Wilson’s Banner Year
Behind the Scenes, Chris Weaver, NFL Films Presents, Paul Camarata, Seattle Seahawks

Wilson’s Banner Year

We didn’t know it at the time, but on April 16, 2013, when he took the stage in Seattle and asked the audience to support Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson by chanting along to a Phish … MORE ►

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Tom Landry: Producer’s Notes Part 2
A Football Life, Behind the Scenes, Dallas Cowboys, Neil Zender

Tom Landry: Producer’s Notes Part 2

Here is the second part of Neil Zender’s producer’s notes for “Tom Landry: A Football Life.” Click here to read the first part.

Another Landry innovation; the Multiple Formation Offense. Every time you see a … MORE ►

Real Men Can Dance
Heidi Bahnck, Ramblings and Rants

Real Men Can Dance

More than 50 years ago, an unlikely pair of legends appeared on screen together: Hollywood hoofer Gene Kelly and quarterback great Johnny Unitas.

It was 1958, and the venue was an episode of Omnibus, a … MORE ►

History Apprentice
Nick Condit, Oakland Raiders

History Apprentice

I thought I knew the NFL pretty well, coming into my apprenticeship at Films. Truth is I didn’t.

Sure I knew my fair share about the modern game and players that have starred in the … MORE ►

Tom Landry: Producer Notes Part 1
A Football Life, Behind the Scenes, Dallas Cowboys, Neil Zender, Sneak Peek

Tom Landry: Producer Notes Part 1

The Original Man in the Hat

Long before George Lucas dreamed up Indiana Jones, there was only one “Man in the Hat” and that was the head coach of America’s Team, Tom Landry. Unfortunately, … MORE ►

This Day in Football: November 1
New Orleans Saints, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: November 1

New Orleans was awarded an NFL franchise today, All Saints Day, in 1966. The Saints would record their first victory one year and a few days later, on November 5th, 1967.

Here’s the … MORE ►

Drive of the Week: Steelers Early Strike
Drive of the Week, Inside the Game, Jonathan Smyth, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers

Drive of the Week: Steelers Early Strike

Every Monday I sit in a room with analyst Brian Baldinger and watch game footage of Sunday’s best drives in preparation for NFL.com’s Drive of the Week. This past Monday, we looked at the Steelers’ … MORE ►

Films Encore: Halloween Special
Films Encore, NFL Films Presents, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

Films Encore: Halloween Special

Let the Halloween festivities begin! We’re going to celebrate by taking you back to one of our wackier shows from 1985.

Check out this spooky clip from “NFL Films Presents” hosted by Steve Sabol and … MORE ►

Inside the Game: How did Rex Vex Rivers?
Behind the Scenes, Edit Bay, Greg Smith, Inside the Game, New York Jets, San Diego Chargers

Inside the Game: How did Rex Vex Rivers?

My assignment on Turning Point last week was to edit a segment on the Jets 27 – 21 comeback win over the Chargers, in which New York outscored San Diego 17 – 0 in the … MORE ►

Headbanger Ball
Jonathan Smyth, Ramblings and Rants

Headbanger Ball

A few years ago, a friend posed the following question to me: “If you had to live without music or sports, which would it be?” This was very difficult for me to answer because I … MORE ►

Films Encore: Saints Fall to Rams
Films Encore, New Orleans Saints, St. Louis Rams, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

Films Encore: Saints Fall to Rams

Drew Brees and the Saints lost to a winless St. Louis team this weekend? What a shocker.

For today’s Films Encore we take you back to the last time the Saints lost to a winless … MORE ►