NFL Digital Media Offers Fans the Most Comprehensive Coverage of Super Bowl XLIX

“Super Bowl Live” to Provide Interviews with Players and Celebrities Live from the Super Bowl XLIX Media Center

Live Streaming Video of Super Bowl XLIX Accessible Through NFL Mobile from Verizon, NFL.com and SuperBowl.com

NFL Now to Provide Insight and Analysis from Top NFL Insiders and Access to Super Bowl XLIX Shows and Events

First-Ever Social Media Command Center to Provide Updates on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram Conversation Surrounding Super Bowl XLIX

With an array of interactive offerings, NFL Digital Media has the most complete and comprehensive coverage of Super Bowl XLIX in Arizona. Featuring NFL.com, SuperBowl.com, NFL Now, NFL Mobile from Verizon, the Xbox One NFL app and more, NFL Digital Media has something for everyone.

The following are highlights from NFL Digital Media’s coverage of Super Bowl XLIX:

NFL.COM & SUPERBOWL.COM: The official websites of the NFL and Super Bowl XLIX feature insight and analysis from top NFL insiders, plus exclusive video and multimedia features from NFL Network.

Both NFL.com and SuperBowl.com will stream Super Bowl Live, a video show live from the Bridgestone Fan Gallery at the Super Bowl Media Center presented by Microsoft Wednesday, January 28 – Friday, January 30. Additionally, Super Bowl XLIX Media Day Fueled by Gatorade on Tuesday, January 27, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s annual Super Bowl press conference on Friday, January 30, Super Bowl XLIX and live streaming video and clips from NFL Network are available on NFL.com.

Additionally, NFL.com and SuperBowl.com will feature the award-winning team of NFL Media columnists, analysts and writers providing complete coverage of all the angles surrounding Super Bowl XLIX. NFL Media columnists Judy Battista and Michael Silver, Super Bowl-winning coach Brian Billick, and Around The NFL writers Gregg Rosenthal, Dan Hanzus, Conor Orr, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling will deliver fans exclusive insight from Phoenix leading up to kick-off between the Seahawks and Patriots.

SUPER BOWL LIVE: Presented by Verizon FiOS, Super Bowl Live is a streaming video program on NFL.com, SuperBowl.com, NFL Now, NFL Mobile and Xbox One. Shot live Wednesday through Friday from the Super Bowl XLIX Media Center presented by Microsoft, Super Bowl Live is hosted by Matt “Money” Smith, Dave Dameshek, Adam Rank, and Molly Qerim and will feature player and celebrity interviews throughout the week.

The Super Bowl Live schedule on NFL Digital Media is as follows:

  • Wednesday, January 28: 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET
  • Thursday, January 29: 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET
  • Friday, January 30: 2:30 – 5:30 PM ET

SOCIAL MEDIA COMMAND CENTER: With the Super Bowl generating record-breaking activity on social media channels, for the first time ever the NFL Media group will add a Social Media Command Center to its arsenal of coverage for this year’s Super Bowl in Arizona. The Social Media Command Center presented by Verizon, is being run in partnership with the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University and will be located in the Phoenix Convention Center the week leading up to the Super Bowl.

With a dedicated location in the Super Bowl Media Center presented by Microsoft, NFL Media’s social team, with the help of more than 150 ASU students, will monitor all activity and conversation in order to stay up on the latest buzz and trending topics and keep fans near and far connected to all of the news and activity throughout the week. Leveraging the latest in technology for social monitoring as well as a custom monitor displaying the latest stats and data in real time charts and visualizations, the Super Bowl XLIX Social Media Command Center will be the new hub of information for fans. NFL Network and Super Bowl Live on NFL.com and SuperBowl.com will be providing daily hits from the Social Media Command Center and fans in Phoenix can visit the Social Media Command Center to explore the latest trends, news and information, or even to take selfies.

MOBILE APPLICATIONS: NFL Digital Media has fans covered on mobile, delivering all aspects of the Super Bowl XLIX experience.

  • NFL Mobile from Verizon: With NFL Mobile from Verizon, fans can access live streaming video on their smartphone of the Super Bowl XLIX broadcast on NBC, the 2014 Pro Bowl on ESPN, and a 24/7 live stream of NFL Network which includes exclusive Super Bowl content. NFL Mobile is free to download, with free premium access for Verizon MORE Everything Customers or Verizon customers with a Premium Subscription. To download NFL Mobile, visit NFL.com/Mobile.

