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 – Special – The Men Who Played The Game – Philadelphia Eagles Chuck Bedinarik

DOG COMMENTARY: Charles Philip Bednarik (May 1, 1925 – March 21, 2015) was nicknamed Concrete Charlie….as he was a professional American football player….who was known as one of the most devastating tacklers in the history of football….and the last full-time two-way player in the National Football League. A Slovak American from the Lehigh Valley region of…

NFL – The Men Who Played The Game – QB Earl Morrell

DOG COMMENTARY: I have often written how much I appreciate the entire NFL Films experience…..cuz in the many years and thousands of sports production programs that I have watched on my path to becoming Sportsphile # 2…I can honestly say that at the top of the ladder of those who have produced  films regarding sports…..the gold…

NFL – The Men Who Played The Game – RB John David Crow

DOG COMMENTARY: John David Crow, Sr. was an American football player, coach, and college athletics administrator….who won the Heisman Trophy as a halfback for the Texas A&M Aggies football team in 1957….whereby after college, he played professional football in the NFL for the Chicago and St. Louis Cardinals and the San Francisco 49ers between 1958 and…