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NFL.com Enhances Offerings for 2014 Fantasy Football Season

Redesigned NFL.com Fantasy Football App Features Live Draft, Fast Live Scoring, Video Highlights – All for Free

 2 New Games Introduced to Fantasy Football Community: NFL Record Breaker & NFL Fantasy Survivor

 With Nearly 20 Million Questions Answered in 2013, Fantasy Genius Is One of the Most Trusted Sources of Fantasy Football Advice

 The kickoff to the 2014 NFL regular season may be over a month away but fantasy football fanatics are already deep in draft preparation. NFL.com is here to provide fantasy football users with the best experience in 2014, with ample options for users to start their fantasy season and all the news, information, and resources to win a championship.

From NFL-Managed Leagues where users can compete for a trip to Super Bowl XLIX to fully customizable user-managed leagues, NFL.com Fantasy Football is the only platform to provide in-game video highlights, bringing the fans closer to the game they love.

Highlights of NFL.com’s fantasy football offerings for the 2014 season are the redesigned NFL Fantasy mobile application and the second year of NFL.com’s Fantasy Genius.


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NFL Network’s ‘Inside Training Camp Live’ Kicks Off Thursday at 10:00 AM ET

‘Inside Training Camp Live’ at 10:00 AM ET – Nine Hours of Live Training Camp Coverage

Rich Eisen With Broncos QB Peyton Manning & EVP/GM John Elway

Live Coverage Begins at 6:00 AM ET with ‘NFL AM’

NFL Network’s Inside Training Camp Live kicks off Thursday, July 24 at 10:00 AM ET and provides nine hours of live coverage. During Inside Training Camp Live, NFL Network’s Rich Eisen speaks with Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and Executive Vice President of Football Operations/General Manager John Elway.


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NFL Media’s 2014 NFL Preseason Coverage

‘Inside Training Camp Live’ Provides Nine Hours of Live Coverage Daily July 24 – August 5

All 65 Preseason Games on NFL Network – Including Record 14 Live Games

Homecoming Week – NFL Network Analysts Return to Former Teams for Training Camp

It’s time to get ‘Back to Football.’

NFL Media – comprised of NFL Network, NFL.com, NFL Mobile from Verizon, NFL Now & NFL RedZone – remains the go-to destination for football fans during the preseason, with comprehensive coverage of all 32 training camps provided by former players, front office personnel and reporters, and all 65 preseason games – including a record 14 live games on NFL Network.


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NFL Media Announces Additional Sponsorship & Distribution Partners for NFL Now

McDonald’s named a presenting sponsor of NFL Now

Amazon and Roku sign on as distribution partners for NFL Now

NEW YORK, NY: The National Football League today announced McDonald’s as the third presenting sponsor of NFL Now, the League’s new digital video service providing fans with the NFL news, analysis and highlights they want across their Internet-connected devices. The NFL also announced new distribution partnerships with Amazon Fire TV & Kindle Fire and the Roku® streaming platform for NFL Now, which is scheduled to launch in August before the start of the 2014 NFL season.


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CBS & NFL Network Team Up for Extensive On-Site Coverage of Thursday Night Football

Featuring Multiple Sets on Location, Pre-Game Coverage Begins at 6:00 PM ET and Concludes With Immediate Post-Game Show on CBS and NFL Network

James Brown, Deion Sanders, and Bill Cowher Anchor Prime Time Coverage at 7:30 PM, ET on CBS and NFL Network

CBS Sports and NFL Network today announced plans for extensive on-site pre-game and post-game coverage for its broadcasts of Thursday Night Football.  The networks team up for over two hours of coverage, featuring CBS Sports and NFL Network analysts and reporters, originating from the site of each game for all 15 weeks, beginning at 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network and continuing through kick-off at 8:25 PM ET.


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NFL Media Posts Record Numbers for All Three Days of the 2014 NFL Draft

NFL Network’s Rating & Viewers Up 27% & 33% From ’13 Respectively

With Growth Every Year, NFL Network’s Rating Up 104% & Viewership Up 121% Since ‘10

NFL Digital Media Properties Received More Than 44 Million Visits – Up 41% from ‘13

NFL Media – comprised of NFL Network, NFL.com and NFL Mobile from Verizon – posted record numbers across all platforms for all three days of the 2014 NFL Draft.


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NFL Media Posts Record Numbers for 2014 NFL Draft First Round Coverage

NFL Network Averaged 1.46 US HH Rating & 2.4 Million Viewers – Up 54% & 60% From ’13 Respectively

With Growth Every Year, NFL Network’s US HH Rating Up 121% & Viewership Up 136% Since ‘10

NFL Digital Media Properties Received More Than 14 Million Visits – Up 54% from ‘13

NFL Media – comprised of NFL Network, NFL.com and NFL Mobile from Verizon – posted record numbers across all platforms for last night’s coverage of the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft.


