03) Dave Casper

This response from Raiders tight end great “The Ghost”. Dave Casper, was from Facebook Messenger.

My first response via Messenger in the Gratitude to Greats project was from legendary Raiders Hall of Fame tight end Dave Casper. Casper was most famous for an iconic play in the 1977 AFC Divisional playoff against the Bert Jones-led Colts that was billed “Ghost to the Post”, where Casper caught a 42-yard reception route at the end of regulation to tie the game, opening the door for the Silver & Black to score a game-winning field goal after two overtimes.

I am very grateful that Mr. Casper took the time to offer his prayers.


Published by gratitudetogreats

I am a stage 2 squamous cell cancer survivor who did a project to not just celebrate my victory, but celebrate the 100th anniversary of the NFL and the many greats who built that great institution called Gratitude to Greats. This is where I chronicle my responses from where I sent NFL greats my letters and emails...

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