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NFL acts as team player in 'Draft Day'
NFL acts as team player in 'Draft Day'

NEW YORK — In its ascent up the mountain of American popular culture, the NFL has studiously protected its brand, turning down many Hollywood offers to collaborate and limiting the extent of the partnerships it has forged. So much for all that. The NFL's famously cautious mindset goes the way of leather helmets and the single-wing offense on Friday when Summit Entertainment releases "Draft Day," a film from and about professional football. The movie — the product of a marriage brokered by Hollywood mainstay WME — thrusts the league into the world of big-time film and sets a new standard for cooperation between a professional sports entity and...

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