100 Yards of Glory: The Greatest Moments in NFL History by Joe GarnerRelive the greatest moments in the NFL
The Immaculate Reception. The Ice Bowl. The Music City Miracle. The Catch. For nearly a century, the National Football League has provided fans with pulse-pounding moments on the gridiron.
In the tradition of their best-selling collaboration And the Crowd Goes Wild, veteran chronicler of popular history Joe Garner and broadcast icon Bob Costas team up to bring fans this one-of-a-kind compendium of NFL history. 100 Yards of Glory celebrates 100 of professional football’s greatest moments, players, coaches, teams, and triumphs. The richly illustrated text is accompanied by an original ten-part documentary, hosted by the inimitable Bob Costas, produced by an Emmy Award–winning team, and featuring thrilling game footage, commentary, and highlights, direct from the NFL’s own archives.
From the great dynasties to the improbable catches, the legendary coaches to the heroic QBs, the most incredible comebacks to the most notorious collapses, 100 Yards of Glory relives—in print and on screen—the most unforgettable moments in the game’s history. 100 Yards of Glory is a must-have for any football fan.
• The infamous 1934 “Sneakers Game”
• Roger Staubach’s Hail Mary pass
• Tony Dorsett’s amazing 99-yard run
• Coach Vince Lombardi’s first—and last—playoff loss
• The 1985 Chicago Bears defense—the “Monsters of the Midway”
• Johnny U in the 1958 AFC Championship: “The Greatest Game Ever Played”
• Eli Manning’s Giants toppling Tom Brady’s Patriots in Super Bowl XLII
• Landry’s Cowboys, Walsh’s 49ers, Belichick’s Patriots, and Lombardi’s Packers
• Drew Brees hoisting the Lombardi trophy for jubilant New Orleans Saints fans
• And much more.
These are the greatest moments in the history of all 32 NFL teams
By: Chris Chase January 13, pm. That got us thinking about what the greatest moment would be for all 32 NFL teams. For some it was easy. An average, team who was outscored in Weeks 15 and 16 entered the playoffs without much hope, but then, behind a revitalized Kurt Warner, the Cards started plucking off NFC teams one-by-one and, despite being a No. Man, Gary Anderson is getting some rough pub this week.
The New England Patriots' undrafted rookie cornerback made the rarest of plays, snatching victory from the jaws of defeat by intercepting Russell Wilson at the goal line with 20 seconds left to preserve a win in Super Bowl XLIX. In the process, Butler derailed the Seattle Seahawks' bid to become the league's latest dynasty and launched a lifetime of second guessing for the legions who skewered Seattle coach Pete Carroll for not directing Wilson to hand off to Marshawn "Beast Mode" Lynch, who'd already scored once this day. But that's what New York Giants star Eli Manning did, and Tyree famously managed to pin the pass against his helmet on the other end of the yard hookup with 59 seconds to go. More: 53 greatest players in Super Bowl history: Tom Brady stands alone at top. More: Ranking all 52 Super Bowl games from best to worst. Louis Rams linebacker, limited WR Kevin Dyson to a 9-yard gain — just shy of the goal line — on the game-clinching play. Vinatieri would drill an only slightly less dramatic field goal in the final seconds two years later to beat the Carolina Panthers.
There are so many special moments in the history of the National Football League—how can you narrow them all down to a list of the 25 greatest moments? It is not an easy task, but that is what we are going to set out to do. When we use the phrase top moments, we are looking for specific things that benefited the NFL and NFL fans in general. From the early years of the NFL being created, and as it evolved over time, the sport of football continued to gain in popularity, taking on a bigger role in American sports and culture. We are ranking our top 25 most memorable moments that the NFL has offered to date. Now, on to the presentation
In relief, Favre chucks a yard scoring strike to receiver Kitrick Taylor with a minute left, defeating the Bengals in a thriller. With less than two minutes to go in the season, the Miami Dolphins are looking to cap their perfect year with a Super Bowl win against the Washington Redskins. The Dolphins are up zip, and placekicker Garo Yepremian is set to attempt a yard field goal that should put the game well out of reach for the Redskins.
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