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Thursday, May 14th, 2020

“THE IMMACULATE RECEPTION,” “THE GREATEST GAME EVER PLAYED,” PAUL BROWN, AL DAVIS & MORE: NBC SPORTS’ PRESENTATION OF THE NFL FILMS SERIES NFL 100: GREATEST CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND ON NBC

NFL 100: Greatest Series Continues this Saturday and Sunday on NBC, Highlighting Greatest Games, Game Changers, and Plays from NFL’s First 100 Seasons 

Programming This Weekend on NBC:

Saturday, May 16
– NFL 100: Greatest Games at 2 p.m. ET
– NFL 100: Greatest Game Changers at 4 p.m. ET 

Sunday, May 17
– NFL 100: Greatest Plays at Noon ET

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STAMFORD, Conn. – May 14, 2020 – NBC Sports’ presentation of the NFL 100: Greatest series, highlighting the greatest games, game changers, and plays over the NFL’s first 100 seasons, continues this weekend on NBC.

This Saturday, May 16, NFL 100: Greatest Games will air at 2 p.m. ET on NBC, followed by the Greatest Game Changers at 4 p.m. ET. On Sunday, NBC broadcasts NFL 100: Greatest Plays at Noon ET.

The Greatest Games features “The Greatest Game Ever Played” between the Baltimore Colts and New York Giants in the 1958 NFL Championship, the 1981 NFC Championship Game between the San Francisco 49ers and Dallas Cowboys, highlighted by “The Catch” from Joe Montana to Dwight Clark, and more.

The Greatest Game Changers highlights NFL personalities and events with historic influence on the league’s first 100 seasons, including Paul Brown, Pete Rozelle, Al Davis, Bill Walsh, and George Halas.

Franco Harris’ “Immaculate Reception” in 1972, David Tyree’s helmet catch in Super Bowl XLII, and the Tennessee Titans’ “Music City Miracle” in the 1999 AFC Wild Card Game are among the many plays featured in Sunday’s Greatest Plays.

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 this weekend’s NFL 100: Greatest series programming on NBC:

DATE TIME (ET) NFL 100 PROGRAMMING
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

 

NFL 100: GREATEST GAMES

Top Five 

    • The Greatest Game Ever Played

1958 NFL Championship, Baltimore Colts vs. New York Giants

    • The Catch

1981 NFC Championship Game, Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers

    • The Ice Bowl

1967 NFL Championship, Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers

    • Epic in Miami

1981 AFC Divisional Playoffs, San Diego Chargers vs. Miami Dolphins

    • The Helmet Catch

Super Bowl XLII, New York Giants vs. New England Patriots

 

NFL 100: GREATEST GAME CHANGERS

Top Five

    • Head coach Paul Brown
    • NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle
    • Owner, general manager, and coach Al Davis
    • Head coach Bill Walsh
    • Head coach George Halas

 

NFL 100: GREATEST PLAYS

Top Five

    • Immaculate Reception

Pittsburgh Steelers RB Franco Harris’s game-winning touchdown catch off a ricochet in the 1972 Divisional Playoffs (December 23, 1972)

    • The Catch

San Francisco 49ers QB Joe Montana’s touchdown pass to Dwight Clark in the 1981 NFC Championship Game (January 10, 1982)

    • The Helmet Catch

New York Giants WR David Tyree’s helmet catch in Super Bowl XLII (February 3, 2008)

    • Music City Miracle

The Tennessee Titans’ game-winning kickoff-return touchdown in the 1999 AFC Wild Card Game (January 8, 2000)

    • New England Patriots CB Malcolm Butler’s goal line interception in Super Bowl XLIX (February 1, 2015)

 

–NBC SPORTS–