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Broadway Joe Namath Wears
Fur Coat For Coin Toss

CBS NY & Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/2/2014 9:05:46 PM

NEW YORK– Broadway Joe looked the part. Would you expect anything less? Joe Namath, New York football royalty as MVP of the third Super Bowl for the Jets, wore a fur coat for the coin toss. After a false start on the first attempt, the Seahawks called tails, and they were right. Seattle deferred to the second half. “Whatever was killed to keep Joe Namath warm won’t. I guess he’s not a PETA member,” Frank Mosco wrote. Meanwhile, PETA took issue

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/2/2014 9:14:00 PM     (No. 9716494)

Good for Joe, I hope the critter who used to own the coat also provided some tasty morsels.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MMC, 2/2/2014 9:23:26 PM     (No. 9716502)

Dang Mink ran in front of the car... Or fox or whatever furry critter you want to wear... Go Joe!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Yosemite Sam, 2/2/2014 9:25:52 PM     (No. 9716503)

Oh. The Horror!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Jennie C., 2/2/2014 9:32:32 PM     (No. 9716507)

Ugly as Joe is (he was never handsome, just engaging), he looked good in that coat.

The real ugly was the Broncos´ performance, Sheesh

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Reply 5 - Posted by: thewarden, 2/2/2014 9:32:43 PM     (No. 9716510)

If that´s all these people have to worry about, life must be pretty sweet. Joe looks pretty darned good!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Harleynyc, 2/2/2014 9:42:50 PM     (No. 9716515)

For 70 yrs old, he looks great. BTW, retired NFL players liver longer than the average American male, and live better too.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Namma, 2/2/2014 10:03:13 PM     (No. 9716527)

Don´t want someone to wear a beautiful warm fur coat, then hold the game in a warm climate...
Lookin good Joe

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 2/2/2014 10:13:18 PM     (No. 9716535)

Heck, he looks younger than I do--and he´s got 12 years on me! Funny thing, I used to realllly dislike Joe and his cockiness--just like I used to realllly dislike Muhammad Ali But now I respect both of them, and like them too. Funnyow perceptions change.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 2/2/2014 10:13:43 PM     (No. 9716536)

He wore a similar, if not identical coat as that back in the 1960´s .
Yes, good for him. Seemed like he had a good time.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Urgent Fury, 2/2/2014 10:14:09 PM     (No. 9716537)

Probably synthetic anyway.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Persecutor2, 2/2/2014 10:14:33 PM     (No. 9716538)

s "Funny how"... darn PC

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Reply 12 - Posted by: JAN, 2/2/2014 10:56:31 PM     (No. 9716565)

Loved every minute of the game, including Broadway Joe´s fur coat.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 2/2/2014 11:03:49 PM     (No. 9716574)

Well, I wear my raccoon coat wherever and whenever the occasion demands. Yeah, it´s full-length.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: HPmatt, 2/2/2014 11:24:00 PM     (No. 9716593)

You couldn´t tell if he was wearing L´eggs pantyhose. When you got it flaunt it...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: PAdiva, 2/2/2014 11:35:32 PM     (No. 9716603)

Good for Joe. looked like a pro.
BTW, some of the half-time ´entertainers´ were half-dressed. looked sloppy.


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Reply 16 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/2/2014 11:37:18 PM     (No. 9716608)

If Joe got rid of the coat, it wouldn´t bring the critters back to life.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: bdog, 2/2/2014 11:38:02 PM     (No. 9716610)

Ali the draft dodger.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 2/2/2014 11:47:35 PM     (No. 9716620)

He looked like a pimp.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 2/3/2014 12:56:11 AM     (No. 9716665)

Fur coat, shmur coat.
I´m still cracking up about the flubbed coin toss.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: flowerladytoo, 2/3/2014 3:05:46 AM     (No. 9716700)

Still grinning over the fur coat. You just KNOW that Joe knew exactly what he was doing...and that PETA would get all riled up. He´s aged well.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/3/2014 9:13:43 AM     (No. 9717211)

Likely mixed road-kill...

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Reply 22 - Posted by: heartsurgeon, 2/3/2014 9:41:41 AM     (No. 9717271)

the real story here is that PETA has a twitter feed..Who knew?? Who would sign up for a PETA twitter feed???

I´m guessing someone had to call the news outlets with a "tip" that PETA had a tweet about the Super Bowl...trying to tart up a dull story with hipsterism (announced on twitter!!!)

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Keekng, 2/3/2014 10:04:32 AM     (No. 9717308)

The way media and Peta is attacking Broadway Joe, I suspect he is an avowed Conservative.

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