SNEAK PEEK: A Football Life – The New Season
A Football Life

SNEAK PEEK: A Football Life – The New Season

A new season of the award winning biography series A FOOTBALL LIFE is coming soon to NFL Network.  Beginning Friday September 12 at 9pm/ET, tune in for compelling stories of the icons who have written … MORE ►

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This Day in Football: November 11
Kansas City Chiefs, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: November 11

The late Kansas City great Derrick Thomas broke the record for most sacks in a game on this day in 1990, with seven against the Seahawks. However, on the last and most important play of … MORE ►

Looking Ahead: 49ers – Giants
Films Encore, New York Giants, San Francisco 49ers, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

Looking Ahead: 49ers – Giants

For this week’s Looking Ahead, we take you back to January 5th, 2003 –  the last time the 49ers defeated the Giants, in one of the greatest comebacks in postseason history with a … MORE ►

Hue Hums the Raiders Song
Oakland Raiders, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

Hue Hums the Raiders Song

Before the Oakland Raiders take on the San Diego Chargers tonight at 8:20 pm/ET on NFL Network, we thought we’d let you listen to “The Raiders Song” for some pregame music.

As a bonus, watch … MORE ►

Week 9 Playbook Fantasy Hits and Misses
Fantasy Tips, Inside the Game, Nick Condit

Week 9 Playbook Fantasy Hits and Misses

That time again to see how the Playbook War Room fared with their week 9 fantasy predictions.

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Tim Tebow, Broncos: Tebow didn’t dazzle but Playbook thought he would be productive against Oakland’s man coverage, … MORE ►

Our Top Tweets from Week 9: Player’s Anthem
Best of Twitter, John Marsh, Ramblings and Rants

Our Top Tweets from Week 9: Player’s Anthem

Editor’s Note:  Below are a list of our favorite Tweets from Week 9.  But to get the full experience, listen to John Marsh’s podcast by clicking play on the player below!


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Looking Ahead: Raiders – Chargers
Films Encore, Oakland Raiders, San Diego Chargers, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

Looking Ahead: Raiders – Chargers

Thursday Night Football premieres tonight on NFL Network and the first matchup is between longtime rivals with an affinity for scoring a lot of points.

We look ahead to tonight by looking back to October … MORE ►

Midseason Follies
Follies, Inside the Game, Jonathan Smyth, Tales from the Vault

Midseason Follies

Halfway through the season we’ve seen amazing comebacks, outstanding rookie performances…and tons of mishaps, which is why we’d like to present to you the “Midseason Follies”:

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Al Davis: Producer’s Notes
A Football Life, Behind the Scenes, Ken Rodgers, Oakland Raiders

Al Davis: Producer’s Notes

When I was growing up, two villains made huge impressions on me:  Darth Vader and Al Davis.

The movies, of course, need villains to move the plot forward.  Screenwriters know that a great antagonist is … MORE ►

Drive of the Week: The New Joe Cool
Baltimore Ravens, Drive of the Week, Inside the Game, Jonathan Smyth, Pittsburgh Steelers

Drive of the Week: The New Joe Cool

What makes an NFL nickname stick? Some are accurate, some are absurd, and some are just plain funny. Some are given at a young age like Adrian Peterson’s. “All Day” was bestowed upon him by … MORE ►

This Day in Football: November 8
New York Giants, San Diego Chargers, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: November 8

Some players will be forever linked in history, as is the case with Eli Manning and Philip Rivers after being traded for each other in the 2004 NFL Draft. The debate between who got the … MORE ►