NFL Now, FOX Sports GO establish game plans before kickoff

Just ahead of tonight’s kickoff to the NFL season, the league announced that its next-gen video service, NFL Now, is now live on five new platforms: NFL Mobile phone and tablet applications, Amazon Kindle Fire, Fire Phone and Fire TV, and Yahoo! Screen. In addition, the league unveiled two new original unscripted series from NFL Media, Finding Giants, and Undrafted will be made available on the platform. Finding Giants goes behind-the-scenes with the New York Giants Scouting Department to explore how the team approaches scouting, drafting and teambuilding in four thirty-minute episodes. Undrafted goes inside the lives of various athletes as they prepare for the NFL’s Super Regional Combines.

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