For the first time, Netflix is officially partnering with the National Football League (NFL) to produce an exciting new documentary series, Quarterback. Coming to Netflix in summer 2023, Quarterback will give Netflix subscribers and NFL fans a unique look at the regular season and playoffs with “unprecedented access” to three QBs, Patrick Mahomes, Kirk Cousins and Marcus Mariota.
Thanks to the success of sports docuseries such as Formule 1 : Drive to SurviveNetflix has become one of the best streaming services for sports content. With many of the world’s most popular sports having followed in Formula 1’s footsteps, it was only a matter of time before the NFL wanted to take advantage too.
Netflix’s NFL Series Quarterback is produced by NFL Films, Omaha Productions and 2PM Productions. Peyton Manning is the executive producer of Omaha Productions. Ross Ketover, Pat Kelleher and Keith Cossrow are the executive producers of NFL Films.
NFL Films Senior Executive Ross Ketover had the following to say about the partnership with Netflix;
“We’re thrilled to partner with Netflix and couldn’t be more excited to do our first project together. NFL Films and Netflix share a passion for dynamic stories, and the opportunity to continue our strong relationship with Peyton and Omaha Productions excites us immensely. We are especially grateful to Patrick Mahomes, Kirk Cousins and Marcus Mariota for giving us extraordinary insight into what it takes to play quarterback in the NFL. »
Two-time Super Bowl-winning QB and Omaha Pictures executive producer Peyton Manning had the following to say about the series;
Playing quarterback in the NFL is a unique experience that has some pretty incredible ups and downs. Through this collaboration with our partners at NFL Films, 2PM Productions and Netflix, fans will get a unique and intimate look into what life is like as a rookie quarterback.
What is Quarterback?
Quarterback will focus on the journeys of three NFL quarterbacks during the 2022 season, Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs, Kirk Cousins of the Minnesota Vikings, and Marcus Mariota of the Atlanta Falcons.
The NFL has allowed quarterbacks to be filmed during games for the first time in the 2022 season. Along with incredible behind-the-scenes footage of some of the season’s biggest moments, Netflix will also follow the quarterbacks’ journey outside of the game. ground.
The 2022 season saw Patrick Mahomes break an offensive points record while on course to win the Superbowl for the second time with the Kansas City Chiefs. Meanwhile, Mariota began his journey as a starting QB in his first season with the Atlanta Falcons and the Minnesota Vikings’ Kirk Cousins was instrumental in one of the NFL’s greatest comebacks of all time.
Patrick Mahomes spoke on the upcoming series;
“I’m thrilled that fans can get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at an unforgettable season for the entire Chiefs organization and for my family. From welcoming a new baby midway through the season to welcoming the Lombardi Trophy to Kansas City, our team was there for it all. This new Netflix series will show the time, preparation and poise it takes to be an NFL quarterback and perform on the biggest stage. »
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