NFL Media Offers Expansive Coverage of the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine

Live Coverage of Combine Drills Begins Friday, February 20 at 9:00 AM ET

Coverage of Combine Press Conferences Live at 2:00 PM ET on Wednesday & Thursday February 18-19

‘NFL Scouting Combine LIVE’ Streams on NFL.com, NFL Now & NFL Mobile Friday, February 20 – Monday, February 23 at 9:00 AM ET

‘NFL AM’ & ‘NFL Total Access’ Live From Indianapolis

For the 11th year, NFL Media provides exclusive multi-platform coverage of the league’s next generation of talent with more than 45 hours of live coverage of the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine Presented by Under Armour. Beginning Wednesday, February  18, NFL Network, NFL.com, NFL Now and NFL Mobile broadcast live from Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, providing an up-close look at Heisman Trophy Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston and the rest of the more than 330 NFL prospects looking to take the next step in their careers.

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Date Added To 2015 NFL Regional Combines Schedule

CHICAGO ADDS SUNDAY WORKOUT

A date has been added to the 2015 NFL Regional Combines schedule, the NFL announced today. The additional date is for position players only and will be on Sunday, March 8 at the Chicago Bears’ Halas Hall at Conway Park. The additional date is a result of the high demand for draft eligible prospects to attend the other regional combine sites and will ensure these prospects have an opportunity to showcase their talent through the regional combines.

NFL Regional Combines, hosted throughout the country, serve as a supplement to the NFL’s National Scouting Combine and provide an opportunity for current draft eligible players to display their skills before veteran NFL talent evaluators.

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Pittsburgh Steelers and Minnesota Vikings In 2015 NFL/Hall Of Fame Game

NFL’S PRESEASON OPENER SET FOR AUGUST 9 IN CANTON

The Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers will travel to Canton in August to kick off the National Football League’s 2015 preseason in the NFL/Hall of Fame Game.

The preseason classic is set for Sunday, Aug. 9 at 8 PM ET in Canton’s Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium. The NFL/Hall of Fame Game is televised nationally on NBC’s Sunday Night Football, and also broadcast nationally on radio by Westwood One Sports.

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NFL Names Dr. Elizabeth Nabel First Chief Health And Medical Advisor

Dr. Elizabeth G. Nabel has been named the NFL’s first chief health and medical advisor, it was announced today. In this capacity, Dr. Nabel will be the league’s senior medical expert.

Dr. Nabel will continue to serve as president of Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and as a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School. A cardiologist and distinguished biomedical researcher, she formerly served as Director of the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) at the US National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Nabel brings a unique perspective to health care based on her experience as a physician, research scientist, academic medicine leader, and wellness advocate.

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11th Annual ‘Run Rich Run’ to Benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Fans encouraged to submit and share video of themselves running the ‘40’

Fans can join NFL Network, DIRECTV & Under Armour in supporting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as part of its collaboration with NFL PLAY 60

With the NFL Scouting Combine just weeks away, fans are once again gearing up to watch some of the top prospects flash their athletic skills for scouts, GM’s, and coaches exclusively on NFL Network. And in what has become an annual NFL Scouting Combine tradition, NFL Network host Rich Eisen will once again don a pair of cleats, along with a suit and tie, and run the 40-yard dash.

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2015 NFL Draft First Round Order

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Most-Watched Ever: Record 114.4 Million Fans Watch Super Bowl XLIX on NBC

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21 MILLION VISITS TO NFL DIGITAL PROPERTIES

 SOCIAL SUPER BOWL: MORE THAN 265 MILLION POSTS, COMMENTS & LIKES ON FACEBOOK AROUND SUPER BOWL; 28.4 MILLION GLOBAL TWEETS DURING THE GAME

 The 2014 NFL season concluded with another television milestone as Super Bowl XLIX on NBC was watched by an average of 114.4 million viewers, making it the most-watched telecast in television history.

Most-Watched TV Programs, Average Viewers

 

Game  Average Viewers
Super Bowl XLIX (Patriots-Seahawks), 2/1/15 114.4 million
Super Bowl XLVIII (Seahawks-Broncos), 2/2/14 112.2 million
Super Bowl XLVI (Giants-Patriots), 2/5/12 111.3 million
Super Bowl XLV (Packers-Steelers), 2/6/11 111.0 million
Super Bowl XLVII (49ers-Ravens), 2/3/13 108.7 million

Source: NFL, The Nielsen Company

Viewership peaked at 120.8 million viewers from 9:45-10:00 PM ET during the fourth quarter.

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Quotes From Super Bowl XLIX Editions of NFL Network’s ‘NFL GameDay First’ & ‘NFL GameDay Morning’

Quick Quotes from NFL GameDay First & NFL GameDay Morning

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Katy Perry To Auction Off Guitars From Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show To Benefit Break The Cycle

 FANS MAY BID ON HALFTIME SHOW GUITARS AT NFL AUCTION THROUGH FEBRUARY 15

 KATY PERRY and the NFL announced today that the FENDER guitars that Katy’s band will play during the PEPSI SUPER BOWL XLIX HALFTIME SHOW will be auctioned off at NFL AUCTION (www.nfl.com/auction) to benefit BREAK THE CYCLE. The Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show will be broadcast on NBC from University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona.

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AARON RODGERS AND LE’VEON BELL NAMED 2014 FEDEX AIR & GROUND NFL PLAYERS OF THE YEAR AT “4th ANNUAL NFL HONORS”

FedEx Supports American Red Cross with more than $100,000 in Donations

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell were named FEDEX AIR & GROUND NFL PLAYERS OF THE YEAR, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX)  and the National Football League announced tonight during the “4th Annual NFL Honors” awards show – a two-hour primetime special that aired nationally on January 31 on NBC the night before Super Bowl XLIX.

FedEx Air & Ground NFL Players of the Year awards are a culmination of weekly awards presented by FedEx throughout the NFL season that give football fans the ability to honor stand-out quarterback and running back performances each week while earning charitable donations for the winning players’ cities.

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