NFL Network Announces Subjects for New Season of Emmy-Nominated Series 'A Football Life'

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NFL Network Announces Subjects for New Season of Emmy-Nominated Series 'A Football Life'

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Highly-Acclaimed Series Returns for 8th Season on NFL Network​

11-Episode Season of 'A Football Life' Airs Fridays at 8:00 PM ET Featuring Dwight Clark, Brian Dawkins, Tony Romo, Doug Williams & More

Premieres Friday, September 14 with Former No. 1 Overall Pick Carson Palmer

NFL Network announces the subjects to be featured on the upcoming season of the NFL Films-produced, Emmy-nominated series A Football Life.

The eighth season of the highly-acclaimed series A Football Life premieres Friday, September 14 at 8:00 PM ET with a profile of former Pro Bowl quarterback and No. 1 overall pick Carson Palmer. The 11-episode season of A Football Life airs at a new time of 8:00 PM ET on Friday on NFL Network.

Among the subjects profiled this season on A Football Life in addition to Carson Palmer are:

  • Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor
  • 4-time Pro Bowl quarterback Tony Romo
  • 3-time Super Bowl champion and NFL Network analyst Willie McGinest
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame safety Brian Dawkins
  • Late San Francisco 49ers wide receiver/tight end Dwight Clark
  • Super Bowl-champion head coach Bill Cowher
  • Super Bowl-champion head coach Mike Holmgren
  • 3-time Pro Bowl wide receiver and NBC Sunday Night Football ​analyst Cris Collinsworth
  • Super Bowl-champion quarterback Doug Williams
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Thurman Thomas

Emmy-nominated actor Josh Charles returns as narrator of the series.

To view the trailer for this season of A Football Life, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBRWHwwv474

Below is a broadcast schedule for the September and October episodes of A Football Life:

  • September 14 – Carson Palmer
  • September 21 – Lawrence Taylor
  • September 28 – Tony Romo
  • October 5 – Willie McGinest
  • October 12 – Brian Dawkins

All NFL Network programming – including all episodes of A Football Life – can be streamed live through the NFL app and via Watch NFL Network on smartphones, tablets, PCs and connected TV devices tablet (Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, PlayStation 4 and Roku). Access is available for NFL Network subscribers of participating TV providers. For more information, go to NFL.com/nflnetwork.

 

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