The Very First NFL Wildcard Playoff Weekend

On December 24, 1978, the extension of the NFL’s very first 16-game regular season and two more playoff teams resulted in the league’s very first Wildcard Playoff Weekend. Two more teams would increase the total number of teams per conference to make the playoffs to five each. You would have your three division winners in … Read more

Ken Riley and John Zook | A Hall of Fame Debate

Do you have any players you feel should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, but for some reason, they keep getting passed over?  This week Joe debates why he feels Ken Riley and John Zook should both be in consideration. Ken Riley played defensive back for the Cincinnati Bengals from 1969 to 1983, … Read more

Bobby Beathard – 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinee

Bobby Beathard played a major role in the NFL as a personnel guy.  He was awarded honored in 2018 with his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This episode of The Football History Dude podcast was part of a daily release series leading up to the induction weekend in 2018, where I was … Read more