For a full description of each show, please click the show’s link
SHOW HIGHLIGHT: NFL Total Access Kickoff at 6:00 PM ET on NFL Network; NFL Thursday Night Kickoff at 7:30 PM ET on CBS & NFL Network
SHOW HIGHLIGHT: Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant, Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward, San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy and San Francisco 49ers safety Antoine Bethea on Sound FX Friday, October 3 at 10:00 PM ET
SHOW HIGHLIGHT: Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon and Colts P Pat McAfee on Wednesday, October 1
SHOW HIGHLIGHT: ‘Friday Night Spotlight’ – Last of the Undefeated: Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver AJ Green and Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson
- NFL.com Content
SHOW HIGHLIGHT: San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy on The Coaches Show Podcast & Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson on the Moving the Sticks Podcast
Thursday Night Football – Giants vs. Redskins at 8:25 PM ET on CBS & NFL Network
Thursday Night Football on CBS and NFL Network kicks off Thursday, October 2 at 8:25 PM ET when quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers host quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and the Minnesota Vikings. Play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz and analyst Phil Simms have the call, with Tracy Wolfson providing reports from the sideline.
Coverage begins at 6:00 PM ET with NFL Total Access Kickoff on NFL Network. Host Rich Eisen and analysts Marshall Faulk and Steve Mariucci are live outside Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin to provide analysis of Vikings-Packers and highlight the atmosphere and festivities outside the stadium.
Provided below is a list of topics they will discuss:
- A behind the scenes feature with Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and his mother at Teddy’s first career NFL start and win
- How the Green Bay Packers got their offense back on track
- How rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater ignited the Minnesota Vikings offense
- A closer look at Vikings triple threat Cordarrelle Patterson
- Why Packers running back Eddie Lacy is off to a slow start and how he can turn it around
- Are the 3-1 Dallas Cowboys for real?
At 7:30 PM ET on NFL Network and CBS, James Brown, Deion Sanders and Bill Cowher host NFL Thursday Night Kickoff from inside the stadium. Eisen, Irvin, Faulk and Mariucci will also appear on the show.
During halftime, Brown, Sanders and Cowher host the Lexus Halftime Show on CBS, providing first half highlights and analysis. Following the game, Eisen, Irvin, Faulk, Mariucci and Sanders host the Mazda Postgame Show, which features complete game highlights and analysis, as well as on-set interviews with players from the winning team.
Finding Giants – Premieres TONIGHT at 9:00 PM ET
Before an NFL team can achieve success on the field, it is up to the hard work of the team’s scouts to scour the country to find the future players of the organization. For the first time ever, NFL Network – in association with NFL Films and Moondog Films – provides a behind-the-scenes look into the lives of professional scouts and follows the long process of what it takes to build a championship team.
NFL Network presents Finding Giants, a four-part series premiering Tuesday, September 30 at 9:00 PM ET and airing each Tuesday through October 21. All four episodes provide an intimate look into the New York Giants organization, one of the most successful NFL franchises with eight championship titles, including four Super Bowls. Each week on NFL Network, a first look of the new episode will air following the Thursday Night Football game, beginning Thursday, September 25 following the Giants-Redskins game. Digitally, Finding Giants will be made available on NFL Now through the service’s premium tier, NFL Now Plus. ($1.99 per month)
On NFL Now Plus, the full six-episode, “director’s cut” edition of Finding Giants will be available. NFL Now is the League’s next-generation video service and provides fans access to the largest digital library of NFL video anywhere accessible through apps and browsers across an array of Internet-connected devices. Offered for free with a premium tier, NFL Now allows fans to customize their own video stream of short-form videos and highlights from NFL Media and all 32 NFL clubs.
Finding Giants offers an in-depth look at scouting and team building in today’s NFL and shows what it takes to find and draft the best players to fit an organization. Finding Giants will also give fans a unique look at the personal side of working in the NFL as scouts and their wives balance life on the road with family life at home.
Additionally, Finding Giants will show footage inside the Giants’ draft war room during the 2014 NFL Draft, in which the Giants selected such players as Odell Beckham, Jr., Weston Richburg and Andre Williams.
To view the trailer for Finding Giants, visit:
Warren Moon: A Football Life – Friday at 9:00 PM ET
Warren Moon’s career is a living example of the adage great things come to those who wait. The Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback was told he could not play the position by Arizona State, had to play at the junior college level before leading the University of Washington to a Rose Bowl victory, and had to play six seasons in the Canadian Football League before making it to the NFL.
NFL Network’s series A Football Life continues Friday, October 3 at 9:00 PM ET with a profile of Moon. The one-hour, NFL Films-produced documentary focuses on Moon’s football career, beginning in high school and all the way up to his current career as the radio analyst for the Seattle Seahawks.
