Category Archives: NFC Classic

NFL Films: Bob Ryan- How The Dallas Cowboys Became Americas Team

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review At risk of stating the obvious, in a country over 200 million people back in the 1970s and in a major sports league like the NFL with 26 franchises by … Continue reading

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David Newman: NFL Films: The Story of The 1982 St. Louis Cardinals

Source: David Newman: NFL Films: The Story of The 1982 St. Louis Cardinals I remember the NFL’s St. Louis Cardinals pretty well, because I started watching football in the early and mid 1980s and even though the Cardinals are from … Continue reading

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HBO: Inside the NFL, Featuring the New Orleans Saints 12/10/87: Goodbye to The New Orleans Aints

Source: HBO: Inside the NFL, Featuring the New Orleans Saints 12/10/87: Goodbye to The New Orleans Aints The New Orleans Saints finally not just make the playoffs in 1987, but had their first winning season as well. But several of … Continue reading

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NFL Films: 1987 Minnesota Vikings- Making a Move

Source: NFL Films: 1987 Minnesota Vikings- Making a Move 1987 was a big season for the Minnesota Vikings for several reasons. Their first playoff appearance since 1982 and they were stuck in mediocrity from 1983-86 with 7-9 and 8-8 records. … Continue reading

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NFL Films: New Orleans Saints 1983 Highlights: A Little Bit More

Source: NFL Films: New Orleans Saints 1983 Highlights: A Little Bit More Jim Mora, gets a lot of credit for turning the New Orleans Saints into winners and a consistent playoff team for the first time in their franchise history … Continue reading

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Lee Estrada: NY Giants Chronicles: The 1960s and 1970s

Source: Lee Estrada: NY Giants Chronicles: The 1960s and 1970s I believe Bob Papa had the best line when he said that the New York Giants by 1964 were in transition. The great teams and success that they had in … Continue reading

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The New York Times: Pro Football: Jason Tubrow: Colorful History of Kezar Stadium

The New York Times: Pro Football: Jason Tubrow: Colorful History of Kezar Stadium I guess from the outside looking in, Kezar Stadium was a very attractive football stadium. With pretty sight lines, in a great part of San Francisco, with … Continue reading

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