Articles from April 2010

The Canadian Football Act Of 1974 And The Memphis Southmen

The World Football League came on the scene in 1974 with the hopes of becoming a big time competitor of the National Football League. The league made a big splash by signing a number of big name NFL stars away too. Though the league just lasted two seasons it is remembered fondly by those who […]

The Favorite Receivers Of Longtime Seahawks Quarterback Dave Krieg

Dave Krieg is not thought of in the same way as a lot of the great quarterbacks in NFL history, but because of his longevity he actually has numbers that rank him among some of the best ever. Dave Krieg’s rookie season was 1980, and he went on to play an amazing 19 years in […]

Bears Defensive Back Mike Brown Does Something No One Else Has

One of the most exciting plays in football is an interception returned for a touchdown. This is especially true when the interception takes place in overtime. More than 30 players in NFL history have returned interceptions for touchdowns in over. But, has anyone done it more than once? Chicago Bears Mike Brown is the only […]

Some Interesting Info On The Seattle Seahawks Defense

While a potent offense is strong, an NFL team cannot expect to win many games if they don’t also have a potent defense. Here is a look at some notable information about the Seattle Seahawks defense over the years. -The highest any Seahawks defensive unit has been ranked in the NFL in terms of fewest […]

Players Sent To The NFL From Washington State University

Not always thought of as a football powerhouse, Washington State University has still had some very successful seasons during its history. Over the years, Washington State University has sent 182 different players into the NFL. Here is a look at some of the interesting information surrounding those NFL players who played college football for the […]

The Buffalo Bills All-Time Leading Rusher At Quarterback

A running quarterback can at times be a game changer that a defense has a hard time dealing with. Running quarterbacks are not all that common though. What quarterback has rushed for more yards for the Buffalo Bills than any other quarterback? The answer is Joe Ferguson. Joe Ferguson carried the ball 339 times for […]

Who Has Scored The Most Rushing Touchdowns Against Each Team – The AFC

Some time ago we took a look at who holds the record for career touchdown passes thrown against each team. We’ve been asked to explore that same subject from the perspective of rushing touchdowns. Here are the career rushing touchdown leaders vs. each team in the AFC. A couple of weeks ago we looked at […]

The San Francisco 49ers First Two Pro Football Hall Of Fame Members

There is no greater honor for a professional football player than being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This honor speaks to the value that the player had to their team, teammates, fans, and league during their career. Over the years, the San Francisco 49ers have had some amazing players. Many have been […]

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Great Terry Bradshaw Only Had Six 300 Yard Games

There is little argument that Terry Bradshaw was a great quarterback in the NFL. He was drafted first overall by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1970 NFL Draft, he led the team to four Super Bowl victories, he was selected to three Pro Bowls (1975, 78, 79), won two Super Bowl MVP awards, was the […]

Only Two Players Played In The AAFC, AFL, And The NFL

Playing in multiple professional football leagues is not an uncommon thing to do. In the late 1940s and into the 1950s, there are a great many players that played in the All American Football Conference (AAFC) and the National Football League. In the 1960s and 1970s, there are a lot of players that spent time […]