Warren Moon: A Football Life features interviews with Moon, his former wife Felicia Moon, his children Jeffrey, Chelsea, Joshua and Blair, his former agent Leigh Steinberg, former teammates Cris Carter, Ernest Givins and Bruce Matthews, and more.
Following the premiere of Warren Moon: A Football Life on NFL Network, the episode – along with the entire A Football Life series – will be available on NFL Now, the League’s next-generation video service. Providing fans access to the largest digital library of NFL video anywhere, NFL Now dynamically personalizes each fan’s viewing experience, allowing them to follow their favorite NFL teams and players. Visit NFL.com/now for more information.
Every episode of A Football Life – as well as all NFL Network programming – is streamed live on NFL Mobile from Verizon, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Among the topics discussed in Warren Moon: A Football Life are:
- The passing of his father when he was seven years old and how the need to be the ‘man of the house’ shaped his persona and story
- Having to enroll at West Los Angeles junior college after Arizona State took back their offer to him to play quarterback
- Leading the University of Washington to a victory in the Rose Bowl
- Signing to play with the Edmonton Eskimos six weeks before the NFL Draft and winning five championships in the CFL
- Being coveted in free agency and signing the largest contract in NFL history at the time with the Houston Oilers
- His relationship with Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cris Carter
Emmy-nominated actor Josh Charles narrates.
Warren Moon: A Football Life includes interviews with the following people and more:
Pat Moon – Warren’s mother
Kim Moon Odom – Warren’s sister
Felicia Moon – Former wife
Jeffrey, Chelsea, Joshua & Blair – Warren’s children
Cris Carter – Minnesota Vikings teammate
Jim Mora – Former University of Washington defensive coordinator
Michael Jackson – University of Washington teammate
Leigh Steinberg – Agent
Hugh Campbell – Former Edmonton Eskimos head coach
John McClain – Houston Chronicle
Bruce Matthews – Houston Oilers teammate
Haywood Jeffires – Houston Oilers teammate
Ernest Givins – Houston Oilers teammate
Floyd Reese – Former Houston Oilers general manager
Brian Billick – Former Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator
Lorenzo Romar – University of Washington men’s basketball coach
This season, A Football Life airs Friday at 9:00 PM ET on NFL Network. Below is the broadcast schedule for the October and November episodes:
- October 10 – Eric Dickerson
- October 17 – Doug Flutie
- October 24 – Terrell Davis
- October 31 – Ricky Williams
- November 7 – Earl Campbell
- November 14 – Csonka, Kiick & Morris
- November 21 – Lyle Alzado
- November 28 – Dick Butkus & Gale Sayers
NFL Now is the League’s next-generation video service, providing fans access to the largest digital library of NFL video anywhere, accessible though apps and browsers across an array of Internet-connected devices. Offered for free with a premium tier, NFL Now allows fans to customize their own video stream of short-form videos and highlights from NFL Media and all 32 NFL clubs.
The NFL…Personalized: Fans can select their favorite NFL teams and players and upload their NFL.com Fantasy roster, and NFL Now dynamically personalizes each fan’s viewing experience. The customization grows over time, as the content engine learns each fan’s preferences and fine tunes the video stream, to the point where no two registered fans will have the same experience on NFL Now.
Provided below is a weekly schedule of NFL Now content:
- Live streaming of NFL Fantasy Live on NFL Now
o Monday – Friday at 4:00 PM ET,
o Sunday at 5:30 – 7:00 AM ET
- Live streaming events and select news conferences
- Michael Fabiano personalized fantasy analysis
- Daily, personalized NFL analysis from Brian Billick, Charles Davis, Daniel Jeremiah, Brian Baldinger, Bucky Brooks and others
- Instant in-game highlights for every game as wells as a personalized highlight Game Center for NFL.com fantasy leagues
- In-depth analysis for all 32 teams every day
- 1,200 new NFL Club-produced segments available per week
- Over 1,000 NFL Films titles available on NFL Now Plus
NFL GameDay on NFL Network – Sunday Starting at 7:00 AM ET
NFL Network’s ‘GameDay’ coverage kicks off Sunday, September 28, providing more than 15 hours of live programming every Sunday during the regular season.
Start each Sunday with NFL GameDay First at 7:00 AM ET, the first NFL pregame show on television. Host Melissa Stark and analysts Sterling Sharpe, Shaun O’Hara and Michael Robinson provide the first analysis and news reports of the day’s games.
