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Back to work!

Back to sweating in the summer heat, learning playbooks that are so big they make “War and Peace” look like a comic book.

Back to rookies fighting for their first NFL jobs, free agents fighting to stay on an NFL roster, fighting with teammates on the field as things get heated, along with the weather.

Back to sleeping in dorms for the first time since they were in college.

It’s back to work for all 32 NFL teams. For New England, it’s the hunter now becoming the hunted, as the defending Super Bowl champs. For the other 31 teams, it’s their chance to replace them as the NFL’s king of the mountain, so to speak.

NFL clubs will begin their on-field preparations for Kickoff 2017 this week, starting Wednesday, July 19 as rookies for the Baltimore Ravens, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars and New Orleans Saints are scheduled to report.

The Arizona Cardinals, who will take on the Cowboys in the Hall of Fame Game (Thursday, August 3 on NBC at 8 p.m. Eastern), will be the first team with a full squad in camp when their rookies and veterans report on Friday, July 21. By Saturday, July 29, every NFL team will be in camp.

This year, more than half the league (21 of 32, 66 percent) will be “staying home” for training camp. Teams considered to be “staying home” hold training camp at their respective practice facility, home stadium or at a site within 10 miles of their team headquarters. In 2000, only 10 of 31 (32 percent) teams stayed close to home.

“Our entire organization is excited to be returning to hold training camp at our facility in Metairie in 2017,” Saints owner Tom Benson told the Mobile Register and WKRG-TV. “This will be a great opportunity for our passionate fans from throughout the Gulf South to be able to experience the fun, excitement and interaction of Saints training camp as our team prepares for what we expect to be a very exciting season.”

The numbers may prove that training at home is a popular league-wide trend but there are still teams employing the “old-time” philosophy of holding camp away from their facilities.

The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the teams that “come together” away from home, holding camp at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania for the 52nd consecutive year.

“There’s some intrinsic value to being here, some things that you can’t measure,” says Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin on holding training camp at St. Vincent College. Tomlin told KDKA-TV, “Those are things that I think about when I think about training camp and those are the things that make me really excited about bringing a team to an environment like this.”

The NFL training camp longevity king? The Green Bay Packers, who return for their 60th consecutive summer at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin.

Here’s a look at the number of NFL teams that stayed home for training camp since 2000:

YEAR – NFL TEAMS WITH HOME TRAINING CAMPS (PCT.)

2000 – 10 of 31 (32%)
2001 –  9 of 31 (29%)
2002 – 10 of 32 (31%)
2003 – 14 of 32 (44%)
2004 – 15 of 32 (47%)
2005 – 17 of 32 (53%)
2006 – 15 of 32 (47%)
2007 – 16 of 32 (50%)
2008 – 15 of 32 (47%)
2009 – 17 of 32 (53%)
2010 – 17 of 32 (53%)
2011 – 19 of 32 (59%)
2012 – 19 of 32 (59%)
2013 – 20 of 32 (63%)
2014 – 20 of 32 (63%)
2015 – 21 of 32 (66%)
2016 – 20 of 32 (63%)
2017 – 21 of 32 (66%)
Overall – 295 of 574 (52%)

*Teams considered to be “staying home” hold training camp at their practice facility, home stadium or at a site within 10 miles of their team headquarters.

The longest active NFL training camp tenures:

TEAM – TRAINING CAMP, CITY (YEARS)
Green Bay Packers – Saint Norbert College, De Pere, Wisconsin (60)
Minnesota Vikings – Minnesota State University, Mankato, Mankato, Minnesota (52)
Pittsburgh Steelers – Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, Pennsylvania (52)

Veterans will be looking to keep their jobs, while rookies and free agents fight for that coveted roster spot. That spot means a paycheck. It’s going to be hot. They’ll be sleeping in dorms for the first time since college, they’ll fight heat, humidity, bugs and in some cases each other.

The playbooks will be bigger than the textbooks they used in college, making “War and Peace” look like a comic book. Meetings with coaches in their positions, pre-season games that will determine their futures will take place and in the end, they’ll either be on a roster or they’ll get that knock on the door from a coach or support staff member and the dreaded words “Coach wants to see you and bring your playbook.” That usually means you’re getting cut.

