Legend of The Fall: Max McGee

Legend of The Fall: Max McGee

One of the most interesting arguments that persists are how many of the Green Bay Packers from the ’60s can make it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame?? Now if you ask Packer fans they believe they all should go. This belies the truth of the matter except when you look at the accolades … Continue reading

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Legendary Days: Clint Longley Saves Dallas On Thanksgiving

Legendary Days: Clint Longley Saves Dallas On Thanksgiving

Within every team there are players harboring Walter Mitty fantasies about answering the call and stepping off the bench and having a great game in the absence of a star player. Yet rarely does it happen and even less so in an important game. Enter Clint Longley… In 1974 the Dallas Cowboys were a team … Continue reading

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Robert Brazile Should Be in The Hall of Fame – HOF Edition

Robert Brazile Should Be in The Hall of Fame – HOF Edition

Originally Published 2, March 2011 w/ Postscript 21, August 2018  There are many former NFL players swept into the dustbin of history who aren’t given their due. There are those that are victims of where they play as much as who they lost to that defined how they are remembered historically by the sporting press. … Continue reading

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Jerry Kramer, Alicia, The Chancellor & A Hall of Fame Trip

Jerry Kramer, Alicia, The Chancellor & A Hall of Fame Trip

  As we near the 2018 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony it’s impossible not to look back at how we got here. It seems surreal as so many fans didn’t think we would see the day when Jerry Kramer would get that call to the hall. That knock on the door. Where our odyssey began … Continue reading

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Legendary Days: The 1981 NFC Championship Game – The Birth of Camelot

Legendary Days: The 1981 NFC Championship Game – The Birth of Camelot

With Dwight Clark’s passing a few weeks back it was nearly impossible to not think back to his signature play and this game. The Catch ushered in an era where the 49ers became the NFL’s signature franchise and brought Dallas down a notch. A win 2 weeks later in Super Bowl XVI in Pontiac gave … Continue reading

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Legendary Days: The 1990 NFC Championship Game – The Death of Camelot

Legendary Days: The 1990 NFC Championship Game – The Death of Camelot

There is an old axiom when it comes to boxing when you hear someone say “styles make great fights” meaning opposing styles colliding provide great theater. Never was this more evident when it came to the San Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants of the 1980’s. The identity of the men from Gotham was … Continue reading

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