via press release:
NFL Network and NFL.com continue wall-to-wall coverage of a week full of NFL news with live coverage at 3:00 PM ET of Stanford’s Pro Day featuring quarterback Andrew Luck.
NFL Network was live for 30 hours from Monday-Wednesday – beginning with the news breaking Monday on free agent quarterback Peyton Manning choosing to sign with the Denver Broncos, continuing through Manning’s Tuesday press conference, and concluding with Wednesday’s NFL announcement of discipline in the Saints bounty investigation, the trade of Tim Tebow to the New York Jets, and quarterback Robert Griffin III’s Baylor Pro Day – and the fans watched in big numbers.
Full day viewership for NFL Network on Monday-Tuesday jumped 235 percent over the comparable Mon-Tues. last March, including a 213 percent increase in primetime viewership with an average of 216,000 viewers. (These respective numbers were also up 295 percent and 204 percent over 2010.) Wednesday’s overnight ratings spiked 333 percent over last year (viewership numbers will be available later today).
The NFL’s digital media platforms — including NFL.com, NFL Mobile Only From Verizon and other NFL mobile products — posted a 502 percent increase in page views compared to the comparable Mon.-Wed time period last March.
Following the Stanford Pro Day, NFL Network’s live coverage continues with Path to the Draft at 6:00 PM ET and NFL Total Access at 7:00 PM ET.
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