Articles from November 2009



Who Has Led The Atlanta Falcons In Rushing The Most Times?

The Atlanta Falcons first year in the NFL was 1966. The team was not immediately successful, in fact it would take until their 8th season in the league before they would post an above .500 record, but over time they have come to be one of the more respectable teams in the league. The Falcons […]

3000 Yard Passing Seasons By A Rookie Quarterback

We tackled the issue earlier this year about rookie quarterbacks and the 300 yard games they’ve thrown.  Another important number for quarterbacks is the 3,000 yard season.  So, how many quarterbacks have thrown for 3,000 yards during their rookie season? The answer is four. 3,739 yards – Peyton Manning – 1998 3,593 yards – Jim […]

Examining The Rookie 1,000 Yard Rusher List

One of the biggest numbers that running backs and fans focus on is 1,000 yards rushing in one season. The best backs in the league can put up multiple 1,000 yard seasons during their career, some even averaging that much. Here we’re going to take a look at running backs who have rushed for 1,000 […]

2009 NFL Season Week 9 – Interesting Facts

Week 9 of the 2009 NFL season is over and done with, and there were some very good games. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers won their first game of the year, beating the Green Bay Packers while wearing their famous orange “creamsicle” uniforms. The Arizona Cardinals marched into Chicago and destroyed the bears 41-21 in a […]

What Players Have Been The Best In The League, And On The Downside Of Their Career?

Most football fans believe that each of the offensive skills positions have one key stat associated with them. For quarterbacks, quarterback rating has become the measuring stick that all who play the position are held up to, for running backs it’s total rushing yards, and for receivers it’s receptions. As a player gets older and […]

Interesting Facts About Former Dallas Cowboys Quarterback Danny White

Danny White came along right in the middle of Roger Staubach’s career and served the Dallas Cowboys as the backup quarterback, starting quarterback, and punter during his 13 year career with the team. He made the Pro Bowl one time and contributed to some great wins for the Cowboys. Here are a few interesting facts […]

Steve Young’s Big Touchdown / Little Yardage Day

Steve Young was a great quarterback in the NFL and is well deserving of his election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Over the course of his career, he put up some amazing stats and had some great games. On one day in particular though, Steve Young did something no one else had done […]

The One-Team Quarterbacks In The All-Time Top 50

With the way professional football is these days, it is very hard to imagine there being too many one team quarterbacks anymore. Here we are going to look at the All-Time Top 50 quarterbacks (through the 2008 season), in terms of passing yardage gained, and see who on the list spent their entire careers with […]

Looking Back at the 1977 NFL Draft

The mid to late 1970s was an era dominated by teams like the Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys, and Minnesota Vikings. 1977 itself saw the Denver Broncos and the Dallas Cowboys put up the two best records in the NFL, each finishing 12-2 in the regular season. Those two teams would successfully navigate through the playoffs […]

Who Has Led The Minnesota Vikings In Rushing The Most Times?

Finding a running back that can be productive and durable is tough, in fact many NFL franchises go years without being able to do so. Who has led the Minnesota Vikings in rushing the most times? -Three players have led the Vikings in rushing three times: Dave Osborn (1967, 1969-70), Ted Brown (1980-82), and Herschel […]