Life is a team sport, too.

Life, like football, can have its challenges. No matter what you’re going through, confidential support is always available for the entire NFL family—current and former players, coaches, team and league staff, and their family members. Listen to the encouraging words below and remember that you are never alone.

“Be Your Best”

NFL player Kelvin Beechum and NFL Legends Chester Pitts and Mack Strong discuss life outside of professional football, opening the door to difficult conversations, and supporting fellow players on and off the field.

“You Are Human”

NFL Life Line is here to assist you and your family as you navigate any challenges – physical, professional, or emotional. The first step is making the call.

“Vulnerability is Strength”

Derrick Brooks talks about the importance of admitting vulnerability and finding the strength to seek assistance.

“Beyond the Game – NFL Life Line”

Former NFL Players Garry Cobb, Donovin Darius, Luther Elliss, David Tyree, Mike Haynes, and Dwight Hollier discuss transitioning from football, mental health and wellness, and finding support on and off the field.

“Whole New Game”

Life after football is a whole new ball game, and it's not always easy. No matter how long you were in the game or how long you've been out of it, the NFL Life Line is here for you.

“On the Field or Off”

Football is a tough game. Life can have its challenges too. The NFL Life Line is here to support you in whatever you're facing.


Life isn't always easy, and can sometimes feel overwhelming. You don't have to face it alone. Reach out and make the call.


Crisis comes in different forms and happens for different reasons. If you are going through a difficult time, hope is only a phone call away.

“To My Brothers”

Players lean on each other on the field, and its important to lean on each other off the field, too. Listen to Michael Irvin talk about overcoming issues with help from others.