'NFL PLAYERS Helmets Off: Passions and Hobbies' to Air Throughout February on FSN

Award-winning show goes behind the scenes with stars of the NFL

Jan 28, 2010, 16:11 ET from NFL PLAYERS

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- NFL PLAYERS, the licensing and marketing subsidiary of the NFL Players Association, announces the release of "NFL PLAYERS Helmets Off: Passions and Hobbies" to air on Fox Sports Network throughout the month of February.

HARRY DOUGLAS (Atlanta), DOMONIQUE FOXWORTH (Baltimore), DANIEAL MANNING (Chicago) and BEAR PASCOE (New York Giants) star in the 30-minute television special. The season's final episode gives an exclusive look as Douglas and his teammates hit the local bowling alley, Foxworth helps give a community center a makeover, Manning hosts a challenging obstacle course for high-schoolers and Pascoe gets back to his roots on his family's cattle ranch.

Viewers should check local listings for the broadcast schedule in their area. Sponsored by EA SPORTS and Reebok, the half-hour programs give fans an inside look at the daily lives of NFL players and air on FSN from September through February.


Formed in 1994, NFL PLAYERS is the licensing and marketing subsidiary of the NFL Players Association.  Representing more than 1,800 active and many memorable retired NFL players, NFL PLAYERS "takes the helmets off" the players and markets them as personalities as well as professional athletes.  Through an exclusive sponsorship agreement between the organization and the NFL, players are integrated into NFL sponsor activation programs.  In addition, under an exclusive agreement between NFL PLAYERS and the NFL, NFLPLAYERS.COM, the company's official Web site, is part of the NFL Internet Network.  Each year NFL PLAYERS negotiates and facilitates extensive player marketing opportunities for players.  NFL PLAYERS activities include retail licensing, corporate sponsorships and promotions, special events, radio and television projects, publishing and internet.  For more information, please visit NFLPLAYERS.COM.

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