The series is a gritty ensemble drama about the off-field lives of a group of players on a pro football team and how they deal with the pressure of being on the professional level.

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 Coach George (11 episodes, 2003)
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 Demetrius Harris (11 episodes, 2003)
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 Leon Taylor (11 episodes, 2003)
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 Eric Olczyk (11 episodes, 2003)
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 Kelvin 'Buffalo' James (11 episodes, 2003)
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 Derek McConnell (11 episodes, 2003)
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 Gene Wilbanks (11 episodes, 2003)
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 Phil Chambers (11 episodes, 2003)
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 Coach Rudman (9 episodes, 2003)
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 Robin Taylor (8 episodes, 2003)
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 Thad Guerwitcz (9 episodes, 2003)
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 Samantha Lovett (7 episodes, 2003)
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 Stephen Lyles (6 episodes, 2003)
Orlando Bowen
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Andrew Martin
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 Dr. Gatewood (6 episodes, 2003)
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 Guard Dog Fredericks (5 episodes, 2003)
Michael Miller
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Joseph Pierre
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Tacquira LaTouche ...
 Herself (5 episodes, 2003)
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The series is a gritty ensemble drama about the off-field lives of a group of players on a pro football team and how they deal with the pressure of being on the professional level.

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If all you see is the athlete, open your eyes.

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In 2004, ESPN cancelled the show following pressure applied by their television partner the National Football League. The show focused on the trials and tribulations of a professional football team. See more »

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Referenced in Collateral (2004) See more »

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Best show ever to be cancelled
9 December 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Best show ever to be cancelled

Arguably the best show to ever be cancelled. Can understand why ESPEN pulled the plug on the show as it was highlighting the negative side of American football which the NFL would rather keep out of the public eye and i believe the NFL put major pressure on ESPEN to pull the show. Cant believe another station hasn't picked the show up.

Have never seen Omar Gooding in anything prior or since playmakers but like his brother Cuba Gooding Jr he is an incredibly underrated actor who deserves much more acknowledgment than hes getting.

Bring it Back!!!!


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