A Discussion with Tom Chaffee, Executive Producer of “The Chief”
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A Discussion with Tom Chaffee, Executive Producer of “The Chief”

Editor’s Note: In the tradition of telling football stories, we reached out to Tom Chaffee who was kind enough to speak with us about his time developing the film The Chief – the story about MORE ►

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Top 10 Preview: “Headstails”

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This Day in Football: November 22
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This Day in Football: November 22

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All-Audio: Another Look Back

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All-Audio: A Look Back
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All-Audio: A Look Back

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Films Encore: Danielson’s 5 TD Passes

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Top 10 Preview: The Birds Serve up a Turkey Day Stuffing
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Top 10 Preview: The Birds Serve up a Turkey Day Stuffing

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Our Week 11 Thoughts from 1NFL

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This Day in Football: November 20

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