“Receiver” can be seen from summer – German NFL star will be the main actor in a new Netflix documentary GuardianMagazines


Netflix has announced its next football series: “Quarterback” will now be followed by “Receiver”. The protagonists also include a German NFL star: Amon-Ra St. Brown. Who else is there and when the series premieres.

Netflix and the NFL have announced a new football series. The success of the series “Quarterback” is now followed by “Receiver”. Interesting for German NFL fans: One of the protagonists is the German-American Amon-Ra St. Brown from the Detroit Lions.

“Receiver” should be available on Netflix from summer 2024. Those responsible have not yet announced an exact date.

German NFL star in new Netflix series

In addition to St. Brown, Davante Adams (Las Vegas Raiders), Justin Jefferson (Minnesota Vikings), George Kittle and Deebo Samuel (both San Francisco 49ers) will appear in the eight-part series. All protagonists were accompanied through the past 2023/24 season.

The same team behind “Quarterback” is behind the series. Ex-player Peyton Manning and Patrick Mahomes, a current NFL star, are involved as producers with their companies Omaha Productions and 2PM Productions.

The NFL itself is also on board through its subsidiary NFL Films. “Quarterback” was listed in the Netflix Global Top 10 for three weeks last year.

NFL documentary: “Unique and dynamic players found”

“The natural progression is from a pass to a catch, so we’re excited to dive into the world of ‘receivers’ after the success of our series ‘Quarterback’,” said Gabe Spitzer, Vice President at Netflix, in a press release .

“NFL Films, Omaha Productions and 2PM Productions have once again found unique and dynamic players who will further illuminate the drama of this sport on and off the field.”

Von Henri Gallbronner




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