Articles from November 2007

Chris Chandler And The Passer Rating System

Chris Chandler and the Passer Rating System Chris Chandler had a long (16 seasons) NFL career as both a starting and backup quarterback. He played for the Colts, Buccaneers, Cardinals, Rams, Oilers, Falcons, Bears, and then the Rams again. He played collegiately for the University of Washington Huskies. There are many mysteries surrounding the Passer […]

Packers Vs. Vikings – Recent Win/Loss History

We had another question sent in via a comment: what is the win lose record for the last 16 years packers vs vikings home and away Well, upon further review… over the past 16 years (1992-2007… that would cover the years since Brett Favre joined the Packers) the Packers lead the series with 17 wins […]

Colts And Rams, Biggest Trade In NFL History?

Colts and Rams, Biggest Trade in NFL History? While not officially a player for player swap, the Baltimore Colts and Los Angeles Rams participated in one of the most unusual, if not largest, trades in NFL history. In 1972, Baltimore Colts owner Carroll Rosenbloom traded the entire franchise (players, administration, equipment, everything) to Robert Irsay […]

Detroit’s Recent History In Thanksgiving Day Games

We recently had a question asked by Kristine, who appears to be a Detroit Lions fan, about the Lions recent success in their Thanksgiving Day games: “My friend and I watched this year’s Detroit Turkey Day Game. After the game was over, we were trying to remember the last time the Lion’s won a game […]

The Oldest Current Coach In The NFL

A quick answer to a question we had asked of us… Who is the oldest coach in the NFL? The oldest coach in the NFL right now is Joe Gibbs of the Washington Redskins who turned 67 years old this year. Second oldest on that list is the New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin […]

All-American Football Conference – Early Challenger To The NFL

All-American Football Conference – Early Challenger To The NFL In modern times it is hard to imagine a professional football league that could come along and compete with the National Football League. But, life for the NFL has not always been this way. In the 1980’s the USFL was there, in the 1970’s the WFL […]

Lets Look At Sean Taylor

The big story in the sports world today is the death of Washington Redskins defensive back Sean Taylor. Sean Taylor burst onto the NFL scene out of the University of Miami and although there were problems with agents and contract negotiations early on, when he stepped on the field he made his presence known. During […]

1982 San Francisco 49ers Win-Loss Oddity

1982 San Francisco 49ers Win-Loss Oddity How’s this for an odd win-loss record? In 1982, the strike shortened year, the San Francisco 49ers win-loss record was an unimpressive 3-6. The unusual thing about this is that while the 49ers were 3-1 on the road, their home record was 0-5. That year the 49ers became the […]

Patriots vs. Eagles – Confusing Even To The Oddsmakers

In an NFL football game, usually it is odd for one team to be favored by too much more than 14 points. Oddsmakers use different formulas to come up with a point spread that entices people to bet on both teams for any given game. But, that’s all out the window for this Sunday’s Patriots […]

73-0 – Amazing!

73-0 One team scores 73 points and the other team scores 0… that’s right, zero… nothing… zilch. When you hear that score, 73-0, you think that it must’ve been the best team vs. the worst team. Maybe it was a preseason game. Possibly, a college team against a professional team. It sounds like it could […]