It’s been a long time coming, but Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Fame head coach Chuck Noll will finally be featured during the sixth season of “A Football Life.”
Per the Wednesday media release, the highly-acclaimed NFL Network series that premieres Friday, September 16 at 9:00 PM ET with a profile of Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Curtis Martin, also has profiles of Noll and former Steelers linebacker Kevin Greene, who was just recently inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, scheduled for this season.
The series will air on the NFL Network throughout the 2016 NFL season with 13 new episodes. Produced by NFL Films, the series continues to examine the iconic individuals and subjects that have had an undeniable and profound impact on the history of the National Football League, offering an inside look into their untold stories.
Among the subjects profiled this season on A Football Life in addition to Curtis Martin are:
Super Bowl champion safety Rodney Harrison
Former Pro Bowl wide receiver Chad Johnson
Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young
The late Pat Tillman
Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre
Former Pro Bowl quarterback Michael Vick
Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr.
Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman
Former Pro Bowl defensive back Charles Woodson
Hall of Fame linebacker Kevin Greene
Hall of Fame head coach Chuck Noll
On Saturday, September 3, a special preview of the upcoming season will air on CBS at 8:00 PM ET with a profile of newly enshrined Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre.
Below is a broadcast schedule for the September and October episodes of A Football Life:
September 16 – Curtis Martin
September 23 – Rodney Harrison
September 30 – Chad Johnson
October 7 – Steve Young
October 21 – Brett Favre
October 28 – Pat Tillman
As of right now, no dates have been announced for when the Noll and Greene episodes will air. However, judging by the dates announced above, they figure to debut in either November or December.
Noll, who was the Steelers head coach from 1969-1991, passed away on June 13, 2014 at the age of 82. He lead the Steelers to four Super Bowl championships during his coaching career and was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1993.