Great Games: Detroit Lions Receiver Cloyce Box

Cloyce Box played five seasons in the National Football League, from 1949 to 1954, all with the Detroit Lions. He was a key player in the team’s early 1950’s success, helping the Lions win NFL championships in 1952 and 1953. Cloyce Box has an interesting life story, but his greatest NFL game is easy to […]

Jay Ajayi: One Season – Three Great Games

At Boise State in 2013 and 2014, running back Jay Ajayi proved himself by gaining first 1,425 yards and then 1,823 yards, respectively. The Miami Dolphins then selected him 149th overall in the 5th round of the 2015 NFL Draft. As a rookie in 2015 he wasn’t used a great deal, seeing his heaviest workload […]

Great Games – The 1984 Seattle Seahawks Go On An Interception Binge

The Seattle Seahawks came into the NFL in the mid 1970’s and struggled mightily their first few seasons. By the time that the early 1980’s had rolled around though, they were beginning to show that they could in fact be one of the tougher teams in the AFC, even progressing as far as the AFC […]

Great Games: Marshawn Lynch of the Cal Bears

Marshawn Lynch has really made a name for himself on the football field in the NFL with both the Buffalo Bills and the Seattle Seahawks. He has a rare combination of speed and power and is a pure joy to watch. Before coming to the NFL though, Marshawn Lynch put on some good shows in […]

The Minnesota Vikings Brad Johnson Throws A Touchdown Pass To Himself

Watching football is enjoyable for a number of different reasons. Some fans just love the game so much that it doesn’t matter what teams or players are on the field. Some are passionate about one team in particular and will follow them through thick and thin. Others have their favorite players who they always hope […]

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. […]

Great Games – Drew Brees Goes Off In A Losing Effort For The Saints

The story of the game on November 19th, 2006 was not Drew Brees’ incredible stats.  It was the fact that the Saints had given up 21 fourth quarter points to the Cincinnati Bengals, including two touchdowns of more than 50 yards, and lost the game 31-16.  Chad Ochocinco had scored three touchdowns on the day, […]

Great Games – The Kansas City Chiefs Amazing Team Rushing Performance

The Kansas City Chiefs were one of the more impressive teams in the American Football League of the 1960’s. They were primarily known as a passing team during those days, thanks in large part to the wide open offense of head coach Hank Stram and the strong arm of quarterback Len Dawson. On October 23rd, […]

Great Games – Mark Rypien And The Redskins Have An Amazing Game Against The Atlanta Falcons

Mark Rypien came out of Washington State University and few people expected the kind of career he would end up having. When it was all done, he had two Super Bowl rings and a Super Bowl MVP award, among other individual awards. One of his best days though came in a game against the Atlanta […]

Great Games – The Pittsburgh Steelers Put Up 362 Rushing Yards

The Pittsburgh Steelers are not only one of the better run franchises in the National Football League, they are one of the more successful too. Part of what has made them a great team is the emphasis the team has always placed on the running game. That emphasis really came out on October 7th, 1979 […]