Archive for January, 2012

Tales From The Vault: Ice, Ice, Baby
Ramblings and Rants, Steve Seidman

Tales From The Vault: Ice, Ice, Baby

The Vault Keeper vents about “Icing the Kicker” and contemplates a counter-factual history of NFL Films in an “iced” universe gone mad.

I.  The Ice Storm

In overtime of the 2011 NFC Championship Game, Giants … MORE ►

The Super Queen of Pop
Heidi Bahnck, Ramblings and Rants

The Super Queen of Pop

Editor’s Note:  How many Madonna song titles could Heidi embed in this post?  Try to count them all, then find the answer in the link below.  Then go watch “Desperately Seeking Susan” on VHS.

Super … MORE ►

Sneak Preview: Hey Rookie – January Edition
Behind the Scenes, Hey Rookie, Shannon Furman, Sneak Peek

Sneak Preview: Hey Rookie – January Edition

This season we were fortunate to have three characters from the summer installment of “Hey Rookie, Welcome to the NFL” return for the end of season show:  Andy Dalton (QB Cincinnati Bengals), Patrick Peterson (CB … MORE ►

This Day in Football: January 29
St. Louis Rams, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: January 29

On this day in 2000, Kurt Warner and “The Greatest Show on Turf” reigned supreme in Super Bowl XXXIV, as the Titans came up one yard short against the Rams.

Warner started the season as … MORE ►

Cosell Talks: The Patriots vs. The Slot Machine
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New England Patriots, New York Giants

Cosell Talks: The Patriots vs. The Slot Machine

In the NFL, preparation and game planning is a function of probability and tendency. The game is defined by matchups, some more visible and seemingly more important than others, particularly in the passing game.

What … MORE ►

Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 2, Game 8
Holiday Tournament Bracket, Round 2, TCIPF Staff

Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 2, Game 8

Last, but certainly not least, in Round 2, Game 8 of the Holiday Tournament of Touchdown Shots, we give you a showdown between two classic NFL Films shots, for the right to claim the final … MORE ►

Films Short: The Seamstress
Green Bay Packers, NFL Films Presents, Short Take, TCIPF Staff

Films Short: The Seamstress

In preparation for the Super Bowl, every single member of a team’s staff plays a vital role. Many of those roles may be overlooked, but that doesn’t mean they’re any less important.

For today’s Short, … MORE ►

Looking Back at Great Games from 2011: Patriots vs Cowboys
Dallas Cowboys, Inside the NFL, New England Patriots, TCIPF Staff

Looking Back at Great Games from 2011: Patriots vs Cowboys

Today we’re looking back to a Patriots’ game earlier in the season against one of the Giants most hated rivals.

Check out this great game from 2011 – the Patriots vs. the Cowboys in Week … MORE ►

Cinemablographer: NFC Championship
Behind the Scenes, Brian Murray, Cinematography

Cinemablographer: NFC Championship

Playoff games are truly interesting to me. Usually, I have to film almost everything that moves. This is because we have, at the most, five cinematographers filming. Playoff games give me a chance to focus … MORE ►

Producer’s notes: Reflections on Joe Willie
Behind the Scenes, Keith Cossrow, New York Jets, Sneak Peek

Producer’s notes: Reflections on Joe Willie

During the closing credits of our new documentary about Joe Namath, “Namath: Beaver Falls to Broadway,” there’s a brief snippet of a man at an autograph show greeting Broadway Joe. He says: “I’ve been waiting … MORE ►