Published: November 3rd, 2011 | Tags: First and 10, Baltimore Ravens, Eli Manning, Jim Mora, Jon Gruden, Kansas City Chiefs, Matt Cassel, Michael Fabiano, NFL Films, Rob Ryan, Shaun King, Terrell Suggs, Tom Landry
Tom Landry was one of the greatest coaches in NFL history, and one of the league’s most iconic figures. Find out what made the man such a legend when the NFL Films documentary “A Football Life: Tom Landry” premieres Thursday at 10 p.m. ET on NFL Network. And watch a sneak preview here.
Here’s what else is on tap for Thursday:
- Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs is never short on opinions when it comes to the Pittsburgh Steelers. Tune into NFL Network Thursday at 7 p.m. ET as Suggs joins “NFL Total Access” to further hype Sunday night’s showdown of AFC North rivals. And Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel will talk about his team’s incredible turnaround from 0-3 to 4-3.
- You can have a say in who wins top honors for last weekend’s games by voting for the NFL’s Hardest Working Man award, the Rookie of the Week, Air & Ground Player of the Week, and Never Say Never Moment of the Week. And don’t forget to fill out your Pro Bowl ballot.
- Who is the most intimidating player in the NFL? NFL Films talks with the top candidates to find out who scares them the most.
- Everybody knows about the big-name coaches potentially available for hire, but there also are some talented NFL assistants worthy of a promotion. Our analysts discuss which ones are most ready for their close-ups.
- The Cowboys presumably knew what they were getting when they hired Rob Ryan, but eight weeks into the season, NFL Network’s Jim Mora says Dallas’ defensive coordinator has been too much of a distraction.
- Jon Gruden won a Super Bowl as the Buccaneers coach eight years ago, but that didn’t endear him to some of his players, former QB Shaun King claimed in a recent radio interview.
- Eli Manning is quietly having the best fantasy season of his NFL career. In this week’s Start ‘Em & Sit ‘Em, Michael Fabiano explains why the Giants QB’s statistical success should continue in New England.
- 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.
- The NFL’s sizzling sideline sensations are in midseason form. Take a look at the best action from Week 8 in our latest cheerleaders photo gallery.
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