Archive for July, 2015

NFL & English Premier League’s Tottenham Hotspur Announce Agreement For NFL Games To Be Played In New Tottenham Hotspur Stadium

Ten-Year Partnership Includes Playing A Minimum Of Two Games Per Year At Venue

The NFL and Tottenham Hotspur today announced that they have reached agreement for a minimum of two games per year to be played during a 10-year partnership at the English Premier League team’s new stadium in London.

The state-of-the-art stadium, due to open in the summer of 2018, will feature a retractable grass field with an artificial surface underneath that would be used for NFL games.  This innovative field will add greater flexibility in the scheduling of games, with the NFL having its own playing surface for games held at this venue.  This field will be multi-use and capable of hosting other sporting, entertainment and community events.

Both sports will have dedicated facilities ensuring that the new stadium, designed with a focus on atmosphere, will deliver the optimum experience for both teams and fans. It will be one of the most environmentally sustainable in the UK and also include a clear focus on accessibility via public transportation.

For the complete release, click here

NFL Training Camp Dates & Locations

For the training camp list of sites and rookie and veteran reporting dates, click here

Top 10 Players of NFL Network’s ‘The Top 100 Players of 2015’ Announced

Top 10 Players’ Ranking Unveiled Wednesday at 8:00 PM ET & 9:00 PM ET

‘Reactions’ Show Concludes Top 100 Players Annual Series at 10:00 PM ET – No. 1 Ranked Player Joins the Show

NFL Network’s The Top 100 Players of 2015 weekly series concludes Wednesday, July 8 when players ranked No. 10-1 are revealed in two, one-hour episodes at 8:00 PM ET and 9:00 PM ET. This is the fifth consecutive year current NFL players have voted to determine the top 100 players in the NFL.


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SERGEANT JOSEPH WHEATON OF ARIZONA NAMED 2015 NFL-TILLMAN SCHOLAR

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Sergeant Joseph Wheaton OF Arizona NAMED 2015 NFL-TILLMAN SCHOLAR

NFL & Pat Tillman Foundation Salute Wheaton’s Impact in Education

Chicago, IL–The National Football League (NFL) and the Pat Tillman Foundation are proud to announce that Army Sergeant Joseph Wheaton of Phoenix, Ariz. has been selected as the 2015 NFL-TILLMAN SCHOLAR.

In 2010, the NFL and Pat Tillman Foundation established the NFL-Tillman Scholar award to annually honor an individual who exemplifies Pat Tillman’s legacy of service. The scholarship is part of the Tillman Scholars program established by the Pat Tillman Foundation to support educational opportunities for military veterans and their spouses who are committed to a life of service in and out of uniform. As a result, in part from fundraising through the Salute to Service campaign, the Pat Tillman Foundation funds up to 60 scholarships annually for Tillman Scholars to pursue degree programs of their choice in medicine, law, business, government, education, science and the arts. The scholarship covers direct study-related expenses, including tuition and fees, books and living expenses. For the complete release, click Here