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Officiating Video – Preseason Week 2

The following is an officiating video to assist in your coverage of the NFL.

It can be accessed by clicking on the links below or visiting www.nflmedia.com.

Windows

http://media02.nfl.info/NFL/Media/2015/Video2/Officiating_Media_Video_08-28-15.wmv

Mac/Mobile

http://media02.nfl.info/NFL/Media/2015/Video2/Officiating_Media_Video_08-28-15.mp4

The video reviews and explains plays from Week 2 of the preseason, including a review of rules related to the quarterback on an option play.

The video is intended for your use for informational purposes only.  It may not be posted on your website, but if you are interested in tweeting the link to the video from www.nflcommunications.com, feel free to do so.

We hope you find this information helpful.  Please contact us with any questions.

“Together We Make Football” Contest Asks Fans To Share How Football Inspires Them

National Campaign to Culminate in NFL Films Special and

Once-In-A-Lifetime Trip to Super Bowl 50

 The National Football League and NBC launched today a new season of TOGETHER WE MAKE FOOTBALL, an invitation to anyone inspired by the game of football – whether as a player at any level or a fan – to share their story for a chance to win a trip to Super Bowl 50.

The campaign will unfold weekly throughout the NFL season, beginning September 11, with segments airing Fridays on TODAY and culminating in a nationally televised NFL Films special on NBC on Divisional Playoffs Weekend.

Fans may visit TODAY.COM/TWMF now and share a video or photo with a description detailing how football inspires them. Stories submitted through Monday, November 2 will be entered into the contest that will produce a winner of a trip to Super Bowl 50 in the San Francisco Bay Area.

For the complete release, click here

2015-2016 National Football League Important Dates

To view the 2015-2016 National Football League Important Dates, click here

Pittsburgh Steelers at Buffalo Bills Saturday, August 29 at 4:00 PM ET Live on NFL Network

Saturday, August 29

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Buffalo Bills at 4:00 PM ET LIVE on NFL Network

Free Preseason Edition of ‘NFL RedZone’ at 7:00 PM ET

Preseason Edition of ‘NFL GameDay Live’ at 7:00 PM ET

It’s time to get ‘Back to Football’ and NFL Network remains the go-to destination to do so, with Pittsburgh Steelers-Buffalo Bills carried live, re-airs of every Week 3 preseason game, a free preseason edition of NFL RedZone and a preseason edition of NFL GameDay Live.


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Five National TV Games Highlight Week 3 Of NFL Preseason

Week 3 of the NFL preseason features five games on national television.

The action starts on Friday night when the Jacksonville Jaguars host the Detroit Lions (8:00 PM ET, CBS).

On Saturday, the Pittsburgh Steelers will visit the Buffalo Bills at 4:00 PM ET on NFL Network. That night, the San Diego Chargers will host the Seattle Seahawks at 8:00 PM ET on CBS.

The week concludes with back-to-back nationally-televised games on Sunday as the Houston Texans visit the New Orleans Saints (4:00 PM ET, FOX) and the Arizona Cardinals travel to face the Oakland Raiders (8:00 PM ET, NBC).

For the complete release, click here

NFL Media Memorializes 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

Four-Part Series ‘Marching Back: After the Storm’ Airs on ‘NFL Total Access’ Wednesday, August 26 – Saturday, August 29

Three-Part ‘Huddle Up’ Series Debuts TODAY

NFL Media memorializes the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina with a four-part series titled Marching Back: After the Storm. The series will run on NFL Network’s NFL Total Access Wednesday, August 26 – Saturday, August 29, with all four features and additional elements airing on NFL Total Access Sunday, August 30.


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Officiating Video – Preseason Week 1

The following is an officiating video to assist in your coverage of the NFL.

It can be accessed by clicking on the links below or visiting www.nflmedia.com.

Windows

http://media02.nfl.info/NFL/Media/2015/Video1/Officiating_Media_Video_08-21-15.wmv

Mac/Mobile

http://media02.nfl.info/NFL/Media/2015/Video1/Officiating_Media_Video_08-21-15.mp4

The video reviews and explains the new medical timeout procedures as well as key 2015 points of emphasis.

The video is intended for your use for informational purposes only.  It may not be posted on your website, but if you are interested in tweeting the link to the video from www.nflcommunications.com, feel free to do so.

We hope you find this information helpful.  Please contact us with any questions.

Green Bay Packers at Pittsburgh Steelers Highlights NFL Network’s Week 2 Live Preseason Schedule

Free Preseason Edition of ‘NFL RedZone’ Saturday, August 22 at 7:30 PM ET

Four Live Week 2 Preseason Games on NFL Network:

Seattle Seahawks at Kansas City Chiefs – August 21 at 8:00 PM ET

Baltimore Ravens at Philadelphia Eagles – August 22 at 7:00 PM ET

San Diego Chargers at Arizona Cardinals – August 22 at 10:00 PM ET

Green Bay Packers at Pittsburgh Steelers – August 23 at 1:00 PM ET

It’s time to get ‘Back to Football’ and NFL Network remains the go-to destination to do so, with four live games, re-airs of every Week 2 preseason game and a free preseason edition of NFL RedZone.


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Week 2 Of NFL Preseason Features Six National TV Games

– NFL To Experiment With Eighth Official This Week –

Football is back. All 32 teams have played at least one game. Now it’s on to Week 2 of the preseason with Kickoff Weekend rapidly approaching.

“It felt great to be out on the field competing against an opponent for the first time this year,” says Miami Dolphins quarterback RYAN TANNEHILL, who led an 85-yard drive and threw a touchdown pass in the team’s preseason opener at Chicago last week. “It’s definitely something we can build on and we want to be able to carry that moving forward.”

Six games will be featured on national TV, starting with the Buffalo Bills visiting the Cleveland Browns on Thursday night (8:00 PM ET, ESPN) and concluding with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hosting the Cincinnati Bengals in primetime on Monday (8:00 PM ET, ESPN).

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NFL, NFLPA Name James Thrash Appeals Officer For On-Field Player Discipline

The NFL and NFL Players Association announced today that JAMES THRASH will serve as an appeals officer for on-field player discipline beginning this season.

Thrash, a former wide receiver for the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles from 1997-2008, will hear player appeals of on-field discipline.

Following his 12-year NFL career, Thrash headed player development for Washington, helping coordinate an internship program for players as well as working with players and their families on financial programs and continuing education initiatives. Thrash then shifted his efforts to serving current and former players as part of the NFL Player Engagement staff, where he worked for three years.

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