The NFL has teamed up with Enthusiast Gaming and XSET to launch a new esports series, "Tuesday Night Gaming," featuring NFL players of the past and present and the most prominent names in gaming. Tuesday Night Gaming begins Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 6:30 p.m. ET, streaming live on YouTube in the United States and Canada on Tuesdays throughout the NFL season.
A rotating roster of 12 NFL players or legends will team up with six gaming creators including XSET talent to partake in a competitive series in a variety of popular games. The teams will face off across three games each week, including popular titles such as Madden NFL 23, Rocket League and Fortnite.
NFL players participating include Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette, Eagles safety C.J. Gardner-Johnson, Lions receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown, and legends like Brian Orakpo, DeSean Jackson and Robert Griffin III. They'll join forces with some of the most well-known content creators in the gaming world, bringing together the worlds of football and esports for entertaining virtual action.