ESPN+ to Stream 16 Expert Panels to Help Kickoff the 2021 NFL Season

To help get fans ready for the 2021 football season, ESPN will stream tomorrow the ESPN+ Football Kickoff, an eight-hour series of 16 panel discussions with ESPN NFL Insiders and analysts – including Adam Schefter, Louis Riddick, Todd McShay, Ryan Clark, and more – diving deep into the players and stories making a difference this fall, while ESPN NFL Nation reporters break down each division in the league.

  • The 30-minute sessions will begin at 12 noon ET and continue through 8 p.m. ET.
  • Every hour on the hour, during panels available for all fans to stream on or the ESPN App, ESPN NFL Nation reporters will discuss one of the league’s eight divisions.
  • During the eight sessions on the half hour available only for ESPN+ subscribers, ESPN NFL Insiders and analysts will provide their takes on a variety of pre-season topics.
  • Any fan can submit a video question on the Kickoff Question Submission page.
  • All questions will be reviewed and may be answered by an ESPN NFL Insider, ESPN NFL analyst or ESPN NFL Nation reporter during the 16 sessions of the ESPN+ Football Kickoff.
  • Eight of the panels will be available to all fans and can be accessed here, while ESPN+ subscribers can watch all 16 expert panels here.
  • The full ESPN+ Football Kickoff Schedule is as follows:
    • 12:00 pm – NFL Nation: State of the AFC East | Mike Reiss, Marcel Louis-Jacques, Richard Cimini
    • 12:30 pm – Next Gen Film Room: Six Defining Plays of 2020  | Matt Bowen, Jeff Saturday
    • 1:00 pm – NFL Nation: State of the NFC East | John Keim, Tim McManus, Todd Archer, Jordan Raanan
    • 1:30 pm – Daily Wager’s Best Bets | Kezirian, Anita Marks, Tyler Fulghum, Joe Fortenbaugh
    • 2:00 pm – NFL Nation: State of the AFC North | Brooke Prior, Ben Baby, Jake Trotter, Jamison Hensley
    • 2:30 pm – QB Shuffle: QBs with New Teams in 2021 | Mina Kimes, Dan Orlovsky, Matt Bowen, Todd McShay
    • 3:00 pm – NFL Nation: State of the NFC North | Courtney Cronin, Jeff Dickerson, Rob Demovsky, Eric Woodyard
    • 3:30 pm – Football Insiders: Around the League | Jeremy Fowler, Kimberley Martin, Adam Schefter, Dan Graziano
    • 4:00 pm – NFL Nation: State of the AFC South | Mike Wells, Sarah Barshop, Turron Davenport, Michael DiRocco
    • 4:30 pm – Inside the Numbers that Matter | Dan Graziano, Seth Walder, Mike Clay, Brian Burke
    • 5:00 pm – NFL Nation: State of the NFC South | Jenna Laine, Mike Triplett, Michael Rothstein, David Newton
    • 5:30 pm – Who’s Next: 2021’s Breakout Candidates | Laura Rutledge, Ryan Clark, Matt Bowen, Dan Orlovsky
    • 6:00 pm – NFL Nation: State of the AFC West | Paul Gutierrez, Adam Teicher, Jeff Legwold, Shelley Smith
    • 6:30 pm – Fantasy Focus Roundtable | Field Yates, Mike Clay, Stephania Bell, Eric Karabell
    • 7:00 pm – NFL Nation: State of the NFC West | Lindsey Thiry, Nick Wagoner, Brady Henderson, Josh Weinfuss
    • 7:30 pm – Monday Night Football Q&A | Laura Rutledge, Louis Riddick, Steve Levy, Lisa Salters
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