Apparently this past Saturday during the NFL Combine, Jerry Jones was on NFL Network talking with Rich Eisen and Mike Mayock and he mentioned the idea of cameras eventually being allowed into the room during the player interviews. Given that every team is represented at the Combine and every significant and not so significant college player is on hand, a lot of one-on-one interviews happen over the seven days.
As it currently stands, all of the physical workouts are filmed in some form or fashion. And of course, there are plenty of press conferences for the higher profile players. Would it be so shocking to see it reach the level of televised interviews? I don't expect it to happen, but it would not surprise me if the NFL decided to make it happen.
As PFT pointed out, one has to imagine there would be strategic decisions made on questions to ask and not ask if coaches and personnel people knew the world was watching. Just consider Coach Harbaugh and the 49ers front office. They barely let out a peep of real information, so I can't imagine them taking too kindly to this. Imagine how dull those interviews would be?
On a related note (masterful segue coming), SB Nation launched their new YouTube channel today and one of the first videos is a new weekly show called Bomani & Jones, featuring Bomani Jones. This first episode (embedded after the jump) has two topics. The first half is devoted to Ryan Braun and the second half (starting at the 4:50 mark) is about the idea of televising player interviews.Bomani & Jones, Episode 1