Articles from October 2009



The Players Sent To The NFL From The University of Washington

The Washington Huskies have spent time as one of the best teams in college football, as well as time as one of the worst. Through 2009, 237 different football players have gone on to the NFL after playing college football at the University of Washington. Here is a look at some interesting facts surrounding the […]

12 Players Tie For The Most Touchdown Passes Thrown By A Rookie In One Game

Through the 2008 NFL season, 12 different rookies jointly hold the record for the most touchdown passes in a game since the AFL-NFL merger of 1970. The record is four, and here is a list of the quarterbacks that did it, when they did it, and for which teams. 1971 – Jim Plunkett – New […]

Dick Butkus: In The Movies

Dick Butkus is an NFL legend and one of the most famous linebackers ever to play the game of football. He played nine seasons, from 1965 to 1973 with the Chicago Bears and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1979. He was one of the most feared defensive players in the […]

Interesting Facts About Steelers Wide Receiver Lynn Swann

Lynn Swann was a great wide receiver and a vital part of the 1970s Pittsburgh Steelers teams that won four Super Bowls. Swann played college football at the University of Southern California and was drafted by the Steelers in the first round of the 1974 NFL Draft. He played his entire career with Pittsburgh, putting […]

Who Has Led The Green Bay Packers In Rushing The Most Times?

The Green Bay Packers are one of the proudest and oldest franchises in the NFL. They have experienced some amazing highs and also some long lasting lows. Over the years though, the team has had some great running backs. Who though has led the Packers in rushing the most times? Two players have each led […]

2009 Week 7 In The NFL – More Interesting Facts

With the 7th week of the 2009 NFL season completed, we are only a week or two away from the midway point. Week 7 had a lot of blowouts and went about as most people expected. Having six games on one weekend be decided by 28 or more points (4 touchdowns) tied an NFL record. […]

Video: The UFL Hits The Field

The United Football League (UFL) has been on the field for a couple of weeks now. The uniforms look modern and the play doesn’t look too bad. Here is a video showing highlights from week one’s match up between the California Redwoods and the Las Vegas Locos.

The Most Sacked Dallas Cowboys Quarterbacks Ever

The Dallas Cowboys have been one of the more successful and popular teams in the NFL since they came into the league in 1960. Through the years they have had a number of very popular and successful quarterbacks too. What are the all time rankings though (through the 2008 season) of Dallas Cowboys quarterbacks with […]

What College Have The New Orleans Saints Drafted From The Most?

The New Orleans Saints came into the NFL in 1967 and had some tough years early on. The franchise experienced some success in the 1980s thanks to a great defense and also became a team to be reckoned with in the 2000s. Over the years, the Saints have drafted some great players and some not-so-great […]

Interesting Facts About Quarterback And Coach Jim Zorn

Jim Zorn was the first quarterback to take the field in the history of the Seattle Seahawks franchise. He was very effective, even though he was largely surrounding by a team that lacked talent. He established a lifelong friendship with teammate and future Pro Football Hall of Fame member Steve Largent and was also a […]