NFL LONDON GAMES MEDIA DAY/NFLUK PLAY 60 ‘SUMMER BOWL
WEDNESDAY JULY 12, 10:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. [Media availability 11:15 A.M. – 12:45 P.M.]
King’s House Sports Ground, Riverside Drive, Chiswick, W4 2SH
The National Football League continues its London Games series in 2017 by staging four regular-season matchups:
September 24: Baltimore Ravens at Jacksonville Jaguars (Wembley, 2.30 p.m.)
October 1: New Orleans Saints at Miami Dolphins (Wembley, 2:30 p.m.)
October 22: Arizona Cardinals at Los Angeles Rams (Twickenham, 6:00 p.m.)
October 29: Minnesota Vikings at Cleveland Browns (Twickenham, 1:30 p.m.)
Players from each of the competing teams will be available to media for interviews and photographs etc at the above event between 11:15 a.m. and 12:45 p.m.
A day-long festival of American football, Summer Bowl, will be staged at the King’s House Sports Ground, in Riverside Drive, Chiswick, on Wednesday July 12, with approximately 1,000 children between the ages of eight and 11 attending to participate in a ‘flag’ (non-contact) football tournament or to learn about the sport in a series of other activities.
Media are invited to film and photograph the event.
The full schedule for the day is:
10:00 A.M. Summer Bowl tournament begins (players as honorary coaches)
11:15 A.M. – 12:45 P.M. NFL London Games Media Day (players available for interview)
1:15 – 3:00 P.M. Summer Bowl tournament continues (players coaching)
The players in attendance will be (subject to change):
ARIZONA CARDINALS: Tyrann Mathieu, Safety
Former third-round draft pick. Selected for his first Pro Bowl in 2015, when he was also named as an All-Pro.
BALTIMORE RAVENS: Brandon Williams, Defensive Tackle
340-pound nose tackle who is starting his fifth season with the Ravens. Has started every game in past two years.
CLEVELAND BROWNS: Joel Bitonio, Offensive Lineman
Second-round draft pick who recently signed a five-year contract extension with the Browns. Entering his fourth NFL season.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS: Ben Koyack, Tight End
Drafted out of Notre Dame in 2015, beginning his third season with the team. Caught 19 passes in 2016.
LOS ANGELES RAMS: Johnny Hecker, Punter
Three-time Pro Bowl and three-time All-Pro punter during his five seasons in the NFL. Former high school quarterback.
MIAMI DOLPHINS: Kenny Stills, Wide Receiver
Entering third season with Miami, having previously played two years with London opponents New Orleans. Has164 career receptions.
MINNESOTA VIKINGS: Stefon Diggs, Wide Receiver
Fifth-round draft pick who has caught 136 passes in his two seasons in the NFL
NEW ORLEANS SAINTS: Alex Jenkins, Defensive End
Born and raised in Bath, before attending the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio Texas. Signed for the Saints as part of the NFL’s International Player Pathway programme.
Please indicate names of those from your organisation who will be attending in order to assist the entry process. Media will be directed upon arrival at the venue.
- There will be a media workroom on site with free wifi and a tea/coffee/water service. There is no food available on site.
- Media Day will be conducted in ‘mixed zone’ style, with no fixed timeslots allocated for interviews and no guarantees that everyone seeking a one-on-one interview can be accommodated.