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NFL Network’s ‘A Football Life’ Profiles Stars of the 1972 Miami Dolphins’ Backfield

‘The Perfect Backfield: A Football Life’ Premieres Friday, November 14 at 9:00 PM ET on NFL Network

“We did one thing: we hit perfection. When you become a definition, not just a number, then you are in a special place.” – Larry Csonka

Larry Csonka, Jim Kiick and Mercury Morris are still remembered for achieving something that no other NFL team ever has: Perfection. These three running backs were a part of what is still seen in history as the best football team of all time: the 1972 Miami Dolphins.

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NFL Network’s Week 10 ‘NFL Replay’ & ‘Sound FX’ Schedule

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NFL Network’s Week 9 ‘NFL Replay’ & ‘Sound FX’ Schedule

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‘Ricky Williams: A Football Life’ Premieres Friday, October 31 at 9:00 PM ET on NFL Network

“I decide what it’s like for me, not other people. You can be whatever you’d like to be. You just have to choose it.” – Ricky Williams

The image of who Ricky Williams is varies for different people and places.

For the state of Texas and fans of the University of Texas, the image is of a Heisman Trophy-winning running back who displayed legendary feats on the football field. For the city of New Orleans and Saints fans, the image is of someone who was supposed to be an icon and example of what a professional football player should be. For many football fans, the image is of someone who cared more about off the field pursuits than football, and a great player who didn’t live up to his potential.

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Two-Time Super Bowl Champion Terrell Davis Featured on NFL Network’s ‘A Football Life’

‘Terrell Davis: A Football Life’ Premieres Friday, October 24 at 9:00 PM ET on NFL Network

“I gave it my all and there is not one moment that I look back on and say, ‘I wish I had done something differently.’” – Terrell Davis

“Without TD, we don’t win Super Bowls. That’s fact.” – Shannon Sharpe

Throughout Terrell Davis’ football life, one surprise has followed another. After walking on at Long Beach State, Davis eventually found himself at the University of Georgia – a football powerhouse. A sixth-round pick of the Denver Broncos, Davis found himself the opening day starter his rookie season. Two Super Bowl championships, one Super Bowl MVP, one league MVP, one 2,000-yard rushing season and 7,607 total rushing yards later, Davis hopes that next step is enshrinement in Canton.

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NFL Media Original Series ‘Undrafted’ Offers Look Into Lives of NFL Hopefuls

Airs Tuesdays at 9:00 PM ET Through December 9 – Available Digitally on NFL Now

Advance Premiere Following Chargers-Broncos Thursday, October 23 on NFL Network

Latest in Unscripted Programming on NFL Network

Every year, thousands of college football players leave school with dreams of achieving a career in the National Football League. Of those thousands, 256 players are selected in the NFL Draft. The remaining – the undrafted – are forced to overcome another obstacle to pursue their dream.

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NFL Network’s Week 7 ‘NFL Replay’ & ‘Sound FX’

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NFL Network’s Week 6 ‘NFL Replay’ & ‘Sound FX’ Schedule

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Heisman Trophy-Winning Quarterback Doug Flutie Featured on ‘A Football Life’

‘Doug Flutie: A Football Life’ Premieres Friday, October 17 at 9:00 PM ET on NFL Network

“Doug turns his weakness into his strength. Being short made him great. It made him bigger than everyone else in a way.” – Ian Thomsen

“When you are 6’4 you have to prove that you can’t play. When you are 5’10 you have to prove that you can play.” – Laurie Flutie

Former National Football League and Canadian Football League quarterback Doug Flutie is still regarded as one of the most beloved quarterbacks in football history. The Heisman Trophy-winner first entered the spotlight when he completed a “Hail Mary” touchdown pass in a game against the University of Miami in 1984 – considered one of the greatest moments in college football history. While people doubted his success as a professional quarterback due to his height, Flutie had a successful 21-year career and was inducted to both the College Football Hall of Fame (2007) and Canadian Football Hall of Fame (2008).

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NFL Media’s ‘The Trade: 10-12-89′ Remembers The Landmark Herschel Walker Trade

In-Depth Series Commemorating the 25th Anniversary of the Trade That Laid the Foundation for the Dallas Cowboys Dynasty of the 1990s

First Segment of 5-Part Feature ‘The Trade: 10-12-89’ Premieres Today on NFL Network, & NFL Now

In the history of the National Football League, no player trade has been larger than the Herschel Walker trade of October 12, 1989. Involving a total of 18 players and draft picks, the trade sent the Pro Bowl running back of the Dallas Cowboys to the Minnesota Vikings, ultimately changing the fortunes of two franchises. The Cowboys went on to win three Super Bowls in four years and solidify their status as the dynasty of the 1990s, while the Vikings failed to advance further than the divisional round of the playoffs.

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