Tonight’s guest is Pro Football Historian and author Terrence “T.J.” Troup. T.J. is one of the foremost historians of professional football. He has written numerous articles for American Football Coaches Monthly and was the football coordinator/consultant for the 2008 George Clooney film Leatherheads. He wrote his first book in 2009 titled This Day in Football and in 2014 he wrote the The Birth of Football’s Modern 4-3 Defense a splendidly detailed tactical analysis of how NFL teams played defense during the 1950s and a must read for all serious pro football researchers.
Tonight T.J. and I will be commemorating the 80th anniversary of the 1940 NFL Championship game where the Chicago Bears beat the Washington Redskins 73-0, the greatest blow-out in NFL post-season history.
The Bears victory altered NFL tactics forever.
T.J. Troup using his vast knowledge of pro football history reveals the gridiron secrets behind the Bears incredible victory.
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