Articles from December 2010

Players Who Have Died In Car Crashes During Their NFL Careers

Most young people, especially young people in good physical shape, think of themselves as invincible. Pro football players fit into that category and they themselves, along with the fans that watch them, are often shocked when a young football player passes away during their career. Automobile accidents are one of the largest causes of death […]

The Longest Touchdown Passes Given Up By The Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars came into the National Football League as an expansion team in 1995. Since then they have shown in relatively short order that they have what it takes to join the list of better teams in the league. The Jaguars have always prided themselves on having a better than average to great defense. […]

An Interesting Fact Linking Hall Of Fame Coaches Don Shula And Chuck Noll.

Getting into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a player is hard enough. Getting into it as a coach is even harder. Hall of Fame coaches are leaders who not only had great success but were also able to keep it up over a long period of time. Two of the better coaches in […]

Atlanta Falcons Receiver Ken Burrow Hits The Mark Twice In 1971

The Atlanta Falcons started as a pro football team in 1966 and had a bumpy go of it in the beginning. The team finished at or near the bottom of the standings in many of their early years. Eventually, they would get their feet under them and turn into a team that other teams had […]

What College Have The Buffalo Bills Drafted The Most Players From?

The NFL Draft is one of the most looked forward to events of the National Football League off season. It is there that fans find out what young players are going to be joining their team next season. There are also usually some good trade rumors surrounding the draft too. The Buffalo Bills came into […]

The Amazing 1985 Chicago Bears

The 1985 Super Bowl winning Chicago Bears were an amazing group of players that performed at a very high level of excellence. Some of the key players on the team are well known names, even today: Walter Payton, Mike Singletary, Jim McMahon, Willie Gault, Richard Dent, Dan Hampton, William “Refrigerator” Perry, and more. But, this […]

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 […]

Emmitt Smith’s First Game Ever ? Not A Sign Of Things To Come

It goes without saying that Emmitt Smith was one of the best players to ever play football in the National Football League. He retired as the all time leading rusher in league history, scored more rushing touchdowns than any other running back ever, and had three Super Bowl rings. Let’s take a look at how […]

Great Games: Randy Moss And The

The New England Patriots have consistently been one of the better teams in the National Football League over the past decade. In that same time period, the Buffalo Bills franchise seems to have fallen on hard times. These two teams have played twice a season for decades, and often play each other very tough. On […]

Future Head Coaches Who Were Drafted Into The NFL As Tight Ends

Yesterday we posted about what years the most tight ends were drafted into the NFL… today, we look at coaches who were drafted into the league as tight ends. Due to the responsibilities of the position, many people refer to tight ends as one of the more knowledgeable positions on a football team. Depending on […]