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NFL UPDATE—OCTOBER 30, 2014

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

10/30/14

This Week’s Headlines:

  • Patriots Visit Women’s Lunch Place Facility
  • Broncos Players visit Boys & Girls Club
  • Redskins host 4th & Life, Flag Football Community Events
  • Dolphins Present Awards to South Florida Nonprofits & Students
  • NFL to be Recognized by Brain Injury Alliance

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NFL UPDATE—OCTOBER 23, 2014

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HEADLINES

Steelers Player Introduces RUSafe App for Domestic Violence Victims

Chiefs Player Joins Fight Against Ebola

Bills Host Annual BILLIEVE Weekend

Buccaneers Host Annual Treasure Chests 5K Run/Walk & Corporate Challenge

Patriots Honor Breast Cancer Survivors in Pregame Ceremony

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“TOGETHER WE MAKE FOOTBALL” FEATURES THE STORY OF TEAM LOUISIANA, 2014 Special Olympic Flag Football Champions, TOMORROW MORNING ON TODAY

NBC Sports Group’s Josh Elliott Reports Live on TODAY from New Orleans

New Orleans Saints Host Green Bay Packers on Sunday Night Football

Tomorrow’s “Together We Make Football” segment on TODAY, narrated by NBC Sports Group’s Josh Elliott, tells the story of Team Louisiana, the 2014 Special Olympic Flag Football Champions. Elliott will report the segment live for TODAY between 8 and 9 a.m. ET from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.

This week’s “Together We Make Football” segment profiles the members of Team Louisiana, a gold medal-winning flag football team in the first-ever Unified Flag Football event at The Special Olympics 2014 USA Games in Newark, New Jersey. After receiving their medals, the squad returned to Louisiana where the New Orleans Saints and coach Sean Payton recognized them for their accomplishment in a special visit to the Saints practice facility.

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THIRTEEN NFL GAMES TOP 20 MILLION VIEWERS THIS FALL

NFL Games Two Most-Watched Shows of the Week 

Games Top Local Ratings in 28 NFL Markets

NFL telecasts ranked 1-2 in viewership among all television programs last week with the FOX national telecast (mostly Giants-Cowboys) topping the charts with 27.0 million average viewers. The 49ers –Broncos matchup on NBC’s Sunday Night Football held the second spot for the week, drawing 23.8 million average viewers. This marks the seventh time in seven weeks that two NFL games have topped the weekly viewership charts.

13 NFL games have averaged more than 20 million viewers this season, led by the Week 6 FOX National telecast (mostly Cowboys-Seahawks), which averaged more than 30 million viewers.

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“TOGETHER WE MAKE FOOTBALL” FEATURES THE STORY OF BRONCOS FAN & ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON DR. RON HUGATE TOMORROW MORNING ON TODAY

NBC Sports Group’s Josh Elliott Reports Live on TODAY

Denver Broncos Host San Francisco 49ers on Sunday Night Football

STAMFORD, Conn. – October 16, 2014 – Tomorrow’s “Together We Make Football” segment on TODAY, narrated by NBC Sports Group’s Josh Elliott, tells the story of Denver Broncos fan and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Ron Hugate. Elliott will report the segment live for TODAY between 8 and 9 a.m. ET.

This week’s “Together We Make Football” segment profiles Dr. Ron Hugate, a former member of the Army Reserve who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and now works at one of the world’s top bone cancer treatment facilities, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver, Colo. Dr. Hugate and his team have a near 90% survival rate for pediatric bone cancer at his facility, and he draws on his time playing 10 years of organized football for the team-mentality in his operating room. In his spare time, the Broncos fan organizes flag football games in his community, and is known by patients for his compassion and dedication.

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NFL GAMES TWO MOST-WATCHED SHOWS OF THE WEEK

FOX National Telecast Tops 30 Million Viewers

 Games Top Local Ratings in 27 NFL Markets

 NFL telecasts ranked 1-2 in viewership among all television programs last week with the FOX national telecast (mostly Cowboys-Seahawks) topping the charts with 30.0 million average viewers. The Giants–Eagles matchup on NBC’s Sunday Night Football held the second spot for the week, drawing 18.1 million average viewers.

Locally, NFL games topped the ratings in 27 NFL markets:

Program # of NFL Markets Ranked #1
NFL Football 27
MLB Playoffs  3
 


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NFL GAMES RANK AS 15 MOST-WATCHED SHOWS THIS FALL

Games Top Local Ratings in 28 NFL Markets

NFL telecasts held the top three spots in viewership among all television programs last week. The CBS national telecast (mostly Chiefs–49ers) was the most watched TV program with 19.7 million average viewers, followed by Bengals–Patriots on NBC’s Sunday Night Football which averaged 19.4 million viewers and the FOX Single telecast (mostly Cardinals-Broncos and Falcons-Giants, 19.3 million).

For the season, NFL games rank as the 15 most-watched TV shows since Labor Day, including the seven most-watched shows in primetime.

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NFL Now: Week 5 Trends

Dallas QB Tony Romo Enters Top 10 Most Followed Player List & Cowboys Remain Most Watched & Most Followed Team in Week 5


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Quotes From Week 5 Editions of NFL Network’s NFL GameDay Highlights & NFL GameDay Final


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Officiating Video – Week 4

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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