Friday January 30th, 2015

SI Now Live will air from Glendale, Ariz. at 3 p.m. ET on Friday, just two days ahead of Super Bowl XLIX. 

Broadcasting live from the host city of Super Bowl XLIX, host Maggie Gray will welcome several NFL players and pundits as guests.

NFL players who will join the broadcast include Odell Beckham Jr., Drew Brees, Patrick Peterson, Demaryius Thomas and Martellus Bennett.

Beckham is a candidate for Offensive Rookie of the Year after catching 91 passes for 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns this season for the New York Giants. He also gained notoriety for spectacular catches, including his one-handed touchdown grab in Week 12 against the Dallas Cowboys.

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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees led the league with 4,952 passing yards this season, but he failed to lead the Saints to the playoffs. Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson helped the Cardinals reach the postseason for the first time since the 2009 season, but Arizona was bounced in the first round by the Panthers

Actor and comedian JB Smoove, who notably plays Leon on Curb Your Enthusiasm, will also join the show. 

Sports Illustrated NFL writers Don Banks and Aaron Nagler will be on set to break down Super Bowl XLIX. 

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