Articles from February 2009



New England Trades Matt Cassel To Chiefs

It was just announced that there has been an addition to last night’s trade of Mike Vrabel to the Kansas City Chiefs. Now included in the deal is quarterback Matt Cassel. In exchange for these two players, it looks like the Kansas City Chiefs are giving up a second round draft pick, the 34th pick […]

Underrated Players: Terance Mathis

Every now and then it can be interesting to take a look at lesser known and underrated players in the National Football League. One such player from the 1990s is wide receiver Terance Mathis. Mathis began his career being utilized primarily as a punt and kick returner for the New York Jets. In four seasons […]

The NFL’s League Leaders In Touches

A lot is made of the league leaders in touchdowns, passing yards, rushing yards, or receptions each season and deservedly so. But, what about the biggest work horses in the league? What about the players that when you add up receptions, rushing attempts and any kickoff or punt returns, lead the league in touches. There […]

Let’s Look At NFL Quarterback Bubby Brister

One of the most memorable names in the history of pro football is that of former Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Bubby Brister.  Brister was drafted into the NFL by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1986 NFL Draft out of Northeast Louisiana University, he also played some for Tulane.  He was never the type of quarterback that […]

Is Raiders Punter Shane Lechler Worth His Big New Contract?

When a quarterback, running back or wide receiver signs a big contract there are a number of ways that analysts use to decide if they are worth it. How productive are they on pass completions, carries, or receptions is one way to look at it. How many touchdowns they put up is another statistic that […]

Looking Back at the 1987 NFL Draft

In the late 1980s, the NFL was going through a rather special time. The 1985 Chicago Bears had dominated the entire league and shuffled their way to a Super Bowl title. A young John Elway was experiencing grand success during the regular season, but coming up short in multiple Super Bowls. The San Francisco 49ers […]

Let’s Look At Former NFL Quarterback Dave Krieg

During his nineteen year career, Dave Krieg managed to make the Pro Bowl three different times and start games at quarterback for five different NFL clubs. Mostly associated with the Seattle Seahawks, with whom he played twelve seasons, Dave Krieg was the type of player that always confounded fans of the game. While in some […]

The Five Best Seasons In Baltimore Ravens History

The Baltimore Ravens are still a relatively young team in terms of how long they’ve been in the National Football League, but they’ve already accomplished a great deal. Known mostly for their fearsome defense, the Ravens first year in the league was 1996 when owner Art Modell moved his Cleveland Browns franchise to Baltimore which […]

Football & Romance – Looking At Players Born On Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a day of love… and here at IQFB.com we love football. Let’s take a look at those romantic players who were born on Valentine’s Day! -Two quarterbacks sit atop the list of players born on Valentine’s Day who have made the most Pro Bowls, Drew Bledsoe and Jim Kelly each played in […]

Troy Aikman Gets His College Degree

Here’s a great news story that even the most steadfast Dallas Cowboys hater will have a problem coming up with something against. It looks like Troy Aikman has gone back to college and gotten his degree in sociology. It seems he promised his mother when he left school for the NFL that he would eventually […]