Articles from August 2009



What Cleveland Browns Player Has Gone To The Most Pro Bowls?

The Pro Bowl is a way of honoring a player by acknowledging their greatness during a particular season. The Cleveland Browns came into existence in 1946 as part of the old All-American Football Conference, before merging to become a member of the National Football League in 1950. What player has gone to the most Pro […]

Former NFL Defensive Lineman Simeon Rice To Play In New UFL

Simeon Rice, who racked up 122 sacks in the NFL for the Arizona Cardinals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Denver Broncos, and Indianapolis Colts over a 12 year career has signed on to come out of retirement and play in the new United Football League that is starting this fall. Here is a brief overview of the […]

Rule Differences For The United Football League

We posted earlier this week about the coming United Football League and listed some of the notable names involved with each of the teams. (Here is a link to that post) Here is a look at some of the rule changes that the UFL will have compared to the NFL: Tuck Rule The tuck rule […]

Active NFL Career Points Leader Comes Back For The Saints

Kicker John Carney is the active career point scoring leader in the NFL.  At the age of 44, it wasn’t 100% a sure thing that he would be coming back for another season.  Carney is most famous for the 11 seasons he spent with the Chargers, but he also then kicked six seasons for the […]

The New York Giants Career Leaders Are All Recent Except For One

The New York Giants are one of the most famous teams in pro football history. Over the years, they have had great players like Phil Simms, Frank Gifford, Lawrence Taylor, Charlie Conerly, Kyle Rote, Fran Tarkenton, Joe Morris, Rodney Hampton, Amani Toomer, and Tiki Barber. The Giants have some big names in their team record […]

The Oldest Players To Lead The League In Receptions, By Decade

Wide receiver is a complex position on the professional level. Many wide receivers require a year or two in the league before they reach their true potential, many receivers also seem to lose their speed in their early to mid thirties and consequently see their statistics drop. Which wide receivers though have stayed not only […]

Coming Soon – The United Football League

Slated to begin play this fall is a new professional football league. The United Football League has been called both a competitor to and a minor league of the National Football League. There is no current working relationship between the two leagues though. The United Football League, or UFL, will start their initial season with […]

Season Leaders In Rushing Yards Past The Age Of 30

Playing running back in the National Football League is a definite young man’s game. The pounding absorbed by these players usually shortens their careers immensely and most are either out of the league or well past their primes by the time they reach their late twenties. Who though has confounded the experts at led the […]

The Three Tight Ends That Are The Career Receiving Leaders For Their Team

Traditionally, the biggest gainers in the passing game are the wide receivers that streak down the field. There are great tight ends, but most offenses don’t feature them enough for them to rise to become one of the main focuses of the plays that the team runs. There are three teams though that have tight […]

Interesting Info About Michael Vick And The Philadelphia Eagles

The big NFL news recently was Michael Vick’s signing with the Philadelphia Eagles.  This is a pretty big happening and provides for some interesting story lines in the City of Brotherly Love.  Despite a long successful career, Donovan McNabb has always had a love/hate relationship with a healthy chunk of Eagles fans out there.  If […]