Washington Redskins Head Coach Mike Shanahan Sits Down with Melissa Stark on First on the Field Sunday at 7:00 AM ET — NFL MEDIA PROGRAMMING NOTES (12/19 – 12/26)

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Washington Redskins Head Coach Mike Shanahan Sits Down with Melissa Stark on First on the Field Sunday at 7:00 AM ET

Baltimore Ravens Linebacker Jameel McClain’s Relationship with The Salvation Army is Profiled on NFL GameDay Morning Sunday at 9:00 AM ET

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First on the Field — Sunday, December 23 at 7:00 AM ET

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At 7:00 AM ET, NFL Network is First on the Field with Melissa Stark, LaDainian Tomlinson, Sterling Sharpe and Michael Lombardi providing the first analysis of the Sunday’s games.

Melissa Stark interviewsWashington Redskins headcoach Mike Shanahan

Also featured this week:

  • Live reports from New Orleans-Dallas, Washington-Philadelphia, Cincinnati-Pittsburgh, Minnesota-Houston, and Indianapolis-Kansas City
  • LaDainian Tomlinson and Marshall Faulk discuss if Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will break Eric Dickerson’s single-season rushing record
  • Which playoff contender will receive coal in their stockings and miss the playoffs?

NFL GameDay Morning Sunday, December 23 at 9:00 AM ET

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At 9:00 AM ET, host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp and Michael Irvin take viewers up to kickoff on NFL GameDay Morning.

Ravens’ Jameel McClain & The Salvation Army: Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain has a close relationship with The Salvation Army. Having experienced homelessness as a child, The Salvation Army helped alleviate his suffering. Now, as a NFL player, McClain shows his gratitude through his devotion to the charity. As the holiday season is upon us, NFL Network explores why The Salvation Army will always be a part of McClain’s life.

Also featured this week:

  • Who has the advantage in the NFC East?
  • Will the Baltimore Ravens turn around their season?
  • Can Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson get the Vikings into the playoffs?
  • Can the Cincinnati Bengals knock the Pittsburgh Steelers from the playoffs?
  • The return of Santa Mooch
  • Ian Rapoport reports from Saint-Cowboys
  • Stacey Dales reports from Vikings-Texans
  • Jeff Darlington reports from Colts-Chiefs
  • Albert Breer reports from Redskins-Eagles
  • Aditi Kinkhawabala reports  from Bengals-Steelers
  • Kimberly Jones reports from Giants-Ravens

Immaculate Reception: A Football Life – Premieres TONIGHT at 8:00 PM ET

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NFL Network’s Emmy-nominated series A Football Life continues this week with the story of The Immaculate Reception. Premiering TONIGHT, t 8:00 PM ET, The Immaculate Reception: A Football Life features new interviews with a total of 11 players from both the Oakland Raiders and Pittsburgh Steelers including the two Steelers at the heart of the controversy, John “Frenchy” Fuqua and Franco Harris. Each of the Steeler and Raider players provide their perspective of what happened that day in Three Rivers Stadium. Their version of events has spawned four different conspiracy theories which are discussed in detail.

The Immaculate Reception: A Football Life includes interviews with the following people:

 

Franco Harris – Steelers running back

Terry Bradshaw – Steelers quarterback

John “Frenchy” Fuqua – Steelers running back

Rocky Bleier – Steelers running Back

John McMakin – Steelers tight end

Andy Russell – Steelers linebacker

Phil Villapiano – Raiders linebacker

George Atkinson – Raiders safety

Phil Villapiano – Raiders linebacker

Willie Brown – Raiders cornerback

Raymond Chester – Raiders tight end

John Madden – Raiders head coach, NFL Films interview from 1986

Al Davis – Owner of the Raiders, NFL Films archive

For the first look at The Immaculate Reception:A Football Life, visit:

http://nflfilms.nfl.com/2012/12/13/the-immaculate-reception-a-football-life-first-look/

 

Airing throughout the NFL season, A Football Life examines the iconic individuals and subjects that have had an undeniable and profound impact on the history of the National Football League, offering an inside look into their untold stories.

