NFL – 1979 – NFL Films – Game Of Week – Dallas Cowboys Vs Chicago Bears – With Harry Kalas

The 1979 Dallas Cowboys season was their 20th in the league….as the team was unable to improve on their previous season output of 12–4 by winning only eleven games…..as they qualified for the playoffs, but lost in the Divisional round….when they still possessed a great offense….but suffered defensive losses as defensive tackle Jethro Pugh retired, safety Charlie Waters missed the season with injury, Ed “Too Tall” Jones left the…

NFL – 1981 – NFL Films – A Season Of Peaks And Valleys – Harry Kalas Highlights The 1981 NFL Season

The 1981 NFL season was the 62nd regular season of the National Football League….which ended with Super Bowl XVI when the San Francisco 49ers defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 26–21 at the Pontiac Silverdome in Michigan. The 1981 NFL Draft was held from April 28 to 29, 1981 at New York City’s Sheraton Hotel….with the first pick selected being running back George Rogers from the University of South Carolina….as selected by the New Orleans Saints.  1981 was…

NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Super Bowl XVI – San Francisco 49ers Vs Cincinnati Bengals With Harry Kalas

Super Bowl XVI was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion San Francisco 49ers and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Cincinnati Bengals to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1981 season….as the 49’ers defeated the Bengals by the score of 26–21 to win their first Super Bowl. The game was played on January 24, 1982, at the Pontiac Silverdome in Pontiac, Michigan….which is a suburb of…

Music – 1986 – World Champion Chicago Bears – The Super Bowl Shuffle – With ESPN Bob Ley + Brian Gumble

When this video rolled up to be posted here at ImaSportsphile….I just had to watch it more than a couple of times…..cuz it really gives me a “good ole belly laugh”….while putting a smile all across my face….for just getting to see one of my all time favorite NFL teams doing something “goofy and off the…

Music – 1987 – Liza Minnelli – New York New York – Put To Highlights Super Bowl XXI After NY Giants Win The Title

“New York, New York“ is the theme song from the Martin Scorsese film New York, New York in 1977….which was composed by John Kander….with lyrics by Fred Ebb….which was written for and performed in the film by Liza Minnelli…..as it remains still today in 2020, one of the best-known songs about New York City…..when in an A&E Biography, composers Kander and Ebb stated on the episode about Liza…

Music – 1986 – John Cougar Mellencamp – Aint That America – Sung To Highlights Of Super Bowls Past

John Mellencamp, previously known as Johnny Cougar, John Cougar and John Cougar Mellencamp (seen in this video herewith) is an American musician, singer-songwriter, painter and actor….who is known for his catchy, populist brand of heartland rock….which emphasizes traditional instrumentation. Mellencamp rose to fame in the decade of the 1980’s….while “honing an almost startlingly plainspoken writing style” that, starting in 1982, yielded a…

NFL – 1973 – Worst Plays Ever – Dolphin PK Garo Yepremian Pass After Blocked Field Goal Vs Redskins

Early in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl VII between the Redskins vs Dolphins….Washington threatened to score by mounting its most impressive drive of the game….while driving 79 yards from its own 11 to Miami’s 10-yard line in twelve plays. On second down at the Miami 10-yard line, Skins QB Billy Kilmer threw to tight…

NFL – 1978 – Worst Plays Ever – Giants QB Joe Pisarcik Fumbles & Eagles Return For TD On Last Play

The play that is known as The Miracle at the Meadowlands happened on November 19, 1978…..as the New York Giants were closing out an apparent 17-12 victory over the visiting Philadelphia Eagles…..when with 31 seconds left to play…..they had the ball on 3rd down…..and the Eagles not having any timeouts left.  All the Giants had to do was snap the ball one…

NFL – 1969 To 1979 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quarterbacks – Cowboys Roger Staubach – With John Facenda

Roger Staubach was nicknamed “Roger the Dodger“, “Captain America” and “Captain Comeback“….who was an American former football quarterback in the National Football League (NFL)…..as he led America’s Team the Dallas Cowboys for 11 years.  Roger the Dodger 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…