NFL "100 GREATEST" SERIES DEBUTS ON FRIDAY, MORE LOCAL FAN CELEBRATIONS
NEW YORK, NY – The National Football League is continuing its centennial celebration with local team Fantennial Weekends, the opening of a centennial exhibit in New York City's Paley Center for Media, and the premiere of the "NFL 100 Greatest" series on NFL Network.
This Week in NFL100: September 9-15
Friday, September 13
"NFL 100 Greatest" series premieres on NFL Network at 8:00pm ET, beginning with Parts 1 & 2 of "100 Greatest Plays." NFL Films will count down numbers 100 through 31 of the greatest plays in NFL history with Legends, coaches and current players sharing what made each moment one for the ages. New York Giants Fantennial: Kickoff party starting at 6:30pm ET at MetLife Stadium with players also hosting dinner for 500 local high school players and coaches. Event is open to the public. Pittsburgh Steelers Fantennial: Football game and pep rally at Blackhawk High School stadium featuring Steeler Legends. Tennessee Titans Fantennial: Friday Night Lights football game at Ensworth High School with players and coaching staff onsite at 8pm CT, Legends to take part in coin toss. Saturday, September 14
The Paley Center for Media in New York City opens "A Century of Football: Celebrating the NFL's 100th Season," an expansive exhibit marking the NFL's centennial season. The exhibit, which is free to the public and runs through October 27, will feature screenings, experiences and memorabilia, including all 53 Super Bowl rings, the Vince Lombardi trophy and items from the Pro Football Hall of Fame. New York Giants Fantennial: MetLife Stadium hosts three high school football games: St. Anthony's (visitor) vs Delbarton (home) at 11am ET, Iona Prep (visitor) vs Pope John XXIII (home) at 2pm ET, and Cardinal Hayes (visitor) vs St. Joseph's (home) at 5pm ET. The Giants will have Legends present at this event. Pittsburgh Steelers Fantennial: Team hosts celebration for the public on Art Rooney Avenue at 2pm ET, including a Steelers car show, on-stage entertainment, photo ops, kid play area and Legend meet-and-greets. Tennessee Titans Fantennial: Former Titans players visit Jim Warren Park at 10am CT for Super Bowl tickets giveaway, autograph signing, cheerleaders and drumline on-site. Sunday, September 15
Greatest Moment in Team History: Giants, Steelers and Titans reveal the greatest moment in team history (as voted on by the fans) during Sunday's game of their Fantennial Weekend. New York Giants Fantennial: Giants Legends sign memorabilia at MetLife Stadium plaza with captains of the winning high school football teams standing with players during the pregame Pittsburgh Steelers Fantennial: Recognition of high school football teams and Legends during pregame, coin toss, and various fan giveaways. Tennessee Titans Fantennial: Pregame tailgate for Titans alumni and local high school football team. Meet-and-greet with Eddie George as part of the Titans Experience of a Lifetime. Peyton's Places Episode 10, "Game Wreckers," airs on ESPN+. Peyton Manning meets up with Texans All-Pro defensive end J.J. Watt, one of the game's best defenders, to explore the level of physical toughness required to be successful on the field. Looking Ahead: September 16-22
Fantennial Weekends hosted by several clubs: The Los Angeles Chargers: Lawndale High School vs. Crenshaw High School game on September 20. Chargers fan fest at the Grove on September 21. 100th Celebration on September 22 highlighting the Chargers legacy. Minnesota Vikings: Prep Spotlight game on September 20. Free facility tours, free admission to the Vikings Museum, and other activities on September 21. Legends Weekend and a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Vikings team on September 22. Philadelphia Eagles: Friday Night Showdown featuring Radnor High School vs. Garnet Valley High School. Eagles Fantennial Festival on September 21 and Eagles Fantennial Game on September 22. Seattle Seahawks: Bellevue vs. Garfield at Bellevue High School on September 20. Fantennial event with Seahawks Legends Meet & Greet on September 21. Super Bowl ticket giveaway winner announcement on September 22. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Bloomingdale vs. Plant High School on September 20. Biggest Beach Bash in the Tampa Bay area celebrating the NFL 100 on September 21. Ring of Honor pregame and halftime celebration on September 22. September 17 – Club Huddle hosted by the Los Angeles Rams September 18 – "A Lifetime of Sundays" at the Paley Center September 20 – 100 Greatest Plays Part 3 at 8:00pm ET and Part 4 at 9:00pm ET September 21 – Club Huddle hosted by the Minnesota Vikings as part of their Fantennial Weekend September 22 – Club Huddle hosted by the Indianapolis Colts