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Quotes From Week 1 Editions of NFL Network’s ‘NFL GameDay Highlights’ & ‘NFL GameDay Final’


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Seven From Sunday – Kickoff Weekend

A look at seven statistical highlights from games played at 1:00 p.m. ET and 4:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, September 7, the first week of the 2014 season.

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Quotes From Week 1 Editions of NFL Network’s ‘NFL GameDay First’ & ‘NFL GameDay Morning’


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Week 1 Tweets of the Week

The following release includes the “Tweets of the Week” from the @NFLFootballInfo, @NFLHistory and  @RLiuNFL Twitter feeds.

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Preview of Week 1 Editions of NFL Network’s ‘NFL GameDay First’ & ‘NFL GameDay Morning’

Super Bowl Champion Michael Robinson Joins ‘NFL GameDay First’

Patriots QB Tom Brady with NFL Network’s Andrea Kremer on ‘NFL GameDay Morning’ – Sunday at 9:00 AM ET

Sunday is ‘GameDay’ and every week NFL Network provides more than 15 hours of live coverage, beginning at 7:00 AM ET with NFL GameDay First. NFL Network’s coverage continues at 9:00 AM ET with NFL GameDay Morning leading viewers into the early games. At 1:00 PM ET, NFL GameDay Live provides in-progress highlights and analysis of the day’s games, and at 7:30 PM ET, NFL GameDay Highlights recaps the entire afternoon. At 11:30 PM ET, NFL GameDay Final provides complete analysis on the entire football Sunday.


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Officiating Video

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.

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http://media02.nfl.info/NFL/Media/2014/Video2/Officiating_Media_Video_09-05-14.mp4

The video reviews examples of 2014 points of emphasis from the preseason.  It 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.

Quotes From NFL Network’s ‘NFL GameDay Kickoff’

“This group right here is one of the most underrated groups in football. We don’t talk enough about this group.” – Willie McGinest on Seahawks LBs

“No one has benefited more from ‘Beast Mode’ than Russell Wilson.” – Kurt Warner

“I believe he’s a top five running back already.” – Michael Silver on Packers RB Eddie Lacy

Prior to the kickoff of the 2014 NFL season, NFL Network’s Emmy-nominated NFL GameDay Morning crew of host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp and Michael Irvin previewed the game between the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks, as well as other Week 1 matchups on NFL GameDay Kickoff.

Additionally, Amber Theoharis, Deion Sanders, Willie McGinest and Michael Silver joined the show from outside of CenturyLink Field in Seattle, as did Hall of Fame wide receiver Steve Largent.


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TD Ameritrade Named Official Sponsor of the NFL

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NFL Play 60 Kids To Star In Their Own 2014 Topps Cards

New York, NY – The 2013 NFL PLAY 60 Super Kid and other kids who ‘PLAY 60’ will have their own collectible trading card in 2014 Topps Football. The Topps Company, Inc. (“Topps”) and NFL PLAY 60 celebrate the achievements of kids across the nation who are staying active for 60 minutes a day and leading healthy lifestyles.

The collectiNFL Play 60 Toppson will specifically feature the 2013 NFL Punt Pass and Kick Champions, the 2013 Super Bowl Contest local winners and PLAY 60 mentors on cards, featuring NFL players who are ambassadors for PLAY 60 in their communities. The PLAY 60 mentor cards feature NFL players from every team who have taken time out of their busy schedule to support and champion the PLAY 60 cause.

The 2014 Topps ® Football product features NFL PLAY 60 Super Bowl Grand Prize winner Thomas Brown, the 2013 NFL PLAY 60 “Super Kid.” Thomas successfully demonstrated a sincere commitment to playing 60 and staying active and as a result he earned a special appearance at Super Bowl XLVIII (last February) and his very own Topps Trading card in 2014 Topps Football.

With the start of the 2014 season, NFL Play 60 and Topps will once again encourage kids to Pledge to Play 60 starting with the Play 60 Kickoff event in Seattle, Wash. September 3-4. For two days, Kids and parents together can participate in physical activities and stop by the Topps booth to play awesome card games and win cool prizes such as Topps Football trading cards, assuming they Pledge to Play 60 of course.

Look for 2014 Topps PLAY 60 cards featuring kids from across the country in 2014 Topps Football, available in fine retailers nationwide. For more information on the NFL Play 60 and Topps follow them at on twitter @nflplay60 or @toppscards and on Facebook at facebook.com/NFL Play 60 or facebook.com/Topps.

2014 Regular Season Kicks Off With NFL Now

NFL Now Live on Additional Platforms: NFL Mobile Phone & Tablet Applications, Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire TV, and Yahoo! Screen

New Original NFL Media Series, Finding Giants, & Undrafted Available in NFL Now

Peyton Manning Most Followed NFL Player & Cleveland Browns Most Watched Team in NFL Now during Preseason

NFL Now Delivers Fans Largest Digital Library of NFL Video and Customized Viewing Experience and Continues to Add Original Content

SEATTLE, WA: Hours from the official kickoff of the 2014 regular season, the National Football League made several announcements regarding its next generation video service, NFL Now. Joining broad distribution on mobile phones, tablets, connected devices and the desktop, NFL Now is now live on five new platforms: NFL Mobile phone and tablet applications, Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire Phone and Fire TV, and Yahoo! Screen. Additionally, the NFL announced that two new original unscripted series from NFL Media, Finding Giants, and Undrafted will be made available on NFL Now.

The announcements were made by the NFL’s Executive Vice President of Media, Brian Rolapp, who was joined by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Jonathan Kraft, President of the New England Patriots and Co-Chairman of the NFL’s Digital Media Committee at an event at CenturyLink Field in Seattle to celebrate NFL Now and the kickoff to the regular season. (View and download images from the NFL Now event in Seattle)

“Adding new distribution and original content to NFL Now continues our mission to provide our fans with access to NFL video wherever and whenever they want,” said Rolapp. “Since launching in early August, we’ve been encouraged by the number of downloads of NFL Now and the overall consumption patterns. I’m looking forward to the regular season when this service should really shine and become required viewing for NFL fans around the world.”

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