2015 NFL Schedule Announced Tuesday, April 21 at 8:00 PM ET on NFL Network, NFL.com & NFL Mobile from Verizon

NFL Network’s Three-Hour ‘NFL Total Access: Schedule Release ‘15’ Show Breaks Down 2015 NFL Schedule

NFL.com Will Provide Complete Team-by-Team and Weekly Schedules of All 256 Regular-Season Games

The 2015 NFL schedule will be released on NFL Network, NFL.com, and NFL Mobile from Verizon on Tuesday, April 21.

NFL Network’s coverage will be highlighted by NFL Total Access: Schedule Release ’15 on Tuesday, April 21 at 8:00 PM ET, a three-hour special hosted by Rich Eisen and featuring analysts Steve Mariucci and Michael Silver that breaks down the entire 2015 NFL regular season schedule, division by division, analyzing the top matchups and primetime games, including the 16-game Thursday Night Football schedule on CBS and NFL Network.

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NFL Legends Community Newsletter – April 2015

The NFL League Office stays in regular contact with its former players, passing along vital information via email each month about benefits and services available to them & their families as well as alerting them to where other members of the NFL Legends Community are currently living and working.

The April 2015 edition of NFL Legends Community Newsletter included a list of 20 player alumni who have gone on to successful careers on and off the field. To view the full edition, click here.

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Adrian Peterson Reinstated

Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings was advised today that effective tomorrow he is reinstated as an active NFL player and may participate in all scheduled activities with the Vikings.

In a letter from Commissioner Roger Goodell, Peterson was informed that he is expected to fulfill his remaining obligations to the authorities in Minnesota and Texas, as well as the additional commitments Peterson made during his April 7 meeting with the commissioner regarding maintaining an ongoing program of counseling and treatment as recommended by medical advisors.

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22 CURRENT & FORMER NFL PLAYERS TO PARTICIPATE IN NFL BOOT CAMP: FRANCHISING APRIL 17-20 AT ROSS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AT UNIV. OF MICHIGAN

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross to serve as keynote speaker

Twenty-two current and former NFL players – including 2015 Pro Bowlers QB Drew Brees (Saints) and WR Devin Hester (Falcons) – will take part in the NFL Boot Camp: Franchising, which begins tomorrow and continues through April 20. The event will take place at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, named for Miami Dolphins Owner STEPHEN M. ROSS. Three players will also attend with their significant others as part of Player Engagement’s Women’s Engagement Initiative, designed to engage spouses and significant others in the professional development and career transition process.

Over the four days, participants will hear firsthand from franchisees, franchise owners, professors and former players, as well as executives at the International Franchise Association (IFA). Mr. Ross, the chairman, and founder of Related Companies, an international real estate firm, will open the program as the keynote speaker. In addition, former NFL players with franchise ownership experience, including Tim Biakabatuka, owner of four Bojangles’ locations, ANGELO CROWELL, owner of five Jersey Mike’s Subs locations, and Van Jakes, owner of three McDonalds locations, will take part in panel discussions.

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28 Top Prospects To Attend NFL Draft

Twenty-eight top prospects, who are expected to be selected on Thursday or Friday night, are confirmed to attend the 2015 NFL Draft at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in Chicago, the NFL announced today.

The NFL Draft, which had been held in New York since 1965, returns to Chicago for the first time since 1964. Chicago served as the location for the NFL Draft in 1938, 1942-44, 1951, and 1962-64.

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NFL To Host Community Events Across Chicago Throughout Draft Week

Free events, community activities to reach thousands of Chicagoland residents

The impact of the NFL Draft will extend far beyond the Auditorium Theatre through the NFL’s many community events planned for Draft week throughout Chicago. From hospitals to schools, flag football to family Heads Up Football® clinics, thousands of local children and their families will experience the excitement of Draft through a series of free events.

“Chicago is thrilled to welcome the 2015 NFL Draft to America’s heartland in just a few weeks,” said Chicago Mayor RAHM EMANUEL. “NFL fans from across the country will travel here or tune in as the future of their team is decided in Chicago, and residents will have a number of opportunities to participate in draft activities. This marquee event represents both a tremendous economic opportunity and a wonderful promotional opportunity for Chicago.”

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NFL Network Analysts Charles Davis & Daniel Jeremiah’s 2015 NFL Draft Conference Call — Transcript & Audio

Provided below are the transcript and audio file of NFL Network analysts Charles Davis and Daniel Jeremiah’s 2015 NFL Draft conference call held on Monday, April 13:

Transcript: Charles Davis & Daniel Jeremiah Conference Call Transcript

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2015 Preseason Schedule Announced

The NFL has finalized its 65-game 2015 preseason schedule, which includes a slate of eight nationally televised preseason games, the league announced today.

The 2015 preseason will kick off on Sunday, August 9 (NBC, 8:00 PM ET) in Canton, Ohio when the Pittsburgh Steelers face the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL/Hall of Fame Game.

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NFL Names Peter Griffiths Chief Operating Officer Of NFL International

Peter Griffiths has been named Chief Operating Officer of NFL International, the National Football League announced today

Griffiths will be responsible for NFL offices in China and Mexico, and will also oversee the analysis of growth opportunities in new territories such as Brazil and Germany. He will report to Mark Waller, Executive Vice President of NFL International.

Additionally, Griffiths will oversee the league’s international sponsorship and licensing businesses.

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Nine First-Year NFL Officials – Including Sarah Thomas & Walt Coleman IV – Named To 2015 NFL Officiating Roster

The NFL roster of game officials for the 2015 season will include nine first-year NFL officials, the league announced today.

The nine first-year NFL officials are graduates of the NFL Officiating Development program, which trains top college football officials in all aspects of NFL officiating. They will be on the field at team OTA sessions next month.

SARAH THOMAS will join the NFL as a line judge after officiating in Conference USA since 2007. Thomas is the first female to be assigned full-time to an NFL officiating crew and will be the second female to officiate in a regular-season NFL game. SHANNON EASTIN, an official in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, served as a line judge for the first three games of the 2012 NFL season.

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