FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
COMCAST SPORTSNET & CSNCHICAGO.COM TO PROVIDE EXTENSIVE COVERAGE OF THE 2016 NFL SCOUTING COMBINE
CSNChicago.com Bears “Insider” John ‘Moon’ Mullin, “SportsNet Central’s” Kip Lewis to provide on-air/digital updates starting Wednesday from Indianapolis
Chicago, IL (February 23, 2016) – Comcast SportsNet and CSNChicago.com, the local television and digital source for the most comprehensive Chicago Bears coverage 24/7, will provide football fans with extensive coverage of the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine from Indianapolis, IN starting tomorrow Wednesday, February 24. The network’s Combine coverage is also scheduled to include interviews with Bears head coach John Fox and Bears GM Ryan Pace.
CSNChicago.com’s Bears “Insider” John ‘Moon’ Mullin (@CSNMoonMullin), SportsNet Central’s Bears beat reporter Kip Lewis (@csnkiplewis) will be on-site to deliver up-to-the-minute news & details on which potential future NFL stars are making the biggest impact on their path to a professional career. Mullin will also report on the Bears NFC North rivals (Green Bay, Minnesota, Detroit) after their respective head coaches and GM’s meet with the media. Additional on-site coverage will also be provided by digital producers Jake Flannigan, Scott Krinch, Scott Changnon, and Pablo Rodriguez for CSNChicago.com’s ‘BearsTalk” section (@CSNBears), which will feature numerous players/coaches/front office exec interviews.
“The NFL Combine is a wonderful event to develop and tell stories of young men chasing their NFL dreams,” said T.K. Gore, Senior Director of Digital Media for Comcast SportsNet Chicago. “Our CSN Chicago team will produce countless hours of player features that will be distributed as 2016 NFL Draft VOD content on all NBC Sports’ digital platforms, highlighted by NBC Sports Regional Networks and Rotoworld, as well as social media platforms via our strategic partnerships with Facebook and Twitter.”
Starting Wednesday, viewers are urged to tune in nightly to CSN’s sports news desk, SportsNet Central presented by Comcast Business at 6:30 PM, GMC SportsNet Central at 10:00 & 10:30 PM and SportsNet Central presented by CLR at midnight, along with CSNChicago.com 24/7 for feature stories, video highlights, extensive analysis and much more throughout the weekend. In addition, fans can get interactive with Comcast SportsNet’s coverage at the NFL Combine by utilizing the Twitter hashtag #BearsTalk.
The Combine kicks off Comcast SportsNet & CSNChicago.com‘s extensive two-month “Road to the Draft” coverage leading up to the 2016 NFL Draft in Chicago April 28-30. Beginning in early March, more than 150 NFL Draft Profiles that include analysis, statistics and player interviews will be released each day on CSNChicago.com all the way up to draft day. NBC Sports/Rotoworld’s Josh Norris will also be featured in several profiles and on CSN.