Articles from November 2011

The Atlanta Falcons First Win Ever

The Atlanta Falcons came into the National Football League in 1966 as an expansion franchise. Like most expansion teams, the Falcons would struggle in their first season. They were also a very young team, with no one on the offense over the age of 29 and only three players on the defense in their thirties. […]

Nine Little Known Facts About Detroit Lions Quarterbacks

The Detroit Lions have a fiercely loyal fan base and have put up with a lot over the years. On most teams the focal point is the quarterback, and the Lions are no different. Here is a look at nine great Detroit Lions quarterback trivia facts. -In 1950, Bobby Layne threw 16 touchdown passes, more […]

Some Interesting Thanksgiving Football Facts

NFL Football is a tradition on Thanksgiving Day that started way back in the 1920’s. Along the way there have been some interesting games, great moments, and unforgettable plays. Here is a look at some of the more interesting football facts associated with Thanksgiving Day football games. -NFL fans may not be aware, but there […]

Fun Facts About The NFL On Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving everyone from! Here is a look at some fun facts about the NFL on Thanksgiving! The Lions hosted their first Thanksgiving Day game in 1934 -In spite of losing the last seven Thanksgiving games in a row, the Detroit Lions have a record that is just below .500 at 33-36-2. -The Detroit […]

Great Games – Jim Brown Runs All Over The Philadelphia Eagles In 1961

Jim Brown is a legendary NFL running back who, even though the vast majority of football fans around today never got to see play, is still acknowledged as one of the best ever. He put together some amazing years and had some amazing games. Here is a look at one of his greatest games ever. […]

The Best Receiving Seasons In Green Bay Packers History

Over the years, the Green Bay Packers have had some great receivers. They’ve also been blessed with some very good quarterbacks getting them the ball. Which receivers though have had the best receiving seasons in Green Bay Packers history? Receptions Only three players have ever caught 100 or more passes in a season for the […]

The Most Career Touchdown Passes Thrown Against The Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins have had a great history in the National Football League. Over the years they have been very consistent and regularly post winning seasons. They have won division titles, conference championships, and even Super Bowls. How successful have others been though when playing against the Redskins? A good way to measure this from […]

Fun Football Facts About The Rookie Quarterbacks Of The Pittsburgh Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the oldest franchises in the National Football League. Over the years, the team has had some great players, including at the position of quarterback. Quarterbacks aren’t always successful their first season in the league though and sometimes it takes time for them to mature and develop. Here are some […]

The Favorite Receivers Of Miami Dolphins Quarterback Dan Marino

Few quarterbacks even come close to the career numbers that the great Dan Marino was able to put up during his career. He began his career in 1983 and retired following the 1999 season. He played each of his years in the National Football League with the Miami Dolphins and when he retired he held […]

The Top Fumbler Ever For The New England Patriots

The New England Patriots are a great team who have accomplished some amazing feats over the years. They have done so because of a solid front office, intelligent coaching staff, and some great players. We could look at which of those players have had some of the best rushing, passing, or receiving seasons ever, but […]