#Lookit

Here's Len Dawson smoking a cigarette at halftime of Super Bowl I

Remembering a classic photo from a simpler time.

At halftime of Super Bowl XLVIII, the Seahawks and Broncos will retreat to climate-controlled locker rooms, probably use all sorts of high-tech equipment and high-grade medicine to keep their bodies in peak condition, watch film, give speeches, and so forth. At halftime of Super Bowl I...

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It was 1967. Times were simpler. You prepared for two more quarters of intense football with a cig and a nice diet grapefruit beverage (and then lost, in Len Dawson's case).

I believe this scene can be recreated, though. Not this year, but some day. WE NEED JAY CUTLER IN THE SUPER BOWL.

But for real, imagine if a quarterback was caught smoking a cigarette on the sideline in 2014. The internet would short.

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