The Ultimate Recount of Super Bowl 1

We begin with Super Bowl I, or more correctly, the First AFL-NFL World Championship Game. That’s what its official name was. The logo for Super Bowl I you see in various places which says “First World Championship Game AFL vs. NFL” – that’s an anachronism. The only logo used in the actual Super Bowl was … 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

Jim McMahon – 1985 Chicago Bears Quarterback

Jim Mcmahon was the 1985 Chicago Bears quarterback, leading them to victory in Super Bowl XX.  This team is considered one of the greatest teams in NFL history, and with the “Punky QB” at the helm, it seemed destined to take down the crown for one of the most storied teams in the league.  Jim … Read more

Joe Zagorski Interview

Joe Zagorski stops by the show to share with us why he believes the 1970s were the NFL’s most important decade.  He’s even written 3 books so far on the topic.  Throughout his days, Joe spent some time as a sportswriter and has been a member of the Pro Football Researchers Association since the mid-1980s.  … Read more