To celebrate the return of football, the NFL will host the 2022 Kickoff Experience Presented By Verizon on Thursday, September 8, at Alamitos Beach in Long Beach, California.
The Kickoff Experience will take place prior to the game between the Buffalo Bills and Super Bowl LVI Champions, Los Angeles Rams at SoFi Stadium.
The event will bring fans closer to the NFL experience through football-themed interactive games and other activities including:
Appearances by Bills and Rams Legends; photo ops with the Vince Lombardi Trophy and all 56 Super Bowl rings; the Field Goal Kick event presented by Snickers and the 2022 NFL KICKOFF WATCH PARTY of the Bills versus Rams game.
According to the NFL, fans are invited to bring lawn or beach chairs and blankets to enjoy the game comfortably. Access to the Watch Party is free and open to the public on a first come, first serve basis.
To accompany the live presentation of NFL Kickoff on NBC, Peacock and Universo, the Bills – Rams game will be streamed live across all devices via NBC, NBC Sports and NFL digital properties. Live audio coverage of the game will be broadcast nationally by Westwood One Radio and carried on SiriusXM and the NFL app. SiriusXM will also carry the local audio broadcasts of the game. Universo’s Spanish language coverage will begin at 8 p.m. ET.
Fans can stream live game content via NFL plus, the League’s new exclusive video streaming subscription service. With NFL plus, watch live local and primetime regular season and postseason games on a mobile device, listen to live game audio, and more. NFL plus is available within the NFL app and at NFL.com. Fans can visit https://www.nfl.com/plus/learn-more for further details.
Joseph Phillips is the Sports Editor for the Chicago Crusader Newspaper. He is a Chicago native, who has been a sports writer for over 17 years. He also hosts the SC Media News and Sports Network Q&A radio show on WHPK 88.5 FM Chicago.