Articles from December 2011



The Best Rookie Quarterback In San Francisco 49ers History

Every team in the NFL would love to find a great quarterback. Having one of the best quarterbacks in the league seems to make life easier for the rest of the offense, the defense, and even the coaching staff. These types of players don’t come along often, and it is even more rare for them […]

Steelers Running Back Rashard Mendenhall’s First Game Ever

Jerome Bettis was a huge part of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the late 1990’s and the early 2000’s. After his retirement, the team faced the tough task of finding a replacement. A few years later, a young rookie would come on the scene and develop into a very reliable and skilled running back. Today, Rashard […]

17 Fun Facts About The Rose Bowl

The Rose Bowl stadium, famous for hosting the college football bowl game that shares its name, is located in the city of Pasadena and is one of the most well known stadiums in the country. Many big games have been played there in football and soccer, and it has also hosted other sporting events too. […]

New York Giants Players Who Have Won The NFL MVP Award

The New York Giants date back to the mid 1920’s and in all that time they have proven again and again to be one of the more successful franchises in all of Pro Football. They have achieved this by winning big games, making big plays, and also by having great players. In the NFL, the […]

The Five Best Kicking Seasons In New England Patriots History

The New England Patriots have been playing professional football since 1960 and have had both good stretches of football and bad.  Through that time they have also had some great kickers too.  Who have the most successful kickers been over the course of a full season though? #1 – 2008 – Stephen Gostkowski In 2008, […]

The Best Quarterbacks In The History Of The Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears are one of the NFL‘s greatest franchises. The team has had a number of successful years during their existence, as well as some tough times too. More often than not though, the Bears have been known for their stellar defensive play, as well as their great running backs. Who though are the […]

Ten Fun Facts About New York City’s Gotham Bowl

The Gotham Bowl was a short lived college football postseason bowl game played during the early 1960s. It operated like most bowl games, extending invitations to colleges it felt were deserving and then playing the game after the season had ended. It was televised and had national advertising, and the proceeds from the game were […]

The First Win Ever In New York Jets Franchise History

The New York Jets started their time in professional football as a charter member of the American Football League in 1960.  They were actually christened the New York Titans and didn’t change the team name to Jets until a couple of years later.  They have had a fascinating history that has included big wins, great […]

The Top Five Quarterbacks In Dallas Cowboys History

The Dallas Cowboys are one of the more popular football teams in the National Football League. Over the years they have had a number of great quarterbacks. Who though are statistically the top five quarterbacks the team has ever had? Touchdown Passes The Cowboys top five quarterbacks when ranked by touchdown passes are Troy Aikman, […]

18 Fun Facts About The Bluebonnet Bowl

The Bluebonnet Bowl was a college bowl game that began in the 1950s and ended in the 1980s. It was played in Houston and often pitted a team from Texas against a team from outside the state. Though it has not been played in more than 20 years, it is still looked back upon fondly […]