NFL – Great Teams Great Years – 1975 Oakland Raiders – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: The 1975 Oakland Raiders season was the team’s 16th season….and 6th in the National Football League.  The 1975 season would be George Blanda’s final season in the NFL…as Blanda retired with two significant records….the most seasons in American professional football (26)….and the most games played (340).  Opposing quarterbacks had a passer-rating of 37.2 against…

NFL – Greatest QBs Ever – Giants Y A Tittle & Browns Otto Graham

DOG ASIDE: Yelberton Abraham Tittle (born October 24, 1926), better known as Y. A. Tittle….is a former football quarterback in the National Football League….who played for the Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49’ers, and the New York Giants….who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971.  Born and raised in Marshall, Texas….Tittle played…

NFL – Great Rivalries – New York Giants VS Cleveland Browns – 1947 to 1963

DOG ASIDE: The NFL has produced many rivalries…Cowboys vs Redskins….Colts vs Giants….Raiders vs Chiefs…..Bears vs Packers…Steelers vs Cowboys….but none are and were no more fierce than the rivalry between the Cleveland Browns and the New York Giants during the decades of the late 1940’s to early 1960’s…..and covered such running backs as Frank Gifford, Marion…

NFL – Great Players – Howie Long – Warlord Of The Raiders

DOG ASIDE: Man, was this guy a HUNK or what…..I mean, long before the flattop….this dude looked like Elvis on steroids….but, gee maneee he was soooo cute…..OK, just know this…..I wouldn’t mind having the Howie Long in this video’s “shoes under my bed in the morning”….cuz this lil ole Chiweenie has had a crush on…

NFL – Great Rivalries – New York Giants VS Cleveland Browns – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: The New York Giants and the Cleveland Browns had one of the most significant rivalries of the 1950’s and 1960’s….as Cleveland Coach Paul Brown put together teams that could match anything the NY Giants could put on the field….which during the 1950’s was probably the team with the best talent in the NFL.…

NFL – 1985 ESPN Monday Night Match Up – Part 2 – Chicago Bears VS Miami Dolphins

DOG ASIDE: The Bears vs the Dolphins has been the source of some really outstanding games throughout the history of the NFL…..and the year 1985 turned out to be Da Bears years…..as they went on from this game to win the Super Bowl.  This Bears team was loaded…..and so were the Dolphins….as that made for…

NFL – 1985 Monday Night Match Up – Part 1 – Dallas Cowboys VS Washington Redskins

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When the Dallas Cowboys play the Washington Redskins…..it is always a war…..as these two storied NFL franchises has a long history of disliking each other…..so the football fan can also expect the unexpected.  ESPN’s Steve Sabol, Chris Berman and Allie Sherman….hosts of this 1985 Monday Night Match-Up…..breakdown every aspect of the impending game.

NFL – 1985 Monday Night Match Up – Oakland Raiders VS San Diego Chargers

DOG ASIDE: This particular 1985 Monday Night Match-Up between the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers….features a Raiders team that is playing without their starting quarterback, Jim Plumkett…..who is being replaced by Marc Wilson…..whereas the Chargers are led by Air Coryell….which defines the style of offense that San Diego employed under the tutelage of…

NFL – Great Coaches – Minnesota Vikings Bud Grant

DOG ASIDE: Harry Peter “Bud” Grant, Jr. (born May 20, 1927) is a former coach and player of American football and Canadian football. Grant served as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL) for eighteen seasons….as he was the team’s second (1967–83) and fourth (1985) head coach.  Before coaching the…