Football: A Day of Learning

The game was hardly super, but neither was the action as one-sided as the score seemed to show. "That Oakland is a good, well-coached team," said Green Bay Coach Vince Lombardi, after his N.F.L.-champion Packers drubbed the A.F.L.-champion Raiders 33-14 in last week's Super Bowl. Lombardi had no such kind words last year for the Kansas City team that the Packers defeated (35-10) in the first Super Bowl. Oakland was clearly a classier club. The Raiders tallied 16 first downs to Green Bay's 19 (one of which came on a penalty); they...