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2014 NFL Draft Round 1 Most-Watched Ever

32.0 Million Fans View Round 1 of 2014 NFL Draft

NFL Network & NFL Digital Properties Set Records

First-round coverage of the 2014 NFL Draft on ESPN and NFL Network drew a combined total viewership of 32.0 million viewers* making it the most-viewed Round 1 ever, according to The Nielsen Company (*based on at least one minute of viewing).  The 32.0 million viewers is up 28% over last year (25.0 million).

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NFL Network’s 2014 NFL Draft Coverage — Mike Mayock’s Mock Draft & NFL Media Insider Mike Silver Live Inside Rams War Room During Draft

NFL Network Analyst Mike Mayock’s Mock Draft – Jadeveon Clowney to the Texans at No. 1 & Johnny Manziel to the Cowboys at No. 16

NFL Media Insider Mike Silver Reporting Live from Inside Rams War Room During Draft

NFL Network’s Coverage Kicks off at 1:00 PM ET, Red Carpet at 6:00 PM ET & First Round at 8:00 PM ET

NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock unveiled his first – and only – mock draft of the year last night on Mayock’s 2014 Mock Draft.


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NFL Media Wins Record Seven Sports Emmy Awards

NFL Network’s ‘NFL Draft – Leon Sandcastle’ Wins Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement – Institutional

NFL.com Wins Two Awards in Outstanding New Approaches – Sports Programming Short Format Category

NFL Films-Produced ‘Hard Knocks – Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals’ Earns Three Emmy Awards

NFL Media – comprised of NFL Network, NFL Films, NFL RedZone, NFL.com, NFL Mobile and NFL Now – won a record seven Sports Emmy Awards, it was announced last night in New York City. The seven Sports Emmy Awards eclipses the previous record of six from 2013.

NFL Network won in the Outstanding Sports Promotional Announcement – Institutional category for NFL Draft – Leon Sandcastle, as well as the Dick Schaap Outstanding Writing Award for NFL Films Presents – Yours Truly, Dr. Z. With the two Emmy Awards, NFL Network increased its total to 14 in its 10-year history.

NFL.com earned two Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding New Approaches – Sports Programming Short Format for JFK: The Untold NFL History of That Day in Dallas and NFL UP!

NFL Films – the most-honored filmmaker in sports – won five Emmy Awards, which increased its total to 117 Emmy Awards. Hard Knocks – Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals, produced along with HBO,earned three Emmy Awards in the categories of Outstanding Editing, Outstanding Music Composition/Direction/Lyrics, and Outstanding Post Produced Audio/Sound.

Following is a complete list of the Sports Emmy Awards won by NFL Media this year:

OUTSTANDING NEW APPROACHES – SPORTS PROGRAMMING SHORT FORMAT

JFK: The Untold NFL History of That Day in Dallas (NFL.com/NFL Films)

NFL UP! (NFL.com)

OUTSTANDING EDITING

Hard Knocks – Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals (HBO/NFL Films)

THE DICK SCHAAP OUTSTANDING WRITING AWARD

NFL Films Presents – Yours Truly, Dr. Z (NFL Network/NFL Films)

OUTSTANDING MUSIC COMPOSITION/DIRECTION/LYRICS

Hard Knocks – Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals (HBO/NFL Films)

OUTSTANDING POST PRODUCED AUDIO/SOUND

Hard Knocks – Training Camp with the Cincinnati Bengals (HBO/NFL Films)

OUTSTANDING SPORTS PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT – INSTITUTIONAL

NFL Draft – Leon Sandcastle (NFL Network)

 

ABOUT NFL MEDIA

Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, fans turn to NFL Network to receive information and insight straight from the field, team headquarters, league offices and everywhere the NFL is making news. Launched in 2003, NFL Network gives fans unprecedented year-round inside access to all NFL events, including the Super Bowl, Playoffs, regular season, preseason, Pro Bowl, Pro Football Hall of Fame induction weekend, NFL Draft, NFL Scouting Combine, Senior Bowl, league meetings, minicamps and training camps.

Currently in more than 72 million homes, NFL Network has carriage agreements with each of the country’s largest television providers including Comcast, DirecTV, DISH Network, Cablevision, Cox, Charter, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS and AT&T U-Verse.

For fans on the go, all NFL Network programming can also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (NFL.com/mobile), the NFL app delivered on XBOX from Microsoft, and through Watch NFL Network (NFL.com/watch).  Watch NFL Network is available today for AT&T U-Verse, Cox, Dish, Optimum, Verizon FiOS and many more providers. For more information, log on to NFL.com/nflnetwork.  NFL.com is the exclusive internet home of NFL Network.

 

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