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Bryce Harper Channels Joe Namath…Predicts Championship

Bryce Harper has never been short of confidence. And on Wednesday, the 22-year-old channeled Joe Namath circa-1969. “To be able to have a guy like [Max] Scherzer come in? I just started laughing. I was like, ‘Where’s my ring?’ You know what I mean? It’s stupid. It’s absolutely stupid how good our staff is,” the Washington Nationals outfielder said after hitting camp...
Via Hall of Very Good
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Namath: 'No one's ever been better' than Tom Brady

Who’s the best quarterback of all time? Tom Brady? Joe Montana? According to another famous Joe, the answer is pretty straightforward.   Former New York Jets quarterback Joe Namath left quite a legacy from his Hall of Fame career, but in a recent interview with the MMQB’s Jenny Vrentas, he was put on the spot about the age-old NFL debate. His answer, without hesitation...
Via NESN.com
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Revisiting history: Super Bowl III

In this age, we have a tendency to only remember things which happened five seconds ago. Everything is the greatest of all-time. Current scandals will tarnish legacies forever. Last night’s game was a watershed moment. In reality, most of that talk is utter nonsense. Events are blown completely out of proportion, because so many don’t understand its context within history. Only...
Via This Given Sunday
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Remembering Joe Namath’s Drunk Sideline Interview

In honor of “Throwback Thursday,” this classic video has former New York Jets’ quarterback Joe Namath giving a drunk sideline interview where the point of the questions were to ask him his opinion of Jets’ quarterback Chad Pennington. This interview even spawned a pretty popular website, which was created in large part by Namath indicating that he wanted to kiss ESPN sideline...
Via Sportsnaut
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Pot Roast guarantee has more substance than most

Terrence Knighton made waves in the NFL world immediately after the Denver Broncos clinched the AFC West with a win over the San Diego Chargers Sunday. Knighton guaranteed a Super Bowl victory and backed up his words Monday afternoon as well. “Some people call it a guarantee, some people call it whatever they want, but anything less than a Super Bowl victory is a disappointing...
Via Mile High Sports
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

What if Namath chose the NFL?

Starting on February 14, 2014, Sam Quinn and The Sports Post have decided to run down the 52 Greatest What Ifs in NFL History, one per week, for the next year. For a list of published What Ifs, as well as the introductory piece, click here. There was no hotter quarterback prospect in 1965 than Alabama’s Joe Namath. Sought after by both leagues, Namath was taken No. 1 overall...
Via The Sports Post
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Von Miller’s Fur Hat Is From The Joe Namath Collection

Von Miller must have dipped into the Joe Namath Collection for this fur hat.
Via Gamedayr
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Blake Sims Rocks Joe Namath’s Fur Coats

Blake Sims rocked Joe Namath's fur coat, and posted this picture to Instagram on Wednesday.
Via Gamedayr
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Lee Corso And Joe Namath Wear Giant Fur Coats, Listen To “Dixieland Delight”, Pick Alabama Over Auburn

A year ago, Auburn had one of the most dramatic victories in Iron Bowl history, vaulting it into the SEC Championship and, eventually, the BCS National Championship Game. This year, Alabama is looking to play for similar opportunities, and College GameDay’s Lee Corso didn’t let last year’s game dictate his 2014 pick. Alabama legend Joe Namath joined the GameDay crew as guest...
Via College Spun
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lee Corso Wears Fur Coat, Picks Alabama To Take Iron Bowl

Lee Corso decided to wear a fur coat and pick Alabama to win the Iron Bowl on Saturday. Joe Namath was so proud.
Via Gamedayr
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Namath Will Be The Celebrity Guest Picker On ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ Saturday At Alabama

ESPN’s final College GameDay program of the 2014 college football regular season will broadcast Saturday morning on Alabama’s Tuscaloosa campus. The Crimson Tide, ranked No. 1 in the CFB Playoff poll, are set to host No. 15 Auburn in a rematch of what was the sport’s most exciting game in 2013.  Today, GameDay‘s executive producer Lee Fitting announced that former Alabama...
Via College Spun
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Namath Ask How Many Ways Can a Team Beat Themselves and the New York Jets Answer

Joe Namath is a living legend; not just for New York Jets fans but for lovers of the game in general. He was one of the first larger than life personalities that the NFL ever saw and has not really stopped since the end of his playing days (when you're a legend you don't have to). While the man bleeds Jets green and will back the Jets with his dying breath he is like many fans of...
Via FatManWriting
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Craziest Moments: "I Wanna Kiss You"

Get all of The Buzzer's previous "Craziest NFL Moments" here. "I wanna kiss you." Those four words uttered by Joe Namath rival his guarantee that the Jets would beat the Colts in Super Bowl III as the most memorable moment of his career. It happened during a Patriots-Jets "Monday Night Football" game on Dec. 20, 2003. Namath was in attendance for halftime ceremony and interviewed...
Via Fox Sports
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets: The 5 Greatest Players of All Time