Featuring live scores and stats, news and articles, tweets, photos and video highlights, NFL Mobile provides fans extensive coverage leading up to and during Super Bowl XLIX. NFL Mobile also provides access to Audio Pass (for purchase) which allows fans to listen to live play-by-play audio of Super Bowl XLIX on iOS, Android, Windows 8 and Blackberry devices.

  • NFL Mobile Super Bowl XLIX Guide presented by Verizon: This feature on NFL Mobile contains live streaming and on-demand video, voting for #WhosGonnaWin, and game score updates and stats. NFL Mobile from Verizon will showcase all of the events in Arizona with an event map and guide which includes “NFL Experience Engineered by GMC” featuring indoor mapping of the Phoenix Convention Center, Verizon Super Bowl Central, Media Day Fueled by Gatorade, Verizon Power House and more. The app provides fans with the ability to check in with their NFL Fan Mobile Pass, add events to their calendars, share via social media, and stay in touch with all of the happenings around the city with location-based alerts. Available within NFL Mobile on iOS, Android and Windows 8 smartphones.
  • #WhosGonnaWin presented by Verizon: Fans are encouraged to vote for which team they think will win Super Bowl XLIX at WhosGonnaWin.com or by tweeting their pick by using #WhosGonnawin to declare their fandom. The winning team’s colors will be featured in a nightly light show Wednesday through Saturday Night of Super Bowl week from Verizon Super Bowl Central in downtown Phoenix. All fans can also stream the nightly shows free through the NFL Mobile from Verizon
  • Official Super Bowl XLIX Digital Game Program: Fans can download the tablet-optimized version of the Super Bowl XLIX Official Game Program, available for Windows Surface, iPad, and Android tablets (via Google Play and Amazon App Store). The app contains all the latest information on the Seahawks and Patriots, featuring animated starting line-ups and sortable rosters, plus a complete history of the Super Bowl. Fans can also watch video recaps of the 2014 NFL Season, view real-time Twitter and Instagram feeds, and access archived Super Bowl programs.

NFL NOW: NFL Now, the league’s next-generation video service, will be providing fans access to Super Bowl XLIX interviews and events all week. NFL Now provides fans access to the largest digital library of NFL video anywhere though apps and browsers across an array of internet-connected devices. NFL Now’s Super Bowl XLIX coverage includes:

  • Original Programming: NFL Now will feature the following original on-demand shows from the NFL AM and NFL Live set in the Super Bowl Media Center presented by Microsoft
  • The Coaches Show
    • Wednesday, January 28: Former NFL head coaches Brian Billick and Steve Mariucci profile Super Bowl XLIX’s coaching staffs and preview the big game from a sidelines perspective
  • Move the Sticks with Daniel Jeremiah
    • Thursday, January 29: Former NFL scout Daniel Jeremiah breaks down the key matchups in Super Bowl XLIX and reveals his scouting notes from the game’s top players
  • Around the NFL Podcast
    • Friday, January 30: com writers Gregg Rosenthal, Dan Hanzus, Marc Sessler and Chris Wesseling discuss the latest news and major storylines heading into Super Bowl XLIX
  • Media Day Fueled by Gatorade: Tuesday, January 27
  • NFL Now will stream up to five podiums LIVE
  • “Best of” Super Bowl XLIX Media Day segments and analysis available on-demand immediately following the event
  • Interviews and Analysis for All 32 Teams
  • NFL Now host Marc Istook and analyst Curtis Conway will interview former athletes, columnists and media personalities from the Super Bowl XLIX Media Center presented by Microsoft in Arizona
  • NFL Now will provide season in review analysis as well as draft and free agent needs for all 32 teams
  • The Rich Eisen Show:
  • The Rich Eisen Show is on location in Arizona Super Bowl Week, streaming live Monday, January 26 – Friday, January 30 and immediately available on video on-demand
  • Live reports from both the AFC and NFC teams at SB XLIX Media Day

NFL FAN MOBILE PASS: Using insider access that only the official NFL digital properties can deliver, NFL Fan Mobile Pass provides fans with unprecedented access to players, celebrities and musicians – it’ s a unique complement to NFL fandom through the lens of entertainment.

