Joe Namath makes cameo on Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight” show (video)


For Super Bowl XLVIII in New Jersey, Joe Namath brought out the fur and the Super Bowl III ring. (Carlo Allegri / Reuters)

“The Tonight Show” returned to New York City for the first time in almost 42 years and, really, it wouldn’t have been “The Tonight Show” in New York without a cameo appearance by a certain Broadway Joe.

Among the tons of cameos by people paying up on a $100 bet that the show’s new host, Jimmy Fallon, would never get the gig was Joe Namath, the former New York Jets quarterback who was previously seen wearing a ginormous fur coat and, of course, his Super Bowl III ring at Super bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium two weeks ago.

Broadway Joe walks out at about the 30-second mark in this clip:

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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