Jeff Schaffer, Sidney Rice, and Joe Benigno to be Featured on The Rich Eisen Podcast – Available for Download on NFL.com & iTunes

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The Rich Eisen Podcast is available to download on NFL.com and iTunes.

Jeff Schaffer, creator of the popular television series The League,joins The Rich Eisen Podcast. Schaffer and Rich Eisen discuss the history and direction of FX series which is concluding its fourth season.  Dropping in on the interview is Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice. Rice is one of many NFL stars who have made a cameo appearance on the Schaffer’s show.

Also joining The Rich Eisen Podcast is sports radio personality Joe Benigno from WFAN in New York. As a self-admitted New York Jets fan, Beningo analyzes with Rich Eisen the Jets’ season and their current quarterback situation. Where does the franchise go from here, specifically with quarterbacks Mark Sanchez and Tim Tebow?

The interviews with Schaffer, Rice, and Benigno will be posted at:

http://richeisen.nfl.com/

To download the latest editions of all seven NFL.com podcasts, visit:

http://www.nfl.com/podcast

 

THIS WEEK ON NFL AM, AROUND THE LEAGUE LIVE & NFL TOTAL ACCESS

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Wake up to the NFL on NFL Network’s NFL AM. Hosts Brian Webber and Nicole Zaloumis, and analysts Eric Davis, Mark Kriegel and Steve Wyche discuss and debate all of the NFL news. Guests from around the NFL join the show daily.

NFL AM is seen every Monday-Friday at 6:00 AM ET

Below is a schedule of what is to come on Around the League Live and NFL Total Access this week:

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Around the League Live:

  • Host: Fran Charles; Analysts: Tom Waddle & Michael Lombardi
  • Official Review featuring Vice President ofOfficiating Carl Johnson and Director of Officiating Dean Blandino
  • Albert Breer reports from Washington
  • Kimberly Jones reports from New York
  • Jeff Darlington reports from Baltimore
  • Michelle Beisner reports from San Francisco

NFL Total Access:

  • Hosts: Andrew Siciliano & Lindsay Rhodes; Analysts: Darren Sharper, Heath Evans & Michael Lombardi
  • Official Review featuring Vice President ofOfficiating Carl Johnson and Director of Officiating Dean Blandino – Re-air

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Around the League Live:

  • Host: Fran Charles; Analyst: Solomon Wilcots & Jamie Dukes
  • Ian Rapoport reports from Dallas
  • Kimberly Jones reports from New York

NFL Total Access:

  • Hosts: Scott Hanson & Lindsay Rhodes; Analysts: Willie McGinest & Shaun O’Hara

Friday, December 21, 2012

Around the League Live:

  • Host: Fran Charles; Analyst: Charley Casserly
  • Aditi Kinkhabwala reports from Pittsburgh
  • Ian Rapoport reports from Dallas

NFL Total Access

  • Hosts: Scott Hanson & Amber Theoharis; Analysts: Willie McGinest, Shaun O’Hara & Charley Casserly

THIS WEEK ON PLAYBOOK Friday at 8:00 PM and 9:00 PM ET

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8:00 PM ET – NFC Playbook with Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger, Matt Millen and Donovan McNabb:

  • Sterling Sharpe on why the Green Bay Packers need linebacker Clay Matthews  healthy going into the playoffs
  • Donovan McNabb on why Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris will have success against the Philadelphia Eagles defense
  • Matt Millen on why the San Francisco 49ers will struggle to stop Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch
  • Brian Baldinger on how Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo will pick apart the New Orleans Saints defense

9:00 PM ET – AFC Playbook with Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger, Matt Millen and Donovan McNabb:

  • Brian Baldinger on who will win the running back battle between the Houston Texans’ Arian Foster and Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson
  • Sterling Sharpe on how Cincinnati Bengals running back BenJarvus Green-Ellis and wide receiver A.J. Green will have success against the Pittsburgh Steelers
  • Donovan McNabb on how Denver quarterback Peyton Manning will lead the Broncos to their 10th consecutive win
  • Matt Millen on why the Baltimore Ravens pass defense will struggle against New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning

