Articles from November 2009

The Oldest Players To Lead The League In Touchdown Passes, By Decade

Leading the league in touchdown passes thrown during a season is one of the statistical high points of any quarterback’s career. Quarterbacks typically mature later in their careers than other players, many of them achieving great success much later in their careers. With that in mind, who are the oldest players, by decade, to lead […]

The NFL All-Time Leading Rusher By Letter In The Alphabet

There are a number of ways too look at running backs throughout history, but here is an interesting and mostly meaningless way of doing it. Here are the leading rushers all time by letter of the alphabet (yardage totals through the end of the 2008 season). A – Marcus Allen – 12,243 B – Jerome […]

Fran Tarkenton: In The Movies

Fran Tarkenton is one of the best quarterbacks to ever play in the NFL. He came to the league in 1961 with the Minnesota Vikings in their first year in football. He spent the first six years of his career with the Vikings before being traded to the New York Giants in 1967. He then […]

Who Has Led The Chicago Bears In Rushing The Most Times?

Running back is probably the most vital or second most vital position on an NFL club’s roster. Finding a running back that can be productive and durable so that they last a number of years can be very difficult. Who has led the Chicago Bears in rushing the most times? -Five players have led the […]

Who Has Gone To The Pro Bowl The Most Times For The Colts?

The Baltimore Colts began as a team in 1953 and over the years the franchise has experienced a great amount of success. Much of that success was due to the many great players that the team has had. One of the measurements for how good a player was during their career is how many Pro […]

Great Games: Thurman Thomas – 1991 vs. The Miami Dolphins

The Buffalo Bills and Miami Dolphins have had a long history featuring some great games. How each team was doing didn’t seem to matter as a Dolphins team going through a down year could still beat a Bills team that was riding high, and vice versa. In September of 1991, the Buffalo Bills defeated the […]

Little Known Facts About Football’s Two Point Conversion

One of the more exciting plays in football can often be the two point conversion. This is because, many times either the game is on the line or a very important scoring opportunity will be influenced by whether the play succeeds or fails. After a touchdown is scored, it is immediately time for the extra […]

Interesting Facts About Quarterback Jeff George

Jeff George was drafted with the first overall pick in the 1990 NFL Draft by the Indianapolis Colts. He had a controversial career where some saw him as a troubling influence on whatever team he was on at the time, though this was mainly during the early part of his career. He had an 11 […]

Career Leaders In Touchdown Passes By Quarter – Brett Favre And Who Else?

Today we’re going to take a quick look at the career leaders in touchdown passes by quarter. Most football fans know that no quarterback in NFL history has thrown more career touchdown passes than Brett Favre, but what about when you break it down by quarter? These numbers are current through the end of the […]

Morten Andersen Dominates The List Of New Orleans Saints Single Season Scoring Leaders

Morten Andersen is a sure Hall of Fame selection in the future as he has been one of the best kickers the NFL has ever seen. A testament to his greatness is that through the 2008 NFL season, Morten Andersen is the career leading scorer for both the New Orleans Saints and the Atlanta Falcons. […]