ESPN Kicks Off NFL Training Camp Coverage

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Courtesy: ESPN

The start of the 2015 – 2016 NFL season is still six weeks away (not counting the pre-season, which kicks off August 9th with the Hall of Fame Game). That aside, any NFL fan will agree that it is never too early to talk football, especially as pre-season camps have officially gotten underway. And thanks to ESPN, football fans are now getting in-depth coverage of every team’s training camp.

ESPN kicked off its NFL training camp coverage Saturday, July 25th and Sunday, July 26th with reporter Ben Goessling and Jeremy Fowler. Goessling was imbedded in Mankato, Minnesota with the Minnesota Vikings. Fowler was imbedded with the Pittsburgh Steelers in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Trey Wingo and company take over coverage of the Steelers’ training camp Monday, July 27th on ESPN’s NFL Live. Wingo will be joined by former Steeler and member of the 2015 NFL Hall of Fame class Jerome Bettis, Ryan Clark, and Merril Hoge. Reporter Josina Anderson will also be on hand for additional commentary and news. Also on Monday, reporter Mike DiRocco will have all of the latest from the Jacksonville Jaguars’ training camp. Continuing its full, in-depth coverage from around the leage, SportsCenter will have three of its anchors–Jay Harris, Lindsay Czarniak, and Matt Barrie–on the road on site for even more coverage. Harris will report from the Broncos’ training camp on Friday, July 31st, while Czarniak and Barrie will report from the Bucaneers’ and Texans/Redskins joint camps on August 7th and 8th respectively. In all, ESPN’s flagship program will have coverage from thirty of the league’s thirty-two total camps throughout the month of August. Additional coverage of each camp wil come from ESPN’s bureau reporters, from, and from NFL Nation team reporters. Those reporters will offer on-site reports and daily look-ahead stories giving insight into what fans should look for at each team’s camp. The current schedule for ESPN’s NFL training camp broadcasts is noted below.


NFL Team

On-Site Commentator(s)

Sat, Jul 25

Minnesota Vikings

Ben Goessling

Sun, Jul 26

Minnesota Vikings

Ben Goessling


Pittsburgh Steelers

Jeremy Fowler

Mon, Jul 27

Pittsburgh Steelers

NFL Live: Trey Wingo, Jerome Bettis, Ryan Clark, Merril Hoge and Josina Anderson


Jacksonville Jaguars

Mike DiRocco

Wed, Jul 29

Dallas Cowboys

Todd Archer


New England Patriots

Sal Paolantonio


New York Jets

Rich Cimini

Thu, Jul 30

Dallas Cowboys

Todd Archer


New England Patriots

Sal Paolantonio


Green Bay Packers

Rob Demovsky


Washington Redskins

John Keim


Denver Broncos

Jeff Legwold

Fri, Jul 31

Denver Broncos

Jeff Legwold, Jay Harris, Tom Jackson, Adam Schefter


New England Patriots

Sal Paolantonio


Buffalo Bills

Mike Rodak


Seattle Seahawks

John Clayton

Sat, Aug 1

Indianapolis Colts

Mike Wells


Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Josina Anderson

Sun, Aug 2

Tennessee Titans

Paul Kuharsky


Philadelphia Eagles

Sal Paolantonio

Mon, Aug 3

Carolina Panthers

David Newton


Detroit Lions

Michael Rothstein

Tue, Aug 4

Dallas Cowboys



Cleveland Browns

Bob Holtzman

Wed, Aug 5

Seattle Seahawks

John Clayton


Chicago Bears

Jeff Dickerson

Thu, Aug 6

New York Giants

Dan Graziano


Oakland Raiders

Shelley Smith

Fri, Aug 7

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Pat Yasinskas, Lindsay Czarniak, Ron Jaworski

Sat, Aug 8

Houston Texans/Washington Redskins joint practice

Tania Ganguli, John Keim, Matt Barrie, Ryan Clark, Louis Riddick

Sun, Aug 9

St. Louis Rams

Nick Wagoner

Mon, Aug 10

Kansas City Chiefs

Adam Teicher


Miami Dolphins

James Walker

Tue, Aug 11

Cincinnati Bengals

Coley Harvey


Baltimore Ravens

Sal Paolantonio

Wed, Aug 12

Arizona Cardinals

Pedro Gomez


San Diego Chargers

Eric Williams

Wed, Aug 19

New England Patriots/New Orleans Saints joint practice

Mike Triplett, Britt McHenry

*Subject to change

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