Joe Namath’s promise to win Super Bowl III may have put the big game on the map. His performance in it has pretty much given him a free pass to do whatever he wants.
Including the wearing of fur coats at this years game.
Asked to toss the coin prior to the game he threw it in the air, before the Seattle Seahawks could even make their call. Referee Terry McCullough caught the coin and allowed the Seahawks to make their decision before allowing Namath to toss again.