The NFL postseason begins this week with wild card games on Saturday and Sunday. More than ever, early-round NFL playoff games seem to be decided because of the performance, or gaffes, of role players and no-name athletes thrust into a game-changing situation. It’s a reminder that NFL teams are made up of more than just superstars.
Every NFL player has a unique story of how they came to play pro football. Few NFL players’ stories are more interesting than that of Vince Papale, the subject of our Sports Movie of the Week: ‘Invincible.’ This 2006 drama stars Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear and Elizabeth Banks.