NFL – Special – Road To Pasadena – Saints & Patriots & Steelers & Oilers

DOG ASIDE: In this video, the preview of the upcoming 1979 season in this special on the “Road to Pasadena”…..takes the fans to New Orleans led by QB Archie Manning and RB Chuck Muncie…..then to New England led by QB Steve Grogan….with the next stop being at the Pittsburgh Steelers training camp with QB Terry…

NFL – Special – Silver Season – Dallas Cowboys 25th Anniversary Season – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: Prior to the formation of the Dallas Cowboys….there had not been an NFL team south of Washington, D.C. since the Dallas Texans folded in 1952.  Oilman Clint Murchison Jr. had been trying to get an NFL expansion team in Dallas (as was Lamar Hunt – who ended up with an AFL franchise)….but George…

NFL – Special – Silver Season – Dallas Cowboys 25th Anniversary – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American football team located in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.  The team is a member of the East division of the National Football Conference(NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). They are headquartered in Valley Ranch in Irving, Texas….which is moving to Frisco, Texas in 2016.  The team…

NFL – Special – 1985 Chicago Bears Super Bowl Shuffle

DOG COMMENTARY: Without a doubt…..this is one of my all time favorite videos….cuz Da Bears are doing The Super Bowl Shuffle…..as brought to you on ESPN by Greg Gumbel and Tom Mees…..two of the sportscasters on the sports and entertainment network in the early days…..for here were the World Champion Chicago Bears doing a “non-gangster”…

NFL – Men Who Played The Game – Baltimore Colts OT Jim Parker

DOG ASIDE: James Thomas “Jim” Parker (April 3, 1934 – July 18, 2005) was an American football player.  He played college football at Ohio State University from 1954 to 1956….in the National Football League (NFL) with the Baltimore Colts from 1957 to 1967…..was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1973….and the College…

NFL – Men Who Played The Game – Cleveland Browns TE Ossie Newsome

DOG ASIDE: Ozzie Newsome Jr. (born March 16, 1956) is a former American football tight end for the Cleveland Browns….an inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame….and the current General Manager of the Baltimore Ravens.  Newsome was the 23rd pick in the 1978 NFL Draft for the Cleveland Browns.  He was named the Browns’ Offensive…

NFL – Men Who Played The Game – Green Bay Packers QB Bart Starr

DOG ASIDE: Bryan Bartlett “Bart” Starr (born January 9, 1934) is a former professional American football player and coach. He wore #15 and he was the quarterback for the Green Bay Packers from 1956 through 1971.  Starr is the only quarterback in NFL history to lead a team to five league championships (1961–62, 1965–67)….as well as…

NFL – Men Who Played The Game – Green Bay Pakers DE Willie Davis

DOG ASIDE: Willie D. Davis (born July 24, 1934) is a former American football defensive end for the Cleveland Browns and the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.  Davis grew up in rural Louisiana and graduated from Grambling State University…..where he played college ball for legendary Coach Eddie Robinson.  Davis wore number 87…

NFL – Men Who Played The Game – New York Giants RB Frank Gifford

DOG ASIDE: Francis Newton Gifford (August 16, 1930 – August 9, 2015) was an American football player and television sports commentator. After a 12-year playing career as a running back and flanker for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL)….he was a play-by-play announcer and commentator for 27 years on ABC’s Monday Night…