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2014 Pro Bowl Players Revealed Exclusively on NFL Network Friday, December 27 at 9:00 PM ET

Pro Bowl Captains Deion Sanders & Jerry Rice Provide Their Analysis of the Players on ‘NFL Total Access: Pro Bowl Players Revealed’

Newly-Selected Pro Bowl Players Join the Show to Provide Their Reaction 

The 2014 Pro Bowl players are revealed exclusively on NFL Network Friday, December 27 at 9:00 PM ET on the NFL Total Access Pro Bowl Players Revealed show. Andrew Siciliano hosts the one-hour show, along with NFL Network analysts Darren Sharper and Daniel Jeremiah providing draft rankings, their thoughts on those that made it, and who they believe should have been selected.


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‘The Rich Eisen Holiday Special’ Airs Tuesday, December 24 at 10:30 PM ET on NFL Network

30-Minute Special Features Cast of ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’ 

‘The Rich Eisen Podcast’ – With More Than 11 Million Downloads – Available for Download on NFL.com & iTunes

Celebrate the holiday season with NFL Network host Rich Eisen and the cast of the new movie Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues with The Rich Eisen Holiday Special Tuesday, December 24 at 10:30 PM ET on NFL Network. Eisen is joined by Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd and David Koechner to talk about the second installment of the Anchorman movie franchise and the latest happening in the National Football League heading into the playoffs.


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2013 ‘Thursday Night Football’ Schedule Sets Rating & Viewership Records for NFL Network

13-game schedule produces most-watched season for Thursday Night Football with an average of 8 million viewers – Up 10% vs. 2012 season average

The #1 Thursday program on cable this Fall, Chargers/Broncos ends season with a 6.3 US HH rating & 10.2 million viewers

The eighth year of live regular season primetime games on NFL Network again set rating and viewership records for the network in 2013. Including the audience from over-the-air broadcasts in local markets, NFL Network’s 13-game schedule of Thursday Night Football broadcasts finished with a record-high per game average audience of 8 million viewers in 2013, up 10% from 2012, marking the fifth consecutive year that Thursday Night Football has set an all-time high viewership mark for NFL Network.


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NFL Network’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ — San Diego Chargers at Denver Broncos — Thursday, Dec. 12 at 8:00 PM ET

Former Super Bowl-Winning Teammates John Elway & Terrell Davis Reunited on Set on ‘Craftsman Presents NFL Total Access Kickoff’ Pregame Show at 6:00 PM ET

The eighth season of NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football concludes this week when quarterback Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos host quarterback Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers Thursday, December 12 at 8:00 PM ET in an AFC West divisional matchup.


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Week 16 Flex Scheduling: December 22 Bears-Eagles Game Moves To NBC Sunday Night Football Patriots-Ravens Goes To 4:25 PM ET On CBS

The Week 16 Chicago Bears at Philadelphia Eagles game on Sunday, December 22 will be played at 8:30 PM ET on NBC and the New England Patriots-Baltimore Ravens game at 4:25 PM ET on CBS, the NFL announced today.

Following is the final Week 16 NFL schedule:

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22

MIAMI AT BUFFALO 1:00 PM (ET)

CBS

NEW ORLEANS AT CAROLINA 1:00 PM (ET)

FOX

MINNESOTA AT CINCINNATI 1:00 PM (ET)

FOX

DENVER AT HOUSTON 12:00 PM (CT)

CBS

TENNESSEE AT JACKSONVILLE 1:00 PM (ET)

CBS

INDIANAPOLIS AT KANSAS CITY 12:00 PM (CT)

CBS

CLEVELAND AT NEW YORK JETS 1:00 PM (ET)

CBS

TAMPA BAY AT ST. LOUIS 12:00 PM (CT)

FOX

DALLAS AT WASHINGTON 1:00 PM (ET)

FOX

NEW YORK GIANTS AT DETROIT 4:05 PM (ET)

FOX

ARIZONA AT SEATTLE 1:05 PM (PT)

FOX

*NEW ENGLAND AT BALTIMORE 4:25 PM (ET)

CBS

PITTSBURGH AT GREEN BAY 3:25 PM (CT)

CBS

OAKLAND AT SAN DIEGO 1:25 PM (PT)

CBS

*CHICAGO AT PHILADELPHIA 8:30 PM (ET)

NBC

           MONDAY, DECEMBER 23

ATLANTA AT SAN FRANCISCO 5:40 PM (PT)

ESPN

The NFL uses “flexible scheduling” on Sundays in Weeks 11-17.  Flexible scheduling ensures quality matchups in all NFL Sunday time slots in those weeks and gives teams a chance to play their way onto primetime and into the late-afternoon 4:25 PM ET time slot on CBS or FOX.

