Classic NFL Game Action Slides (1960s – 1980s)

And now, for your viewing pleasure, I present a random assortment of vintage color slides depicting NFL game action. In addition to some of these shots being quite nice, it gives me yet another excuse to look at old NFL logos and uniforms. Enjoy!

Some of the dates may be off, so if you have any corrections please let me know in the comments section. Click on any image for the full-size version.

Doug Cunningham - San Francisco 49ers Credit: Lee Balterman

San Francisco 49ers RB/KR Doug Cunningham (#42) runs the ball against the Philadelphia Eagles, 1967.

Joe Ferguson - Buffalo Bills, 1981

Joe Ferguson (#12) of the Buffalo Bills throws a pass against the Denver Broncos, 1981.

OJ Simpson - Buffalo Bills, 1969

Buffalo Bills RB O.J. Simpson (#32) runs through the middle of the field against the Denver Broncos in an AFL contest, 1969.

Marty Domres - Baltimore Colts, 1973

Baltimore Colts QB Marty Domres (#14) drops back to pass against the Houston Oilers, 1973. Oilers rookie DT John “Tooz” Matuszak (#78) is in pursuit.

Dan Fouts - San Diego Chargers, 1980

Dan Fouts (#14) of the San Diego Chargers just barely gets off a pass against the Kansas City Chiefs, 1980.

Mike Adamle - New York Jets, 1974

Mike Adamle (#1) of the New York Jets carries the ball against the Los Angeles Rams, 1974, with Jim Youngblood (#53) in hot pursuit. Adamle ran for 54 yards and a TD in a 20-13 loss.

Ken Stabler - Oakland Raiders, 1975

Ken Stabler (#12) of the Oakland Raiders drops back to pass against the Cincinnati Bengals in a 1975 AFC Divisional Playoff game.

Roman Gabriel - Los Angeles Rams, 1972

Los Angeles Rams QB Roman Gabriel (#18) hands off to Willie Ellison (#33) against the Chicago Bears, 1972.

Daryle Lamonica - Oakland Raiders, 1971

Oakland Raiders QB Daryle Lamonica (#12) hands off against the New England Patriots in a 1971 season opener.