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 – San Francisco 49’ers TE Dave Parks

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

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

DOG ASIDE: While getting down to the “nitty gritty” of predicting who would win Super Bowl XIII between the two powerhouse franchises of the 1970’s….the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys….the game would hinge on the play of the defensive lines…..as both teams were really good in the trenches on the D-line.  The Steeler had…

NFL – NBC Preview SB XIII – Cowboys VS Steelers – Defensive Backs & Wide Receivers

DOG ASIDE: Super Bowl XIII would eventually be decided by the wide receivers and the defensive backs who would be covering them…..as the Steelers WR tandem of John Stallworth and Lynn Swann present one of the biggest challenges of the game…..cuz the game was about to begin.  This video also provided highlights of Super Bowl…

NFL – Preview – Super Bowl XIII – Cowboys VS Steelers – Highlights SB V & VI

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This video clip provides a look at past Super Bowls V and VI…..followed by a look at Super Bowl record holders and their records….which is then followed by footage of projected key players for both teams on both sides of the ball.

 

NFL – Preview – Super Bowl XIII – Cowboys VS Steelers – Ground Game & Linebackers

DOG ASIDE: This video clip preview of Super Bowl XIII with the Cowboys vs the Steelers takes a discerning look at both teams offensive backs…..along with the linebackers responsible for plugging the holes and stopping the run.  Both teams were very good in both of these areas…..as the Steelers had QB Terry Bradshaw, RB Rocky…

DOG ASIDE: This video clip includes a piece on Super Bowl records and highlights of past games that is priceless…..which is followed by a live interview with Donna DeVarona and Coach Don Shula of the Miami Dolphins regarding his team’s undefeated season in 1972.  What was interesting to me was an advertisement at the 7:19…

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

DOG ASIDE: Part 1 of this 5-part video series provides NBC’s assessment of both the Cowboys and the Steelers offensive schemes and skill levels….as both teams were loaded with talent….both on the offensive line and at the skill positions.  It was certainly difficult to say which team had the most talent…..as both teams sent their…

NFL – Special – Passport To Pasadena – Part 4 – Vikings & Raiders & Chargers & Rams

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Part 4 of the CBS special “Passport to Pasadena” focuses on the Minnesota Vikings with new quarterback Tommy Kramer…..the Raiders trying to get by with QB Ken Stabler’s injured elbow….the San Diego Chargers with “Air Coryell” and Dan Fouts…..followed by the L A Rams and QB Vince Ferragamo.