NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Teams Ever – Pittsburgh Steelers Of Coach Chuck Noll From 1974 To 1979

Chuck Noll was named the 14th head coach of the Pittsburgh Steelers on January 27, 1969….becoming the youngest coach in NFL history at the time…..as Steelers owner Art Rooney would later credit Don Shula as the person who recommended Noll as a head coach…..for Noll implemented a defensive system in Pittsburgh that became the legendary “Steel Curtain” defense…..while his coaching style earned…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quaterbacks – Cleveland Browns Otto Graham – With John Facenda

Otto Graham was an American football quarterback….who played for the Cleveland Browns in the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) and National Football League (NFL)….as Graham is regarded by critics as one of the most dominant players of his era….having taken the Browns to league championship games every year between 1946 and 1955….while winning seven of them….for with Graham at quarterback….the Browns posted a record…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Running Back – With Gayle Sayers + O J Simpson + Jim Brown

When it comes to the greatest NFL running backs to ever play the game…..Chicago Bears Gayle Sayers….Cleveland Browns Jim Brown….and Buffalo Bills O J Simpson…..will surely show up on most NFL fan’s list…..as they are featured by John Facenda on this NFL Films Best Ever Running Backs series. So, any way you cut the pie….we…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quarterbacks – Vikings Fran Tarkenton – With John Facenda

Fran Tarkenton is an American former football player….who was a NFL starting quarterback for 18 seasons….while spending the majority of his career with the Minnesota Vikings…..which spanned thirteen non-consecutive seasons….after playing with the team for six seasons from 1961 to 1966….then for seven seasons from 1972 to 1978….while In between his years in Minnesota was a member of the New York Giants for…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quarterbacks – Cowboys Roger Staubach – With John Facenda

Roger Staubach was nicknamed “Roger the Dodger“, “Captain America” and “Captain Comeback”…. and is an American former football quarterback in the NFL…for the Dallas Cowboys…..who attended the U.S. Naval Academy….where he won the 1963 Heisman Trophy….and after graduation he served in the U.S. Navy….including a tour of duty in Vietnam…..after which he joined the Dallas Cowboys  in 1969….and played with the club during all 11 seasons of his…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Best Ever Teams With GB Packers + Miami Dolphins + Pittsburgh Steelers

This NFL Films presents who they considered to be the Best Ever Teams to have played in the NFL up to the 1982 season…..which includes the Green Bay Packers under Coach Vince Lombardi from 1965 through 1968…..along with the 1972 and 1973 Miami Dolphins under Coach Don Shula…..and finally, the team that NFL Films crowned as the Best…

NFL – 1946 To 1971 – NFL Films – Like Cavemen In Cleat – With The Steelers As The Most Conspicuous Losers

It is our opinion at Imaportsphile that NFL Films set the Gold Standard for sports films….as father Ed Sabol and son Steve…. set a precedence in filming a live sporting events that still revered in the universe of sports today in 2019.  When you couple the filming genius of the Sabol family with the voices of the…

NFL – 1985 – NFL Films – Block That Kick – With Steve Sabol + Harry Kalas

Blocking a kick in the NFL is often times a turning point in a game….whether it be while blocking an extra point….or blocking a punt….as blocking an extra point obviously saves a point on the scoreboard….and cuz if a team is punting….it means they are typically at least 50 yards away from scoring….and in return,…

NFL – 1980 – NFL Films – Men In The Middle – The Story Of The NFL Center

When the pickup game of sandlot football is in the process of picking teams and positions…..seemingly every time, the last position filled is center…..cuz very few have ever said “I wanna play center”….except when there is no other position to be filled.  However, the center is one of the most important positions on the football field….for…