NFL – 1950 to 1990 – NFL Films Special – Greatest Finishes + Unbelievable Comebacks

DOG ASIDE:  This NFL Films production of Greatest Finishes and Comebacks Ever….is a priceless production by the best film company ever to have live footage of NFL contests…..as Ed and Steve Sabol set the “gold standard” for capturing live footage and turning it into awesome stories about the NFL….as evidenced by this 20 minute piece on the greatest…

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

DOG COMMENTARY:  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 game was played on January 20, 1980, at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, and was attended by a Super Bowl record 103,985 spectators….as CBS Sports carried the game on national…

NFL – 1980 – NBC Special – Super Bowl XV – Road To New Orleans – Eagles VS Raiders – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY:  Anything and everything that has to do with Super Bowl XV is very special to those of us at Ima Sportsphile….for this was one of the truly greatest trips that Bone Daddy and his live sports sojourning companion, the Prince of Pleasure, would ever take.  The stories that came back from New Orleans,…

NFL – Special – CBS Preview Of 1979 Season – Featuring Archie Manning & Earl Campbell & Jim Zorn

DOG ASIDE: In this CBS preview of the upcoming 1979 NFL season…..Irv Cross provides insight into the upcoming 1979 NFL season by covering QB Archie Manning and the New Orleans Saints…..then comes a piece on Oilers running back Earl Campbell…..followed by an inside look at the defending Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers….and finishes with a…

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 – Cowboys VS Steelers – Defensive Line Comparison

DOG ASIDE: In this video clip….NBC’s Dick Enberg and Merlin Olsen analyze the Cowboys and the Steelers defensive lines….which are both “top notch” groups….with Cowboys having Harvey Martin, Randy White, Too Tall Jones and Larry Cole in what was known as The Doomesday Defense….while the Steelers had a version of the Steel Curtain with Mean…

NFL – Special – 1978 – Inside The NFL – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: The 1978 NFL season saw the Dallas Cowboys lead the NFL in defensive sacks on the quarterback….while the 49’ers were in such shambles that they had to resort to WR Fred Soloman as their quarterback at one point in this season….however, the league did introduce two sensational rookies in San Diego’s WR John…

NFL – Special – There Is Magic In Football – Pittsburgh Steelers Immaculate Reception

DOG COMMENTARY: Throughout the history of sport…..there has quite possibly never been another single play that took place during any sporting event that has ever gained more notoriety than the “Immaculate Reception”….as the nickname given to what is arguably the most famous play in the history of American football….occurring in the AFC divisional playoff game…