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This documentary series chronicles significant events in the National Football League, focusing on the sequence of happenings that led to a major milestone in the league. Topics covered include the retirement/unretirement travails of Brett Favre and the way that the league reacted to the terrorist attacks of 9/11.

Wednesday 8:00 PM et/pt on NFL Network
3 Seasons, 22 Episodes
December 3, 2015
Documentary & Biography
8.8/10
Cast: Tim McGraw, Deanna Favre, Brett Favre, Ted Thompson
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The Timeline Full Episode Guide

  • The story of the moment that New York Giants receiver David Tyree secured a seemingly uncatchable pass that thwarted the New England Patriots’ chance at a perfect season that was set to end in a Super Bowl victory.

  • Explores the most memorable cold weather playoff game in sports history that featured the face-off of two legendary teams: the Dallas Cowboys, led by Tom Landry, and the Green Bay Packers, led by Vince Lombardi.

  • Relive the exciting season of the 1991 Atlanta Falcons which head coach Jerry Glanville called "the most fun team ever in pro football."

  • The story behind the controversial call that secured a playoff victory for the Patriots in a season that ended with a New England Super Bowl win.

  • An in-depth look at the St. Louis Rams' record-breaking offense that pushed the team to two Super Bowl appearances and one Super Bowl victory from 1999-2001. The premiere episode includes interviews with Pro Football Hall of Famers Kurt Warner and Marshall Faulk.

  • Exploring the 1988 NFC Divisional Round Game between the Philadelphia Eagles and Chicago Bears.

  • The story of Vince Lombardi's one year of coaching in the nation's capital.

  • The Miami Dolphins became the embodiment of 1980's "cool'' and defined the style and substance of the league for years to come.

  • In 1978, NFL Films dubbed the Dallas Cowboys as "America's Team." Ever since, no team has become more loved, and possibly more hated.

  • The story of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and their inspired march to a first win that became as satisfying as any the league has ever seen.

  • The story of how Peyton Manning prepared for his record-setting 2013 season that spring and summer.

  • Legendary zombie filmmaker George A. Romero revisits Pittsburgh and members of the 1970s Super Bowl Steelers.

  • The story of the recovery and grand re-opening of the New Orleans Superdome post-Hurricane Katrina.

  • Exploring the complex history of football in Los Angeles through the lens of Christmas Eve 1994.

  • The inside story of how the NFL reacted to the crisis of September 11, 2001.

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