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NFL Media Provides Record-Setting Coverage of 2015 NFL Draft From Chicago

NFL Network Provides 79 Hours of Live Draft Week Coverage – Including Record-High 53 Hours of Live Coverage Thursday, April 30 – Saturday, May 2

Round-the-Clock Coverage and Live Streaming Video on NFL.com, NFL Mobile From Verizon, the NFL App on Xbox One & Watch NFL Network

Behind-the-Scenes Access with 16 War Room Cams at Team Facilities – Including the No. 1 Selection, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

College Head Coaches David Shaw, Charlie Strong & Pat Fitzgerald Join Coverage

NFL Media’s coverage of the 80th annual NFL Draft is officially on the clock. With a record-high 53 hours of live coverage of the three-day event, an extensive talent roster of analysts, reporters and college coaches, and 16 draft war room cameras providing behind-the-scenes access, NFL Network, NFL.com, NFL Mobile from Verizon and NFL Now descend upon Chicago as the NFL Draft returns to the city for the first time in 51 years.

The 2015 NFL Draft kicks off with the first round Thursday, April 30 at 8:00 PM ET, followed by Rounds 2-3 Friday, May 1 at 7:00 PM ET and Rounds 4-7 Saturday, May 2 at 12 Noon ET. On Thursday and Friday, the 2015 NFL Draft takes place from the Auditorium Theatre on the campus of Roosevelt University, and from Grant Park on Saturday.


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2015 NFL Schedule Announced Tuesday, April 21 at 8:00 PM ET on NFL Network, NFL.com & NFL Mobile from Verizon

NFL Network’s Three-Hour ‘NFL Total Access: Schedule Release ‘15’ Show Breaks Down 2015 NFL Schedule

NFL.com Will Provide Complete Team-by-Team and Weekly Schedules of All 256 Regular-Season Games

The 2015 NFL schedule will be released on NFL Network, NFL.com, and NFL Mobile from Verizon on Tuesday, April 21.

NFL Network’s coverage will be highlighted by NFL Total Access: Schedule Release ’15 on Tuesday, April 21 at 8:00 PM ET, a three-hour special hosted by Rich Eisen and featuring analysts Steve Mariucci and Michael Silver that breaks down the entire 2015 NFL regular season schedule, division by division, analyzing the top matchups and primetime games, including the 16-game Thursday Night Football schedule on CBS and NFL Network.


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NFL Media Scores 18 Sports Emmy Award Nominations

New Unscripted Reality Series ‘Undrafted’ Receives Emmy Nomination in First Year

Rich Eisen Earns Fourth Career Emmy Nomination

NFL Films Receives 14 Sports Emmy Award Nominations – Including 4 for ‘Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Atlanta Falcons’

‘NFL UP!’ & Together We Make Football Receive Nominations

NFL Media – comprised of NFL Network, NFL Films, NFL RedZone, NFL.com, NFL Mobile and NFL Now – received 18 Sports Emmy Award nominations, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announced today.


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NFL Retired Player News – December 2014

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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 player alumni community are currently living and working.

The December 2014 edition of NFL Retired Player News 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 NOW: WEEK 10 CONSUMER TRENDS

Cleveland Browns Enter Top 5 Most Watched Teams

Packers QB Aaron Rodgers Enters Top 10 Most Followed Players


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‘Thursday Night Football’ on NFL Network — Cleveland Browns at Cincinnati Bengals Thursday, Nov. 6 at 8:25 PM ET

‘Thursday Night Football’ Lives on NFL Network

Coverage Begins Thursday at 6:00 PM ET with ‘NFL Total Access Kickoff’

‘Thursday Night Football’ Offered Digitally on NFL Mobile from Verizon, Watch NFL Network & NFL on Xbox

Thursday Night Football on NFL Network continues this week when wide receiver A.J. Green and the Cincinnati Bengals host quarterback Brian Hoyer and the Cleveland Browns in a pivotal AFC North divisional matchup Thursday, November 6 at 8:25 PM ET.


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NFL Network’s ‘A Football Life’ Profiles Hall of Fame Running Back Eric Dickerson

‘Eric Dickerson: A Football Life’ Premieres Friday, October 10 at 9:00 PM ET

“When I loved it, I loved it. It was nothing better.” – Eric Dickerson

“He was just the most remarkable player I ever played with.” – Brian Baldinger

During his 11-year Hall of Fame career, Eric Dickerson was one of the most dominant running backs to ever play the position. As the single-season rushing leader and the seventh-leading rusher of all time, Dickerson’s place in NFL history is unquestioned. Yet, it was the question of what he was worth while he was playing that followed him throughout his career and threatened to overshadow it.


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CBS & NFL Network’s ‘NFL Thursday Night Kickoff’ Notes & Quotes — Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Atlanta Falcons

NFL Thursday Night Kickoff aired from inside the Georgia Dome tonight at 7:30 PM ET on CBS and NFL Network, with host James Brown and analysts Bill Cowher and Deion Sanders providing pregame analysis leading up to Buccaneers-Falcons on Thursday Night Football.’

Former Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez joined the set in Atlanta.


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NFL/LISC GRASSROOTS PROGRAM GRANTS $2.5 MILLION FOR NEW AND REFURBISHED COMMUNITY FOOTBALL FIELDS IN 15 CITIES NATIONWIDE

Awards add to $37 million committed since 1998, resulting in 290 neighborhood fields

Community organizations, schools and parks in 15 cities across the country will receive grants totaling $2.5 million to build or refurbish neighborhood fields through the National Football League Foundation Grassroots Program, it was announced today.

More than $37 million in grants have been awarded to revitalize playing fields in underserved neighborhoods since the NFL partnered with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), the nation’s leading community development organization, in 1998. For the past 15 years, Grassroots grants have supported the construction or renovation of more than 290 fields nationwide.

Fields are newly built or significantly renovated, with improvements such as irrigation systems, lights, bleachers, scoreboards, goal posts and turf. Grassroots grants are issued once established funding thresholds are reached for each project.

The 2013 funding cycle will include new fields, or field enhancements, in Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Cleveland, OH; Covington, KY; Green Bay, WI; Houston, TX; Indianapolis, IN; Jacksonville, FL; New Haven, CT; New Orleans, LA; Oakland, CA; Pittsburgh, PA; Philadelphia, PA; and Seattle, WA.

“The NFL Foundation is pleased to continue its work with LISC in improving the quality, safety and accessibility of fields in communities nationwide,” said Dallas Cowboys Executive Vice President CHARLOTTE JONES ANDERSON, Chairman of the NFL Foundation. “The revitalization of these fields will provide safe places for communities to come together, “Play 60” and enjoy the many benefits of sports participation.”


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NFL Now Launches on Apple TV

NFL Now Delivers Fans Largest Digital Library of NFL Video and Customized Viewing Experience

NEW YORK, NY: The National Football League today announced that NFL Now has launched on Apple TV, providing fans free access to the NFL’s massive video content library through the Apple TV platform.  NFL Now on Apple TV provides access to game highlights, original content from NFL Media and 32 NFL clubs, live press conferences, and shows and video from the NFL Films vault.  NFL Now also delivers the most-personalized NFL viewing experience anywhere, providing a one-of-a-kind video stream based on each fan’s favorite NFL teams, players and NFL.com Fantasy rosters and viewing preferences over time.


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