2016 NFL Schedule to be Announced Thursday Night

The schedule will be released on NFL Network, NFL.com, NFL Now and NFL Mobile from Verizon at 7 p.m. CT

The 2016 NFL schedule will be released on NFL Network, NFL.com, NFL Now and NFL Mobile from Verizon on Thursday, April 14 at 8:00 PM ET.

NFL Network's coverage will be highlighted by 2016 NFL Schedule Release Presented by Verizonon Thursday, April 14 at 8:00 PM ET, a three-hour special*hosted byRich Eisen and featuring analystsEric Davis,Kurt Warner,Shaun O'Hara,Brian Billick andMichael Silver. The special will break down the entire 2016 NFL regular season schedule, division by division, analyzing the top matchups and primetime games, including the 18-game *Thursday Night Football schedule on CBS, NBC and NFL Network.

2016 NFL Schedule Releasewill include reports and interviews from several NFL cities and team facilities weighing in on the 2016 schedule, including Denver where the season will kick off.

NFL Network hosts, reporters and analysts will be stationed in the following locations:

  • Denver– Jeff Darlington
  • Dallas– Albert Breer
  • New York– Kim Jones
  • Pittsburgh– Aditi Kinkhabwala
  • Arizona– Alex Flanagan
  • Houston– Tiffany Blackmon
  • Oxnard (Rams)– Steve Wyche
  • San Francisco– Patrick Claybon

Verizon customers can watch a live stream of NFL Network's 2016 NFL Schedule Releaseon their mobile devices with NFL Mobile from Verizon, including Windows 8.1 , iOS and Android. To download NFL Mobile from Verizon go to NFL.com/mobile or for more information, visit Verizon.com/NFL. Cable subscribers can also watch NFL Network across mobile, Xbox and Apple TV. Go to NFL.com/Watch for more information. Data usage applies for app download and use.

For fans who want to see their team's schedule in its entirety, NFL.com is the place to go on Thursday, April 14 at 8:00 PM ET. NFL.com will provide complete team-by-team and weekly schedules of all 256 regular-season games, listing opponents, sites and times.

Additional NFL Digital Media features include: 

  • NFL Media's Elliot Harrison will unveil a list of the 16 best matchups of the 2016 NFL Season, as well as a comprehensive look at the primetime games
  • NFL Media's Judy Battistaprovides a schedule round-up and analysis
  • The Around the NFL crew of Gregg Rosenthal, Dan Hanzus, Chris Wesselingand Marc Sesslerbreak down the 2016 schedule, analyzing which teams have a tough schedules, which teams got lucky, the best revenge games and the path back to the Super Bowl for the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers
  • NFL Now examines which teams travel the furthest during the year, the best homecoming games and the top five revenge games of the season
  • Senior Fantasy Football analyst Michael Fabianobreaks down the schedules for the top players at each position and the fantasy implications
  • Featured on social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat will be custom graphics showcasing the top matchups by week including holidays and Thursday Night Football; animations of team maps showcasing the schedule of top teams in a unique way; Snapchat drawings of Thursday Night Football week-by-week matchups; and highlights of prior top matchups
  • Interactive schedule pages on NFL.com organized by week and team

ABOUT NFL MEDIA

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Seven days a week, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, fans turn to NFL Network to receive information and insight straight from the field, team headquarters, league offices and everywhere the NFL is making news. Launched in 2003, NFL Network gives fans unprecedented year-round inside access to all NFL events, including the Super Bowl, Playoffs, regular season, preseason, Pro Bowl, Pro Football Hall of Fame induction weekend, NFL Draft, NFL Scouting Combine, Senior Bowl, league meetings, minicamps and training camps.

For fans on the go, all NFL Network programming can also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (NFL.com/mobile), the NFL app delivered on XBOX from Microsoft and Apple TV, and through Watch NFL Network (NFL.com/watch), with participating cable and satellite providers. For more information, log on to NFL.com/nflnetworkNFL.com is the exclusive internet home of NFL Network.

NFL content has never been more popular across the media landscape. According to the Nielsen Company, 199 million people tuned into the 2015 NFL regular season representing 78 percent of all television homes and 67 percent of potential viewers in the U.S. NFL games accounted for the top 25 and 46 of the 50 most-watched TV shows among all programming in 2015.

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