NFL GameDay Morning, the most comprehensive pregame show on television, airs at 9:00 AM ET and takes viewers right up to kickoff. Host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve Mariucci and Kurt Warner are joined by Hall of Famers in Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin and Warren Sapp to discuss the upcoming games four hours prior to kickoff. NFL Network reporters stationed around the league provide up-to-the-minute reports and interviews from the game sites, while NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport offers the latest on what is making news around the league. Additionally, Michael Silver, Andrea Kremer, Mark Kriegel and Steve Cyphers provide in-depth feature stories each week.
At 1:00 PM ET, NFL GameDay Live is the only show that delivers in-progress highlights of all of the 1:00 and 4:00 PM ET games, as well as live fantasy updates and reports, live press conferences and 1-on-1 interviews, and live reports from game sites. Kevin Frazier and Dan Hellie host, and are joined by analysts Heath Evans, Brian Billick, LaDainian Tomlinson and Daniel Jeremiah.
At 7:30 PM ET, host Chris Rose and analysts Deion Sanders, LaDainian Tomlinson and Steve Mariucci recap the day’s action thus far with highlights, postgame press conferences and commentary on NFL GameDay Highlights, leading up to kickoff of the Sunday night matchup.
NFL GameDay Final provides the final word on Sunday’s games at 11:30 PM ET with host Chris Rose and analysts Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk and Michael Irvin. With postgame press conferences, game highlights, player and coach interviews, expert analysis, a preview of Monday’s game and more, NFL GameDay Final provides everything viewers need to know about the week in the NFL.
Week 4 NFL Replay & Sound FX
NFL Replay offers an exclusive look at the previous week’s games in a condensed, high-octane format. With the use of bonus NFL Films and NFL Network footage, including never-before-seen camera angles and coaches’ commentary, combined with exclusive wired sound from the field, locker rooms and sidelines, viewers will experience the game like never before.
Sound FX offers a compilation of the best on-field sights and sounds from around the NFL each week.
Week 4 NFL Replay & Sound FX schedule:
- 8:00 PM ET – NFL Replay: Philadelphia Eagles vs. San Francisco 49ers
- 10:00 PM ET – Sound FX: Wired sound Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant, Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery, Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cam Heyward, San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy and San Francisco 49ers safety Antoine Bethea
NFL AM – Daily Episodes at 6:00 AM ET; Re-Aires at 10:00 AM ET
Start the day off with the NFL. NFL AM airs Monday – Friday at 6:00 AM ET offering analysis, reports from correspondents in several NFL cities, interviews with players and coaches, and game highlights. A two-hour edition of NFL AM airs Monday – Friday starting at 10:00 AM ET.
Hosts Rhett Lewis and Erin Coscarelli are joined by analysts Eric Davis and LaVar Arrington each morning, setting the football conversation for the day.
The following guest will join the show this week:
- Wednesday – Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon and Colts punter Pat McAfee
NFL Game Rewind
Re-live every week one game with Game Rewind – a condensed 30-minute edition of each game. Game Rewind airs on Monday from 12 Noon – 3:00 PM ET & 8:30 – 11:30 PM ET, and on Tuesday from 12 Noon – 2:00 PM ET.
The Aftermath – Mondays at 3:00 PM ET
Every Monday at 3:00 PM ET, get up to speed on everything that happened in the NFL on Sunday with highlights, news, information and analysis on The Aftermath. Host Scott Hanson and analyst Brian Baldinger look back at all of Sunday’s games, along with player and coach press conferences.
NFL Fantasy Live – Daily Episodes at 4:00 PM ET on NFL.com/NFL Now/NFL Mobile & 5:00 PM ET on NFL Network
NFL Fantasy Live, the premier show for fantasy football players, has returned with daily episodes for the entire 2014 NFL Season.
Continuing throughout the NFL season, the one-hour show airs Monday through Friday. Catch it first on NFL.com, NFL Now and NFL Mobile at 4:00 PM ET and then on NFL Network at 5:00 PM ET.
Additionally, each Sunday at 11:30 AM ET, NFL Fantasy Live airs on NFL.com, NFL Now, NFL Mobile and the NFL RedZone channel.
This Thursday, NFL Fantasy Live airs at the special times of 4:00 PM ET on NFL Network and 5:30 PM ET on NFL.com, NFL Now and NFL Mobile.
On Friday, October 3, Denver Broncos wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders joins the show.
o Michael Fabiano
o Adam Rank
o Matt “Money” Smith
o Akbar Gbajabiamila
o Elliot Harrison
o Marcas Grant
o Molly Qerim
o James Koh
Additionally, catch the NFL Fantasy Live podcast: http://www.nfl.com/podcast/nflfantasy-podcast
Returning this year is NFL Fantasy’s Fantasy Genius – the collaborative community for shared fantasy football information.
