Remembering the Great Punters of the 1970s

It is perhaps the least appreciated, or probably the least understood position in a football game. I’m speaking about the occupation of punter. It is their job to—in effect—give the ball back to their team’s opponents by kicking it long distances out of their own territory…if possible. There were quite a few exemplary punters in … Read more

NFL Game Plan Gifts From The 1970s

There have been two documented cases that I know of during the 1970s where a team’s gameplan has been found by their opposing team on the eve of a game. In 1974, in one of the most exciting playoff games in NFL history, the Oakland Raiders came from behind to defeat the defending world champion … Read more