L E’s Stories – “I Have Never Seen A Rose Quite Like That Tyler Rose” – Salute To HOF Earl Campbell

Earl Campbell, nicknamed The Tyler Rose, is an American former professional football player who was a running back in the National Football League (NFL) for the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints. Known for his aggressive, punishing running style and ability to break tackles, Campbell gained recognition as one of the best power running backs in NFL history….and for three pryor to playing pro football…..he…

NFL – 1979 – NFL Films – Highlights Of Houston Oilers Playoff Run To The AFC Championship Game

The 1979 Houston Oilers season was the franchise’s 20th overall….and the 10th in the National Football League…..in a year that the offense scored an average of 23 points per game for 362 total points…..while the defense gave up an average of 20 points per game for 331 points…..as the ended the season with a record of 11 wins and 5…

NFL – Special – CBS Preview Of 1979 Season – Featuring Archie Manning & Earl Campbell & Jim Zorn

DOG ASIDE: In this CBS preview of the upcoming 1979 NFL season…..Irv Cross provides insight into the upcoming 1979 NFL season by covering QB Archie Manning and the New Orleans Saints…..then comes a piece on Oilers running back Earl Campbell…..followed by an inside look at the defending Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers….and finishes with a…

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

DOG COMMENTARY: David Wayne Parks (born December 25, 1941 in Muenster, Texas) is a former American football wide receiver/end in the NFL….who was the first overall selection in the 1964 NFL Draft out of Texas Technological College (now Texas Tech University)….and was selected to three Pro Bowls and was an All-Pro selection two times. In 2008…

NFL – Special – 1978 – Inside The NFL – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: The 1978 NFL season saw the Dallas Cowboys lead the NFL in defensive sacks on the quarterback….while the 49’ers were in such shambles that they had to resort to WR Fred Soloman as their quarterback at one point in this season….however, the league did introduce two sensational rookies in San Diego’s WR John…

NFL – Highlights – 1985 – This Week In NFL – Chargers Vs Oilers & Steelers Vs Broncos imasportsphile

DOG COMMENTARY: After posting some 1400 video posts of vintage sports, comedy and music….I have to admit that some of my more enjoyable posts are those known as This Week in the NFL and This Week in MLB….cuz it gives me a chance to see who was leading each team during a particular week during a particular…

NFL – Special – Road To Pasadena – Saints & Patriots & Steelers & Oilers

DOG ASIDE: In this video, the preview of the upcoming 1979 season in this special on the “Road to Pasadena”…..takes the fans to New Orleans led by QB Archie Manning and RB Chuck Muncie…..then to New England led by QB Steve Grogan….with the next stop being at the Pittsburgh Steelers training camp with QB Terry…

NFL – Special – Passport To Pasadena – Steelers & Cowboys & Oilers & Seahawks – Prt 3

DOG ASIDE: The viewer gets a good look at the status of the champion Pittsburgh Steelers…..the perennial powerhouse Dallas Cowboys….the NFL rushing leader Earl Campbell of the Houston Oilers….and the Seattle Seahawks with rising start QB Jim Zorn…..for the upcoming 1979 NFL season….as all signs lent themselves toward having an outstanding year in the NFL.…