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Pro Football in the 1970s - Sports History Network EPISODE 20, 22nd February 2021
Unheralded 1970s NFL Games (Part 3) 1975 Colts vs. Dolphins

Unheralded 1970s NFL Games (Part 3) 1975 Colts vs. Dolphins

Pigskin Past is part of the Sports History Network - The Headquarters For Your Favorite Sport's Yesteryear.


In this third installment of the "Unheralded Games of the 1970s," we cover the 1975 matchup between the Baltimore Colts and the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins were one of the powerhouses of the league, while the Colts were coming off a 2-win campaign (tied for worst in the entire league). With that, you'd think the game was a blowout. Let's just say it was closer than on paper.

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PIgskin Past is a podcast dedicated to teaching fans about the history of the NFL during the 1970s, a time when the host (Joe Zagorski) grew up as a rabid fan of the game. Joe is also an author of multiple NFL books. See Joe's books below.

The NFL in the 1970s: Pro Football's Most Important Decade

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America's Trailblazing Middle Linebacker: The Story of NFL Hall of Famer Willie Lanier