Richie Petitbon

Listen to former NFL Great and longtime Coach Richie Petitbon talk about:

 

  • How he ended up at Tulane and playing football

  • Draft day memories and learning the Bears drafted him

  • Memories of his first winter in Chicago

  • Memories of HOF Head Coach George Halas, Coach George Allen,

  • Playing with HOF DE Doug Atkins, HOF MLB Bill George, LB Larry Morris, LB Joe Fortunato, HB Willie Galimore, HOF DE Deacon Jones, HOF DT Merlin Olsen,

  • Memories of playing against John Unitas and those great Packer teams

  • Memories of playing at Wigley Field

  • Memories of the 1963 NFL Championship vs the New York Giants

  • Playing out his option in 1969 and playing for the Los Angeles Rams

  • Being traded to the Washington Redskins

  • How he got into coaching after his NFL playing career

  • Memries of the 1982 Washington Redskins season and how special it was winning the Super Bowl

  • The special sauce that made Joe Gibbs such a great coach

  • Memories of trying to stop those great San Francisco 49ers offense, New York Giants offense,

  • Memories of playing and trying to stop the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl

  • Memories of the 1987 NFL players strike

  • How special it was beating the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football the last Strike game

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