Posted in NFL Flashback, Nostalgia

#NFL Week 1 Flashback: McDonald’s NFL Kickoff Payoff

Let’s go back – way back – to the 1986-1987 NFL season…

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McDonald’s kicked off the football season that year with the NFL Kickoff Payoff, a game where you received trading cards with scratch offs on them.  Each card had an opportunity to win, kind of like the Monopoly of its time.

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The game ran until October 19, 1986 (hey, my birthday!), and employs the use of actual game footage with obviously dubbed-in voices of the players reminding others to get to McDonald’s, get the cards, and play the game!

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And this.

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He’s got a shortcut, alright…jumping over the bench and into the crowd!

But don’t take my carefully crafted words for it…watch the commercial!

Now…get ready for some football! 🙂


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