NFL – 1978 – Worst Plays Ever – Giants QB Joe Pisarcik Fumbles To On Last Play Of Game Vs Eagles

The NFL play known as The Fumble…..was truly one of the worst….and quite frankly “stupidest” plays in the history of professional football….or any football for that matter…..cuz the fact remains that had Giants QB Joe Pisarcik snapped the ball and taken a knee….the time would have run out on a Giants win over the Eagles…..but instead…..Pisarcik chose…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quarterbacks – Vikings Fran Tarkenton – With John Facenda

Fran Tarkenton is an American former football player….who was a NFL starting quarterback for 18 seasons….while spending the majority of his career with the Minnesota Vikings…..which spanned thirteen non-consecutive seasons….after playing with the team for six seasons from 1961 to 1966….then for seven seasons from 1972 to 1978….while In between his years in Minnesota was a member of the New York Giants for…

Football – 1984 – Sports Illustrated Sportsman Of The Year Showcases Candidates From Football

DOG ASIDE: Since its inception in 1954, Sports Illustrated magazine has annually presented the Sportsperson of the Year award to “the athlete or team whose performance that year most embodies the spirit of sportsmanship and achievement.”  Both Americans and non-Americans are eligible, though in the past the vast majority of winners have been from the United States. Both men and women…

NFL – 1985 – Pete Axethelm Predicts Bears Will Shut Out Giants And Why In NFC Divisional Playoffs

DOG ASIDE: Pete Axthelm (August 27, 1943 – February 2, 1991) was a sportswriter and columnist for the New York Herald Tribune, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated and its Inside Sports….when during the 1980’s, his knowledge of sports and journalistic skill aided him in becoming a sports commentator for The NFL on NBC and NFL Primetime and horse racing on ESPN.  Pete Axethelm went to work for Newsweek in 1968 and covered the Summer Olympics in Mexico…