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  • Sat., Jan. 28, 2017 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM CST Live Reese's Senior Bowl The Reese's Senior Bowl is one of football's premier pre-draft events, annually featuring the country's best senior collegiate football stars and top NFL draft prospects. NFL Network coverage includes Senior Bowl week practice recap and climaxes with the exclusive live game broadcast on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 at 1:30pm CT.
  • Sun., Jan. 29, 2017 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM CST Live Pro Bowl

    The NFL will celebrate its brightest stars of today and tomorrow with new Pro Bowl week festivities in 2017 in Orlando.

    Culminating with the 2017 Pro Bowl game at Camping World Stadium on Sunday, January 29 and televised live at 7 PM CT on ESPN and ESPN Deportes, Pro Bowl week will celebrate all levels of football -- from youth to high school to the NFL's best.

    The 2017 Pro Bowl will feature a return to the traditional AFC vs. NFC game format following three years using a revised, "unconferenced" format. The NFL's best will once again be in the spotlight as 88 players -- 44 from the AFC and 44 from the NFC -- are determined by the consensus votes of fans, players and coaches.

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  • Tue., Feb. 28, 2017 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM CST Live NFL Scouting Combine The NFL Scouting Combine is a vital event in the path to the draft. More than 300 prospects will participate in the 2017 combine in their quest to achieve their NFL dreams.

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  • Wed., Mar. 01, 2017 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM CST Live NFL Scouting Combine The NFL Scouting Combine is a vital event in the path to the draft. More than 300 prospects will participate in the 2017 combine in their quest to achieve their NFL dreams.

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  • Thu., Mar. 02, 2017 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM CST Live NFL Scouting Combine The NFL Scouting Combine is a vital event in the path to the draft. More than 300 prospects will participate in the 2017 combine in their quest to achieve their NFL dreams.

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  • Fri., Mar. 03, 2017 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM CST Live NFL Scouting Combine The NFL Scouting Combine is a vital event in the path to the draft. More than 300 prospects will participate in the 2017 combine in their quest to achieve their NFL dreams.

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History

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George Blanda, who came out of retirement with the emergence of the American Football League in 1960, was the offensive catalyst for the explosive Oiler squads of the early 1960s. He played quarterback and handled the placekicking chores in Columbia blue for seven of his NFL-record 26 seasons in the league. Blanda was the team’s leading passer and scorer in each of those seven seasons and still owns franchise records for most extra points (299), most touchdown passes in a season (36) and most touchdown passes in a game (7). He is also second in points scored with 596. The 36 scoring tosses stood as an NFL record for an astounding 23 years. Blanda’s NFL career records included most games (340), most points (2,002) and most extra points (943). He also passed for 236 touchdowns. But, perhaps most importantly to Oilers fans, Blanda captained the Oilers to two consecutive AFL titles in 1960 and 1961, earning AFL Player of the Year honors in 1961. Blanda’s career was divided into three distinct parts, 10 years with the Chicago Bears, seven seasons with the Houston Oilers and nine years with the Oakland Raiders. In 1970, he became the oldest quarterback to play in a title game. He was just a month shy of his 49th birthday when he retired before the 1976 season.

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