The Ultimate Recount of Super Bowl 3

Today we have Super Bowl III, the Third AFL-NFL World Championship Game, between the NFL champion Baltimore Colts and the AFL champion New York Jets. This game was played on January 12, 1969, at the Miami Orange Bowl. As discussed last week, Super Bowls II & III are the only Super Bowls played back-to-back at … Read more

1967 Baltimore Colts: Best NFL Team Ever To Miss Playoffs?

Today, we’re going to talk about the 1967 Baltimore Colts, a team that won 11 games, lost only once, and tied twice, and believe it or not…they didn’t make the playoffs.  One could argue this team could have outpaced multiple Super Bowl winners during the era.  This article is also a podcast from the Football … Read more

Was the 1960s the Most Important Decade for Pro Football?

The 1960s were a tumultuous period in U.S. history and Pro Football was not immune to the decade’s upturn of tradition. As war in Southeast Asia, civil unrest at home and political assassinations rocked the nation, professional football struggled to attract fans. While some players fought for civil rights and others fought overseas, the ideological … Read more

Super Bowl 5 MVP Awarded to the Losing Team?

What comes to mind when you think of a Super Bowl MVP?  You are probably like most other reasonably minded people out there.  You assume it’s the player that most helped his team win the Super Bowl.  However, Super Bowl 5 was a different story. This game was significant for many reasons.  It was the … Read more

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