Some camps will have their rookies come in first to get used to being in camp, while others will have everyone come in at one time. For some, it will be like riding a bike. For others, it’s sort of like learning to walk again. It’s not easy. Most teams will play four pre-season contests (Dallas and Arizona will play five because they are playing in the Hall of Fame Game). Some say the pre-season is too long and needs to be cut back to one or two games, like our CFL neighbors to the north.

Below is the training camp list of sites and rookie and veteran reporting dates. Check with your team for dates and if practices will be open to the public. Hydrate, stock up on that bug spray (the mosquitoes in the South have been known to carry off small children) and mind your manners and watch out for your cousin Connie. She’s been known to wipe out a Super Bowl party.

AFC
Baltimore – Under Armour Performance Center in Owings Mills, Maryland (Rookies report 7/19, Veterans report 7/26)
Buffalo – St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York (Rookies and Veterans report 7/26)
Cincinnati – Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati (Rookies report 7/25, Veterans report 7/27)
Cleveland – Cleveland Browns Training Complex, Berea, Ohio (Rookies report 7/23, Veterans report 7/26)
Denver – University of Colorado Health Training Center in Englewood, Colorado, (Rookies report 7/23, Veterans report 7/26)
Houston – The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia (Rookies and Veterans report 7/25)
Indianapolis – Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center in Indianapolis, Indiana (Rookies report 7/24, Veterans report 7/29)
Jacksonville – Florida Blue Health & Wellness Practice Fields in Jacksonville, Florida (Rookies report 7/19, Veterans report 7/26)
Kansas City – Missouri Western State University in St. Joseph, Missouri (Rookies report 7/24, Veterans report 7/27)
Los Angeles Chargers – Jack Hammett Sports Complex in Costa Mesa, California (Rookies and Veterans report 7/29)
Miami – Baptist Health Training Facility in Davie, Florida (Rookies report 7/20, Veterans report 7/26)
New England – Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts (Rookies report 7/24, Veterans report 7/26)
New York Jets – Atlantic Health Jets Training Center in Florham Park, New Jersey (Rookies and Veterans report 7/28)
Oakland – Napa Valley Marriott in Napa, California (Rookies report 7/24, Veterans report 7/28)
Pittsburgh – Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, Pennsylvania (Rookies and Veterans report 7/27)
Tennessee – Saint Thomas Sports Park in Nashville, Tennessee (Rookies and Veterans report 7/28)

NFC
Arizona – University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona (Rookies and Veterans report 7/21)
Atlanta – Atlanta Falcons Training Facility in Flowery Branch, Georgia (Rookies and Veterans report 7/26)
Carolina – Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina (Rookies and Veterans report 7/25)
Chicago – Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, Illinois (Rookies report 7/19, Veterans report 7/26)
Dallas – Marriott Residence Inn in Oxnard, California (Rookies report 7/19, Veterans report 7/22)
Detroit – Detroit Lions Training Facility in Allen Park, Michigan (Rookies report 7/24, Veterans report 7/29)
Green Bay – St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin (Rookies and Veterans report 7/26)
Los Angeles Rams – University of California at Irvine (Rookies report 7/26, Veterans report 7/28)
Minnesota – Minnesota State University at Mankato (Rookies report 7/23, Veterans report 7/26)
New Orleans – New Orleans Saints Training Facility in Metairie, Louisiana (Rookies report 7/19, Veterans report 7/26)
New York Giants – Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey (Rookies and Veterans report 7/27)
Philadelphia – NovaCare Training Complex in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Rookies report 7/23, Veterans report 7/26)
San Francisco – SAP Performance Facility in Santa Clara, California (Rookies and Veterans report 7/27)
Seattle – Virginia Mason Athletic Center in Renton, Washington (Rookies and Veterans report 7/29)
Tampa Bay – One Buccaneer Place on Tampa, Florida (Rookies report 7/25, Veterans report 7/27)
Washington – Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center in Richmond, Virginia (Rookies and Veterans report 7/26)

Note: The first official practice of training camp for each club at the site designated above is generally held the day after the veteran reporting date.

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There’s a change a-coming…

The NFL announced Monday scheduling changes for Week 12 on Sunday, November 27.

