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Monday, August 15th, 2022
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS 12-HOUR ‘ROTOWORLD DRAFT DAY’ FANTASY FOOTBALL MARATHON ON AUG. 17, CULMINATING WITH MATTHEW BERRY HOSTING PRIMETIME SPECIAL ON PEACOCK
Draft Day Programming Featuring NBC Sports EDGE Fantasy Football Experts Kicks Off at 9 a.m. ET With 12 Hours of Content on NFL on NBC YouTube Channel
Matthew Berry, NBC Sports’ Newest Commentator and Fantasy Sports Pioneer, Concludes Coverage Hosting “Rotoworld Draft Guide Show,” on Peacock at 8 p.m. ET
Special $1 Offer for Popular Rotoworld Fantasy Football Draft Guide Available Exclusively During Rotoworld Draft Day
STAMFORD, Conn. (Aug. 15, 2022) – NBC Sports will present its first-ever Rotoworld Draft Day event this Wednesday, Aug. 17, offering 12 consecutive hours of fantasy football programming and featuring expert analysis by NBC Sports EDGE personalities. The day – which kicks off at 9 a.m. ET on the NFL on NBC YouTube channel – culminates with celebrated fantasy football commentator and pioneer Matthew Berry hosting the special Rotoworld Draft Guide Show at 8 p.m. ET, which will stream on Peacock and can be heard on NBC Sports Audio Channel 85 on SiriusXM.
As fantasy football enthusiasts eagerly anticipate the new NFL season, Rotoworld Draft Day will provide a comprehensive and entertaining look at the best strategies for success from Berry (@MatthewBerryTMR), Patrick Daugherty (@RotoPat), and the rest of the Rotoworld Football Show podcast crew. The marathon day of programming will feature a variety of mock drafts, each covering different league formats; popular NBC Sports EDGE podcasts focusing on draft strategies; and an exclusive roundtable with some of the leading voices in fantasy sports.
The day will culminate with the Rotoworld Draft Guide Show, hosted by Berry and Michael Smith, co-host of Peacock’s Brother From Another, and featuring NBC Sports NFL analyst Chris Simms, NFL insiders Mike Florio and Peter King, NFL medical analyst Mike Ryan, and others, who will discuss draft strategies, rankings, sleepers and busts, and bold predictions. The Rotoworld Fantasy Football Draft Guide is the industry’s leading source for fantasy football news and information, featuring more than 450 extensive player profiles, “Sleepers and Busts,” player projections, positional rankings and tier groupings from Rotoworld’s NFL experts, and more. In celebration of the day, NBC Sports EDGE will be extending a special offer to purchase a Draft
Guide subscription for only $1 for the first month when using the promo code DRAFT1 at checkout.
NBC Sports’ social media handles for NBC Sports EDGE Football and Sunday Night Football on NBC on Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube will be promoting Rotoworld Draft Day throughout the day on Aug. 17, with clips of programming and prize giveaways.
|9 a.m.||Superflex Mock Draft with Denny Carter and guests||NFL on NBC on YouTube|
|10:45 a.m.||Fantasy Football Draft Mistakes to Avoid – Matt Stroup, Patrick Daugherty, Denny Carter||NFL on NBC on YouTube|
|12:15 p.m.||Non-PPR Mock Draft with Kyle Dvorchak, Lawrence Jackson, and guests||NFL on NBC on YouTube|
|2 p.m.||Rotoworld Roundtable – NBC Sports EDGE subscribers-only Q&A with Matthew Berry and Michael Smith||NFL on NBC on YouTube|
|3:15 p.m.||Best Ball Mock Draft with Pat Kerrane and guests
|NFL on NBC on YouTube|
|4:55 p.m.||Galaxy Brains with Patrick Daugherty and Denny Carter – a satirical look at the biggest football news of the day||NFL on NBC on YouTube|
|5:15 p.m.||PPR Mock Draft with Patrick Daugherty and guests||NFL on NBC on YouTube|
|7:25 p.m.||Love/Hate Preview with Matthew Berry and Patrick Daugherty – a sneak peek of a new show premiering later this month on Peacock||NFL on NBC on YouTube|
|8 p.m.||Rotoworld Draft Guide Show||Peacock, NFL on NBC on YouTube, SiriusXM Ch 85|
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