NFL – Special – The Decade Of The Fabulous Fifties – The Baltimore Colts

DOG COMMENTARY” It was sometime during 1958 that Bone Daddy and his dad and two brothers started a tradition around their household of watching pro football on Sunday afternoons after returning from church and having Sunday lunch at Midland’s favorite Chinese restaurant….the Blue Star Inn (another family tradition).  These were the early days of televised…

NFL – Special – 1985 All Madden Team Defensive Backs – John Madden & Pat Summerall

DOG ASIDE: John Madden and Pat Summerall sat at the top of the heap for NFL game sportscasters….as they formed a perfect combination of “color with emphasis” and “elegance and eloquence”….which was welcomed into the homes and hearts of American pro football fans all over the country….and their work on the All Madden Team was…

NFL – Special – Big Game America – Jim Thorpe & Johnny Blood & George Halas & Red Grange

DOG COMMENTARY: First of all, this video is narrated by Burt Lancaster….now that was a MAN….I mean, capital M A N….his looks and that voice…..from this lil ole Chiweenie’s perspective…I sure did like the man and his voice. Big Game America is a wonderful video piece regarding the development of the sport of pro football…..as…

NFL – NBC Preview – Super Bowl XIII – Cowboys VS Steelers – Defensive Lines OR

DOG COMMENTARY: Western Pennsylvania with the Pittsburgh Tri-State area (including parts of Northern West Virginia and Eastern Ohio)….along with the entire state of Texas….a big place…..are known to be football hotbeds at all levels.  When Bone Daddy was in high school (1961 – 1965)….one of the biggest rivalries in high school football was The Big…

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…