Joe Namath wore a fur coat to the Super Bowl, of course.


Joe Namath loved fur in 1971, he loves it in 2014. (AP Photos)

For one night at least, Broadway Joe was back on a football field on the biggest stage in the world.

Joe Namath, the New York Jets’ Super Bowl III-winning quarterback, strode onto the field for Super Bowl XLVIII’s ceremonial coin toss showing that, even at 70, he hasn’t lost his flair for fur. Never mind that he nearly botched the toss.

Who cared when he was wearing that coat?

And, yes, the coat quickly got its own Twitter account.

 

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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