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Val Pinchbeck – The NFL Scheduling Czar

12/12/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the man who used to create the entire NFL schedule by hand, Val Pinchbeck. He worked in the NFL as an executive for over 40 years, and was considered by many to have had more passion for the game than any other person in the organization. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my...

Duration:00:18:23

Oldest NFL Franchise – Arizona Cardinals

12/5/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the longest continuously operated franchise in professional football. The Arizona Cardinals do not come to mind for many when thinking about the oldest NFL franchise, but the team is 1 of only 2 of the original teams still in existence. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my...

Duration:00:13:52

Bob McNair – Houston Texans Founder and Owner

11/28/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of the late owner of the Houston Texans, Bob McNair. He was a savior to the city of Houston, bringing an NFL team back after the Oilers packed their bags for Tennessee. His influence in the owner's room, in the city, and various committees helped shape the NFL as we know it. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit...

Duration:00:13:09

NFL on Thanksgiving Day – A Brief History

11/21/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the history of football on Thanksgiving Day. To many Americans, Thanksgiving Day and the NFL are synonymous. The Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys have played games for so long we wouldn't think of any other way. This episode teaches us a little about how that came to be. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this...

Duration:00:17:40

Sammy Baugh – Slingin’ Sammy (Quarterback) Washington Redskins

11/14/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Sammy Baugh. Slingin' Sammy was a pioneer for the forward pass, and he helped put Washington D.C. on the NFL map back in the late 30's/early 40's. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact the show Follow me on Twitter Subscribe on YouTube...

Duration:00:14:21

Ernie Nevers – (Fullback) Duluth Eskimos / Chicago Cardinals

11/7/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Ernie Nevers, a Hall of Fame fullback for the Duluth Eskimos and Chicago Cardinals. Nevers' career was short, but he made the most out of his 5 seasons in the NFL. He still holds the record for most points scored (40) in a game. This is also the oldest record in the history of the NFL. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the...

Duration:00:12:31

Paul Allen – Seattle Seahawks Owner

10/31/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Paul Allen, the late owner of the Seattle Seahawks. Allen was the co-founder of Microsoft, and was also considered to be the savoir of the Seahawks, keeping the team from moving to California. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact the...

Duration:00:15:50

Alex Spanos – San Diego Chargers Owner

10/24/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Alex Spanos, the late owner of the San Diego Chargers. Spanos lived a true-life rags-to-billionaire story, culminating in the purchase of the Chargers. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact the show Follow me on Twitter Subscribe on...

Duration:00:13:54

Mel Hein – “Old Indestructible” from the New York Giants

10/17/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Mel Hein, a Hall of Fame center and linebacker for the New York Giants. Hein was known as "Old Indestructible" for never missing a game in his 15 year career. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact the show Follow me on Twitter Subscribe...

Duration:00:12:12

Earl (Dutch) Clark – The Detroit Lions’ First Gridiron Great

10/10/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Earl "Dutch" Clark. He played for the Portsmouth Spartans and the Detroit Lions. Dutch was considered Detroit's first gridiron great. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact the show Follow me on Twitter Subscribe on YouTube Are you...

Duration:00:13:20

Robert Cal Hubbard – Hall of Fame Tackle (Packers / Giants / Steelers)

10/3/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Robert Cal Hubbard. He played for the New York Giants, Green Bay Packers, and Pittsburgh Pirates (later named Steelers). Cal was also a very successful umpire in the major league for baseball. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact the...

Duration:00:15:31

John “Blood” McNally – The Vagabond Halfback (Packers / Steelers)

9/26/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of John "Blood" McNally, the Vagabond Halfback. He played for multiple NFL teams, but he made his biggest dent on the league with the Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact the show Follow me on...

Duration:00:16:48

Earl “Curly” Lambeau – The Father of the Green Bay Packers

9/19/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Earl "Curly" Lambeau, the Father of the Green Bay Packers. He founded the team, was the first star player, and became a legendary coach that put Green Bay on the map. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact the show Follow me on Twitter...

Duration:00:15:59

On-Location Interviews (Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement – 2018)

9/12/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to the August in 2018 to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The Football History Dude was at the enshrinement covering the event, and I took advantage of being there by asking fans what their favorite football moment of all time was. Many are Eagles, Packers, and Ravens related due to this year's class. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the show...

Duration:00:32:22

Bert Bell – Philadelphia Eagles and Pittsburgh Steelers (Owner)

9/5/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of the man that founded the Philadelphia Eagles. Bert Bell was also co-owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers. However, his biggest contribution to the NFL came as the commissioner that built the league's image to heights unmatched by any previous regime. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode...

Duration:00:15:37

Tim Mara – Founder/Owner of New York Giants

8/29/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of the man that founded the New York Giants. Tim Mara was known for many things, but the biggest contributions he made to the game of football had to do with bringing an NFL team to the nation's largest city. He created a storied franchise that helped put the NFL on the map. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. FREE ENTRY TO DRAFTKINGS Connect with the show: Visit the...

Duration:00:11:14

George Preston Marshall – Founder/Owner of Washington Redskins

8/22/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the life and career of the man that founded the Washington Redskins. George Preston Marshall was known for many things, but the biggest contributions he made to the NFL had to do with the fan's experience of the game. He created a spectacle that was more than just a football game. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on...

Duration:00:14:52

Bill Winkenbach – The Father of Fantasy Football (A Brief History)

8/15/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore the history of fantasy football. Millions of people across the globe play fantasy football each year, but how many of them know how and when the game was founded? It may surprise you a little to find out some of the details behind the fateful first draft back in the early 1960's. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on...

Duration:00:28:13

Listener’s Favorite Football Moments – Part 3 + Chris Berman Interview

8/8/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back for another round of listener's "my football moments". Each listener has a unique story to tell about their favorite football moments. We also have a special guest stop by that needs no introduction and hear about his favorite personal football moment of all-time. He goes by Boomer, Swami, or Chris Berman. Pick your poison. So strap on your seatbelt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show...

Duration:00:31:55

Ray Lewis (2018 Hall of Fame Class) – Baltimore Ravens Linebacker

8/4/2018
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This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to explore a super brief overview of the career of Ray Lewis. He was one of the most influential sports team leaders of all-time. This is episode 8 of a 8-part series of daily episodes about the careers of the 2018 Hall of Fame Class. So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get ready to take this baby up to 88mph. Connect with the show: Visit the show notes for this episode Visit me on the web - my about page Contact the show Follow me on...

Duration:00:09:11