chief correspondent the NFL Network, was recently honored with the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Pete Rozelle Radio-Television Award, which recognizes "long-time exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football."

Storm serves as an ESPN SportsCenter anchor, including a new 90-minute Monday Night Football edition. She was the first female host of CNN Sports Tonight, and served as a host of The Early Show on CBS.

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