A Football Life: Curtis Martin


The Pro Football Hall of Fame continues to be all things football for fans that come to visit Canton, Ohio.

Along with honoring the heroes of the game through unique and historically artifacts, now during your visit, you can experience world premiere football movies and television programs, inside of the Hall’s 300 seat, “Pro Football Hall of Fame Event Center Movie Theatre.” 

And this is FREE with your admission to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Guest have watched movies like “Greater” and “Gleason” and now in its third year of showing, the NFL Network Emmy Award winning series "A Football Life" will kick-off it’s 2016 season premiere, starring Gold Jacket Curtis Martin, on Saturday (Sept. 17).

This week’s episode profiles the life and career of Martin. The film is a one-hour documentary takes you behind the scenes and provides an unprecedented access into the life of the Hall of Fame running back.

“A Football Life: Curtis Martin” will be shown continuously from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at the Hall of Fame. This will be the first screening of many this year as the Hall will show the entire sixth season of the popular series at the museum throughout the NFL season. 

Martin was enshrined into the Hall of Fame in 2012. He retired after the 2005 season as the fourth leading rusher of all-time 14,101 yards. He also was only the second player in NFL history to start his career with 10 straight 1,000-yard rushing seasons. 

This season’s episodes of “A Football Life” will profile various Pro Football Hall of Famers including two Class of 2016 enshrinees, as well as numerous Legends of the Game. The series tells the stories of how the legacy of each of these players and coaches will be forever be intertwined in the fabric of the Game’s history. The series aligns with the Hall of Fame’s mission to “Honor the Heroes of the Game, Preserve its History, Promote its Values, & Celebrate Excellence EVERYWHERE.” 

Screenings of “A Football Life” at the Hall of Fame are included with museum admission. The following is the premiere and screening schedule of the sixth season of “A Football Life” at the Hall.


·         September 17 – Curtis Martin*

·         September 23** - September 24 – Rodney Harrison

·         September 30** - October 1 – Chad Johnson

·         October 7** – Steve Young*

·         October 21** - October 22 – Brett Favre*

·         October 28** - October 29 – Pat Tillman

·         November 4** – Michael Vick

·         November 11** - November 12 – Jim Brown*

·         November 18** - November 19 – Steve Smith Sr.

·         December 2** - December 3 – Troy Aikman*

·         December 10 – Charles Woodson

·         December 17 – Kevin Greene*

·         December 23** - December 24 – Chuck Noll*


* Member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame

** Premiere

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