NFL 2012 - Sky Deal Confirmed

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  1. meltonboy

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    NFL UK have confirmed a 3 year deal with sky - starting tonight with the 2012 opening game (DAL @ NYG).

    So we have sunday afternoon and early evening games on SS, with SNF on C4.

    Sky Sports announces three-year NFL deal | NFL UK

     
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    Monday night games on the BBC , what a result
     
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    Although red button presumably means there is no recording capability.

    Do we know if it would be on iplayer ?

    Meanwhile the C4 SNF game is in HD for the first time this season :)

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    Can't see any listing on my epg for the BBC games :-(

    Lots of coverage this year so I'm a happy bunny . IPlayer would be fantastic
     
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    Was hoping to get a half price sky sports code so i could watch the NFL but alas has timed out.

    Go Colts!!!
     
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    You could get a cheap freeview recorder, that would let you record off channel 301, 302 etc...
     
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    It seems ESPN declined to bid, so the BBC must have picked the games up really cheap.
     
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    For the past few season i have managed not to subscribe to SS thanks to the C4 coverage ie record SNF and watch on monday nights without the breaks.

    The statement is not 100% clear on thursday night games (which now seems to be a regular thing on the NFL schedule). It doesnt actually say every thrusday night game. This might interest me enough to subscribe.

    I guess we'll wait and see.

    Go Cowboys - the current best record in 2012 NFL :)

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    I only have SS and sky for that matter because of NFL even though I struggle to get the time to watch more than one game a week Anyway . I much prefer channel 4 coverage with mike presenting.

    Still need sky for playoffs :-(
    I was so close to buying the nfl game pass until I realised I would need sky for the play offs
     
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    Much like me. Before junior meltonboys came along, i would hapiliy sit on the sofa for 7 hours on a sunday evening watching NFL and then cancel SS after the season.

    Now having SNF to watch on monday night and in HD is perfect for my fix. Being in the UK, you can easily avoid the score and watch the game without knowing the result and skipping the breaks.

    Last year i didnt bother wioth SS for the playoff either (influenced by the fact that the cowboys didn't make it) and quite enjoyed the BBC highlights programmes.

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    I am usually a few months behind , I went to the Wembley game last year without getting around to watching any of the games beforehand .
    One year I had the sky plus box full and the misses would moan because of it and I'd gotten to June and worked my way up to the play offs when reading a home cinema magazine review of some tv announced how great it was watching the pats ( I think) win the superpower in Hd . I was so gutted as like you say it's easy to not find out the scores or so I thought . The year green bay won the super bowl I had just started watching the play offs by super bowl weekend when I bumped into a packers fan wearing his packers jacket . Of all the luck huh
     
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    If your into your American football I highly recommend a HBO series called Hard Knocks, it's been running for about 10 years and follows a different team through pre season camp, just watched the Miami Dolphins camp, very interesting stuff. It shows how ruthless they can be when cutting and trading players and also the athleticism of them as well.
     
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    A few years ago i used to watch the superbowl on monday night, until one monday morning i received an email from a mate, which read "how about them Giants ??" :rolleyes:

    I now record it and get up 2 hours early in the morning and watch it without the breaks :)
     
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    I have just seen that MNF is on iplayer for a week each time.

    This means no need to worry about the fact that you cant record off the red button on virgin tivo.

    Looks like i will now be watching two games per week :)

    MB
     
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    Fantastic thanks for the heads up
     
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    Another heads up - MNF has now made it to the BBC HD channel. Not sure if tonight is the first, but its on tonight / tomorrow morning at 0125 ish.

    The iplayer didn't work for this on virgin, so this is great for me - plus in HD :)

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    Thanks for the heads up. I have barely watched a game this season as been to busy :-(
     
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    MNF on BBC HD was a one off......doh


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