More than 30 years after the defining moment of his career, Washington Redskins great Doug Williams is getting the Hollywood treatment. Will Packer Productions announced Thursday that it had secured exclusive rights to Williams’s life story, which includes becoming the first black quarterback to start in the Super Bowl. Williams, now the Redskins’ senior vice president of player development, did more than just show up in San Diego for Super Bowl XXII in January 1988. He threw four touchdown passes and had a then-Super Bowl record 340 yards through the air to earn MVP honors in Washington’s 42-10 rout of the Denver Broncos.

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