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 – 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 – Special – Men Who Played The Game – Browns TE Ossie Newsome

DOG COMMENTARY: Ozzie Newsome Jr. (born March 16, 1956) is a former American football tight end for the Alabama Crimson Tide while in college….and a member of the College Football Hall of Fame…..then for the NFL’s Cleveland Browns….an inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame….and the current general manager of the NFL Baltimore Ravens. During Newsome’s…

NFL – Special – Men Who Played The Game – NY Giants RB Frank Gifford

DOG COMMENTARY: This NFL FIlms special “The Men Who Played The Game” hosted by their very own, Steve Sabol….son of Ed Sabol….as this father and son combination built an incredible library as the best producer of NFL game footage ….for these guys were and are the gold standard for filming the plays that take place…

NFL – Highlights – 1985 – This Week In NFL – Chargers Vs Oilers & Steelers Vs Broncos imasportsphile

DOG COMMENTARY: After posting some 1400 video posts of vintage sports, comedy and music….I have to admit that some of my more enjoyable posts are those known as This Week in the NFL and This Week in MLB….cuz it gives me a chance to see who was leading each team during a particular week during a particular…