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Pro Bowl Pre-Draft Selections

— Alumni Captains Cris Carter & Michael Irvin Make Pre-Draft Selections —

The initial draft selections for the 2015 Pro Bowl were made on Tuesday by the alumni team captains, Pro Football Hall of Famers CRIS CARTER and MICHAEL IRVIN.

Irvin won a coin toss at Tuesday’s press conference and elected to choose Dallas Cowboys RB DE MARCO MURRAY and Cleveland Browns CB JOE HADEN, the active player captains, to help determine the roster as the first members of Team Irvin.

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Championship Weekend What To Look For – A Look Back

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2015 NFL Regional Combines Schedule Announced

The NFL will conduct five Regional Combines beginning on February 7 in Miami, FL, and concluding with the 2015 Super Regional Combine on March 21 at the Arizona Cardinals Practice Facility in Tempe, AZ. NFL Regional Combines, hosted throughout the country, serve as a supplement to the NFL’s National Scouting Combine and provide an opportunity for current draft eligible players to display their skills before veteran NFL talent evaluators.

“Combines have long provided draft eligible players with the forum needed to showcase their skills to NFL teams,” says Director of Football Development MATT BIRK. “I know how important participating in combines was for my NFL career. It is our job at the NFL to provide this opportunity to any college football player that wants to chase his dream of playing in the NFL.”

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Antonio Brown, Joe Haden, DeMarco Murray & J.J. Watt Named 2015 Pro Bowl Captains

— Stars will be realigned during Pro Bowl Draft Show live on NFL Network on January 21 —

The active player captains for the 2015 Pro Bowl will be WR ANTONIO BROWN, CB JOE HADEN, RB DE MARCO MURRAY and DE J.J. WATT, the NFL announced today. Murray and Haden will be paired together, while Watt and Brown will work as a duo.

The 2015 Pro Bowl, presented by McDonald’s, has been announced as a sellout and will be televised live on ESPN at 8:00 PM ET from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona, site of Super Bowl XLIX. It will again serve as the signature event to kick off Super Bowl week. NBC will broadcast the Super Bowl a week later on Sunday, February 1.

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What To Look For – Championship Weekend

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NFL Announces 2015 Pro Bowl Coaching Staffs

The coaching staffs of the BALTIMORE RAVENS and DALLAS COWBOYS were selected to lead the 2015 Pro Bowl teams in Arizona, the NFL announced today.

JOHN HARBAUGH and the coaches from the Baltimore Ravens and JASON GARRETT and the coaches from the Dallas Cowboys will be assigned to teams through the Pro Bowl Draft. The 2015 Pro Bowl Draft will be nationally televised on Wednesday, January 21 on NFL Network (8:00 PM ET).

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AFC & NFC Championship Game Capsules

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Championship Weekend Preview

The final four teams are set and this Sunday will determine the two teams to play in Super Bowl XLIX.

“It’s fun to still be alive in the playoffs,” says Green Bay quarterback AARON RODGERS. “It’s exciting this time of year when you’re still playing.”

Championship Sunday begins with the NFC title game between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks in a rematch of the Kickoff opener which Seattle won 36-16. The Seahawks defeated Carolina 31-17 last week while the Packers knocked off Dallas 26-21. The AFC Championship Game will feature the Indianapolis Colts and New England Patriots who met in Week 11 with New England winning 42-20. The Patriots defeated Baltimore 35-31 in the Divisional round and Indianapolis won at Denver 24-13.

With each of the four remaining playoff clubs looking to capitalize on the momentum built this past weekend in hopes of advancing to Super Bowl XLIX, they’ll have their work cut out for them on Championship Weekend.

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Divisional Playoffs What To Look For – A Look Back

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New York Jets-Miami, Buffalo-Jacksonville to Kickoff at 9:30 a.m. ET in London

The National Football League has today confirmed the following kickoff times for 2015 International Series games at Wembley Stadium, London:

October 4: New York Jets at Miami Dolphins, 9:30 a.m. ET (2:30 p.m. UK)

October 25: Buffalo Bills at Jacksonville Jaguars, 9:30 a.m. ET (1:30 p.m. UK*) 

Kickoff time for the Detroit Lions at the Kansas City Chiefs on November 1 will be confirmed in the near future

The first and only previous International Series game to be staged as an early afternoon kickoff in the UK was when the Atlanta Falcons hosted the Detroit Lions on October 26, 2014.

*Daylight Savings Time ends at 2:00 a.m. on October 25 in the UK