The New England Patriots at New York Jets game will be played at 4:25 p.m. on CBS and the Kansas City Chiefs at Denver Broncos game moves to 8:30 p.m. on NBC.

Following is the final Week 12 NFL schedule (all times Eastern):

Thursday, November 24 (Thanksgiving Day)
Minnesota at Detroit, 12:30 p.m. on CBS
Washington at Dallas, 4:30 p.m. on FOX
Pittsburgh at Indianapolis, 8:30 p.m. on NBC

Sunday, November 27
Arizona at ATLANTA, 1 p.m. on FOX
Cincinnati at Baltimore, 1 p.m on CBS
Jacksonville at Buffalo, 1 p.m. on CBS
Tennessee at Chicago, 1 p.m. on CBS
New York Giants at Cleveland, 1 p.m. on FOX
San Diego at Houston, 1 p.m. on CBS
San Francisco at Miami, 1 p.m. on FOX
Los Angeles at New Orleans, 1 p.m. on FOX
Seattle at Tampa Bay, 4:05 p.m. on FOX
New England at New York Jets, 4:25 p.m. on CBS
Carolina at Oakland, 4:25 p.m. on CBS
Kansas City at Denver, 8:30 p.m. on NBC

Monday, November 28
Green Bay at Philadelphia, 8:30 p.m. on ESPN

NFL Network is planning to provide football fans with more than 15 hours of live coverage on Sunday dedicated to GameDay, beginning at 7 a.m. Provided below is a schedule of NFL Network’s NFL GameDay programming lineup (all times Eastern):

NFL GameDay First (Sunday at 7 a.m.) – Start every NFL Sunday with the first pregame show on television, NFL GameDay First. Host Melissa Stark is joined by analysts Shaun O’Hara, Michael Robinson and Brian Billick to provide the first news reports and analysis of the day’s games

NFL GameDay Morning (Sunday at 9 a.m.) – Host Rich Eisen is joined by analysts Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner and Michael Irvin on the Emmy-nominated NFL GameDay Morning. Every Sunday, the most comprehensive pregame show on television takes viewers up to kickoff with expert analysis, reports from stadiums around the league and the latest news from NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. This season, NFL Media analytics expert Cynthia Frelund joins the show

NFL GameDay Live (Sunday at 1 p.m.) – Beginning at 1 p.m., NFL GameDay Live provides in-progress highlights and analysis, as well as live fantasy football updates for all of the 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.ET games. Rhett Lewis, Heath Evans and Mike Nolan host from 1 to 4 p.m., followed by Patrick Claybon, Terrell Davis and Daniel Jeremiah from 4 to 7 p.m. NFL GameDay Live is the ONLY in-progress NFL highlights show on television

NFL GameDay Highlights (Sunday at 7:30 p.m.) – Cole Wright and Steve Mariucci host NFL GameDay Highlights, providing a recap of the day’s action thus far with highlights, postgame press conferences and commentary leading up to kickoff of the Sunday night matchup

NFL GameDay Prime (Sunday at 11:30 p.m.) – Every Sunday at 11:30 p.m., Hall of Famer Deion Sanders interviews some of the top NFL players each week following their games on NFL GameDay Prime. With a playmaking credibility few players in the history of the NFL can replicate, Sanders speaks with the biggest stars in the NFL each week on NFL GameDay Prime, providing viewers with unique access. Sanders is joined by host Chris Rose and analyst LaDainian Tomlinson on the show, providing highlights and analysis of the day’s games, and perspective on what Sunday’s action means heading into the next week. Furthermore, NFL GameDay Prime truly serves as a cross-platform brand, with full interviews from the show available on-demand on a dedicated online site and additional content featured on various NFL Network programming such as NFL Total Access

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TONIGHT, NFL GameDay Season Preview airs at 8 p.m. on NFL Network, with Rich Eisen, Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Michael Irvin and Cynthia Frelund live from NFL Network’s studios in Los Angeles. Also appearing throughout the two-hour program are Melissa Stark, Shaun O’Hara, Michael Robinson, Brian Billick, Ian Rapoport, James Palmer and Tiffany Blackmon.

