NFL – 1980s – Special – When San Francisco Struck Gold – Story Of Joe Montana

DOG COMMENTARY:  Joe Montana was known as “Joe Cool“ and “The Comeback Kid” is a former American football quarterback who played in the National Football League (NFL) for 16 seasons….primarily with the San Francisco 49ers and then with the Kansas City Chiefs for the final two seasons of his NFL career.  After winning a college national championship at Notre Dame….Montana started his NFL career in 1979 with San Francisco…. where he played for…

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 – 1934 To 1982 – Special – NFL FIlms Presents – Greatest Games Ever Played

DOG ASIDE:    NFL Films has produced so many wonderful films regarding the history of the NFL….from the Men Who Played the Game series….to the Great Teams Great Years series….to the Greatest Games Ever Played series et al….and ImaSportsphile has more than its fair share of these awesome film productions within the pages of our football section.  This NFL FIlms…

NFL – Special – Preview Of 1979 Season – Miracle At The Meadowlands & Chiefs Rookie DE Mike Bell

DOG ASIDE: This CBS preview of the upcoming 1979 NFL season is hosted by Brent Musberger….some 40 years ago…and he is still sportscasting many live sporting events in 2017….as he starts out by reviewing the famous play that has become affectionately known as “The Miracle at the Meadowlands”….when the Giants blew a sure win on the…

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 – 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 – 1979 This Is The NFL – Miracle At The Meadowlands

DOG COMMENTARY: I have never been much of an Eagles fan…..cuz I like the Cowboys…..and the Eagles have been in NFC East Division forever….which makes them an arch-rival of all things Cowboys…..however, in the deep crevices of this lil ole chiweenie Sportsphile’s mind…..lies the soul of a fan who just loves the Eagles fans….for they…

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…

NFL – Special – Passport To Pasadena – Giants & Chiefs & Falcons – Part 2 imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: This video goes into detail about the effects of what has been called the “Miracle at the Meadowlands”….where with seconds left on the clock with the Giants up by 5 point against the Eagles….and all the Giants QB Joe Pisarcik had to do was take a knee…but he didn’t…thus fumbling the hand-off….only to…