It's going to readily function as the most watched televised event of the entire year, with about a third of American families tuning in when Super Bowl 50 is played next month.

It was not always that way. Following the very first Super Bowl was played back in 1967, the networks that air the match, CBS and NBC, erased the tapes.

It was believed the match was lost until now.

Turns out the own generation unit of the NFL was filming that game. It has stitched together that archival footage with the radio broadcast of NBC by George Ratterman and Jim Simpson.

The whole match will air Friday for the very first time .
Back in 1967, it was not even called the Super Bowl. It was the AFL-NFL Championship Match.

Back in 1967, it was not even called the Super Bowl. It was the AFL-NFL Championship Match.
NFL Films senior producer David Plaut says they spent scouring NFL archives trying to find the footage, and they needed to set everything together.

Itis a puzzle with 145 pieces, one per play involving the National Football League's Green Bay Packers as well as the Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League.

Plaut says enthusiasts seeing Super Bowl I: The Lost Game will most likely notice similarities involving the game as well as differences then and now.

"The sportsmen will not be as significant, they are definitely never as quickly, but the game is simply played in exactly the same manner," he says. It's really much more of an occasion of amusement and spectacle than it was."

Look at the halftime show. Back then, as an example, it was Coldplay and Beyonce and more marching bands.
He says that walking to the arena with legendary Packers coach Vince Lombardi felt historical.

"Vince said, 'Guy, football has come quite a distance from when I used to play in cow pastures,' and I mentioned, 'Well, you are right, Trainer.' He believed this was a long way, but when he could begin to see the Super Bowl now, with the magnificence," he says, he likely would not believe it.

Spoiler alert: The Packers won that first Super Bowl, defeating against the Chiefs 35-10.

On Friday Robinson gets to relive that glory.

"I have consistently said, I wish they had saved those tapes of Super Bowl I. Now I am going to have my own copy, because I am going to record it," Robinson says. "I actually can not wait to see it."

His forecast with this year's Super Bowl?


Those two teams, while they are seeds that are low, are both still therefore it may occur.
It's going to readily function as the most watched televised event of the entire year, with about a third of American families tuning in when Super Bowl 50 is played next month.

It was not always that way. Following the very first Super Bowl was played back in 1967, the networks that air the match, CBS and NBC, erased the tapes.

It was believed the match was lost until now.

Turns out the own generation unit of the NFL was filming that game. It has stitched together that archival footage with the radio broadcast of NBC by George Ratterman and Jim Simpson.

The whole match will air Friday for the very first time .
Back in 1967, it was not even called the Super Bowl. It was the AFL-NFL Championship Match.

Back in 1967, it was not even called the Super Bowl. It was the AFL-NFL Championship Match.
NFL Films senior producer David Plaut says they spent scouring NFL archives trying to find the footage, and they needed to set everything together.

Itis a puzzle with 145 pieces, one per play involving the National Football League's Green Bay Packers as well as the Kansas City Chiefs of the American Football League.

Plaut says enthusiasts seeing Super Bowl I: The Lost Game will most likely notice similarities involving the game as well as differences then and now.

"The sportsmen will not be as significant, they are definitely never as quickly, but the game is simply played in exactly the same manner," he says. It's really much more of an occasion of amusement and spectacle than it was."

Look at the halftime show. Back then, as an example, it was Coldplay and Beyonce and more marching bands.
He says that walking to the arena with legendary Packers coach Vince Lombardi felt historical.

"Vince said, 'Guy, football has come quite a distance from when I used to play in cow pastures,' and I mentioned, 'Well, you are right, Trainer.' He believed this was a long way, but when he could begin to see the Super Bowl now, with the magnificence," he says, he likely would not believe it.

Spoiler alert: The Packers won that first Super Bowl, defeating against the Chiefs 35-10.

On Friday Robinson gets to relive that glory.

"I have consistently said, I wish they had saved those tapes of Super Bowl I. Now I am going to have my own copy, because I am going to record it," Robinson says. "I actually can not wait to see it."

His forecast with this year's Super Bowl?


Those two teams, while they are seeds that are low, are both still therefore it may occur.
 
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