SiriusXM NFL Radio to air ‘Great Americans of the NFL’

Catch the two-hour special on SiriusXM NFL Radio throughout the Fourth of July weekend.

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June 28, 2017

Roger Staubach (12) of Navy is shown in this 1963 photo as he prepares to pass.

SiriusXM NFL Radio is honoring the heroes of the game and country over the Fourth of July weekend with a two-hour special, “Great Americans of the NFL.”

Highlighted in the special will be several veterans and NFL Legends who have served in the United States military or have family ties to the Armed Forces. Among those featured in “Great Americans of the NFL” is Hall of Fame Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach, who explained to SiriusXM NFL Radio what moved him to serve in the Navy, earning him the nickname of “Captain America.”

“In life, you gotta get that balance of not only what’s in it for me, you gotta give a darn about someone other than yourself,” Staubach said.

Guests include former head coach Herm Edwards, former Steelers running back Rocky Bleier, Redskins Special Teams Coordinator Ben Kotwica, and more.

“Great Americans of the NFL airs Friday, June 30 at 7pm ET, and airs throughout Fourth of July weekend on SiriusXM NFL Radio, Ch. 88.