NFL Network's 'A Football Life' Looks Into Courage, Sacrifice of Tillman

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 3:31pm
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Pat Tillman

Pat Tillman was a great football player at Arizona State who went on to an NFL career somewhat improbably as a 7th round draft pick of the Arizona Cardinals.

Tillman became an American symbol of courage and sacrifice when he gave up a multimillion-dollar contract to enlist as an Army Ranger following the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.

NFL Films and the NFL Network have produced a new documentary about Tillman for their series, A Football Life.

We spoke with Paul Monusky, one of the film’s producers.