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Old 08-09-2015, 02:02 PM
 
Location: Gulf Coast Texas
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Can't post the link right now... Gifford died at 84 of natural causes.
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Old 08-09-2015, 03:46 PM
 
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Can't post the link right now... Gifford died at 84 of natural causes.
Yep. I certainly remember Monday Night Football when it was Humble Howard (Cosell), Dandy Don (Meredith) and Faultless Frank (Gifford)! They were some of the best commentators, and had a decently fun run in the booth, in my opinion.

NFL Legend Frank Gifford Passes Away at 84 - NBC News
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Old 08-09-2015, 04:20 PM
 
Location: God's Country
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Can't post the link right now... Gifford died at 84 of natural causes.

Thanks for the memories .... going back to the early 50s.
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Old 08-09-2015, 05:32 PM
 
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His passing has been noted on all the networks as well as the NFL Channel and ESPN.

Monday Night Football. Danderoo Don Meredith, the mouth that roars (Howard Cosell) and Faultless Frank. Keith Jackson was as pure a professional as could be but somehow Don Ohlmeyer and Roone Arledge knew something, getting Gifford away from CBS. Gifford complemented the other two well. Very well.

Thinking back to 1970, pro football was becoming more popular than pro baseball. I was surprised to say the least when ABC Monday Night Football debuted.

Gifford had a smooth demeanor about him in the booth. While Don and Howard were cutting each other up (and definitely down), Frank was smooth as silk delivering the play by play action. And was in that booth for another 27 years.
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Old 08-09-2015, 07:37 PM
 
Location: Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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One of my all time favorites, too, he was absolutely an awesome play by play announcer. I've always watched football, more teams than just ones I followed, but I really think I enjoyed it because of the great announcers. It also helped me understand the game better.
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Old 08-09-2015, 07:42 PM
 
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Gifford played in my all-time favorite NFL game, one of 17 participants in that game who ended up in the Hall of Fame. I'll miss him. I miss them all.
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Old 08-09-2015, 07:56 PM
 
Location: Redneckville, NJ
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RIP Frank and thank you.
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Old 08-09-2015, 09:40 PM
 
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An All-Time Great. And although I never saw him play, an All-Time great Giant!
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Old 08-09-2015, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Phoenix, AZ
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A great NFL commentator and the obsession of Frederick Exley.
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Old 08-10-2015, 10:31 AM
 
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R.I.P. Frank. He along with Al Michaels and Dan Dierdorf was IMO the best Monday Night Football line up!
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