NFL – Super Bowl XIII – NBC Preview – Cowboys VS Steelers – Offensive Backs & Linebackers

DOG ASIDE: As NBC gets into their pre-game coverage of Super Bowl XIII between the Dallas Cowboys and the Pittsburg Steelers…..Bryan Gunble provides the viewer with more highlights of the prior 12 Super Bowl games….which always give any true NFL fan a “blast from the past”….and resparks fond memories of not only these two great…

NFL – Super Bowl XIII – NBC Preview – Cowboys VS Steelers – Defensive Line Comparison

DOG ASIDE: In this video clip….NBC’s Dick Enberg and Merlin Olsen analyze the Cowboys and the Steelers defensive lines….which are both “top notch” groups….with Cowboys having Harvey Martin, Randy White, Too Tall Jones and Larry Cole in what was known as The Doomesday Defense….while the Steelers had a version of the Steel Curtain with Mean…

NFL – Super Bowl XIII – NBC Preview – Cowboys VS Steelers – Offense Comparisons

DOG ASIDE: This NBC production of Super Bowl XIII between the Dallas Cowboys vs Pittsburgh Steelers is hosted by Dick Enberg and Merlin Olsen….along with Bryan Gumble, Fran Tarkenton, Mike Adamle and Donna de Varonna each covering pertinant information about the upcoming game….with the best part being when Enberg and Olsen compare the two offenses….which…

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

DOG COMMENTARY: Ozzie Newsome Jr. (born March 16, 1956) is a former American football tight end for the Alabama Crimson Tide while in college….and a member of the College Football Hall of Fame…..then for the NFL’s Cleveland Browns….an inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame….and the current general manager of the NFL Baltimore Ravens. During Newsome’s…

NFL – Special – Men Who Played The Game – NY Giants RB Frank Gifford

DOG COMMENTARY: This NFL FIlms special “The Men Who Played The Game” hosted by their very own, Steve Sabol….son of Ed Sabol….as this father and son combination built an incredible library as the best producer of NFL game footage ….for these guys were and are the gold standard for filming the plays that take place…

NFL – Special – 1978 – Inside The NFL – Eagles Vs Giants – Part 3

DOG ASIDE: Part 3 of the 1978 Inside the NFL special focuses entirely on the match-up between the New York Giants vs Philadelphia Eagles…featuring the recent successes of Head Coach Dick Vermeil….as on this  day, the Eagles defense shut down the Giants offense in the first half….while QB Jaws Jaworski led the Eagles to a…

NFL – Special – 1978 – Inside The NFL – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: Part 2 of the 1978 NFL special “Inside the NFL” features the upstart Cincinnatti Bengals rolled up their 2nd highest point total in history in their game against the Cleveland Browns in the battle for Ohio….followed by the Rams demolishing the dreams of the Green Bay Packers thanks to a devastating defense….after which Fran…

NFL – Special – 1978 – Inside The NFL – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: The 1978 NFL season saw the Dallas Cowboys lead the NFL in defensive sacks on the quarterback….while the 49’ers were in such shambles that they had to resort to WR Fred Soloman as their quarterback at one point in this season….however, the league did introduce two sensational rookies in San Diego’s WR John…

Music – Ray Charles – Gonna Be A Bright Sun Shiny Day & She’s Long Gone Now

DOG COMMENTARY: In June 1952, Atlantic Records bought Charles’s contract for $2,500 from Swing Time Records….and in his first recording session for Atlantic….he recorded “The Midnight Hour” and “Roll With My Baby” in September 1952, albeit,  his last Swingtime release “Misery in My Heart” and “The Snow Is Falling” would not appear until February 1953.  He began…