NFL – 1965 To 1977 – Special – Bob Costas Showcases Career QB Joe Namath – A Celebration Of Sports

Joe Namath was born and raised in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania (30 miles (50 km) northwest of Pittsburgh)….and grew up in its Lower End neighborhood as the son of Catholic parents, Rose and John Andrew Namath, a steelworker….as his parents were of Hungarian descent….when his Hungarian-born grandfather, Andrew Németh, known as “A.J.” to his family and friends, came to Ellis Island on the…

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NFL – 1982 – NFL Films – Super Bowl XVI – Highlights – Cincinnati Bengals Vs San Francisco 49ers

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 in a really good football game….. as the game was played on January 24,…

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NFL – 1978 – NFL Films – Super Bowl XII – Dallas Cowboys Vs Denver Broncos – With John Facenda

Super Bowl XII was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Dallas Cowboys and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Denver Broncos to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1977 season. The Cowboys defeated the Broncos 27–10 to win their second Super Bowl…..as te game was played on January 15, 1978, at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisana…..which was the first Super Bowl played…

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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…

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NFL – 1979 – NFL Films – Battle Of Champions – Super Bowl XIII – Dallas Cowboys Vs Pittsburgh Steelers – With John Facenda

It was 1pm in the afternoon on Sunday, January 21, 1979….which was a time of the day on Sunday that folks normally gathered around the the tv with Sunday lunch being served on tv trays in the family room where the television was….but this particular Sunday was very special….cuz it was Super Bowl Sunday….. which…

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NFL – 1974 – NFL Films – Super Bowl VIII – Minnesota Vikings Vs Miami Dolphins – With John Facenda

Super Bowl VIII was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Minnesota Vikings and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Miami Dolphins to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1973 season…..as the Dolphins defeated the Vikings by the score of 24–7 to win their second consecutive Super Bowl….which was the first team to do so since the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowls I and II…..while being the…

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NFL – 1979 – NFL Films – Best Ever Quarterbacks In The NFL – Narrated By John Facenda

Man, what an awesome video this one is…..as NFL Films present NFL’s Best Ever Quarterbacks….with the greatest NFL narrator ever, John Facenda, providing a continuous array of  “poetic masterpiece descriptions” of the best ever quarterbacks from the mid-1950’s to the start of the 1980’s….with such legendary NFL quarterbacks as the Cowboy’s Don Meredith…..the Raider’s Ken Stabler….the…

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NFL – 1979 – NFL Films – The Best Ever Teams In The NFL – Narrated By John Facenda

In our opinion here at ImaSportsphile….we believe that Ed Sabol and son, Steve, of NFL Films fame set  the “gold standard” for all sports films that have ever been produced….only rivaled to some degree by such pieces as Bud Greenspan’s Olympiad production……Mel Allen’s This Week In Baseball…..ESPN’s 30 for 30 series….HBO’s Boxing Best series….NFL Network’s A Football Life…..but any way you…

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NFL – 1980 – NFL Films – Super Bowl XIV – Pittsburgh Steelers Vs Los Angeles Rams – With John Facenda

Super Bowl XIV was an American football game between the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Los Angeles Rams and the American Football Conference (AFC) champion Pittsburgh Steelers to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 1979 season….as the Steelers defeated the Rams by the score of 31 – 19….while becoming the first team to win four Super Bowls. The game was played on January 20, 1980, at the Rose…

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