Category Football

Lambeau leaves the Packers

In co-founding the Green Bay Packers Earl “Curly” Lambeau left the Packers after 31 seasons.

The million dollar minute Super Bowl

On January 20, 1985, the San Francisco 49ers claimed a 38-16 victory over the Miami Dolphins in Super Bowl XIX and Joe Montana was named MVP. It was the first time a network charged over $1 million per minute for commercials. The Dolphins were first on the board with a 37 yard field goal by […]

Titans kicked to title in overtime

Tennessee Titans kicker Joe Nedney was given a second chance after a roughing call on the Steelers to give the Titans an edge in the division championship.

Miami’s epic comeback and defeat

The Miami Dolphins came back from a 24-0 first quarter deficit to tie the game at 31 by the end of the third to make the 1981 division championship game against the San Diego Chargers one of the greatest games ever played.

A long way to run wrong

On January 1, 1929, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets claimed a 8-7 victory in the Rose Bowl, in part, thanks to University of California Golden Bears center Roy Riegels who recovered a ball fumbled GT halfback J.C. Thomason in the second quarter and ran 62 yards in the wrong direction. By the end of the game Riegels […]

Dallas sends Roger Staubach off with style

On December 16, 1979 Roger Staubach played in his final regular season home game as he led the Dallas Cowboys to a 35-34 victory over the Washington Redskins. The Cowboys had a 21-17 lead going into the fourth quarter but Joe Theismann was not going to give in easily, and neither were his Redskins. Mark Moseley […]

A long throw with no points

On December 10, 1972, Ahmad Rashad, also known as Bobby Moore, was tackled after receiving a 98 yard pass from Jim Hart to complete the longest pass to not result in a touchdown. The game resulted in a 24-14 St. Louis Cardinals home victory over the Los Angeles Rams. Rashad was taken down on the Ram’s one yard […]