During Super Bowl week Fan Mobile Pass presented by Microsoft Surface delivers unique and continuous content that is based on football pop culture. From Super Bowl XLIX Media Day Fueled by Gatorade to NFL Honors, NFL Fan Pass presents authentic experiences co-created with the players, celebrities, sponsors and NFL elite that will define the Super Bowl. NFL Fan Pass posts daily exclusive interviews, videos and photos on NFL.com/FanPass, NFL Mobile presented by Verizon and NFL Network.

Other elements of NFL Digital Media’s coverage of Super Bowl XLIX include:

LIVE STREAMING OF SUPER BOWL XLIX: Both NFL.com and SuperBowl.com will link to NBC Sports Live Extra’s live stream of Super Bowl XLIX to desktops and tablets. Providing fans located within the United States with an unparalleled companion experience, the live stream will include a host of unique features, complementing NBC Sports’ broadcast of the game, pre-game, post-game, and Pepsi Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show featuring Katy Perry.

For international fans, NFL Game Pass offers fans outside of the United States the ability to watch Super Bowl XLIX live or on-demand online in HD (certain restrictions apply depending on your country). NFL Game Pass offers full DVR controls to let fans pause, rewind and replay live and archived game action. For more information on NFL Game Pass, visit NFL.com/GamePass.

SUPER BOWL COMMERCIALS: Continuously updated during the game, NFL.com, SuperBowl.com and NFL Mobile from Verizon will post all of the Super Bowl commercials after they have aired on the television broadcast. Users can view the commercials, rate them (thumbs up or down), comment, and sort them by quarter, brand and top rated. Visit NFL.com/SuperBowlCommercials.

MVP VOTING: During the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLIX, fans will be able to vote for the Super Bowl XLIX MVP on NFL.com, either online or on web-enabled mobile devices. The fan vote counts as 20% of the overall vote, with the remaining 80% determined by the media. Visit NFL.com/MVP

NFL GAME REWIND: NFL Digital Media’s NFL Game Rewind delivers fans every play of the entire 2014 NFL regular season and postseason online, via tablet, or Xbox One and 360 in HD and commercial-free, complete with DVR controls (after the game has aired on television). Now included on NFL Game Rewind are more than 25 classic Super Bowls from years past, as well as most regular and postseason games since 2009. Super Bowl XLIX will be available on NFL Game Rewind approximately three hours after the conclusion of the game.

FAN COMMUNICATION: Especially helpful for fans in Arizona, the NFL will leverage push notifications through NFL Mobile from Verizon for unprecedented communication around Super Bowl XLIX. These push notifications will answer basic questions fans have from the most high trafficked locations around Phoenix, such as NFL Experience Engineered by GMC and University of Phoenix Stadium, site of Super Bowl XLIX.

During the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX, notifications will alert fans to things such as:

  • Autograph sessions and player appearances
  • Shop for official Super Bowl XLIX gear
  • Photo opportunities

On Super Bowl Sunday, fans will be alerted to items such as:

  • Security line opening times
  • Where fans should go for pre-game entertainment (after passing security)
  • When they should get to their seats

PODCASTS: Available at NFL.com/Podcasts and on iTunes, NFL Digital Media will produce a number of podcasts from Phoenix, giving fans analysis of the game and a flavor for the atmosphere surrounding the Super Bowl. The following podcasts will be available during Super Bowl week:

  • Tuesday, January 27
    • Around the NFL (audio only)
  • Wednesday, January 28
    • The Dave Dameshek Football Program
      • Will recap the best moments from Super Bowl Live
    • The Coaches Show Podcast
      • NFL Network’s Brian Billick and Steve Mariucci
  • Thursday, January 29
    • The Dave Dameshek Football Program
      • Recapping the best moments from Super Bowl Live
    • Move the Sticks with Daniel Jeremiah
      • Former scout Daniel Jeremiah will break down the scouting notes for Super Bowl XLIX
  • Friday, January 30
    • The Dave Dameshek Football Program
      • Recapping the best moments from Super Bowl Live
    • Around the NFL
      • Hear the latest happenings from around the league (audio and video)

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