ESPN2 to Televise 2016 Pro Bowl Draft Live, Today


ESPN2 to Televise 2016 Pro Bowl Draft Live, Today

ESPN2 will publish a 2016 PRO BOWL DRAFT presented by USAA live from Wheeler Army Airfield in Hawaii, on Wednesday, Jan 27, during 7:30 p.m. ET. MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL voice Mike Tirico will horde a two-hour uncover with ESPN boothmate and Super Bowl-winning control manager Jon Gruden, and Hall of Fame far-reaching receivers and NFL Legends captains Michael Irvin and Jerry Rice. MNF reporters Lisa Salters and John Sutcliffe will offer as on-site reporters.

The uncover will resemble a NFL DRAFT group assembly with Tirico, Gruden, Irvin and Rice collected around a table, deliberating that players to name for a unconferenced teams that will contest in a Pro Bowl. Fans during home will be means to watch and listen to a decision-making routine in this ultimate Fantasy Football actor draft.

The ESPN telecast will concentration on skill-position players, regulating highlights from a 2015 NFL season. Gruden will also ready some of his possess film room segments as he does on MNF and in his annual GRUDEN’S QB CAMP series.

Separate from THE DRAFT room, a PRO BOWL players will watch THE DRAFT reveal in an adjacent aeroplane hangar where they will be assimilated by servicemen and women representing all 5 troops branches, and family members. Salters and Sutcliffe will control interviews with both players and troops members who are partial of a live audience.

ESPN’s display of a PRO BOWL DRAFT will also embody 4 first-person facilities from veterans of Wheeler and Pearl Harbor.

The 2016 PRO BOWL DRAFT will be constructed by ESPN’s MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL team, led by a producer-director twin of Jay Rothman and Chip Dean, who only finished their 25th deteriorate operative together.

“Our idea is to put a code new spin on this PRO BOWL DRAFT uncover – we wish fans to feel like they’re eavesdropping on a prolongation meeting,” Rothman said. “We also feel it’s critical to showcase where we are so we’ll shower in scenes from Wheeler and Pearl Harbor and compensate reverence to those who served and offer a country.”

ESPN’s MNF group will also benefaction a 2016 PRO BOWL on Sunday, Jan. 31 (7 p.m., ESPN, ESPN DEPORTES and WatchESPN) from Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii.

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