NFL Media Honors Jim Brown's Legacy With 'Jim Brown 80 Years and Running' Special, Features and More

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NFL Media Honors Jim Brown's Legacy With 'Jim Brown 80 Years and Running' Special, Features and More

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​​NFL Media Celebrates Jim Brown's 80th Birthday with 'Jim Brown: 80 Years and Running' Wednesday, February 17 at 8:00 PM ET on NFL Network​

Marshall Faulk, Curtis Martin, Marcus Allen, Franco Harris & Eric Dickerson Join Brown in Roundtable Discussion

NFL Network Presents Jim Brown Features on NFL HQ & NFL Total Access

February 15, 2016: NFL Media celebrates the extraordinary life and career of former Cleveland Browns running back and Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown with Jim Brown: 80 Years and Running. Premiering on Wednesday, February 17, at 8:00 PM ET – Brown's 80th birthday – the one-hour special will feature a roundtable discussion between Brown and fellow Hall of Famers Marshall Faulk, Curtis Martin, Marcus Allen, Franco Harris and Eric Dickerson.

Jim Brown left his mark on the National Football League with record-setting performances both on and off the field, exemplifying the power of blending sports and entertainment. The athlete-turned-actor has influenced players' careers for decades, as the roundtable panelists attest to while sharing their most memorable moments with Brown.

Jim Brown: 80 Years and Running highlights key moments of Brown's life, legacy, as well as how he set the framework for players pursuing post-league careers in the media industry such as Michael Irvin, Deion Sanders and Michael Strahan. Brown also gives his take on current events and topics including philanthropy, the current state of the NFL, his relationship with the Cleveland Browns and more. An encore of Jim Brown: 80 Years and Running will air Wednesday, February 17 at 12 Midnight ET and on Sunday, February 21 at 11:30 PM ET.

In addition to the special, NFL Network will air four features on NFL HQ and NFL Total Access throughout the week, and a 'Twitter Takeover' will take place Wednesday, February 17 leading up to the premiere of Jim Brown: 80 Years and Running.

Also, an episode of NFL Network's Emmy-nominated series A Football Life will focus on Jim Brown to air in the upcoming 2016 season.

For more information on the program schedule and to access all Jim Brown content, please visit



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