NFL Fantasy Live, GameDay Blitz & Around the NFL Podcast

On Sundays, NFL.com and NFL Now provide fans with all of the analysis and news they crave.

Featured:

NFL Fantasy Live – Get all of the last-minute injury updates and roster suggestions before the games begin with NFL Fantasy Live at 11:30 a.m. on NFL Now, NFL.com and NFL RedZone, hosted by Michael Fabiano, James Koh, Akbar Gbajabiamila, Elliot Harrison and Marcas Grant

GameDay Blitz – This season, GameDay Blitz on NFL Now returns. Every Sunday from 1 to 5:30 p.m., streaming live on NFL Now, Ike Taylor, Bucky Brooks, Marc Istook and Colleen Wolfe watch the day’s games and provide their reactions in real time. The group will be joined by a rotating list of guests including Maurice Jones-Drew, Michael Fabiano, Dan Hanzus, Dave Dameshek, Gregg Rosenthal, Alex Gelhar and more, bouncing around to all of the NFL games offering highlights, analysis and previews of upcoming matchups. Throughout the season, celebrity guests will join GameDay Blitz. GameDay Blitz is the ONLY in-progress NFL highlights show streamed live online

Around the NFL Podcast – Dan Hanzus, Gregg Rosenthal, Chris Wesseling and Marc Sessler offer their unique perspective on all of the key events from Sunday’s action on the Around the NFL Podcast. Available at nfl.com/podcasts in addition to iTunes

NFL RedZone Hosted by Scott Hanson

Every Sunday starting at 1 p.m., NFL RedZone hosted by Scott Hanson whips around the league, providing all of the touchdowns and exciting action from the day’s games. To order NFL RedZone, visit http://www.nfl.com/redzonetv.

ABOUT NFL MEDIA: NFL Media is comprised of NFL Network, NFL Films, NFL.com, NFL Now, NFL Mobile from Verizon and NFL RedZone.

Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, fans turn to NFL Network to receive information and insight straight from the field, team headquarters, league offices and everywhere the NFL is making news. Launched in 2003, NFL Network gives fans unprecedented year-round inside access to all NFL events, including the Super Bowl, Playoffs, regular season, preseason, Pro Bowl, Pro Football Hall of Fame induction weekend, NFL Draft, NFL Scouting Combine, Senior Bowl, league meetings, minicamps and training camps.

For fans on the go, all NFL Network programming can also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (NFL.com/mobile) and via Watch NFL Network on tablet (NFL Mobile and Watch NFL Network apps), PC (NFL.com/watch), Xbox One and Xbox 360(NFL on Xbox app) and other connected TV devices (NFL app on Apple TV and Playstation 4). Watch NFL Network access is available for NFL Network subscribers of participating TV providers. For more information, go to NFL.com/nflnetwork. NFL.com is the exclusive internet home of NFL Network.

NFL content has never been more popular across the media landscape. According to the Nielsen Company, 199 million people tuned into the 2015 NFL regular season representing 78 percent of all television homes and 67 percent of potential viewers in the U.S. NFL games accounted for the top 25 and 46 of the 50 most-watched TV shows among all programming in 2015.

NFL Media announced this week that Analytics expert Cynthia Frelund has joined NFL Media.

In her role with the NFL Media group, Cynthia will appear across several studio shows and platforms to provide statistical and advanced analytics insight, bringing a unique perspective to educate and inform fans about the NFL’s players and league trends on a deeper level than ever before. Cynthia will appear regularly on such NFL Network shows as NFL GameDay Morning and NFL Fantasy Live, as well as NFL Network’s coverage of the Super Bowl, NFL Scouting Combine and NFL Draft.

“Cynthia will break down complicated data and statistics, recognize patterns and trends, and then translate it in a way that is easy for fans to digest and understand,” Michael Mandt, NFL Media’s Executive Producer of Original Content told USA Today. “She is a great addition and makes fans smarter, fantasy owners better and does so in a way that no other football analyst does.”

Cynthia (@cfrelund) joins NFL Media from ESPN, where she served as a Predictive Analytics Analyst on SportsCenter for the past two years.

Prior to joining ESPN, Cynthia was manager of Business Development for Disney/ABC in Los Angeles, analyst for the NFL’s CFO, and senior analyst for Fusion Finance.

