Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris carries the ball into the end zone for a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl VIII with the Dallas Cowboys in Miami, Jan. 21, 1979.  (AP Photo)

Legend to Legend: Franco Harris on the Steelers dynasty

29 December 2015 Comments are off for this post.
The word dynasty gets thrown around in the NFL from time to time, but perhaps no team is more deserving of the term than the Pittsburgh Steelers teams of the 1970s, winners of Super Bowls IX, X, XIII and XIV. A key figure on all of those team was running…
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Legend to Legend: Jerry Rice talks about his Super Bowl wins

22 December 2015 Comments are off for this post.
It’s hard to know where to begin when talking about the career of the greatest wide receiver to ever play the game. There are the records, of course – most receptions, most touchdowns and most receiving yards among them – and an MVP performance in Super Bowl XXIII to go along with…
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Legend to Legend: Lions cornerback Lem Barney

16 December 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Few professional football players have a resume quite like Lem Barney’s. The Mississippi native spent 11 seasons with the Detroit Lions, intercepting 56 passes and earning seven Pro Bowl selections. His time in Detroit from 1967-1977 also led him to one of the oddest credits you’ll ever see – backup…
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Legend to Legend: Vikings star guard Randall McDaniel

08 December 2015 Comments are off for this post.
As we approach Super Bowl 50, let’s pause and take a moment to reflect on one of the best teams to never make it to the big game: the 1998 Minnesota Vikings. The Vikes were 15-1 in the regular season and just a missed field goal in the NFC Championship…
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Legend to Legend: Jack Youngblood on playing on broken leg

01 December 2015 Comments are off for this post.
One of the great “tough guy” stories in Super Bowl history is when Los Angeles Rams great Jack Youngblood suited up for Super Bowl XIV against the Pittsburgh Steelers – on a broken fibula. In the most recent Legend to Legend interview, our James Lofton sits down with Youngblood to remember that…
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Legend to Legend: Forrest Gregg looks back on his Super Bowls

03 November 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Vince Lombardi once called Forrest Gregg the best player he ever coached, and when the guy they named the Super Bowl trophy after has that to say, what else needs to be said? The answer: not much. In a long and successful career as an offensive lineman for the Green…
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Legend to Legend: Kellen Winslow on Air Coryell and much more

27 October 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Perhaps no team has given as much to the modern NFL with less credit than the “Air Coryell”-era San Diego Chargers coached by Don Coryell and featuring Pro Football Hall of Famers Dan Fouts, Kellen Winslow and Charlie Joiner. Air Coryell lit the league on fire in the 1970s and…
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