For each flexible scheduling week with the exception of Week 17, the NFL announces the start times of games on Sundays no later than 12 days prior to that weekend.  To ensure a Sunday night game and doubleheader games with playoff implications in Week 17, flexible scheduling decisions for that Sunday can be made on six days notice.

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The 1993 Houston Oilers Chronicled on NFL Network’s ‘A Football Life’ Tuesday, December 10 at 9:00 PM ET

“There were more good players here than anywhere I’ve been. And I’ve been on three Super Bowl teams.” – Buddy Ryan

Profiles the Tumultuous 1993 Season & Features Interviews with Oiler Players, Coaches & Front Office Staff 

Warren Moon, Haywood Jeffires & Sean Jones In-Studio for ‘A Football Life: Backstory’ at 10:00 PM ET 

Entering the 1993 NFL season, the Houston Oilers were considered Super Bowl favorites by many. Despite a loss in the 1992 AFC Wild Card Game to the Buffalo Bills, the Oilers had made the playoffs for six consecutive seasons and had added Super Bowl-winning defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan to an offense that led the league in passing each of the previous three seasons. Yet instead of a run to a Super Bowl title, the 1993 season was filled with turmoil, dysfunction and heartbreak.

NFL Network’s two-time Emmy-nominated series A Football Life continues Tuesday, December 10 at 9:00 PM ET with Houston ’93: A Football Life. The one-hour documentary chronicles the up-and-down season for the 1993 AFC Central division champions, and features interviews with several players, coaches and front office staff.


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NFL Network’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ — Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars — Thursday, Dec. 5 at 8:00 PM ET

‘Craftsman Presents NFL Total Access Kickoff’ Pregame Show Live from Jacksonville & Los Angeles at 6:00 PM ET

The eighth season of NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football continues this week when running back Maurice Jones-Drew and the Jacksonville Jaguars host wide receiver Andre Johnson and the Houston Texans Thursday, December 5 at 8:00 PM ET in an AFC South divisional matchup.


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NFL Network’s ‘A Football Life’ Examines ‘The Great Wall of Dallas’ Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 9:00 PM ET

Profile of the Dallas Cowboys Offensive Line from Early 1990s

“This line was the best example of what five, six men working together can accomplish in the NFL: you can win it all.” – Jerry Jones 

In the early 1990s, the Dallas Cowboys won three Super Bowl championships in four years, with Hall of Famers Troy Aikman, Emmitt Smith and Michael Irvin leading the way. However, it was six offensive linemen – none of which were drafted higher than the third round – who paved the way for those teams and collectively became one of the greatest offensive line units in NFL history.

NFL Network’s two-time Emmy-nominated series A Football Life continues Tuesday, December 3 at 9:00 PM ET with The Great Wall of Dallas: A Football Life, which profiles the Cowboys’ offensive line from the early 1990s. Comprised of tackles Mark Tuinei and Erik Williams, guards Nate Newton and Kevin Gogan, center Mark Stepnoski, and guard/center John Gesek, the “Great Wall of Dallas” was an intimidating force that led the Cowboys to big wins and memorable moments, while also skirting on the edge of recklessness, arrogance and controversy.


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NFL Network’s ‘Thursday Night Football’ — New Orleans Saints at Atlanta Falcons — Thursday, Nov. 21 at 8:00 PM ET

Coverage from Atlanta Begins at 6:00 PM ET with ‘Craftsman Presents NFL Total Access Kickoff’ Pregame Show

The eighth season of NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football continues this week when quarterback Drew Brees and the first-place New Orleans Saints travel to take on quarterback Matt Ryan and the NFC South-rival Atlanta Falcons Thursday, November 21 at 8:00 PM ET.


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Invention of The Forward Pass Examined on NFL Network’s ‘A Football Life’ Tuesday, November 19 at 9:00 PM ET

Two-Time Emmy-Nominated Series Continues Tuesday, November 19 at 9:00 PM ET 

Features Interviews with Dan Fouts, Joe Namath, Roger Staubach, Mike Martz, Chuck Klosterman & More

What do Teddy Roosevelt, Knute Rockne, George Carlin, the Atomic Bomb, the Hail Mary Prayer, Marcia Brady’s broken nose and “American Pie” all have in common? The Forward Pass.

As ubiquitous as it is now, throwing the football was once unimaginable. For the first four decades of football’s existence, the Forward Pass was illegal. However, with rising safety concerns surrounding the game of football, President Roosevelt intervened. It was his demand that rules makers open up the game by legalizing the Forward Pass that saved football from abolition and created the sport we love.


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