NFL – 1980 Highlights – Super Bowl XIV – Pittsburgh Steelers VS Los Angeles Rams

DOG ASIDE: Super Bowl XIV was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Los Angeles Rams and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers….to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1979 season.  The Steelers defeated the Rams by the score of 31–19….becoming the first team to win four Super…

NFL – Highlights – Super Bowl III – New York Jets VS Baltimore Colts

DOG ASIDE: Super Bowl III was the third AFL-NFL Championship Game in professional American football….the first to officially bear the name Super Bowl.  The game, played on January 12, 1969, at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida….is regarded as one of the greatest upsets in American sports history. The heavy underdog American Football League (AFL) champion New…

NFL – Highlights – 1985 All Pro Special Teams – Ron Brown & Nick Lowery

DOG ASIDE: Although the special teams players on an NFL team don’t get much notoriety or press coverage…..each team’s coaching staff knows how important the kicking and the return games are….I mean, just think about how many games you have seen where a kickoff or kickoff return…..or a punt and/or punt return…..have made a huge…

NFL – Highlights – 1984 Giants VS Eagles – Miracle at the Meadowlands

DOG ASIDE: The Giants and the Eagles have a long standing rivalry…..and even if the team’s are not competing for a championship season….they always bring their A-game when they play each other….and when they met in 1984….it was no different….for it was a hard fought contest that went down to the last play of the…

NFL – Greatest Teams – 1967 Green Bay Packers – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: The 1967 Green Bay Packers season was their 48th season in the National Football League….which resulted in a 9–4–1 season record….and a victory in Super Bowl II.  The team beat the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL Championship Game….a game commonly known as the “Ice Bowl”….which marked the second time the Packers had won an…

NFL – Greatest QBs Ever – Minnesota Vikings Fran Tarkenton

DOG ASIDE: Francis Asbury “Fran” Tarkenton (born February 3, 1940) is a former NFL quarterback, television personality, and computer software executive.  He is best known for playing with the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants….as well as serving as a commentator on Monday Night Football….and a co-host of That’s Incredible!. At the time of his…

NFL – Hilites – 1968 World Champion New York Jets Season

DOG ASIDE: The 1968 New York Jets season was the ninth season for the team in the American Football League (AFL). The team had the most successful season in franchise history in 1968….trying to improve upon their 8–5–1 record from the year before in 1967…..as they won the AFL Eastern Division with an 11–3 record. They defeated…

NFL – Hilites – 1971 AFC Divisional Playoffs – Dolphins VS Chiefs – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: The Miami Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs have always had heated confrontations…..and this particular game of the week from the 1972 NFL season was certainly no different….except for the fact that in this particular game….history was made as the longest game played in the history of the NFL……a double overtime 27 –…