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 – Super Bowl XIII – NBC Preview – Steeler Linebackers Vs Cowboys Backs

DOG ASIDE: This clip from NBC’s Super Bowl XIII Preview….aired in advance of their coverage of the game….has Bryan Gumble and Mike Adamle breaking down the match-up between the Steelers linebacker core of Jack Lambert, Jack Ham and Robin Cole against the Dallas Cowboys offensive backfield of RB Tony Dorsett, QB Roger Staubach and RB…

NFL – Highlights – 1971 AFC Divisional Playoffs – Dolphins VS Chiefs – Part 2

  DOG ASIDE: This 2nd half highlight video of the incredible contest that unfolded on the field at the 1971 AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Miami Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs…..in a contest that went into the 2nd OT….and was won by a Garo Yepremian for a 27 – 24 victory….is worth watching…

NFL – Highlights – 1971 AFC Divisional Playoffs – Dolphins VS Chiefs – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY: There have been some absolutely incredible NFL playoff games that have provided many memorable highlights throughout the history of the NFL….but none more dramatic than the 1971 AFC Divisional Playoff game between the Miami Dolphins and the Kansas City Chiefs….in which the Dolphins QB Bob Griese completed 20 of 36 passess for 263…

NFL – The Men Who Played The Game – QB Earl Morrell

DOG COMMENTARY: I have often written how much I appreciate the entire NFL Films experience…..cuz in the many years and thousands of sports production programs that I have watched on my path to becoming Sportsphile # 2…I can honestly say that at the top of the ladder of those who have produced  films regarding sports…..the gold…

NFL – Super Bowls Super Memories – Dolphins VS Redskins – Super Bowl XVII

DOG COMMENTARY: Super Bowl XVII was an American football game between the AFC champion Miami Dolphins and the NFC champion Washington Redskins to decide the 1982 NFL season champion….as the Redskins defeated the Dolphins by the score of 27–17 to win their first Super Bowl. The game was played on January 30, 1983 at the…

NFL – Toughest Runners – Miami Dolphins Larry Czonka

DOG COMMENTARY: Larry Csonka was the No. 1 pick by the American Football League’s Miami Dolphins in the 1968 Common Draft….for as the 8th player and 1st running back drafted in the first round…he would signed a three-year contract for $20,000 the first year….$25,000 the second….and $30,000 the third….plus a $34,000 bonus, including a new…

NFL – Highlights – 1971 AFC Divisional Playoffs – Dolphins VS Chiefs – Part 1

DOG COMMENTARY: In the longest NFL game played prior to 1970 at 382 minutes and 40 seconds….along with the Chiefs’ last-ever game at Municipal Stadium in Kansas City…..as Miami kicker Garo Yepremian kicked the winning 37-yard field goal after 7:40 of the second overtime period. The Chiefs opened up the scoring with Jan Stenerud’s 24-yard…

NFL – 1985 Monday Night Match-Up – Bears VS Dolphins – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: In the mid-1980’s, ESPN featured NFL Monday Night Football…..and their pre-game production was called “Monday Night Match-Up”….which featured Steve Sabol (NFL Films fame) and Allie Sherman (NFL Head Coach fame) at the desk….and ESPN NFL analyst / commentator Chris Berman would often times join the desk with the two hosts Sabol and Sherman.…