Lessons From Quarterback – Gary Thomas

Sometimes I feel like Al Pacino in The Godfather, part III: “Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.”

I’m not talking about the mob; I’m talking about Netflix. We had dropped it for various reasons, but signed up again a couple months ago just to watch their documentary on the Tour de France. I planned to cancel right away and then someone mentioned I might like the documentary Quarterback.


I was back in.

I’m a sucker for good documentaries, and as a lifelong football fan, I became enthralled with such an intimate behind-the-scenes look at these players. It’s inspiring, to be sure. Even if you’re not a football fan or haven’t seen it (because, fair warning, while Patrick Mahomes has game, he also has a mouth), there are still some valuable life lessons to learn from the documentary.

In light of the fact that the NFL pre-season is already underway, and Notre Dame and Navy kick off the college football season tomorrow, let’s do one post that talks a little football.

Here are three lessons on marriage and family life that we can take away from Quarterback.

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