Published: October 6th, 2011 | Tags: First and 10, Brian Dawkins, Cam Newton, Fred Jackson, Green Bay Packers, Jason Taylor, Kansas City Chiefs, Kurt Warner, LeBron James, Mark Sanchez, Todd Haley, Tony Romo
You know the legend: Kurt Warner goes from bagging groceries to setting NFL records and winning a Super Bowl for the St. Louis Rams. Relive the incredible story of Warner’s rise from NFL Europe to NFL MVP when the documentary “Kurt Warner: A Football Life” premieres Thursday night at 10 p.m. ET on NFL Network.
Here’s what else is on tap for Thursday:
- Kurt Warner terrorized defenses for years, but the other side of the ball gets equal time Thursday when veterans Brian Dawkins and Jason Taylor discuss the league’s hot topics on NFL Network’s “Total Access” Thursday at 7 p.m. ET.
- Who can stop the Green Bay Packers? No one, says Elliot Harrison, who argues that all other NFL storylines in 2011 should take a back seat to the dominating run of the boys in green and yellow.
- Cam Newton has picked up the ins and outs of playing quarterback in the NFL faster than anyone expected, but as Jeff Darlington reports, he still hasn’t learned how to accept losing.
- Are Todd Haley‘s sideline antics wearing thin in Kansas City? Michael Lombardi gives his opinion on the Chiefs’ demonstrative coach and also takes Andy Reid to task for questionable clock management.
- With their 4-0 football team riding high and preparing for a big division showdown Monday night, the Detroit Zoo is making a statement by feeding a Chicago Bear to the lions. Really.
- With the NBA embroiled in a potential season-crippling work stoppage, LeBron James practiced in full pads with his high school football team this week, later taking to Twitter to ask the question: “Should I?”
- While the rest of the world is beating up on Tony Romo for his shortcomings, Kurt Warner has his sights set on another underperforming passer — the Jets’ Mark Sanchez.
- Bills RB Fred Jackson could continue his 2011 success against an Eagles defense that has allowed more fantasy points to runners than any other team. Find out who else you should start and sit in Week 5.
- Come up with names for the week’s most exciting plays, and tweet your way into the NFL history books. We’ll pick our favorites, and let users pick the final winner each week.
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