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17 Sep
BOTD George Blanda
#Bears (1949-1958)
#Oilers (1960-1966)
#Raiders (1967-1975)
George Blanda got a second football life in the AFL with the #Oilers
He led Houston to the first 2 championships in the new league.
The winning TD pass to Billy Cannon in the 1960 championship game.
#Oilers
George Blanda
#Raiders
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15 Sep
Happy Birthday @larams47
LeRoy takes a punt back 75 yards for a touchdown vs the Falcons, but he wasn’t done yet….
He took another punt back 84 yards for a touchdown, he finished with 204 return yards one short of the record.
#Rams
LeRoy Irvin
#Rams
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15 Sep
BOTD Merlin Olsen
Merlin at his last game in L.A.
#Rams
Merlin Olsen All-Pro
#Rams
Merlin Olsen
#Rams
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15 Sep
Dan leads the #Dolphins down the field for the winning touchdown vs the #BrownsΒ  week 1, 1992.
#Dolphins
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8 Sep
BOTD L.C. Greenwood
L.C. was a key member of the #SteelCurtain
#Steelers
The man with the golden shoes
#Steelers
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8 Sep
Happy 76th Lem Barney
Less than 10:00 into his first game, Lem picks off Bart Starr and scores a TD
#Lions
Lem Barney pick 6
#Lions
Lem Barney pick 6
#Lions
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7 Sep
Happy 70th Bert Jones
#Colts #Dolphins 1975
β€œAs the fog rolled in off the Chesapeake bay, the figures on the field took on the guise of ghostly apparitions, and Bert Jones needed 96 yards to realize his impossible dream” John Facenda
10-7 #Colts win division
πŸŽ₯: @BackAftaThis
Bert Jones
@Orioles
#Colts
Bert at the Pro Bowl
#Colts
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6 Sep
#1976BuccaneersThread
Tampa was awarded a franchise in April 1974.
#Buccaneers spend 250000 on the equipment room alone
John McKay left USC to coach the #Buccaneers
β€œIt bothers me we have been picked as the worst team in πŸˆβ€¦..2nd worst team? I could stand it, but not the worst” - John McKay
John McKay
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6 Sep
Washington won Super Bowl XXVI
Week 1 vs the #Lions
@mark_rypien 15-19-183-2
@EByner 1-2-18-1 16-83-1 2-25
@GaryClarkInc 6-107-1
@GeraldRiggs 11-26-1
Brian Mitchell 69 yard punt return touchdown
45-0 #WashingtonFootball
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5 Sep
#1990GiantsThread
The #Giants finished 13-3 and won the Super Bowl
True Blue the 1990 #Giants
Training camp.
Simms and @CarlBanksGIII talk about the keys to the upcoming season
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2 Sep
#HappyBirthdayTerryBradshaw
Bradshaw was the #1 pick in 1970.
Things weren’t easy at the start, but by 1978 he was in his prime.
On and off the field.
β€œHey Burt, if you’re watching, talk to my agent about my next movie, make it a western”- Terry Bradshaw
#Steelers
Terry singing with @PlainJayneKO
Bradshaw was very good at β€œplaying Swann and Stallworth against each other” πŸ˜‰
#HappyBirthdayTerryBradshaw
#Steelers
Terry Bradshaw
Super Bowl XIV
#Steelers
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16 Jul
Happy Birthday to one of the greatest RB’s to have ever played the game of 🏈
@BarrySanders
#Lions
Elusive doesn’t begin to tell you what this guy could do
#Lions
Barry
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15 Jul
BOTD Alex Karras
#Lions
Karras recovers a fumble
#Lions
Alex Karras chases Brodie down like a bounty hunter
#Lions
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15 Jul
Super Bowl XIV
3rd and 8 for the #Steelers
70 prevent slot hook and go is the play call.
Bradshaw hits birthday boy John Stallworth for a 73 yard touchdown.
#HappyBirthdayJohnStallworth
Bradshaw hits Stallworth with a πŸ’£ again setting up a @francoharrishof touchdown.
#Steelers would win their 4th Super Bowl 31-19.
#HappyBirthdayJohn
60 prevent 😬
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14 Jul
Happy Birthday 89th Rosey Grier
Rosey has lived an incredible life, playing with the #Giants and #Rams
He was a great player, and an even better human.
After he got injured in β€˜68 he travelled with Robert Kennedy.
#HappyBirthdayRosey
Rosey was at the Ambassador hotel when Kennedy was shot.
He tackled Sirhan Sirhan, preventing any further injury.
That night stuck with Rosey for a long time
#Rams
#Giants
Happy Birthday Rosey Grier
#Rams
#Giants
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13 Jul
Happy Birthday Danny Abramowicz
Danny went head first into the πŸŽ₯ on the sidelines, ripping a hole in his helmet.
#Saints
😣
#Saints Image
Week 7 vs the #Steelers
Whitsell has 2 INT’s.
Danny Abramowicz catches 12 passes for 156 yards
#Saints
14-10 #HereWeGo
#HappyBirthdayDanny
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13 Jul
BOTD Jack Kemp
Jack was tough as nails, and β€œhad a strong a arm as I have ever seen” - Marty Schottenheimer
#Bills
After losing in β€˜63 Jack told coach Saban that they were going to win the next season, and have their moment in the sun
#Bills
The Tackle Heard Round The World.
The #Bills won the β€˜64 AFL title
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12 Jul
Happy 85th Birthday Frank Ryan.
Frank threw 3 touchdowns to Gary Collins in the 1964 NFL Championship. He makes a great play on the first one, completing the pass with Miller grabbing his jersey.
#Browns
Ryan to Collins 42 yard touchdown
1964 NFL Championship
#Browns
Frank Ryan
#Browns
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11 Jul
#1950BrownsThread
The #Browns play their first season as members of the #NFL and they win the championship.
September 16, 1950 the first game for the #Browns in the #NFL vs the #Eagles
35-10 #Browns
The #Browns play their first home game as members of the #NFL on October 1, 1950 vs the #Giants
Eddie Price scores the only touchdown of the game
#Browns are shutout for the first time and suffer their first loss 6-0 to the #Giants
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10 Jul
Happy Birthday @histepper33
Roger had one of the best runs you will see vs the Rams
#49ers
Happy Birthday Roger
#49ers
Catfish
#49ers
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8 Jul
Happy Birthday Jack Lambert.
Jack changed the momentum of Super Bowl X when he threw Cliff Harris on his ass after he taunted Gerela after a missed FG.
#Steelers
#JackLambertThread
β€œThe Pittsburgh #Steelers aren’t supposed to be intimidated, we’re supposed to be intimidators” - Jack Lambert postgame Super Bowl X
#Steelers
πŸ’₯
#Steelers
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