From the Wayback Machine: Sympathy for Pete

Head Coach Paul Dylan Throws Away Certain Victory by Calling a Pass When Everyone in the World Knows it’s a Terrible Idea ORIGINALLY POSTED February 13, 2013 – GAME PLAYED WITH DIGGIN’ DEEP FOOTBALL LOS ANGELES – For three quarters and well into the fourth, Jack Kemp and the Los Angeles Chargers were comfortable, in charge, and looked to be rolling to an easy 1-0 start to the 1960 AFL season. It all unraveled in the Fourth Quarter, however, when Jack Kemp threw three interceptions and the Dallas Texans overcame a 20 point deficit to defeat the consensus pre-season #1 … Continue reading

FIRST LOOK: OneForFive.com Print Edition – Issue Two

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What I Did On My Summer Vacation

Though I didn’t come around here much over the summer, those months were not devoid of Tabletop-Sports gaming. Quite the contrary, in fact. I have a full-time job*, I have two young daughters, a wife (woo-hoo!), and all the attendant demands on my time that come with all these responsibilities. Fortunately, I do manage to find time to either roll a game or work on this blog nearly every night. However, most of the time it’s one or the other – rarely both. * “What?!” you exclaim. No, it’s true. I don’t play these games or write about them for a … Continue reading

1960 LA Chargers Replay – week 2

HOUSTON – The Los Angeles Chargers put themselves in a hole early, when Quarterback Jack Kemp fumbled the ball away on the opening play of the game. Four plays later, the Houston Oilers led 7-0. After two weeks of play, the Chargers are 0-2 and Kemp’s performances have critics itching to have the twenty-five-year-old from Occidental College benched for the more experienced Bob Clatterbuck. Clatterbuck spent four years with the New York Giants of the NFL backing up Don Heinrich and Charlie Conerly. But coach Sid Gillman thinks Jack Kemp is the leader the Chargers need this season. “With a … Continue reading

1960 LA Chargers Replay with Diggin Deep Football – week 1

LOS ANGELES – For three quarters and well into the fourth, Jack Kemp and the Los Angeles Chargers were comfortable, in charge, and looked to be rolling to an easy 1-0 start to the 1960 AFL season. It all unraveled in the Fourth Quarter, however, when Jack Kemp threw three interceptions and the Dallas Texans overcame a 20 point deficit to defeat the consensus pre-season #1 pick in the AFL’s Western Division. With 13:45 on the clock, the Chargers led the Dallas Texans by a score of 23-3. It was 1st and 10 at the Dallas 24 when Kemp’s flat … Continue reading