TV Movie | G | | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.
Gale Sayers wanted to play himself, but Bears training camp conflicted with shooting.
Coach George Halas:
Brian Piccolo died of cancer at the age of 26. He left a wife and three daughters. He also left a great many loving friends who miss and think of him often. But when they think of him, it's not how he died that they remember - but how he lived. How ...
The Bears are shown playing at Soldier Field in Chicago. While this was indeed the team's home stadium by the time of filming, Brian Piccolo's entire career had taken place while the team was still playing at Wrigley Field.
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