A native of Okemos, Michigan, Cynthia graduated from Boston College in 2005 with a B.S. in Biology. Cynthia then received her MBA in Finance, Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and continued at Northwestern in the MS of Predictive Analytics program.

Outside of her career, Cynthia has completed 20 marathons in 20 different states; almost halfway to her goal of completing a marathon in each state. Cynthia has also taught Pilates and group fitness at several locations since 2001, an avocation that led to her first algorithm-based business, a recommendation engine for group fitness classes. She is also involved with Bright Pink (brightpink.org), the only national non-profit organization focused on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women.

ABOUT NFL MEDIA: NFL Media is comprised of NFL Network, NFL Films, NFL.com, NFL Now, NFL Mobile from Verizon and NFL RedZone.

Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, fans turn to NFL Network to receive information and insight straight from the field, team headquarters, league offices and everywhere the NFL is making news. Launched in 2003, NFL Network gives fans unprecedented year-round inside access to all NFL events, including the Super Bowl, Playoffs, regular season, preseason, Pro Bowl, Pro Football Hall of Fame induction weekend, NFL Draft, NFL Scouting Combine, Senior Bowl, league meetings, minicamps and training camps.

For fans on the go, all NFL Network programming can also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (NFL.com/mobile) and via Watch NFL Network on tablet (NFL Mobile and Watch NFL Network apps), PC (NFL.com/watch), Xbox One and Xbox 360(NFL on Xbox app) and other connected TV devices (NFL app on Apple TV and Playstation 4). Watch NFL Network access is available for NFL Network subscribers of participating TV providers. For more information, go to NFL.com/nflnetwork.  NFL.com is the exclusive internet home of NFL Network.

NFL content has never been more popular across the media landscape. According to the Nielsen Company, 199 million people tuned into the 2015 NFL regular season representing 78 percent of all television homes and 67 percent of potential viewers in the U.S. NFL games accounted for the top 25 and 46 of the 50 most-watched TV shows among all programming in 2015.

In other NFL News…

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced Thursday that veteran law enforcement official Cathy Lanier has been named the NFL’s new Senior Vice President of Security.

Lanier has served since 2007 as the Chief of Police for the Metropolitan Police Department for the District of Columbia under three mayors. She will be based in the league’s New York office and begin work next month.

In a release from the league’s New York City office, as the league’s chief security officer, Lanier will supervise all operations and activities of the NFL security department. She will oversee coordination with the league office and the 32 clubs and also will work with federal, state and local law entities to ensure the security of the NFL’s venues, fans, players, staff and infrastructure. She will be the primary supervisor of investigative programs, event security including the Super Bowl and international games, game integrity programs and department administration.

“We are excited to welcome to our team an individual of Cathy’s talent and extensive record of accomplishments,” Goodell told USA Today and the Associated Press. “Cathy joins us with a well-deserved reputation of being a tremendous communicator, innovator and relationship builder.”

Lanier has spent her 26-year law enforcement career with the D.C. Metropolitan Police Department, beginning in 1990. Lanier was named to the top spot in 2007. Much of her career has been in uniformed patrol, where she served as Commander of the Fourth District, one of the largest and most diverse residential patrol districts in the city. She also served as the Commanding Officer of the Department’s Major Narcotics Branch, Vehicular Homicide Units and Homeland Security and Counter-Terrorism strategies.

Lanier has extensive experience in all areas of law enforcement as she consistently rose through the ranks of the department, including a diverse list of professional development activities and certifications. As chief of the department, Lanier’s innovative strategies are credited with reducing violent crime in Washington 21 percent from 2007 to 2015 while the D.C. population grew by 15 percent. She has extensive experience in managing security for major events such as Presidential Inaugurations.

Lanier is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and the federal Drug Enforcement Administration’s Drug Unit Commanders Academy. She holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Management from Johns Hopkins University and a Master’s Degree in National Security Studies from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, California.

NFL Media announced Saturday that reporters Jane Slater and Courtney Fallon will now be on staff as reporters.

Jane and Courtney will contribute to all NFL Media platforms, including NFL Network, NFL.com and NFL Now, beginning with NFL Network’s Inside Training Camp coverage.

