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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 Demetrius Harris (12 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Kelvin 'Buffalo' James (12 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Derek McConnell (12 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Eric Olczyk (12 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Leon Taylor (12 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Coach George (12 episodes, 2003-2006)
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 Phil Chambers (11 episodes, 2003)
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 Gene Wilbanks (11 episodes, 2003)
Phillip Jarrett ...
 Coach Rudman (9 episodes, 2003)
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 Robin Taylor (8 episodes, 2003)
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 Thad Guerwitcz (8 episodes, 2003)
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 Samantha Lovett (7 episodes, 2003)
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 Dr. Gatewood (6 episodes, 2003)
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 Stephen Lyles (6 episodes, 2003)
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 Guard Dog Fredericks (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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If all you see is the athlete, open your eyes.

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In some of the first eight episodes, Jason Matthew Smith wears jerseys (both home and away) with his character's name misspelled as "Olcyzk". See more »

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Referenced in Collateral (2004) See more »

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Too Predictable, But True to Life
5 October 2003 | by (Detroit) – See all my reviews

When this show started, you got a glimpse of what was to come in Episode 1. Fighting, drugs, depression, and domestic problems. After you watched that first one you knew that a murder was probable and that a gay player was eminent. Relationships with woman was a no brainer. While the show is sadly predictable and badly copying other storylines, including the real life story of Ray Lewis, it does have some truth to it. Here in Detroit former Purdue, Detroit Lions, and Cleveland Browns QB Gary Dainelson has a radio show on wich he stated that everything on this show to date happened to him in his pro career. I give Playmakers a 3 out of 5.


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