NFL – Highlights – Super Bowl XI – Oakland Raiders VS Minnesota Vikings – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: This was the Raiders’ second Super Bowl appearance after losing Super Bowl II. They posted a 13–1 regular season record before defeating the New England Patriots and the Pittsburgh Steelers in the playoffs. The Vikings were making their fourth Super Bowl appearance after posting an 11–2–1 regular season record and playoff victories over…

NFL – Hilites – Super Bowl XI – Oakland Raiders VS Minnesota Vikings – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: Super Bowl XI was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Oakland Raiders and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Minnesota Vikings to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1976 season.  The Raiders defeated the Vikings by the score of 32–14 to win their first Super Bowl.…

NFL – Highlights – 1979 Game Of Week – St Louis Cardinals VS Pittsburgh Steelers

DOG ASIDE: This was a really good game…..as the Cardinals were led by quarterback Jim Hart, WR Mel Grey and RB O J Anderson…..leading the Cards to a 9 point lead going into the 4th Quarter…..when Steelers QB Terry Bradshaw hooked up with WR John Stallworth, WR Lynn Swann and RB Franco Harris to steal…

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

DOG ASIDE: 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 Steelers defeated the Rams by the score of 31–19….becoming the first team to win four Super…

NFL – Highlights – Super Bowl III – New York Jets VS Baltimore Colts

DOG ASIDE: Super Bowl III was the third AFL-NFL Championship Game in professional American football….the first to officially bear the name Super Bowl.  The game, played on January 12, 1969, at the Orange Bowl in Miami, Florida….is regarded as one of the greatest upsets in American sports history. The heavy underdog American Football League (AFL) champion New…

NFL – Highlights – 1985 All Pro Special Teams – Ron Brown & Nick Lowery

DOG ASIDE: Although the special teams players on an NFL team don’t get much notoriety or press coverage…..each team’s coaching staff knows how important the kicking and the return games are….I mean, just think about how many games you have seen where a kickoff or kickoff return…..or a punt and/or punt return…..have made a huge…

NFL – Highlights – 1984 Giants VS Eagles – Miracle at the Meadowlands

DOG ASIDE: The Giants and the Eagles have a long standing rivalry…..and even if the team’s are not competing for a championship season….they always bring their A-game when they play each other….and when they met in 1984….it was no different….for it was a hard fought contest that went down to the last play of the…

NFL – Special – Hardest Hits & Hardest Hitters – 1950s & 1960s

DOG COMMENTARY: Like the history of war….the history of the NFL….has shown the world that you cannot win with just strategy alone…..you must have strength…..that is why pro football players are eager for combat…..as they all love the taste for contact…..which means the hardest hitters who delivered the hardest hits just simply had a big…