The Jets, formerly the New York Titans, haven't reached the "Promise Land" in quite some time. To be exact, it was 1969. You know the story. The Baltimore Colts were 18 point favorites, but Joe Namath didn't care. He guaranteed victory over Don Shula's mighty Colts squad. New York won in what is still considered one of the biggest, if not the greatest, upset in Super Bowl history...
Via Football Nation
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Namath on Geno Smith: ‘I don’t see anything outstanding’

Credit: Mark Humphrey/ABC Geno Smith will be competing with Michael Vick for the New York Jets starting QB position. One former Jet Hall of Famer already thinks Vick will win the job, and you can probably count Joe Namath in as well. Speaking on WFAN radio, Namath definitely does not seem impressed with Smith’s skills on the football field: “I can’t evaluate Geno other than...
Via New York Sports-Kings
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Namath disses Geno Smith, says he's 'pretty good,' not great

Second-year Jets QB Geno Smith just hasn’t impressed former New York Jets quarterback and Super Bowl champ Joe Namath. Namath, who played for the Jets from 1965 to 1976, calls Smith “pretty good,” but not great.
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Time Capsule: 1976 Season

Feature Image: VSA Auctions Editor: Jets History will now be known as “Jets Time Capsule.” Coaching Change The Jets’ 1975 season had culminated with the team attaining a disappointing 3-11 record. Head Coach Charley Winner — New York’s general since the start of 1974 — was fired after a 2-7 start to 1975 and replaced by Offensive Coordinator Ken Shipp. The results under...
Via One Jet At A Time
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Namath on Manziel: 'He's gotta live his life'

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel can add a Super Bowl-winning quarterback to his stable of supporters. Former New York Jets, and Hall of Fame, quarterback Joe Namath stood up for Manziel in an interview on NFL Network. When asked about Manziel's off-the-field activities, Namath said. "What difference does it make? Really. It is an example of the different eras and times...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Namath defends Johnny Manziel

Johnny Manziel was one of the most heavily scrutinized college football players of all time, and the criticism has carried over into the start of his NFL career. Manziel has been partying it up in Las Vegas in between workouts, which has given some the impression that he is not taking his career seriously. Not […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Namath: I'd want Johnny Manziel on my team

“Broadway” Joe Namath is a fan of Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, no matter how much media attention he gets. Namath was making an appearance on NFL Network’s Total Access and the team dived in with Namath on Johnny Manziel and here are some of the great takeaway quotes. “I do know one thing, I […]
Via Full Scale Sports
June 10, 2014  |  4 Comments

Joe Namath Retired (briefly) Because NFL Wanted Him to Sell His Stake in a Bar

America's litigious nature has taken over the league. We can't go a day without hearing about someone getting fined or suspended for something. Players hate it, but with the millions most of them make they pay it (or serve it) and move on.Back in the day the money wasn't nearly as good though even for superstars like former New York Jets great "Broadway" Joe Namath. So when...
Via FatManWriting
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Namath on Johnny Manziel: I’d Love Him on My Team”

Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath was the Johnny Manziel before social media. Namath loved to party and was no stranger to the spotlight during his time in New York City. The difference – everyone didn’t have a camera phone or Twitter to share all of Namath’s stories. Johnny Manziel doesn’t have the luxury of privacy Namath did. Every move he makes is recorded by some random...
Via Standing O Sports
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Fox 2000 Gearing Up for Joe Namath Biopic

A feature film is in the works about the life of iconic NFL quarterback Joe Namath. The Fox 2000 biopic will likely be directed by James Mangold, who directed the
Via Stack
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Jets: The Fur Speaks, Joe Namath Wants Michael Vick

Hold back the PETA people because Joe Namath and his famous, but embarrassing fur coat are speaking and it’s in favor of Jets quarterback Michael Vick starting, not second-year quarterback Geno Smith for the 2014.  SI NFL: New York Jets starting quarterback: Joe Namath favors Michael Vick over Geno Smith http://t.co/20UiaVtTjp — FantasyLeagueGM.com (@JOBOOZOSO) May 14, 2014...
Via Sportsnaut
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Namath gives Vick edge over Geno 'at this point'

BY NICK ST. DENISMichael Vick and Geno Smith have yet to officially begin their quarterback competition on the practice field.Joe Namath, who used to hold the lead New York Jets quarterback gig Vick and Smith will be battling for, has his own early favorite."If Mike’s healthy, I think he’s the better player at this point," Namath said Tuesday, via NJ.com. "Now, Geno’s got some...
Via AFC East Daily
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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