Articles from November 2010



15 Interesting Facts About Quarterback Brad Johnson

15 Interesting Facts About Quarterback Brad Johnson Many people lump Brad Johnson in with your run of the mill journeyman quarterbacks, but he was much more than that. He never achieved superstar status or became an NFL legend, but he was a very good player who helped each team he played with become even better. […]

The Worst Rushing Day In New Orleans Saints History

The New Orleans Saints began play in 1967 and had a rough go of it for the first few years. To be honest, they had a rough go of it for the first couple of decades or so. They didn’t put up their first winning season until 1987. The early 1970’s were particularly tough, with […]

Mike Shanahan’s Amazing Success With Denver Broncos Running Backs

Mike Shanahan is one of the NFL‘s great coaches. He may not have been successful in his brief tenure as head coach of the Raiders, but no one can say he did not have a great run with the Denver Broncos. One of the keys to his success was the production he was able to […]

Where The Tennessee Titans / Houston Oilers Have Called Home Over The Years

The Tennesse Titans have proven to be one of the tougher teams in the NFL in the last decade or so. While they have not won a championship during that stretch of time, they have certainly always been a formidable team. The Titans have played in Tennessee since 1997 and before that were known as […]

Five Fun Facts About Penn State Nittany Lions Football

The Penn State Nittany Lions are one of the most famous college football teams in the country. Through the 2007 season they have won two national championships and have had numerous players drafted into the world of professional football. The first thing many people think of when Penn State’s football program first crosses their mind […]

Interesting Facts About Former New England Patriots Great Stanley Morgan

During the latter part of the 1970’s and through to the mid 1980’s, there wasn’t a better or more important receiver for the New England Patriots than Stanley Morgan. Morgan came into the league as a speed demon, one of the fastest players at his position. He used this speed to separate himself from defensive […]

The Patriots Drew Bledsoe’s Favorite Receivers

Before Tom Brady came to the team, Drew Bledsoe was looked at by many as the best quarterback in New England Patriots history. Based on his accomplishments and the turnaround that the team saw during his early years there, it is still accurate to call him one of the best they have ever had. Bledsoe […]

Check Out Monday Night Football Trivia – Part Two

It is hard to overstate the effect Monday Night Football had on the formation and popularization of the NFL. Bringing high profile games into the living rooms of the nation’s sports fans during prime time built MNF into a tradition. ABC’s marketing of MNF made it into a must-see event. Here is part two of […]

The Most Touchdown Passes By A San Diego Chargers Rookie Quarterback

Playing quarterback in the NFL is one of the toughest jobs in all of sports. The quarterback may get too much credit when things go right, but they also get way too much blame when things go wrong. Nearly every offensive play involves the quarterback and it not only takes physical skill to play the […]

Mid-Season Coaching Changes In The National Football League

As opposed to baseball, basketball, and hockey… it is somewhat unusual for an NFL team to change coaches during the season. This is mainly due to their only being 16 regular season games in the NFL where other sports have many more than that. There are 32 teams in the NFL and since the 1970 […]