FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 7th, 2020

‘72 DOLPHINS, ‘85 BEARS, JOE NAMATH, AL DAVIS, JOHN MADDEN & MORE: NBC SPORTS PRESENTS THE NFL FILMS SERIES NFL 100: GREATEST BEGINNING THIS SATURDAY AT 3 P.M. ET ON NBC

NFL 100: Greatest Series to Air on NBC Over Next Two Weekends, Highlighting Greatest Teams, Characters, Games, Plays, and Game Changers from NFL’s First 100 Seasons 

Programming This Saturday, May 9, on NBC Includes:

– NFL 100: Greatest Teams at 3 p.m. ET

– NFL 100: Greatest Characters at 5 p.m. ET

Greatest Games, Game Changers and Plays Highlighted Next Saturday, May 16, and Sunday, May 17, on NBC

Content to Stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 7, 2020 – Over the next two weekends, NBC Sports presents segments of the NFL 100: Greatest series, highlighting the greatest teams, characters, games, plays, and game changers over the NFL’s first 100 seasons.

This Saturday, May 9, NFL 100: Greatest Teams will air at 3 p.m. ET on NBC, followed by the Greatest Characters at 5 p.m. ET.

The Greatest Teams features the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins, led by head coach Don Shula, who passed away earlier this week, the historic defense of the 1985 Chicago Bears, Terry Bradshaw and the 1978 Pittsburgh Steelers, and more.

Hall of Fame quarterbacks Joe Namath and Brett Favre, former Raiders owner Al Davis, and legendary broadcaster and head coach John Madden are among the many individuals highlighted in Saturday’s Greatest Characters segment.

The NFL 100: Greatest series, which was produced by NFL Films and originally aired on NFL Network, was voted upon by an 80-person panel comprised of experts selected by NFL Media and the Associated Press and features interviews with current and former NFL stars and coaches and celebrity fans.

Programming will also stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

Following is a look at NFL 100: Greatest series programming on NBC:

DATE TIME (ET) NFL 100 PROGRAMMING
Saturday, May 9 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Greatest Teams
Saturday, May 9 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Greatest Characters
Saturday, May 16 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Greatest Games
Saturday, May 16 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. Greatest Game Changers
Sunday, May 17 Noon – 2 p.m. Greatest Plays

 

Following is a look at this weekend’s NFL 100: Greatest series programming on NBC:

NFL 100: GREATEST TEAMS

Top Five

    • 1972 Miami Dolphins
    • 1985 Chicago Bears
    • 1978 Pittsburgh Steelers
    • 1984 San Francisco 49ers
    • 1989 San Francisco 49ers

 

NFL 100: GREATEST CHARACTERS

Top Five

    • Quarterback Joe Namath
    • Owner, general manager, and coach Al Davis
    • Head coach and broadcaster John Madden
    • Quarterback Brett Favre
    • Cornerback Deion Sanders

–NBC SPORTS–