Mind of Sabol: Quarterbacks
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Mind of Sabol: Quarterbacks

By Nick Calabrese

Editor’s Note: The third post in our “Mind of Sabol” series discusses quarterbacks. Mr. Sabol documented the highs and lows of their careers. From the famous bad boy to the hard working, MORE ►

TDIF: William Heffelfinger Becomes First Professional Football Player
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TDIF: William Heffelfinger Becomes First Professional Football Player

On this date in football – Nov. 12 1892 – William “Pudge” Heffelfinger became the first professional football player.  Playing for the Allegheny Athletic Association, Pudge was openly paid $500 in a game against the … MORE ►

This Date in Football: The Unretirement of Joe Namath
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This Date in Football: The Unretirement of Joe Namath

On July 18, 1969, Joe Namath announced he was coming out of retirement and would return as the quarterback for the New York Jets.  Wait, Joe Namath retired in the middle of his career?  That’s … MORE ►

TDIF: Happy Birthday Joe Namath!
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TDIF: Happy Birthday Joe Namath!

Happy 69th birthday to Joe Willie Namath, who Bear Bryant once called “the greatest athlete I ever coached”.  After choosing to sign with the AFL’s Jets over the NFL’s Cardinals in 1965, Namath helped … MORE ►

Films Encore: Joe Goes from Broadway to LA
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Films Encore: Joe Goes from Broadway to LA

For our second look back at a great quarterback who changed teams late in his career we give you Joe Namath, who spent 12 years with the Jets then one season with the Los Angeles … MORE ►

Producer’s notes: Reflections on Joe Willie
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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 ►

This Day in Football: January 12
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This Day in Football: January 12

On this day in 1969, Joe Namath made good on his guarantee to defeat the mighty Baltimore Colts and win Super Bowl III for the New York Jets.

“Broadway Joe” was named MVP, but he … MORE ►

Our Favorite Tweets from Week 16: The Men, The Myth, The Legends
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Our Favorite Tweets from Week 16: The Men, The Myth, The Legends

Editor’s Note:  John Marsh is back!  Below are a list of our favorite Tweets from Week 16.  But to get the full experience, listen to John’s podcast by clicking play on the player below!

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It’s Tebowmania!
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It’s Tebowmania!

In 1964, John, Paul, George, and Ringo took a cross-Atlantic flight from London to New York City that would change the hearts and mindsets of Americans everywhere.  Before arriving in America, the Beatles already had … MORE ►