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Cocaine, Disco, And A Football Revolution

Cocaine, Disco, And A Football Revolution

Update: 2023-12-20
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When we think about innovative teams that have shaped the way offense is played in the NFL today, one of the first that comes to mind is the Bill Walsh-era San Francisco 49ers. However, there’s another trailblazing team from the same era that has arguably had just as big an impact on the sport. Today, we tell the story of the high-flying, but somewhat forgotten San Diego Chargers of the late 1970s and 80s, led by a brash quarterback (Dan Fouts) and visionary coach (Don Coryell). Plus, the stories of drug-fueled performances — and a mysterious gunshot wound — that still follow the team today. 

Guest: Zak Keefer, The Athletic

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Cocaine, Disco, And A Football Revolution

Cocaine, Disco, And A Football Revolution