NFL Total Access

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NFL Total Access
StarringLindsay Rhodes
Scott Hanson
David Carr
Heath Evans
Reggie Wayne
Willie McGinest
Country of originUnited States
Running time60 minutes
Original networkNFL Network
Original release2003 (2003) –
External links

NFL Total Access is a television news program on the NFL Network.

The network treats it as the league's "show of record" and bills it as the only year-round show dedicated to the National Football League, despite the ESPN show NFL Live running year round as well.

It is also broadcast on Sky Sports at various times in the UK.

During the 2007 season, another edition of the program previewing the week's action aired Saturday evenings on MyNetworkTV.[1]

NFL Total Access was originally at the 7pm ET slot before being moved down to the 8pm ET time slot on September 2, 2013. On July 14, 2014, NFL Total Access moved back to the 7pm ET slot.


NFL Total Access is hosted by Lindsay Rhodes and Scott Hanson. The main analysts are David Carr, Heath Evans, Willie McGinest, and Reggie Wayne, but other analysts include Terrell Davis, James Jones, Maurice Jones-Drew, Shaun O'Hara, Michael Robinson, Steve Smith, Sr.,and DeMarcus Ware.


Position Name Debut Notes
Host Lindsay Rhodes 2011 Co-Host, Monday-Friday
Host Scott Hanson 2018 Co-Host, Monday-Friday
Host Chris Myers 2019 Co-Host, Monday-Friday
Analyst David Carr 2016 Studio Analyst
Analyst Reggie Wayne 2015 Studio Analyst
Analyst Willie McGinest 2013 Studio Analyst
Analyst Terrell Davis 2003 Fill-in Analyst, lead analyst from 2003-2006
Analyst James Jones 2017 Fill-in Analyst
Analyst Maurice Jones-Drew 2015 Fantasy Analyst
Analyst/Host Shaun O'Hara 2012 Fill-in Analyst/Host
Analyst Steve Smith Sr. 2017 Fill-in Analyst
Analyst DeMarcus Ware 2017 Fill-in Analyst
Analyst Michael Robinson 2015 Fill-in Analyst


Position Name Tenure Notes
Hosts Bill Patrick 2003–2004 Now with NBCSN
Co-Host Kara Henderson 2003–2012 Retired to get married, raise her son; replaced by Amber Theoharis September 2012[3]
Analysts Marcus Allen 2005
Brian Baldinger 2003–2016 Suspended for comments made about Ezekiel Elliott[4]
Bobby Beathard 2007
Butch Davis 2005–2006 Left to become head football coach at North Carolina
Charles Davis 2007–2015 NFL on FOX game analyst[5]
Marshall Faulk 2006 Thursday Night Football analyst and GameDay Morning analyst
Michael Irvin 2009 Thursday Night Football analyst and GameDay Morning analyst
Steve Mariucci 2006 Thursday Night Football analyst and GameDay Morning analyst
Mike Mayock 2003 NFL Draft Guru
Warren Sapp 2008–2014 was fired for soliciting prostitution
Jim Mora Sr. 2003
Deion Sanders 2006 On location analyst
Sterling Sharpe 2003 fill-in analyst
Tom Waddle 2007 fill-in analyst
Solomon Wilcots 2003 fill-in analyst, reporter
Rod Woodson 2003–2011 Left after accepting a job as the Oakland Raiders defensive backs coach
Seth Joyner 2003–2005 lead analyst
Lincoln Kennedy 2003–2006 lead analyst
Ken Norton Jr. 2003–2004 lead analyst
Glenn Parker 2003–2004
Dan Reeves 2003–2005
Emmitt Smith 2005 Left to participate in Dancing with the Stars
Adam Schefter 2003–2009 now with ESPN
Mike Martz 2009–2010 Left to become offensive coordinator for Chicago Bears

Events covered by Total Access[edit]

Featured segments[edit]

  • Sounds of the Game

This feature provides fans with an exclusive, day-by-day pass to the sidelines of the NFL.

  • NFL News and Notes

The analysts discuss injuries, trades, signings and releases, and provide reaction.

  • Highlights

Sometimes, usually during preseason, the show has in-progress highlights.

  • Best in the Biz

The special guest of that episode will give his Top 5 list for the corresponding position in football.

  • NFL team cam

The show has the ability to go live to any NFL team headquarters at any time, using their "Team Cam" system, a high-quality IPTV-based video system that has been set up between the network's Los Angeles studio and each team location.

  • Around the League

Ian Rapoport gives leaguewide updates and inside information.

  • Path to the Draft

Daniel Jeremiah will take a look at college football players that are either helping or hurting their draft stock. In 2007 this became a show to lead up to the draft.

  • Nike Rewind

Game highlights put to music near the end of the Monday or Tuesday's show

  • 4 downs

4 topics are discussed at the end of the show


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Los Angeles Times[dead link]
  2. ^ "NFL Network On Air Talent: Find Names, Profiles, & More". NFL Network: On Air Talent - Retrieved 2017-11-06.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-01-22. Retrieved 2012-09-30.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Brian Baldinger reacts to massive NFL Network suspension after calling for Eagles' bounty on Cowboys' Ezekiel Elliott". Retrieved 2017-11-06.
  5. ^ "Charles Davis | Fox Sports PressPass". Fox Sports PressPass. Retrieved 2017-11-06.

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