Cribbs, Brown to be voice animated characters

Posted Jan 17, 2013

Joshua Cribbs and Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown will voice animated characters on this week's NFL RUSH ZONE: Season of the Guardians.

Cleveland Browns Pro Football Hall of Famer JIM BROWN and kick returner-wide receiver JOSH CRIBBS will voice animated characters of their likeness in this week’s episode of NFL RUSH ZONE: Season of the Guardians on Nicktoons.

The episode airs at 9 p.m./ET on Nicktoons and again at 7 a.m./ET on Saturday, Jan. 19, on NFL Network

SYNOPSIS: The undefeated Steelers Youth Tackle Football (YTF) champs are coming to Canton to play the Bulldogs. All the kids are nervous, except for Marty, who shows how a positive attitude can save the day, especially when Brown and Cribbs inspire the group. Marty's can-do spirit and quick thinking earns him a spot as the newest Guardian.


NFL RUSH ZONE: Season of the Guardians, which airs new episodes regularly Fridays at 9:00 PM ET on Nicktoons, is co-produced by Nickelodeon and the NFL. It is the first-ever original half-hour animated series jointly developed by a cable network and major U.S sports league

The second installment of the Nicktoons series -- based on NFLRUSH ZONE, the NFL’s online world for kids -- follows Ish and friends from his youth tackle football league on a journey to protect the league’s 32 teams and the world from a plotting master villain, Wild Card, and his wingman, Drop Kick, who are targeting the NFL teams’ Megacores -- the essence of each team, its fans and its community -- and the Core itself.

Throughout the series, viewers will watch NFL players, coaches and legends voicing their animated personas. All 32 teams are showcased throughout the season.

Episodes re-air Saturdays at 7:00 AM on NFL Network and are accessible on and

Nicktoons is the fastest growing kids’ network and currently reaches 61 million homes via cable, digital cable and satellite.

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