NFL Media Kicks off Preseason with Exclusive Hall of Fame Game Coverage & Full Day at Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony

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July 31st, 2012

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NFL MEDIA KICKS OFF PRESEASON WITH EXCLUSIVE HALL OF FAME GAME COVERAGE & FULL DAY AT PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME ENSHRINEMENT CEREMONY

 

New Orleans Saints-Arizona Cardinals Open Preseason Pro Football Hall of Fame Game Sunday, August 5 at 8:00 PM ET

 

Saints QB Drew Brees 1-on-1 Interview with Marshall Faulk During Pregame Show Sunday at 5:00 PM ET

Hall of Famers Michael Irvin, Deion Sanders & Marshall Faulk Join Rich Eisen, Steve Mariucci & Stacey Dales for NFL Network’s 7 Hours of Live Enshrinement Coverage Saturday, August 4 at 4:00 PM ET

 

The 2012 NFL preseason is officially underway and NFL Network is the only place to see it live.

 

The preseason kicks off with quarterback Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints taking on wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald and the Arizona Cardinals in the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game Sunday, August 5 at 8:00 PM ET, only on NFL Network. NFL Network’s Thursday Night Football duo Brad Nessler and Mike Mayock call the first game action of the 2012 NFL preseason. Stacey Dales provides reports from both sidelines.

 

The NFL Total Access at the Hall of Fame Pre-Game show airs at 5:00 PM ET, taking viewers up to the game.

 

Special features on NFL Total Access at the Hall of Fame Pre-Game show includes:

 

  • · New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees sit-down interview with Marshall Faulk

 

  • · Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald live on-set

 

  • · New Orleans Saints head coach Joe Vitt 1-on-1 interview with Stacey Dales

 

  • · Hall of Famer Deion Sanders counts down his top 10 Hall of Famers of all-time

 

  • · NFL Network analyst and former Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kurt Warner examines the team heading into the 2012 season

 

  • · Report from New York Jets training camp

 

As six NFL legends are enshrined among the game’s greatest, NFL Network, NFL.com and NFL Mobile return to Canton, OH for one of the finest traditions in sports. On Saturday, August 4 beginning at 4:00 PM ET, NFL Network provides seven hours of live coverage of the 48th Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement, as the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame class of Jack Butler, Dermontti Dawson, Curtis Martin, Chris Doleman, Cortez Kennedy and Willie Roaf are enshrined among the NFL’s elite.

 

Rich Eisen anchors NFL Network’s Enshrinement Weekend broadcast team featuring Hall of Famers Michael Irvin, Deion Sanders and Marshall Faulk, along with Steve Mariucci and Stacey Dales. On August 4, NFL Total Access at the Hall of Fame Pre-Induction Presented by Fiat airs live from Canton, OH at 4:00 PM ET for a look at the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame class.

 

At 7:00 PM ET, NFL Network is live for all six enshrinement presentations, followed by a one-hour NFL Total Access at the Hall of Fame Post-Enshrinement Show at 10:00 PM ET with 2012 inductee Curtis Martin scheduled to join the set.

 

Special features on NFL Total Access at the Hall of Fame Pre-Induction show include:

 

  • · Hall of Famers Michael Irvin and Marshall Faulk listing their all-time Hall of Fame offensive and defensive teams

 

  • · Preview of New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees’ sit-down interview with Marshall Faulk

 

  • · Feature on 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinee, running back Curtis Martin

 

  • · Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath on-set

 

  • · 1-on-1 interviews with Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Marino and Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson

 

  • · Michael Irvin takes No. 1 overall pick of the Indianapolis Colts, Andrew Luck, on a tour of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

 

NFL.com will be live on the ground in Canton, covering the Hall’s Class of 2012 during the week’s festivities. Highlights of NFL.com’s coverage include:

 

  • · Gil Brandt examines each of the six inductees

 

  • · The Rich Eisen Podcast hits the road for an on-location edition, featuring interviews with NFL legends.

 

  • Dave Dameshek will take fans on a behind the scenes tour of Hall of Fame Weekend. For more information and to view previous episodes visit nfl.com/ultimateroadtrip.

 

  • · On-location reports on all of the week’s festivities and action from Around The League’s Marc Sessler

 

  • Video clips from NFL Network coverage

 

  • Blogs, photo galleries and original video features from Canton

 

 

NFL Media 2012 Hall of Fame Week Programming Schedule:

 

(schedule is subject to change)

 

Tuesday, July 31

10:00 AM – Inside Training Camp Live – LIVE

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – Inside Training Camp Today – LIVE

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 MIDNIGHT – Hard Knocks – 2010 New York Jets: Episode #1

1:00 AM – Hard Knocks – 2010 New York Jets: Episode #2

 

Wednesday, August 1

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – Inside Training Camp Live – LIVE

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – Inside Training Camp Today – LIVE

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 MIDNIGHT – Hard Knocks – 2010 New York Jets: Episode #3

1:00 AM – Hard Knocks – 2010 New York Jets: Episode #4

 

Thursday, August 2

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – Inside Training Camp Live – LIVE

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – Inside Training Camp Today – LIVE

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 MIDNIGHT – The Rich Eisen Podcast

12:30 AM – Sound FX: John Randle

1:00 AM – Hard Knocks – 2010 New York Jets: Episode #5

 

Friday, August 3

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – Inside Training Camp Live – LIVE

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – Arena Football Game of the Week: Jacksonville Sharks vs. Philadelphia Soul – LIVE

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 MIDNIGHT – NFL’s Top 10: Players Not in the Hall of Fame

1:00 AM – NFL’s Top 10: Players Who Never Played in the Super Bowl

 

Saturday, August 4

10:00 AM – NFL’s Top 10: Players Not in the Hall of Fame

11:00 AM – Sharpe Focus: Journey to Canton

12 NOON – Marshall Faulk: Rush to Canton

1:00 PM – Ed Sabol: King of Football Movies

2:00 PM – Deion Sanders: Canton Goes Primetime

3:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Players Not in the Hall of Fame

4:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Hall of Fame Pre-Induction Presented by FiatLIVE from Canton, OH

  • · Rich Eisen hosts, alongside Michael Irvin, Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk, Steve Mariucci and Stacey Dales

7:00 PM – 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Presented by FiatLIVE from Canton, OH

10:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Hall of Fame Post-Induction Show Presented by Fiat

12 MIDNIGHT – The Rich Eisen Podcast

12:30 AM – Emmitt Smith’s Road to Canton

1:00 AM – Jerry Rice: Catching History

 

Sunday, August 5

10:00 AM – The Rich Eisen Podcast

10:30 AM – Sound FX: Steve Young

11:00 AM – The Top 100: Players of 2012: #50-41

12 NOON – The Top 100: Players of 2012: #40-31

1:00 PM – The Top 100: Players of 2012: #30-21

2:00 PM – The Top 100: Players of 2012: #20-11

3:00 PM – The Top 100: Players of 2012: #10-6

4:00 PM – The Top 100: Players of 2012: #5-1

5:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Hall of Fame Pre-Hall of Fame GameLIVE from Canton, OH

8:00 PM – Thursday Night Football Special Edition – 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame Game: Arizona Cardinals vs. New Orleans Saints LIVE from Canton, OH

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Hall of Game Post-Hall of Fame Game

 

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