NFL – 1985 Monday Night Match Up – Part 1 – Dallas Cowboys VS Washington Redskins


When the Dallas Cowboys play the Washington Redskins… is always a war… these two storied NFL franchises has a long history of disliking each other… the football fan can also expect the unexpected.  ESPN’s Steve Sabol, Chris Berman and Allie Sherman….hosts of this 1985 Monday Night Match-Up…..breakdown every aspect of the impending game.

NFL – 1985 Monday Night Match Up – Oakland Raiders VS San Diego Chargers

DOG ASIDE: This particular 1985 Monday Night Match-Up between the Oakland Raiders and the San Diego Chargers….features a Raiders team that is playing without their starting quarterback, Jim Plumkett…..who is being replaced by Marc Wilson…..whereas the Chargers are led by Air Coryell….which defines the style of offense that San Diego employed under the tutelage of…


NFL – Great Coaches – Minnesota Vikings Bud Grant

DOG ASIDE: Harry Peter “Bud” Grant, Jr. (born May 20, 1927) is a former coach and player of American football and Canadian football. Grant served as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL) for eighteen seasons….as he was the team’s second (1967–83) and fourth (1985) head coach.  Before coaching the…


NFL – 1985 Opening – Monday Night Football – Frank Gifford & O J SImpson & Joe Namath

DOG ASIDE: I wanted to show this video as an example of how the opening to Monday Night Football has progressed…..I mean, what the effect of technology and computer generated material has done to the opening of any major televised event…..especially one as popular as MNF….and this video provides evidence of just how far sports…


NFL – 1987 All Madden Team – Linebackers – Lawrence Taylor & Mike Singletary

DOG ASIDE: Lawrence Julius Taylor (born February 4, 1959)….nicknamed “L.T.”….is a Hall of Fame former American football player. Taylor played his entire professional career as a linebacker for the New York Giants (1981–1993) in the National Football League (NFL). He is considered to be one of the greatest players in the history of football….and has been…


NFL – 1985 NFL Films All Pro Team – Quaterback & Offensive Line

DOG ASIDE: NFL Films is a Mount Laurel, New Jersey-based company devoted to producing commercials, television programs, feature films and documentaries on the National Football League….as well as other unrelated major events and awards shows. Founded as Blair Motion Pictures by Ed Sabol in 1962….and run by his son Steve Sabol until his death….it is currently…


NFL – 1985 NFL FIlms All Pro Team – Defensive Backs & Running Backs

DOG ASIDE: In this video, Steve Sabol and Harry Calas of NFL Films present the first of a three part series that show highlights of the players who comprised of their 1985 All Pro Team…..with this particular video covering the best cornerbacks in the league…..followed by the best running backs in the NFL.  NFL Films…


NFL – ESPN – 1985 Monday Night Match-Up – Seattle Seahawks vs San Francisco 49’ers

DOG ASIDE: NFL Monday Night Match-up was a National Football League preview show that airs still today under the name NFL Countdown every week during the regular season and playoffs. As of 2006, the official name is State Farm NFL Match-up….and it is produced by NFL Films.  The show started in 1984 as Monday Night Matchup…


Olympics – 1984 Los Angeles – Womens Basketball – USA VS Canada – 2nd Half

DOG ASIDE: The gold medal winning USA Olympic Women’s Basketball Team consisted of Cathy Boswell, Denise Curry, Anne Donovan, Teresa Edwards, Lea Henry, Janice Lawrence, Pamela McGee, Carol Menken-Schaudt, Cheryl Miller, Kim Mulkey, Cindy Noble, and Lynette Woodard….as this team breezed through the Olympic competition….cuz the Russians didn’t show…..but that doesn’t take a thing away from…