Sadly, come February 6, I will be on a bus heading to Philadelphia rather than watching the Superbowl. It’s quite possible that this will be the first Superbowl I have ever missed watching on tv. I’m a little down about it.
I really love this article about the 1960 NFL championship (pre-Superbowl) and the fact that it’s been 50 years since the Philadelphia Eagles have won a football championship. And I love the anecdotes from the players such as These gatherings led to a bonding among players. Tom Brookshier, the star defensive back, once told Didinger, the sportswriter, “Where else would your wife wake you to get you to a bar?” But the favorite is the story at the end where a woman buys a fur coat because the player didn’t bring her to the Pro Bowl. That should be on a future episode of Real Housewives of New Jersey.