Thursday Round-Up: Steve Largent's Story To Be Told On NFL Network's 'A Football Life'

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Good afternoon, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Thursday, Oct. 22 - about your Seattle Seahawks (2-4) as they ready for tonight's game against the San Francisco 49ers (2-4) at Levi's Stadium, where kickoff is set for 5:25 p.m. PT with national television coverage on NFL Network/CBS (channel 7 in Seattle).

Steve Largent: A Football Life

At 6 p.m. PT this Friday, Oct. 23, *NFL Network will premiere Steve Largent: A Football Life,* an hour-long documentary that takes an on-the-field and off-the-field look at former Seahawks wide receiver Steve Largent and his Pro Football Hall of Fame career. Produced by NFL Films, the special features interviews with Largent, his family members, former teammates, coaches, and opponents.

Here's what 12s can expect to see in Friday's documentary:

Largent, nicknamed Yoda, played football at the University of Tulsa and was selected in the fourth round of the1976 NFL Draft by the Houston Oilers. After being released by the Oilers, Largent joined his former college offensive coordinator Jerry Rhome with the Seattle Seahawks where he flourished, breaking every major receiving record. His perseverance and dedication translated off of the field and inspired him to pursue a political career in Congress.

* Among the topics discussed in Steve Largent: A Football Life are:*

·         Growing up without a father and having to support his family

·         Getting cut from the Houston Oilers and joining the Seattle Seahawks

·         His relationship with Jim Zorn

·         The wins in the 1983 AFC Wild Card and Divisional Games

·         His family and becoming a father

·         His political career in Congress

Most of the show's segments will be available to watch on Seahawks.com after it airs on NFL Network.

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from NFL Network, which reminds fans that Week 7 starts tonight.

More From Around The Web

Here at Seahawks.com, digital media reporter John Boyle shares three key matchups that could determine the outcome of tonight's game and poses a few San Francisco-related questions to 49ers.com reporter Joe Fann.

The Seahawks will wear wolf grey against the 49ers tonight.

Middle linebacker Bobby Wagner (pectoral) is expected to be back in the starting lineup tonight after missing last week's game to injury.

And Scott Engel at RotoExperts.com says the Seahawks offense is due for a strong fantasy performance against the 49ers.

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