NFL Kickoff Game: Are You Ready For Some Football??!?!?!

The NFL is gearing up for an extraordinary start to the 2023 season tonight as the defending Super Bowl Champion Kansas City Chiefs take on the Detroit Lions. As any true football team knows, Football is not just about touchdowns and tackles. The announcement of the "World's Largest Tailgate" event preceding the NFL Kickoff Game promises an unforgettable experience for football fans worldwide. 

Imagine this: You're surrounded by fellow fans, and immersed in a carnival of activities and entertainment. It's the World's Largest Tailgate, and it's not just about the game but the entire football experience. This massive extravaganza isn't just about touchdowns and tackles; it's also about the camaraderie and passion that football fans share. Scheduled for September 7th, 2023, this event aims to unite fans to celebrate the sport they love. If you can't get to the world’s largest tailgate, you should stream some football related films to get you into the spirit of football season and celebrate kickoff with TheArchive!


Backfield in Motion, the 1991 film directed by Richard Michaels blends the joys of football with the challenges of family relationships. The movie follows the story of Nancy Seavers, played by Roseanne Barr, and her teenage son Tim, played by Johnny Galecki,  who moves to a small town where football reigns supreme. When her son, Tim, joins the junior varsity team, Nancy decides to organize a mother vs. sons football game, sparking a delightful clash with the town's tradition-oriented mindset. The film beautifully portrays the idea that football is not just a game; it can be a catalyst for bonding, even in unconventional ways.

Now, let's talk about the NFL Kickoff Game's rich history. Just like "Backfield in Motion" takes us back to the early '90s, the NFL Kickoff Game is a long-standing tradition, marking the beginning of each NFL season. Over the years, this game has been a platform for memorable performances and record-breaking moments reminiscent of the football films that capture our hearts. Players like Peyton Manning and Tom Brady have left their mark on these games, setting records for passing yards and touchdowns.

Lastly, get in the zone for football season by watching 1st & Ten, which originally aired on HBO in the early 1990's. This TV show starring Cliff Frazier as Jethro Snell, Delta Burke as Diane Barrow, Christopher Meloni as Johnny Gunn, and O.J Simpson as T.D Parker, follows the California Bulls football team, who may not be the best in the league, but they know how to navigate a minefield of zany adventures and sexy escapades. Hall of Famer & one of the G.O.A.T's of NFL History, Lawrence Taylor also appears across many episodes as Tombstone Packer. Rose After a divorce settlement, new owner Diane must lead the team through a hilarious minefield of crooked agents, wacky cheerleaders, and pompous politicians both on and off the field. At the same time, she must use her own smooth moves in her personal life. 1st & Ten is all about how football is not just about what happens on the field; it's also about the characters and stories that unfold around it.


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