Articles from March 2008



NFL Reveals Schedule – Some Surprises

Green Bay Packer fans won’t have to wait long to see new starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers in a high pressure game. Rodgers leads the Packers in the Monday Night Football opener against the rival Minnesota Vikings. In a blast from the past, for years the Raiders and Broncos have had one of the more storied […]

Former Seahawks Offensive Lineman To Go Into Hall Of Fame

Former Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Ray Roberts is going into the Hall-of-Fame. Not the Pro Football Hall-of-Fame, but the WNC (Western North Carolina) Hall-of-Fame. Local sports Hall-of-Fames are great traditions in this country where you can find underappreciated athletes from all over heralded for their professional and often times pre-professional athletic accomplishments and careers. Roberts […]

Chuck Knox And The 1970s Los Angeles Rams

Chuck Knox and the 1970s Los Angeles Rams Perhaps one of the most underrated teams during the 1970s, the NFL’s Los Angeles Rams led by head coach Chuck Knox were a force to be reckoned with. In his five years as head coach of the Rams from 1973-1977, the Rams won their division (the NFC […]

Terry Bradshaw In The Movies

Terry Bradshaw in the Movies Terry Bradshaw, besides being a Hall of Fame quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers and an NFL commentator, also has been active in television and the movies. Here is a look at his film career. 1978 – Hooper 1981 – Cannonball Run 1981 – The Stockers (TV Movie) 1985 – Hardcastle […]

Let’s Look At The 10,000 Yard Rushers

Let’s Look At The 10,000 Yard Rushers We’re going to take a look at running backs who have managed to rush for more than 10,000 yards in their careers. Having a 10,000 yard rushing career in professional football is the sign of a very good, if not great running back. Three kinds of running backs […]

Famous Baylor Bears In The NFL

Baylor University has a long football tradition that their fans are justifiably proud of. Many quality college football players have come through the system and some have moved on to have exceptional careers in the National Football League as well. Baylor has made a good showing for itself, especially when you consider the football powerhouses […]

1985 Bears Dominate The Patriots

1985 Bears Dominate The Patriots Here is a stat showing how badly the 1985 Chicago Bears dominated the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl. In the entire first half, the Patriots ran 21 offensive plays. They only gained positive yardage on four of those 21 plays. 17 plays were run in the first half […]

The 1984 USA Olympic Gold Medal 4×100 Relay Team

The 1984 USA Olympic Gold Medal 4×100 Relay Team This is a football fact and trivia site, what has it got to do with the 1984 USA Olympic 4×100 relay team that won the gold medal? Well, there is a 50% reason it does apply to the world of football. The most famous member of […]

The Shortest Quarterback Ever Selected To The Pro Bowl

The Shortest Quarterback Ever Selected To The Pro Bowl Despite the fact that everyone thinks of a quarterback as a big, tall, strong-armed force to be reckoned with in the backfield, there have been some diminutive throwers in the league as well. Here’s a good bit of trivia though: Who was the shortest quarterback ever […]

Back To Back 30 Plus TD Seasons

Back-To-Back 30+Touchdown Seasons One of the best things about some statistical lists is seeing names that you wouldn’t at first think belong alongside the names of the game’s all-time-greats. One example of that is the list of quarterbacks who have thrown for back-to-back seasons of thirty or more touchdown passes. The expected names on that […]