Franco Harris is one of the most revered players in Steelers history. A first-ballot Hall of Famer and four-time Super Bowl champion, the running back created one of the most iconic plays in NFL history with the Immaculate Reception against the Raiders in 1972.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the play, the Raiders will play the Steelers in Pittsburgh Saturday night. Leading into that game, there will be some special programming surrounding Harris and the play, including “Franco Harris: A Football Life” on NFL Network Friday.
The premiere will air on NFL Network Friday night, and feature interviews with Franco and some of the most notable Steelers of the time, including Terry Bradshaw and Joe Greene.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin spoke about it Friday, as well.
The standard that is the Pittsburgh Steelers was born on the Immaculate Reception. pic.twitter.com/RhKIKb8644
Here’s what to know to watch “Franco Harris: A Football Life.”
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Franco Harris’ iteration of “A Football Life” is airing Friday at 9 p.m. ET on the NFL Network. It will feature interviews with the following:
This will be the penultimate “A Football Life” of the 2022-23 season, with the conclusion being the 1972 Dolphins on Jan. 13.
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