NFL’s Maurkice and Mike Pouncey Featured on NFL.com’s The Season: A Biography Presented by SAP

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Twin brothers Maurkice and Mike Pouncey have an unbreakable bond.Throughout their lives, they grew up as best friends, attended the same college, and played on the same offensive line for the University of Florida Gators. However, an unforeseen family challenge in 2010 would separate the brothers for the first time when Maurkice entered the NFL Draft as a junior. It was this separation which allowed each brother to fulfill their own potential, both on and off the field.    

The latest installment of NFL.com’s The Season: A Biography Presented by SAP profiles Maurkice and Mike Pouncey as their brother’s keeper.

 

To view this episode of The Season: A Biography, visit:

http://www.nfl.com/qs/theseason/season-3/index.jsp

Visit NFL.com/theseason every Tuesday for a new episode.

 

DAY-BY-DAY PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE (all times listed are ET)

 

Wednesday, December 19

5:00 PM – Around the League Live

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – Immaculate Reception:  A Football Life – Premiere

9:00 PM – NFL Replay: Pittsburgh vs. Dallas – Week 15, 2012

10:30 PM – Sound FX: Week 15, 2012

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 MIDNIGHT – NFL Fantasy Live

1:00 AM – Immaculate Reception:  A Football Life

 

Thursday, December 20

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air

2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

3:00 PM – Fearsome Foursome: A Football Life

4:00 PM – Immaculate Reception: A Football Life

5:00 PM – Around the League Live

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Rivalries

9:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Most Underrated Players

10:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Biggest Upsets

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 MIDNIGHT – NFL Fantasy Live

1:00 AM – NFL’s Top 10: Rivalries

Friday, December 21

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air

2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

3:00 PM – Sound FX: Rex Ryan

3:30 PM – Sound FX: Mike Tomlin

4:00 PM – Sound FX: Week 15, 2012

4:30 PM – NFL Films Presents: Just Horsin’ Around

5:00 PM – Around the League Live

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – Playbook – NFC

9:00 PM – Playbook – AFC

10:00 PM – NFL Holiday Spectacular

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 MIDNIGHT – NFL Fantasy Live

1:00 AM – NFL Holiday Spectacular

Saturday, December 22

11:00 AM – Playbook – NFC

12 NOON – Playbook – AFC

1:00 PM – Sound FX: Mike Tomlin

1:30 PM – NFL Films Presents: Just Horsin’ Around

2:00 PM – Immaculate Reception:  A Football Life

3:00 PM – Game of the Week: Oakland Raiders vs. Pittsburgh Steelers – December 23,1972

3:30 PM – Film Session (1993): 100 Greatest Touchdowns

4:30 PM – Sound FX: Jerome Bettis

5:00 PM – Playbook – NFC

6:00 PM – Playbook – AFC

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:30 PM – America’s Game: 1974 Pittsburgh Steelers

9:30 PM – America’s Game: 1975 Pittsburgh Steelers

10:30 PM – America’s Game: 1978 Pittsburgh Steelers

11:30 PM – NFL Total Access: Presser

12 MIDNIGHT – NFL Total Access: Postgame

Sunday, December 23

7:00 AM – First on the Field

9:00 AM – NFL GameDay Morning

1:00 PM – NFL GameCenter

4:00 PM – NFL GameDay Scoreboard

7:30 PM – NFL GameDay Highlights

11:30 PM – NFL GameDay Final

Monday, December 24

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air

2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

3:00 PM – Around the League Live

6:00 PM – Up to the Minute

6:30 PM – The Coaches Show

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:30 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Weather Games

9:30 PM – NFL’s Greatest Games:Green Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys – 1967 NFLConference Championship

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

 

Tuesday, December 25

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air

2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

3:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Football Families

4:00 PM – NFL Films Presents: Christmas Spirit

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