NFL – Men Who Played The Game – Green Bay Pakers DE Willie Davis

DOG ASIDE: Willie D. Davis (born July 24, 1934) is a former American football defensive end for the Cleveland Browns and the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League.  Davis grew up in rural Louisiana and graduated from Grambling State University…..where he played college ball for legendary Coach Eddie Robinson.  Davis wore number 87…

NFL – Men Who Played The Game – New York Giants RB Frank Gifford

DOG ASIDE: Francis Newton Gifford (August 16, 1930 – August 9, 2015) was an American football player and television sports commentator. After a 12-year playing career as a running back and flanker for the New York Giants of the National Football League (NFL)….he was a play-by-play announcer and commentator for 27 years on ABC’s Monday Night…

NFL – Men Who Played The Game – San Francisco 49’ers TE Dave Parks

DOG ASIDE: David Wayne Parks (born December 25, 1941 in Muenster, Texas) is a former American football wide receiver/end in the NFL. He was the first overall selection in the 1964 NFL Draft out of Texas Technological College (now Texas Tech University). Parks was selected to three Pro Bowls….and was an All-Pro selection two times. In…

NFL – Men Who Played The Game – Washington Redskins RB Ray Flaherty

DOG ASIDE: Raymond Paul Flaherty (September 1, 1903 – July 19, 1994) was an American football player and coach in the National Football League….and a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  He was part of three NFL Championship teams….one as a player and two as a head coach.  Flaherty began his professional football career…

NFL – Preview – Super Bowl XIII – Cowboys VS Steelers – Defensive Lines

DOG ASIDE: While getting down to the “nitty gritty” of predicting who would win Super Bowl XIII between the two powerhouse franchises of the 1970’s….the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Dallas Cowboys….the game would hinge on the play of the defensive lines…..as both teams were really good in the trenches on the D-line.  The Steeler had…

NFL – Preview – Super Bowl XIII – Cowboys VS Steelers – Ground Game & Linebackers

DOG ASIDE: This video clip preview of Super Bowl XIII with the Cowboys vs the Steelers takes a discerning look at both teams offensive backs…..along with the linebackers responsible for plugging the holes and stopping the run.  Both teams were very good in both of these areas…..as the Steelers had QB Terry Bradshaw, RB Rocky…

NFL – Special – NFL Coaches – Crunch Course On Hitting

DOG ASIDE: The game of pro football has always been a game of hitting….in fact, George Halas….founder of the NFL….has been quoted for saying….”Pro Football will always be a game of hitting”….and in this video….the viewer gets many coaches perspectives and ideas on the “Crunch Course On Hitting”…..and is well worth watching….that is if you…

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…