NFL – Special – Men Who Played The Game – Miami Dolphins RB Larry Czonka

DOG COMMENTARY: Lawrence Richard “Larry” Csonka (born December 25, 1946) is a former professional American football fullback with the Miami Dolphins….as a member of their perfect season team in 1972….while winning Super Bowl championships in 1972 and 1973. One of six children, Csonka was born in the Akron suburb Stow, Ohio….where he was raised on a farm by…

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

DOG COMMENTARY: William Delford 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 (NFL)….as Davis graduated from Grambling State University in 1956.  Davis wore number 87 during his career with the Packers for 10 seasons as the anchor to…

NFL – Special – Men Who Played The Game – Colts / Dolphins QB Earl Morrell

DOG COMMENTARY: Earl Edwin Morrall (May 17, 1934 – April 25, 2014) was an American football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for twenty-one seasons as a starter and a reserve…who also occasionally punted. Earl Morrall became known as one of the greatest backup quarterbacks in NFL history….when during the 1968…

NFL – Special – Men Who Played The Game – Washington Redskins RB Ray Flaherty

DOG COMMENTARY: This NFL Films production of the “Men Who Played the Game” featuring Washington Redskins RB Ray Flaherty is about an NFL Hall of Fame players who played for the New York Yankees and New York Giants during the 1920’s and 1930’s….is someone who this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile had never heard of before I posted…

NFL – Special – Men Who Played The Game – Dallas Cowboys FB Walt Garrison

DOG COMMENTARY: It gives me a great deal of enjoyment to write about Walt Garrison….for he was The Cowboy’s Cowboy….as he had basically been a Cowboy all of his life…..having grown up in Denton, Texas…..which was right next to the City of Ft. Worth….known as Cowtown…..meaning there were a lot of cows….and cows of course…

NFL – Special – Men Who Played The Game – San Francisco 49’ers TE Dave Parks

DOG COMMENTARY: David Wayne Parks (born December 25, 1941 in Muenster, Texas) is a former American football wide receiver/end in the NFL….who was the first overall selection in the 1964 NFL Draft out of Texas Technological College (now Texas Tech University)….and was selected to three Pro Bowls and was an All-Pro selection two times. In 2008…

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

DOG COMMENTARY: Bryan Bartlett “Bart” Starr (born January 9, 1934) is a former professional American football player and coach….who played quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) from 1956 through 1971. Starr was the only quarterback in history to lead a team to five league championships (1961–62, 1965–67)…. before Tom…

NFL – Special – Men Who Played The Game – Colts Art Donovan & Lions Bobby Lane imasportsphile.com

DOG COMMENTARY: There are many reasons why I enjoy watching NFL Films productions….cuz they simply had the best eye through the lense of the camera…and when you coupled that with their understanding of the NFL game and its players….you have a video that is worth watching over and over again. The “Men Who Played the Game”…

NFL – Super Bowl XIII – NBC Preview – Cowboys VS Steelers – Steelers WRs VS Cowboys DBs

DOG ASIDE: This video clip of NBC’s Preview of Super Bowl XIII starts off with a wonderful feature and tribute to NFL Commissioner Pete Rozelle….covering the growth of the league during his 18 years at the helm….as NBC’s Mike Adamle gives a wonderful perspective of Rozelle’s “iron fisted reign” of the NFL. Dick Enberg and…