WWE Flashback Friday: Football Stars in the Squared Circle

WWE Flashback Friday: Football Stars in the Squared Circle

Step back in time, and relive some of the most exciting matches and moments during WWE Flashback Friday.

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Football Stars in the Squared Circle
As fans of American football prepare for the sport’s championship game, WWE Flashback Friday takes a look at the numerous times that gridiron greats have made their presence felt in WWE. From epic WrestleMania encounters to guest appearances on Monday Night Raw, these two athletic worlds have collided countless times, much to the delight of the WWE Universe. So, before the big game kicks off on Sunday, kick back and enjoy these memorable moments from a football edition of WWE Flashback Friday.

Featured Moments
WrestleMania 2

Relive the NFL vs. WWE Battle Royal, featuring Jimbo Covert, Ernie Holmes, Harvey Martin, Bill Fralic, Russ Francis and WWE Hall of Famer William “The Refrigerator" Perry.
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WrestleMania 33 Kickoff
As the panel prepares for WrestleMania 33, Mojo Rawley and New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski make their presence felt in the Andre The Giant Memorial Battle Royal.
Streaming at 3 p.m. ET | Watch on demand

Monday Night Raw, Episode #854
Unified WWE Tag Team Champions Jeri-Show receive a lesson in team spirit from Raw Guest Host and Pittsburgh Steeler, Ben Roethlisberger.
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WCW Monday Nitro, Episode #84
"Rowdy" Roddy Piper and Ric Flair introduce former linebacker Kevin Greene as a new ally in the fight against the nWo.
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WCW Monday Nitro, Episode #87
Steve McMichael takes on Dean Malenko, and legendary NFL superstar Reggie White makes an appearance.
Streaming at 5 p.m. ET | Watch on demand

SmackDown, Episode #599
Vickie Guerrero and Clay Matthews serve as Special Guest Referees when Dolph Ziggler challenges Edge for the World Title.
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Monday Night Raw, Episode #1070
Raw emanates from Long Island with special guest host Michael Strahan.
Streaming at 6 p.m. ET | Watch on demand

Monday Night Raw, Episode #102
To combat The Million Dollar Team, Lawrence Taylor’s roster of support from NFL stars is revealed as WrestleMania approaches.
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WrestleMania XI
WWE’s biggest night looms even larger with NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor battling Bam Bam Bigelow in the main event.
Streaming at 8:30 p.m. ET | Watch on demand

Monday Night Raw, Episode #141
The squared circle collides with the gridiron as WWE presents the first-ever Raw Bowl with Diesel taking on King Mabel in the main event.
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Don't miss these upcoming WWE Flashback Fridays:
Valentine's Day/WWE Weddings (Fri., Feb. 9)
Hail to the Chief: WWE Presidents (Fri., Feb. 16)
WWE Network Turns Four (Fri., Feb. 23)
Debuts & Firsts: March Edition (Fri., March 2)
WWE Women's Day (Fri., March 9)                                     
The Luck of the Irish (Fri., March 16)
WCW’s Lasting Legacy (Fri., March 23)
April Fool's Weekend Begins (Fri., March 30)

Check out past WWE Flashback Fridays:
20 Years of D-Generation X: Parts 1 & 2 (Fri., Aug. 11 and Fri., Aug. 18)
SmackDown Turns 18 (Fri., Aug. 25)
38 Years of Intercontinental Glory (Fri., Sept. 1)
WCW Nitro 22-Year Anniversary (Fri., Sept. 8)
20 Years of Goldberg (Fri, Sept. 15)
Cruiserweight Classic Marathon (Fri., Sept. 22)
Bruno’s Birthday Celebration (Fri., Sept. 29)
Today in History (Fri., Oct. 6)
WWE's Friday the Thirteenth (Fri., Oct. 13)
Happy Birthday to The Bad Guy (Fri., Oct. 20)
Halloween Weekend (Fri., Oct. 27)
22 Giant Years of The Big Show (Fri., Nov. 3)
WWE's American Veterans (Fri., Nov. 10)
Setting the Thanksgiving Table (Fri., Nov. 17)
Thanksgiving: Part 2 (Fri., Nov. 24)
27 Years of The Undertaker (Fri., Dec. 1)
WWE's Shortest Title Reigns (Fri., Dec. 8)
'Tis The Season: Part 1 (Fri., Dec. 15)
'Tis The Season: Part 2 (Fri., Dec. 22)
Celebrating the New Year (Fri., Dec. 29)
Debuts and Firsts: January Edition (Fri., Jan. 5)
Monday Night Raw: Year One (Fri., Jan. 12)
Three Years of WWE Network in the U.K. (Fri., Jan. 19)
43 Years of the U.S. Championship (Fri., Jan. 26)

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