Around the NFL – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday at 6:00 PM ET; Thursday at 2:00 PM ET
Around the NFL provides all of the latest news and information surrounding the National Football League Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 6:00 PM ET, and Thursday at 2:00 PM ET on NFL Network.
Hosts Andrew Siciliano and Lindsay Rhodes are joined each day by a rotating roster of NFL Network analysts including Kurt Warner, Steve Mariucci, Brian Baldinger, Solomon Wilcots, Jamie Dukes and Charley Casserly.
In addition to the NFL Network analysts & NFL players joining Around the NFL, team beat writers from around the league join the show on a regular basis to provide their unique perspective.
NFL Total Access – Monday-Saturday at 7:00 PM ET; Thursday Following Thursday Night Football
NFL Total Access returns to the time of 7:00 PM ET Monday – Saturday on NFL Network (airs on Thursday following Thursday Night Football).
Hosts Dan Hellie and Amber Theoharis anchor the NFL’s show of record each night and are joined by NFL Network analysts Willie McGinest, Heath Evans, Warren Sapp, LaDainian Tomlinson, Steve Mariucci, Brian Billick, Daniel Jeremiah, Brian Baldinger and Shawne Merriman.
Tuesday, September 30
- Hosts: Dan Hellie & Amber Theoharis
- Analysts: Willie McGinest, Heath Evans
Wednesday, October 1
- Hosts: Dan Hellie & Amber Theoharis
- Analysts: Willie McGinest, Heath Evans
Thursday, October 2 – After Vikings-Packers
- Hosts: Dan Hellie & Amber Theoharis
- Analysts: Willie McGinest, Heath Evans
Friday, October 3
- Hosts: Dan Hellie & Amber Theoharis
- Analysts: Willie McGinest, Daniel Jeremiah
- Guests: Cincinatti Bengals wide receiver AJ Green and Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson
Saturday, October 4
- Hosts: Scott Hanson
- Analysts: Jamie Dukes, Daniel Jeremiah, Steve Mariucci
Playbook – Friday at 4:00 PM ET; Playbook Primetime – Friday at 8:00 PM ET
See the game the way the pros do each week with two editions of the show Playbook, the ultimate X’s and O’s football show on television.
Playbook airs every Friday at 4:00 PM ET with former players Sterling Sharpe and Shaun O’Hara, and former Super Bowl-winning head coach Brian Billick bringing the viewers the inside information for every game each week. With the help of “All-22” footage – the same film used by NFL teams each week – Playbook breaks down all of the games and tells you who will win on Sunday. The one-hour show also recaps the previous night’s Thursday Night Football matchup.
At 8:00 PM ET, Sharpe, O’Hara and Billick return for Playbook Primetime, which breaks down the week’s biggest games and explains which teams will win and why.
Inside the NFL – Wednesday at 9:00 PM ET
Showtime’s popular show, Inside the NFL, comes to NFL Network for the first time. Each week’s episode will re-air on NFL Network Wednesday at 9:00 PM ET following its original airing on Showtime.
Host Greg Gumbel is joined by analysts Phil Simms, Boomer Esiason, former Pro Bowl safety Ed Reed and current Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall cover every game, every week, with trademark highlights from NFL Films, special, in-depth features and spirited debate on the hottest topics in the league.
NFL Editorial Content – Daily on NFL.com
- Michael Silver
o To read his columns: http://on.nfl.com/1lwmZ3q
- Judy Battista
o To read her other columns: http://on.nfl.com/17S17El
- Elliot Harrison’s Weekly Power Rankings
o Every Tuesday, Elliott Harrison ranks NFL teams from No. 1 through No. 32 in his weekly power rankings. His power rankings will be a staple on NFL Network and NFL Digital Media’s programming throughout the week.
o To view the weekly power rankings: http://on.nfl.com/17CaPue
- NFL.com’s Around the NFL Blog
o Get the latest news & information from around the league with NFL.com’s Around the NFL blog
o Follow on Twitter: @AroundTheNFL
- NFL.com’s College Football 24/7
o Get all of the news and analysis from around college football with NFL.com’s College Football 24/7
o Follow on Twitter: @NFL_CFB
Catch all of NFL Media’s writers work here: http://www.nfl.com/news
NFL.com Presents Six Weekly Podcasts
- Dave Dameshek Football Program
- Around the NFL
- The Coaches Show – San Diego Chargers Mike McCoy
- College Football 24/7
- NFL Fantasy Live
- Move The Sticks – Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson
To listen to all six of NFL.com’s podcasts, visit: