Eight-Episode Series from NFL Films and Featuring Rich Eisen Debuts October 2 at 10 PM
New York, NY – September 23, 2021 – Premium network EPIX today announced the premiere of NFL Icons, a new eight-episode docuseries from NFL Films.
Debuting on October 2 at 10pm and airing weekly, the series celebrates the biggest names in the history of pro football.
Each one-hour episode will focus on a single subject, whose career comes to life through a deep dive into the NFL Films archive.
Decades of interviews, highlights, mic’d up sound and never before seen off-the-field moments are placed into context by the Icon’s own words and narrator Rich Eisen.
This is a football storytelling series 60 years in the making, providing a collection of record-breaking accomplishments, emotional journeys and singular legacies.
Season 1 includes Pro Football Hall of Famers Jerry Rice, Emmitt Smith, Brett Favre, Marcus Allen, Jerome Bettis, Steve Sabol and Vince Lombardi – the names you know well, documented and dramatized in a fashion you can’t find elsewhere.
Episode 101 – “NFL Icons: Brett Favre”
You have to be tough, or crazy, to start more than 300 consecutive games in the NFL – at the quarterback position, no less.