I remember my first NFL game, Super Bowl IX, Pittsburgh vs. Minnesota. I sat there watching these two teams play for the championship with my dad not knowing a thing. I was a wide eyed nine-year old boy asking questions, and him trying to explain the rules, while he was following the game on the TV. I learned what a safety was, which was the first in Super Bowl history. I was rooting for the Vikings, who were known as the purple people eaters, because it sounded cool. Pittsburgh won the game 16-6 and I was hooked.
I would think many father and son pairings who played in the NFL remember watching some games together. The only difference was their sons most likely saw their first game not on TV, but live, watching their dads either throw, run, block or tackle something or someone. Being around it and seeing things first hand up close, these sons were hooked as well.
There have been some great father and sons who have played in the NFL, here are three combinations: