11/7 – Al Davis Featured in Season Finale of ‘A Football Life’

As an owner, team president, general manager, commissioner, head and assistant coach, and scout Al Davis filled a number of roles and impacted the game of professional football in ways few could match. On Friday, November 11 at 10:00 PM ET, NFL Network examines the life and legacy of the late Davis on Al Davis: A Football Life, offering an in-depth look into his six decades in professional football. The season-finale of A Football Life debuts the night after the Oakland Raiders play the San Diego Chargers to kick off NFL Network’s 2011Thursday Night Football schedule on November 10 at 8:00 PM ET. Each segment of the one-hour, NFL Films-produced documentary examines one aspect of Davis’ personality – the brand-builder, the tactician, the boss, the underdog, the Super Bowl champion and the legend – providing an all-encompassing profile of a true NFL original. The documentary features previously unseen NFL Films interviews with Davis, and new interviews with former Raiders players Matt Millen,Willie Brown and George Atkinson, former Raiders front office executive Michael Lombardi and Yahoo! Sports football writer Michael Silver reflecting on Davis’ career and legacy. Additional interviews include archived footage of former Raiders head coaches John Madden, Tom Flores and Art Shell, and current Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan discussing the NFL icon.