Articles tagged "Joe Namath"

NFL Archaeology: Super Bowl Tickets Tell History of the Game

Cold, Hard Football Facts for February 2, 2014

You can unearth a lot of NFL history simply by looking at Super Bowl tickets. Face value in the first game was $10. This year, $1,500. The name "Super Bowl" did not appear until the fourth game; roman numerals a year later in Super Bowl V.



The ugly truth about the old AFL: its QBs sucked

Cold, Hard Football Facts for August 8, 2012

The ugly truth about the old AFL: its QBs sucked.



Unreal Super Bowl Media Day Legends

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 31, 2012

Super Bowl Media Day would be a lot better if these tales were true. Okay, so Chris Berman interviewing himself on Media Day is probably true, but other than that, the following stories are intended for entertainment purposes only.



Captain Comeback: Before title games were Super

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 29, 2012

Scott Kacsmar respects his elders by recapping the 13 game-winning drives from the pre-Super Bowl days. Included: The Sneakers Game, The Greatest Game Ever Played, and The Ice Bowl.



The Night Before Christmas: New York Jets Edition

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 27, 2011

Scott Kacsmar delivers a dose of holiday cheer for the disappointed fans of the New York Jets. Broadway Joe recites this year's Night Before Christmas: Jets Edition.



Pigskin Detention: Quarterbacks gone wild!

Cold, Hard Football Facts for September 28, 2011

Dilfer, Esiason, Namath, Romo, Vick and Young come together for this week's Pigskin Detention in a steaming cauldron of loose talk, pained body parts and overall pomposity.



Everything you know about the AFL is wrong

Cold, Hard Football Facts for March 21, 2009

The Cold, Hard Football Facts are heading to NFL Films next month to be part of an upcoming retrospective on the 50th anniversary of the AFL. CHFF will counter many of the myths about the AFL, as we discussed in this conventional-wisdom-shattering opus from March, "Everything you know about the AFL is wrong."



 



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