Playmakers (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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 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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 Thad Guerwitcz (9 episodes, 2003)
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 Robin Taylor (8 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
(5 episodes, 2003)
Joseph Pierre
(5 episodes, 2003)
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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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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Great Show
27 August 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If you get a chance to see this show, please do so. the first show just aired last night and was nothing short of powerful. The show is shot in wide screen format and looks and sounds great. If you are a football this is the show for you. even if your not a fan you will be of this show. Can't wait the next show. this has hit written all over it. Check it out on ESPN Tuesday nights at 8:00pm.


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