From June 17th through the 20th, shortly after the New York Giants depart from mandatory veteran mini-camp, wide receiver Ramses Barden and punter Steve Weatherford will take part in the NFL's Broadcast Boot Camp at NFL Films in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. They will also be joined by two former Giants, punter Jeff Feagles and wide receiver Michael Clayton.
The purpose of this boot camp is to help the athletes learn about the broadcasting business in an effort to expand their horizons post-NFL. And of the 128 players who have taken part in the boot camp from 2007-2012, 48 of them went on to land a broadcasting job.
This crop of 24 players, including the aforementioned current and former members of the Giants, will work with ESPN, CBS, FOX, NBC, NFL Network, SiriusXM, Dial Global Radio and other local networks to see the ins and outs of broadcasting. And each participant of this year's Broadcasting Boot Camp will have the opportunity to earn a guest broadcasting gig with the league’s United Kingdom broadcasting partners.
Both David Diehl and retired center, Shaun O'Hara, had previously taken part in this boot camp.
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