NFL – Hardest Hits Hardest Hitters – Bears Dick Butkus & Giants Lawrence Taylor

DOG COMMENTARY: When Bone Daddy talks about the NFL from the 1960’s to the 1990’s…..he seems to always get around to the subject of the hardest hits and the hardest hitters he had seen….as two guys names that come up every time…Dick Butkus, linebacker for the Chicago Bears in the 60’s and 70’s…..and Lawrence Taylor…

NFL – Greatest Teams – 1967 Green Bay Packers – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: The 1967 Green Bay Packers season was their 48th season in the National Football League….which resulted in a 9–4–1 season record….and a victory in Super Bowl II.  The team beat the Dallas Cowboys in the NFL Championship Game….a game commonly known as the “Ice Bowl”….which marked the second time the Packers had won an…

NFL – Greatest QBs Ever – Minnesota Vikings Fran Tarkenton

DOG ASIDE: Francis Asbury “Fran” Tarkenton (born February 3, 1940) is a former NFL quarterback, television personality, and computer software executive.  He is best known for playing with the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants….as well as serving as a commentator on Monday Night Football….and a co-host of That’s Incredible!. At the time of his…

NFL – Greatest QBs Ever – Archie Manning & Terry Bradshaw & Fran Tarkenton

DOG ASIDE: Elisha Archibald “Archie” Manning III (born May 19, 1949) is a former American football quarterback. He played professionally in the National Football League (NFL) for the New Orleans Saints from 1971 to 1982….and for short stints with the Houston Oilers and Minnesota Vikings.  In college, he played for the Ole Miss Rebels football…

NFL – Great Teams Great Years – 1975 Oakland Raiders – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: Coach John Madden was hired by Al Davis as linebackers coach for the AFL’s Oakland Raiders in 1967…..putting him in the Sid Gillman coaching tree….as he helped the team reach Super Bowl II that season. A year later, after Raiders head coach John Rauch resigned to take the same position with the Buffalo Bills….Madden…

NFL – Great Teams Great Years – 1975 Oakland Raiders – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: The 1975 Oakland Raiders season was the team’s 16th season….and 6th in the National Football League.  The 1975 season would be George Blanda’s final season in the NFL…as Blanda retired with two significant records….the most seasons in American professional football (26)….and the most games played (340).  Opposing quarterbacks had a passer-rating of 37.2 against…

NFL – Greatest QBs Ever – Giants Y A Tittle & Browns Otto Graham

DOG ASIDE: Yelberton Abraham Tittle (born October 24, 1926), better known as Y. A. Tittle….is a former football quarterback in the National Football League….who played for the Baltimore Colts, San Francisco 49’ers, and the New York Giants….who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971.  Born and raised in Marshall, Texas….Tittle played…