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 – 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 – 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…

NFL – Super Bowl XIII – NBC Preview – Steeler Linebackers Vs Cowboys Backs

DOG ASIDE: This clip from NBC’s Super Bowl XIII Preview….aired in advance of their coverage of the game….has Bryan Gumble and Mike Adamle breaking down the match-up between the Steelers linebacker core of Jack Lambert, Jack Ham and Robin Cole against the Dallas Cowboys offensive backfield of RB Tony Dorsett, QB Roger Staubach and RB…

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…