Sky Sports NFL: Channel launch to feature Roger Goodell and Rob Gronkowski

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the returning Rob Gronkowski are among the guests as Sky Sports launches its dedicated NFL channel with a five-hour live show this Thursday, featuring contributions from all 32 franchises.

With one week to go until the NFL’s big kick-off on Thursday night, we will hear how the league has been preparing for a season like no other.

  • Sky Sports launches dedicated NFL channel

Virtual team meetings, regular Covid-19 testing and a host of big names moving teams has all taken place against a backdrop of Black Lives Matters protests across the United States.

Four years on from Colin Kaepernick’s stance against social injustices, the NFL have vowed to change and Goodell will be on hand to discuss how those changes will take place.

As well as the Commissioner, there are 32 teams to hear from and we have representatives from West Coast to East as some of the biggest names in the game join us to look ahead to the new season, which gets underway on Sky Sports NFL on Thursday September 10.

Gronkowski is joined by the head coach of the Washington Football Team Ron Rivera, Super Bowl-winning tight end Travis Kelce, New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold, Arizona Cardinals’ Budda Baker, Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone and San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch are part of the show.

A host of friends old and new from NFL Network join us include Redzone host Scott Hansen, Good Morning Football’s Kyle Brandt and Kay Adams, the Around the NFL team and regular contributors Jeff Reinebold, Cliff Avril & Takeo Spikes.

Five hours of coverage gets underway at 7pm with Neil Reynolds leading our coverage, alongside a host of guests including our Sky Sports panel of experts who’ll answer the pick of the questions that we want.

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