Documentary on the Legendary Al Davis Debuts Friday, November 11 at 10:00 PM ET – A Day After Raiders Open 2011 ‘Thursday Night Football’ Schedule Against Chargers
‘Ed Sabol: A Football Life’ Premieres Thursday, October 20 at 10:00 PM ET
Hall of Famers & Super Bowl-Winning Coaches Mike Ditka (October 27) & Tom Landry (November 3) Are Also Featured
Legendary NFL icon Al Davis, NFL Films founder Ed Sabol and Super Bowl-winning head coaches Mike Ditka and Tom Landry are the subjects of this season’s final four episodes of NFL Network’s critically-acclaimed documentary series A Football Life, beginning with Sabol on Thursday, October 20 at 10:00 PM ET. All four men are members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The life and legacy of the late Al Davis is explored in Al Davis: A Football Life on Friday, November 11 at 10:00 PM ET, offering an in-depth look into his six decades in professional football. A Football Life, produced by NFL Films, looks at all aspects of his career and features previously unseen interviews with Davis and those who knew him best.
The one-hour documentary on Davis debuts the night after the Raiders play the San Diego Chargers to kickoff NFL Network’s 2011 Thursday Night Football schedule on November 10 at 8:00 PM ET.
This week on Thursday, October 20 at 10:00 PM ET, Ed Sabol: A Football Life chronicles the profound and enduring impact that Sabol and NFL Films have had on the NFL, and how they revolutionized the way the game of football is viewed and remembered. In addition to interviews with Sabol, his son Steve and daughter Blair, A Football Life follows Ed throughout his entire Hall of Fame experience, capturing footage from the Enshrinees Dinner and behind-the-scenes of his induction speech.
To view the trailer of Ed Sabol: A Football Life, please click on the following link: http://nflfilms.nfl.com/2011/10/14/ed-sabol-first-look/