Thursday, January 27, 2011

HERE'S A HIGHLIGHT FILM TO "WET YOUR WHISTLE" FOR SUPERBOWL XLV

ABOVE: The legendary, late, John Facenda was the man with the deep resonating voice who for years was the narrator of N.F.L. Films. His voice was oftentimes referred to as, "The voice of God". Following the 1979 season, Ed Sabol came up with one of the best highlight videos of all time entitled "A Cut Above" that celebrated the Steelers fourth SuperBowl victory. The video is divided into several "chunks". Just click on each subsequent number to see the entire thing. It's certainly well worth watching for old Steeler fans to "remember when" and for young Steeler fans to get a much-needed history lesson regarding their Steeler ancestors! There's also great footage of Myron Cope and Jack Fleming the Steelers announcing team 32 years ago. Facenda's opening comment is one of the most memorable ever: "There are 27 teams in pro football and then there are the Pittsburgh Steelers" Another great line was, "It's been suggested that Pittsburgh's second unit could win the Central Division...Pittsburgh's first unit does."

Enjoy!!!