The true story of a special relationship between two pro football players, Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams) and Brian Piccolo (James Caan), who first made news as the NFL’s first interracial roommates. Piccolo’s heroic fight against cancer and the constant support and friendship of Sayers make this a moving and unforgettable film.
Alan Bates narrates these two impressively told stories. The first tells the story of Jacob and Esau as they fight over their birthright. The second tells the story of Joseph, who is sold into slavery by his brothers.
As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes and their partners willingly stand up to the worst the world can offer, yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly prepared to tackle: fatherhood. While they consistently give their best on the job, they quickly discover that their children are beginning to drift further away from them. When tragedy hits home, these men are left with a newfound urgency to renew their faith in order to become closer to their children.