NFL – 1983 – Special – NFLs Best Ever Quarterbacks – Graham + Tarkenton + Staubach + Unitas

DOG ASIDE: A quarterback is a position in American and Canadian football as a member of the offensive team…. who line up directly behind the center on the offensive line. In modern American football, the quarterback is usually considered the leader of the offensive team….and is often responsible for calling the play in the huddle.  In the NFL, while the starting quarterback has no other responsibility or authority….he…

Sports Special – 1979 – 1st 25 Years Of Sports Illustrated Sportsmen Of The Year – Host James Caan

DOG COMMENTARY: Actor James Caan hosts this television special in tribute to the 1st 25 years of Sports Illustrated Sportsman/Sportsperson of the Year winners….which basically boils down to a Who’s Who of Sports from the first year of the award in 1954 to this 25th Anniversary program in 1979.  This video is absolutely priceless….as it has live footage of…

NFL – Special – Super Memories Of Super Bowls I – XIII

DOG COMMENTARY: This video is awesome because Harry Kalas of NFL Films fame gives the viewer a compilation of highlights from the first Super Bowl game played through the 13th Super Bowl game played….which makes it a treasure in its own right. In the chronology of all things Super Bowl….starting off with the Green Bay…

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 – Offense Comparisons

DOG ASIDE: This NBC production of Super Bowl XIII between the Dallas Cowboys vs Pittsburgh Steelers is hosted by Dick Enberg and Merlin Olsen….along with Bryan Gumble, Fran Tarkenton, Mike Adamle and Donna de Varonna each covering pertinant information about the upcoming game….with the best part being when Enberg and Olsen compare the two offenses….which…

NFL – Special – 1978 – Inside The NFL – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: Part 2 of the 1978 NFL special “Inside the NFL” features the upstart Cincinnatti Bengals rolled up their 2nd highest point total in history in their game against the Cleveland Browns in the battle for Ohio….followed by the Rams demolishing the dreams of the Green Bay Packers thanks to a devastating defense….after which Fran…

NFL – Hghilights – Super Bowl XI – Oakland Raiders VS Minnesota Vikings – Part 2

DOG COMMENTARY: The NFL awarded Super Bowl IX to Pasadena, California on March 19, 1975 at the owners’ meetings held in Honolulu….as this game marked the second Super Bowl appearance for the Oakland Raiders….who lost in their first Super Bowl II against the Green Bay Packers….who were coached by legendary coach Vince Lombardi. Two years after their Super…

NFL – Highlights – Super Bowl XI – Oakland Raiders VS Minnesota Vikings – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY: Super Bowl XI was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Oakland Raiders and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Minnesota Vikings to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1976 season. The Raiders defeated the Vikings by the score of 32–14 to win their first Super…

NFL – Super Bowl Super Memories – Minnesota Vikings

DOG COMMENTARY: During the decade of the 1970’s….the Minnesota Vikings were one of the more domineering NFL teams….having played in Superbowl IV (1970)….Superbowl VIII (1974)….Superbowl IX (1975)….and Superbowl XI (1977)….but wht sports fans remember about this team is that they never won one….albeit they were losses to some really good teams like Coach Hank Stram’s Kansas City…