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[Editor's note: this is a paid advertisement]

I wanted to announce that this blog now has a sponsor for the season! We were approached by Comcast, who is looking to get the word out about Comcast Redzone (http://www.comcast.com/Corporate/Programming/sports/SEPackage.html) and they knew the best way to reach hardcore NFL fans was through SB Nation blogs. We’re proud to have them as a sponsor and it shows just how much this blog has grown and the kind of community we have here.

We won’t be bombarding you with marketing messages, but we’ll remind you every once in a while about some of the great sports features available from Comcast, like Redzone. For a little cash a month, you get the Redzone Channel which shows all the redzone action on NFL Sunday as its happening.

This weekend on Sunday, Oct. 4th, they’ll provide Redzone for free on Comcast from 1-4 PM.

Plus, they got stuff like On Demand content from the NFL network including game recaps of every game, every week; draft profiles, player profiles, etc.

So just wanted to say thanks to Comcast for sponsoring the blog and let you guys know about some of the stuff they have for NFL fans.

More info after the jump...

- Recently moved all of the major sports networks to their most popular tier of service giving it to millions more people at no additional charge, and launched ESPNU.  Also offering ESPN360  to their internet customers for free.

- Comcast also has the new NFL Redzone on its Sports Entertainment Package (about $5-7)  this channel is getting a ton of buzz, and fans love it.  This weekend Comcast will offer the NFL Redzone for free to all of its 17 million digital customers.  The ³free-view² will be available this Sunday, October 4 from 1 PM to 4:15 PM EST.

- This weekend,  NFL RedZone joins Comcast¹s current offering of live sports programming, as well as NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Network, ESPNU, MLB Network, ESPN, ESPN2, TNT, TBS, Golf Channel, Speed and Versus among others on its Digital Preferred package, and will also be available to its Digital Starter customers. Comcast¹s SEP, the usual home for NFL¹s RedZone, also includes the major professional sports networks, as well as CBS College Sports, Fox College Sports, Fox Soccer, Gol TV, the Tennis Channel and other networks.

- We also have On Demand content from the NFL network whose game recaps of every game every week, draft profiles, player profiles, etc.  We also have this type of content for specific teams including the Eagles, Steelers, Bears, Broncos, Seahawks.