Pinnacle Moments in NFL History

Text: Ben Eagle,
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Greatest Game Ever Played

The 1958 NFL Championship game, the first NFL playoff game to go into sudden-death overtime, is considered the Greatest Game Ever Played. Widely broadcast on NBC, it launched the game to new levels of popularity. Overall, 17 Hall of Fame players took the field that day. (Send comments to

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