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Tribeca: In Tony Gonzalez doc, family subtleties amid NFL grandeur
Tribeca: In Tony Gonzalez doc, family subtleties amid NFL grandeur

For 17 years in the NFL, tight end Tony Gonzalez went out and made leaping, athletic catches every  Sunday, in the process becoming one of the most legendary offensive players of the modern era. That story is well known to football fans. Less commonly thought of is Gonzalez's personal life, which included a brother who turned the star on to football but heartbreakingly never played professional ball himself, and a stepfather who died just before Gonzalez’s penultimate season. Those characters and the larger Gonzalez family developments are followed in an uncommonly close-up way in "Play It Forward," Andrea Nevins' intimate and moving new documentary about...

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