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Pro Football in the 1970s - Sports History Network EPISODE 18, 25th January 2021
Unheralded 1970s NFL Games (Part 1) 1972 Vikings vs. Rams

Unheralded 1970s NFL Games (Part 1) 1972 Vikings vs. Rams

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


For the next several Pigskin Past programs, I will try to talk about and re-explore some of those thrilling games.

The first of these unique games occurred way back in 1972, at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. In 1972, pro football was still primarily a running game.

Read the entire episode blog post and check out some other cool info regarding this episode here.


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

The Year the Packers Came Back: The 1972 Resurgence

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