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  • Sat., Jan. 21, 2017 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM CST Live East-West Shrine Game The 2017 East-West Shrine Game will be held at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla., on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. CT. This is the seventh consecutive year that NFL Network (complete broadcast schedule) will provide exclusive coverage of the East-West Shrine Game -- the longest-running college football all-star game.
  • 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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History

Pro Football Hall of Fame
 

 
Mike Munchak was the eighth player overall and the first offensive lineman chosen in the 1982 National Football League draft. Selected by the Oilers, the former Penn State standout was an immediate success with the Houston club, earning the starting left guard spot in his first training camp. The 6-3, 281-pound lineman wasted little time establishing himself as one of the premier guards in the NFL. In 1984, in just his third year in the league, he was named to the first of seven All-AFC teams. That same year he received the first of nine Pro Bowl invitations. Not coincidentally, the Oilers' on-the-field successes increased as Munchak's development and experience increased. From their dismal 1-8 record in the strike-shortened 1982 season, the Oilers improved nearly every year that Munchak played. Along the way, the team advanced to the playoffs seven consecutive years (1987-1993) and captured the 1991 and 1993 AFC Central Divisional crowns. Munchak was a devastating blocker and considered the key to an offensive line that kept the Oilers at or near the top of the NFL's offensive statistical categories. In 1988 he led the Oilers' offensive line that gave up just 24 quarterback sacks which was third in the NFL. It was also the fewest sacks allowed by the team in 10 seasons. The following season the offensive line held opponents to no sacks in six games. In 1991, the Oilers offensive line finished second in the AFC and fourth in the NFL in the fewest quarterback sacks allowed. Behind the Munchak-led line, Houston led the NFL in total offense in 1990 and passing offense in 1990 and 1991. The Oilers finished second in points scored in 1990 and second in total offense in 1991. Equally effective as a run blocker, Munchak led the Oilers offensive charge in 1993 as the team finished fourth in the NFL in both average gain per rushing play (4.4) and average gain per offensive play (5.3). Although he suffered from chronic knee problems, Munchak played in 159 regular season games. His 12 seasons with the Oilers tied him for second longest in the franchise's history at the time of his retirement. He became the first player inducted into the Hall of Fame who played his entire career with the Oilers. Long-time teammate Bruce Matthews presented Munchak for induction

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