FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, August 1st, 2013
Comcast SportsNet and CSNPhilly.com Ramp up Coverage of Eagles Training Camp with Specials, News Features and Expanded Preseason Access
Daily Reports from Veteran Reporters and Insiders Continue On-Air and Online
One Lucky Fan will win 2013 Eagles Season Tickets
PHILADELPHIA (August 1, 2013) – Comcast SportsNet and CSNPhilly.com continue to provide unprecedented access to Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp under new head coach Chip Kelly. The network will have wall-to-wall coverage of the Eagles training camp with daily reports, exclusive players and coaches interviews from the network’s veteran staff of reporters and insiders, and fans will have the chance to win 2013 Eagles season tickets.
Countdown to Kickoff
Throughout camp, Comcast SportsNet’s “Countdown to Kickoff” coverage will include daily reports with live player interviews, press conferences and practice highlights during every “Philly Sports Talk,” “SportsNite,” and “SportsRise.” Covering the team will be Derrick Gunn (@TheRealDGunnCSN), Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN), Rueben Frank (@RoobCSN) and John Gonzalez (@GonzoCSN).
New to the Nest: Coaches Edition
In addition to rookie head coach Chip Kelly, there are several new faces in the Eagles coaching ranks this season. Airing daily in “SportsNite,” beginning on Sunday, August 4, Comcast SportsNet will highlight the coaches in “New To The Nest: Coaches Edition.” Featured coaches include Offensive Coordinator Pat Shurmur, Defensive Coordinator Billy Davis, Special Teams Coordinator Dave Fipp, Defensive Line Coach Jerry Azzinaro and Offensive Line Coach Jeff Stoutland.
Birds of Summer
Beginning on Thursday, August 8 at 10:30 p.m., Comcast SportsNet will air “Birds of Summer,” the weekly training camp special featuring the latest happenings at Eagles training camp with a special focus on the team’s starting quarterback, and Chip Kelly’s first NFL Training Camp. Neil Hartman and Ron Burke will host the program featuring NFL Hall of Fame writer Ray Didinger, with a special guest commentator joining them each week. “Birds of Summer” will air every Wednesday at 10:30 p.m. throughout camp.
In addition to Comcast SportsNet’s on-air analysis of the Eagles training camp in “SportsNite,” “SportsRise” and “Philly Sports Talk,” CSNPhilly.com (@CSNPhilly) will have extensive online coverage from Eagles Insider Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN), and columnists Reuben Frank (@RoobCSN) and John Gonzalez (@GonzoCSN). Fans can join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #EaglesTalk or by logging onto CSNPhilly.com’s dedicated Eagles page: http://www.csnphilly.com/football-philadelphia-eagles.
Eagles Preseason Replays
Comcast SportsNet and The Comcast Network will replay four Philadelphia Eagles preseason games.
Eagles vs. New England
Saturday, August 10 at 3 p.m. (CSN), Sunday, August 11 at 1 p.m. (TCN)
Eagles vs. Carolina
Saturday, August 17 at 3 p.m. (CSN), Friday August 16 at 7:30 p.m. (TCN)
Eagles at Jacksonville
Sunday, August 25 at 3 p.m. (CSN), Monday, August 26 at 6 a.m. and Tuesday, August 27 at 7 p.m (TCN)
Eagles at NY Jets
Sunday, September 1 at 3 p.m. (CSN), Saturday August 31 at 4 p.m. (TCN)
Eagles Season Tickets Sweepstakes
The Philadelphia Eagles and Comcast SportsNet have teamed up to give one lucky fan the chance to win 2013 lower level season tickets. The contest runs from Friday, August 9 until Wednesday, September 4 at Midnight. For official rules and to enter the contest, fans can log onto www.csnphilly.com/seasontickets.