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The Best Football Movies and TV Shows to Watch Before the Super Bowl

The lack of playoff games this weekend doesn't have to stop you from getting your football fix.

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS, Kyle Chandler, 'May The Best Man Win', (Season 2, airing Feb. 8, 2008), 2006-2011. photo: Bill Records/ © NBC / Courtesy: Everett Collection

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February is always a bittersweet time for football fans. We’re only a week away from the Super Bowl, but it’s also time to start confronting a sad reality: the season is almost over. After all, this marks the first weekend in quite some time without a thrilling NFL playoff game going down to a last minute kick.

But as you brace for a long seven months without any new games on TV, it’s a great time to revisit some classic football movies and shows. From goofy comedies to tense thrillers to excellent documentaries, there’s sure to be something for every football fan to stream this offseason. Keep reading for 10 of our favorites.

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