Quarterback carousel gets a spin from New York Jets

Get a head start on Wednesday's football talk, including the three-way fallout from New York Jets coach Rex Ryan's decision to start Greg McElroy, on "NFL AM" at 6 a.m. ET on NFL Network. Plus, former Oakland Raiders linebacker Phil Villapiano phones in, as we continue our look at "The Immaculate Reception" in advance of tonight's premiere of "A Football Life" at 8 p.m.

Here's what else is on tap for Wednesday:

A Football Life


One of the most famous -- and arguably the most controversial -- plays in NFL history is chronicled on NFL Network on Wednesday, Dec, 19 at 8 p.m. ET.

» NFL Network schedule
» Miracle play shrouded in mystery
» 'A Football Life' sneak peek

» Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson has been the bane of fantasy football owners everywhere for his up-and-down production since crashing through the 2,000-yard barrier in 2009. The man they call CJ2K is back on the beam of late, and he joins "NFL Fantasy Live" today at 2 p.m. ET on NFL Network.

» If you missed the Dallas Cowboys' thrilling overtime victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers last Sunday, "NFL Replay" will re-air the game tonight at 9 p.m. ET on NFL Network.

» Brian Billick goes Under The Headset to look at an epic battle between Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson for Comeback Player of the Year.

» Bucky Brooks compares Aldon Smith and Von Miller, two second-year outside linebackers who are tearing up the NFL.

» Gil Brandt looks at which non-playoff teams from 2012 are best set up to win in 2013.

» Ian Rapoport rates all this weekend's games, from best to worst, in the Rap Sheet Rankings.

» Find out how your team would fare if the season ended today with the updated Playoff Picture.

» Make sure to vote for the week's top plays and players, including Rookie of the Week, Air and Ground Performers of the Week, and Never Say Never Moment of the Week.

» Happy birthday to former NFL defensive tackle and current NFL Network analyst Warren Sapp, who turns the big 4-0 on Wednesday, and to Detroit Lions cornerback Drayton Florence, who turns 32.

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