Mitch Berger punted for 15 seasons in the NFL, including the 2008 season for the PIttsburgh Steelers. At the end of that season, Mitch and his Steelers teammates beat the Arizona Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII.
Mitch Berger’s path to the Super Bowl passed through Tyler Junior College, as he recalls to Bill Coates on Radio Row at Super Bowl XLVIII in New York.
Daryl Johnston was an All Pro fullback for the Dallas Cowboys the last time the Cowboys played in a Super Bowl — which was 18 years ago. Now a color analyst for Fox Sports, Daryl spoke with Bill Coates about the Cowboys long post-season drought and the dimming prospects for any near term relief.
On December 31, 1967, Green Bay Packers right guard Jerry Kramer took out Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Jethro Pugh, allowing the Packers’ Bart Starr to score on a quarterback sneak. The play snatched the NFL Championship out of the hands of the Dallas Cowboys.
That game remains the coldest game ever played in the NFL and has come to be called the “Ice Bowl.”
On the eve of Super Bowl XLVIII, Jerry Kramer talked with Bill Coates about playing big football games in cold weather.
New York City is a city of icons. Whenever we got the chance, we took some time away from Radio Row at Super Bowl Media Headquarters to stroll the neighborhood.
Darryl Strawberry is no stranger to big games. He played in World Series for both the New York Mets and trhe New York Yankees. But he was as well known for his problems off the field as for his outstanding performance on the field. Strawberry was making the rounds on Radio Row at Super Bowl XLVIII to talk about his efforts to help in overcoming addiction.
Vance Johnson played in three Super Bowls for the Denver Broncos between 1987 and 1990. He joined Bill Coates and talked about the Broncos that will face Seattle on Sunday in Super Bowl XLVIII and the inevitable comparison between current Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning and Broncos Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway.