Piling On

Are you ready for some football? The NFL season kicks off this week. But if the on-field action isn't enough for you, there's a plethora of new pigskin-themed movies, television shows, books and even a board game for armchair quarterbacks of all ages. Pads and helmets not required.

MADE FOR TV Passions don't run higher than in high school football. The MTV reality show Two-A-Days--the name refers to the practice sked--follows Alabama's Hoover High, while NBC's Friday Night Lights, right, is based on the film.

BIG-SCREEN DRAMA Real-life events inspire three new films: the Rocky-like Invincible (out now); Gridiron Gang, starring...

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