ICYMI: The week on Front Row

The NFL season kicked off this past week and the NFL Live team is just as excited as the fans.

In the video above, ESPN’s Trey Wingo, Herm Edwards and Mark Schlereth are on-set at the NFL Live promo shoot. The spot takes place at a “NFL resort” where the ESPN team is available to share football knowledge with “guests.”

Look for the ad next week.

ICYMI: Highlights from the past week on Front Row

•As the 50,000th episode of SportsCenter approaches (Thursday, July 13, 6 p.m. ET), ESPN Senior Vice President and Executive Producer Mark Gross addressed some of the most common SportsCenter-related topics and questions with Front Row.

Fan Central released the first edition of its mailbag. The initial offering provides answers to some of the questions fans have submitted including Jon Gruden’s Twitter status, the return of DLHQ and more.

Gerry Austin a former NFL official and the current Supervisor of Officials for Conference USA will join the MNF team to provide weekly insight on NFL rules and on-field enforcement. Austin also offers his perspective on the current NFL replacement officials.

•This week ESPN celebrated its 33rd birthday and announced the re-signing of six-time National Sportscaster of the Year Chris Berman, one of ESPN’s original anchors.

Row of Four
Our favorites from across ESPN over the past week

* Grantland heralded the new NFL season with helmet re-designs.

* A Cincinnati trumpet player fell during the Pitt-Cincy game. He was fine. His trumpet was not. UNITE “investigated.”

* The Mag released its annual “Ultimate Team Rankings.” Warning: Toronto Maple Leafs and Sacramento Kings fans need not click.

* Enjoy an array of photos in this gallery from ESPN Images.

(NFL Live ad video produced by Dave Williams.)

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