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USA Today: Opinion: Dan Carney- ‘Football is Foreign to American Values’: Say What?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: USA Today: Opinion: Dan Carney- ‘Football is Foreign to American Values’: Say What? I can’t think of another sport other than maybe baseball that represents America better than American football. … Continue reading

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NBC Sports: NFL 1980- AFC Championship- Oakland Raiders @ San Diego Chargers: Full Game

Source:Raiders Classic– Oakland Raiders QB Jim Plunkett. “Jim Plunkett and the Raiders go into San Diego and beat Dan Fouts and the Chargers in a wild one to go to the teams 3rd Super Bowl.” From Raiders Classic With all due … Continue reading

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Miguel: Video: NBC Sports: NFL 1980-Super Bowl-Oakland Raiders vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Full Game

. Super Bowl 15, was a very interesting matchup between two very good football teams. The 1980 Raiders, perhaps one of the most talented teams on both sides of the ball to ever play in the Super Bowl. The 1980 … Continue reading

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NFL Films: NFL 1978- Super Bowl 13-Dallas Cowboys vs Pittsburgh Steelers: Documentary

Source: NFL Films: NFL 1978- Super Bowl 13- Dallas Cowboys vs Pittsburgh Steelers: Documentary If you look at the two teams in this game and their personal and the two coaching staffs, led by Tom Landry and Chuck Knoll respectfully and … Continue reading

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NFL: NFL 1976- Super Bowl 11- Oakland Raiders vs. Minnesota Vikings: Full Game

Source: NFL: NFL 1976- Super Bowl 11- Oakland Raiders vs Minnesota Vikings: Full Game I can’t think of two head coaches that are more different from each other than Bill Parcells and Joe Gibbs. But they did have one thing in … Continue reading

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NBC Sports: NFL 1980-AFC Divisional- Oakland Raiders @ Cleveland Browns: Full Game

“1980 WK 18 AFC Division Playoff Oakland Raiders (12-5) @ Cleveland Browns (11-5) Red Right 88” From J Philly Especially if you consider the playing conditions of this playoff game between the Raiders and Browns, this is one of the best … Continue reading

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GG Eden: Video: NBC Sports: NFL 1980-Wildcard-Houston Oilers @ Oakland Raiders: Full Game

. On paper this looked like a great matchup and great game. Two physical hard-hitting teams with big offensive lines who play very good defense and run the ball very well. As well as having two very good quarterbacks in … Continue reading

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NFL Films: NFL 1977-AFC Final-Oakland Raiders @ Denver Broncos: Highlights

Source: NFL Films: NFL 1977- AFC Final- Oakland Raiders @ Denver Broncos: Highlights With all due respect to the 1977 Denver Broncos, even though this game was played in Denver, this is one of the biggest upsets in NFC conference final … Continue reading

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GG Eden: Video: NBC Sports: NFL 1975-AFC Final-Oakland Raiders @ Pittsburgh Steelers: Full Game

. This was the second of three-straight AFC Finals that the Raiders and Steelers played against each other. 1974-76, Steelers won the first two and the Raiders finally broke through after losing six straight AFC Finals from 68-75. Six in … Continue reading

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Classic MLB 11: Video: NBC Sports: MLB 1987-GOW-6/06-Los Angeles Dodgers @ Cincinnati Reds: Full Game

. The 1987 Cincinnati Reds were similar to the Reds of the 1980s and I call them the New York Yankees of the National League as far as a team that looks pretty good going into the season and would … Continue reading

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