It’s NFL Draft Day during this one-hour special of NFL RUSH ZONE: Guardians Unleashed, “Knights of the Sky.” Hero Ish and his friends are joined at the NFL Draft by New York Jets’ Nick Mangold, Kansas City Chiefs’ Eric Fisher, Washington Redskins’ Robert Griffin III, NFL legend Michael Irvin and Cincinnati Bengals’ Cris Collinsworth to defend Earth and save the Rusherz and their home planet from devastation. Premiering Wed., May 7, at 8:30 p.m. ET on Nicktoons and Sat., May 17 at 8:00 a.m. ET on NFL Network, these NFL stars lend their voices to their animated personas during the special.
NFL RUSH ZONE: Guardians Unleashed, the third installment of the Emmy Award-nominated series, continues the journey of Ishmael (Ish) and his hero friends, the Guardians, on their quest to protect the NFL and world from new and familiar villains. The 20-episode series, co-produced by Nickelodeon and the NFL, is based on NFL RUSH ZONE, the NFL’s online world for kids. Featuring an assortment of NFL players and coaches, NFL RUSH ZONE: Guardians Unleashed airs regularly Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. (ET) on Nicktoons and Saturdays at 8:00 a.m. (ET) on NFL Network.