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2015 Kickoff Information Guide

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For the 2015 Kickoff Information Guide, click here

 

NFL Legends Community Newsletter – July 2015

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The NFL League Office stays in regular contact with its former players, passing along vital information via email each month about benefits and services available to them & their families as well as alerting them to where other members of the NFL Legends Community are currently living and working.

The July 2015 edition of NFL Legends Community Newsletter included a list of 20 player alumni who have gone on to successful careers on and off the field. To view the full edition, click here.

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NFL Training Camps Open This Week; Browns, Ravens & Saints Rookies In On Wednesday; Steelers, Vikings Vets First To Report On Saturday

Back to work!

NFL clubs will begin their on-field preparations for Kickoff 2015 this week, starting tomorrow with the Baltimore Ravens, Cleveland Browns and New Orleans Saints as their rookies report. Pittsburgh’s and Minnesota’s rookies and veterans will head to camp on Saturday, July 25, as the Steelers and Vikings become the first teams to fully begin training camp. By Sunday, August 2, every NFL team will be in camp.

More and more, teams are training at their regular-season headquarters or home stadiums. This year, more than half the league (20 of 32, 62.5 percent) will be “staying home” for training camp. In 2000, only five of 31 (16 percent) teams stayed close to home.

For the complete release, click here

NFL Training Camp Dates & Locations

For the training camp list of sites and rookie and veteran reporting dates, click here

2015 Roster Of Officials Confirmed

ONE NEW REFEREE, 10 FIRST-YEAR NFL OFFICIALS AMONG 2015 CLASS

The NFL roster of game officials for the 2015 season will include one new referee and 10 first-year NFL officials among the group of 122, the league announced today.

Veteran NFL official JOHN HUSSEY has been promoted to referee to replace BILL LEAVY, who will join the NFL officiating staff as a supervisor.  Hussey has spent the past 13 seasons as a line judge and has officiated in nine playoff games, including Super Bowl XLV.

“John Hussey has proven to be an outstanding official and we expect that to continue as he moves to the referee position,” said NFL Vice President of Officiating DEAN BLANDINO.

For the complete release, click here

Saint Thomas Aquinas High School In Ft. Lauderdale, Florida Leads All High Schools With Three Players Selected In 2015 NFL Draft; 240 Schools Represented

With the 2015 NFL Draft now concluded, the incoming class of drafted rookies will soon experience its first taste of NFL life.

And while the drafted rookies enter the NFL from a variety of different backgrounds, one thing they generally all have in common is an outstanding experience playing high school football.

A total of 240 high schools contributed to the 256 players selected in the seven rounds of the 2015 NFL Draft on April 30-May 2, USA Football announced today.

Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida led all high schools with three players selected – PHILLIP DORSETT (Indianapolis, first round), RASHAD GREENE (Jacksonville, fifth round) and BOBBY HART (New York Giants, seventh round).

For the complete release, click here

2015 NFL Draft Final Reports

For Rounds 1-7, click here

For the Alpha report, click here

For the Conference report, click here

For the Position report, click here

For the Recap, click here

For the Team report, click here

For the Trades report, click here

For the Underclassmen report, click here

 

2015 NFL Draft Round One Notes

SUPER SEMINOLE: Tampa Bay selected QB JAMEIS WINSTON with the No. 1 overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft, marking the first time a quarterback from Florida State has been chosen first overall.

Winston joins CHRISTIAN PONDER (2011) and E.J. MANUEL (2013) as the only Florida State quarterbacks to be selected in the first round of the NFL Draft.

 2015 NFL DRAFT

TOP TWO QBs: Florida State QB JAMEIS WINSTON (No. 1; Tampa Bay) and Oregon QB MARCUS MARIOTA (No. 2; Tennessee) heard their names called with the first two picks of the 2015 NFL Draft.

Since the beginning of the common draft in 1967, quarterbacks have been taken with the first two picks of the same draft six times. Prior to 2015, ANDREW LUCK and ROBERT GRIFFIN III were selected with the top two picks of the 2012 NFL Draft.

For the complete release, click here

2015 NFL Draft Round-By-Round Slots

For the 2015 NFL Draft round-by-round slots, click here

2015 NFL Draft Notes

For the 2015 Draft Notes, click here