Excerpt: When It Was Just a Game:Remembering Super Bowl One by Harvey Frommer, publication November 2014
“The Packers themselves beat us in the first half, then the Packers and the Packer myth beat us in the second.” —Kansas City defensive tackle Jerry Mays.
The scene was finally set for the playing of a football game in search of a name of its own and an identity. After the historic announcement of the merger of the two football leagues, after weeks of bickering, bargaining and ballyhoo, it was finally almost Game Time. Continue reading