2013 NFL SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED THURSDAY, APRIL 18 AT 8:00 PM ET ON NFL NETWORK & NFL.COM
Three-Hour 'Schedule Release '13' Show Breaks Down 2013 NFL Schedule
Broncos LB Von Miller & Ravens WR Torrey Smith In-Studio on 'The Perfect Schedule '13' Wednesday, April 17 at 9:00 PM ET
The 2013 NFL schedule will be released on NFL Network and NFL.com Thursday, April 18 at 8:00 PM ET on Schedule Release '13. Hosted by Andrew Siciliano and featuring analysts Willie McGinest, Heath Evans, Shaun O'Hara and Brian Baldinger, the three-hour special breaks down the entire 2013 regular season schedule, division by division, analyzing the top matchups and primetime games.
During the show, McGinest, Evans, O'Hara and Baldinger analyze the 2013 regular season schedule, pinpoint "Hot Spots" in the schedule by identifying the top games each week, and provide their Super Bowl XLVIII predictions. Additionally, the analysts examine the 13-game NFL Network Thursday Night Football schedule.
Former chairman of NBC Sports Dick Ebersol joins as a guest analyst to provide his insight and thoughts on all of the primetime national television schedules, bringing four decades of sports television experience.
Throughout the show, fans can interact with the analysts and voice their opinions on the 2013 NFL schedule by posing questions via Twitter (@nflnetwork) and Facebook (facebook.com/nflnetwork).
For fans who want to see their team's entire schedule immediately, NFL.com is the place to go on Thursday 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 on a new schedule page that integrates social media and video highlights. Additionally, NFL.com features movie-like trailers previewing the top games on the schedule, sponsored by DirecTV, which can be viewed now at www.NFL.com/movietrailers.
NFL.com's Elliott Harrison has a comprehensive list of the 13 best games of the 2013 NFL Season, which can be found at: www.NFL.com/top13gamesof13. NFL.com's Fantasy Editor Michael Fabiano also provides an early scouting report on which players fantasy users should target in the draft and which ones have favorable schedules come playoff time.
On Wednesday, April 17 at 9:00 PM ET, The Perfect Schedule '13 selects the best 17 games for the year ahead. Hosted by Andrew Siciliano and Amber Theoharis, and featuring analysts Warren Sapp, Darren Sharper, Willie McGinest, Heath Evans, Brian Billick and Daniel Jeremiah, the hour-long Perfect Schedule '13 examines who the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens should open the 2013 season against, as well as the best homecoming games, playoff rematches and quarterback matchups. Additionally, Mark Kriegel examines Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker facing his former team, the New England Patriots.
Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller and Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith appear in-studio on The Perfect Schedule '13 to provide their thoughts and opinions on their teams' schedules.
Later this week fans will be able to participate in an online vote to predict the entire 2013 season, including the eight divisional champions and their projected Super Bowl XLVIII champion.
For complete analysis of the 2013 schedule, NFL.com writers have it covered from every angle, providing Super Bowl predictions, the best primetime matchups and each team's strength of schedule.
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