Jane (@SlaterNFL) will be based in Dallas and her duties begin next week in Oxnard covering the Dallas Cowboys for Inside Training Camp. She joins NFL Media from ESPN where she was a studio anchor and sideline reporter for the Longhorn Network and also contributed to the SEC Network and ESPN’s coverage of the College World Series and college football Bowl Games.

Prior to joining ESPN, Jane served in various roles at KTVT CBS 11, KRLD News Radio, WFAA Ch. 8, and 105.3 The Fan in the Dallas area.

Jane graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004 with a double major in Journalism and Government.

Courtney (@CourtneyFallon_) will be based in New York and her duties begin next week covering the New England Patriots for Inside Training Camp. She joins NFL Media from WFXT FOX25 in Boston where she served as a sports anchor and reporter. Courtney also covered college football games as a sideline reporter for CBS Sports Network.

Prior to joining WFXT FOX25, Courtney worked at WTVJ-TV NBC6 in South Florida, WLNE-TV ABC6 in Providence, and was the first female voice of 98.5 The SportsHub in Boston when the station debuted in 2009.

Courtney graduated from the University of Maryland in 2009 with a B.A. in Communications and a minor in Spanish.

In other NFL Media news…

NFL Media also announced Saturday that Julie Haddon was named Senior Vice President of Marketing for NFL Media.

Julie brings more than 20 years of experience in media marketing and entertainment to the NFL. In her new position, Julie will be responsible for the brand and marketing strategies for all NFL Media properties, which include NFL Network, NFL Now, NFL Mobile, NFL.com, NFL Films and NFL RedZone. Additionally, Julie will ensure the continued growth of the NFL audience and will increase the visibility of league initiatives across internal and external media platforms.

Prior to joining the NFL, Julie served as the founder and CEO of The Marketing Farm, a strategy consultancy which advised prominent brands such as Lucas Film, Google, Apple, HBO’s acclaimed show “Silicon Valley,” and the NFL, where she served as Executive Producer of the inaugural NFL Women’s Summit. As a consultant, Julie was an early marketing leader at Twitter and SoFi, helping to transform both companies from startups into multi-billion dollar valued brands.

Julie’s marketing experience also includes serving as Head of Marketing and Business Development at DreamWorks in their computer animation unit, leading the marketing department at 20th Century Fox Animation’s Blue Sky Studios, Vice President of Marketing at Scribd, and Senior Director of Marketing and Social Media at eBay.

Julie started her career with the Los Angeles Dodgers before moving on to Major League Marketing, a sports trading card licensee with the NFL, NHL and MLB.

A graduate from Indiana University with a B.A. in Journalism, Julie was a member of the Hoosiers softball team and also holds an Executive Management Program certificate from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

ABOUT NFL MEDIA: NFL Media is comprised of NFL Network, NFL Films, NFL.com, NFL Now, NFL Mobile from Verizon and NFL RedZone.

Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, fans turn to NFL Network to receive information and insight straight from the field, team headquarters, league offices and everywhere the NFL is making news. Launched in 2003, NFL Network gives fans unprecedented year-round inside access to all NFL events, including the Super Bowl, Playoffs, regular season, preseason, Pro Bowl, Pro Football Hall of Fame induction weekend, NFL Draft, NFL Scouting Combine, Senior Bowl, league meetings, minicamps and training camps.

For fans on the go, all NFL Network programming can also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (NFL.com/mobile) and via Watch NFL Network on tablet (NFL Mobile and Watch NFL Network apps), PC (NFL.com/watch), Xbox One and Xbox 360(NFL on Xbox app) and other connected TV devices (NFL app on Apple TV and Playstation 4). Watch NFL Network access is available for NFL Network subscribers of participating TV providers. For more information, go to NFL.com/nflnetwork.  NFL.com is the exclusive internet home of NFL Network.

NFL content has never been more popular across the media landscape. According to the Nielsen Company, 199 million people tuned into the 2015 NFL regular season representing 78 percent of all television homes and 67 percent of potential viewers in the U.S. NFL games accounted for the top 25 and 46 of the 50 most-watched TV shows among all programming in 2015.