Over the past several decades, the world of professional sports has transformed tremendously. The professional sports leagues of today contrast starkly with their predecessors, highlighting tremendous unity and diversity throughout said leagues that has been integral in helping them become what they are today. Now a cheap sports franchise can still run investors several billion dollars, and some of the highest paid athletes can earn north of $50 million a year from playing time alone, not to mention the array of endorsements available to players today. None of this would have ever been possible however if there weren’t many men before those we enjoy watching today who helped pave the way for the likes of Lebron James and Tom Brady, and a new project from Peacock aims to celebrate one of the incredibly storied names that helped spark the growth of professional sports over the past several decades. Joe Montana: Cool Under Pressure is set to be a limited series that explores the time spent on the field by one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history in San Francisco 49ers legend Joe Montana, and the official trailer for the project which was unveiled this week certainly looks promising.
The 49ers are among the most storied franchises in NFL history, and it is thanks to names like Montana’s that made that possible The esteemed field general led the franchise to four super bowl wins between 1982 and 1990 and stood tall as arguably the best quarterback in the FL during this time, only losing his spot as starter to an injury that had sidelined him for the better part of two years. Montana had already left his mark upon the NFL regardless however, and now the impact he had upon shaping the league as we know it today is set to be explored further in Joe Montana: Cool Under Pressure. In the trailer for the new limited series. which can be seen below, Joe Montana: Cool Under Pressure meshes old flashbacks with modern retellings of some of the most iconic moments in the revered quarterback’s lengthy career. From Montana himself to the aforementioned Brady as well as an array of other iconic football players that can all attest to the immense talent that was Joe Montana at his prime, Joe Montana: Cool Under Pressure has been ordered for six parts and is expected to premier exclusively on Peacock streaming network on January 6th.
Over the past few decade, the NFL has become on of the most valuable companies on thee planet, with each individual franchise worth several billion dollars. Th 49ers sit towards the very top of the list given the dominance they displayed prior to the turn of the 21st century, and to this day are among thee most storied franchises in the league’s history. Now part of that history is set to be examined in depth in Joe Montana: Cool Under Pressure where Montana’s tenure at the helm of he 49ers is put on display when it debut on Peacock at the top of the year.