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NFC East: 8 Different Ways the East Could Play Out

July 16, 2013 • Features, History, Lists, NFC, Predictions, PreviewComments (0)

Over the last four seasons, the NFC East has seen each of its four members win the division title. In 2009, it was Dallas posting an 11-5 record and holding the tiebreaker over the, also 11-5, Philadelphia Eagles. Romo’s Cowboys then knocked off Philly in their NFC Wild Card match-up before Minnesota trounced the ‘Boys [&hellip...

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Motivators and Innovators: Top 10 Head Coaches of All-Time

July 12, 2013 • History, ListsComments (0)

Earlier this off-season ESPN came out with a Top 20 coaches of all-time list, so we’ve come up with our own list of all-time best head coaches in league history––including head coaches prior to the AFL-NFL merger in 1970. So technically, I guess you...

The Trade that Changed Everything: Revisiting the Herschel Walker Deal

July 11, 2013 • Features, History, NFCComments (0)

Known as the trade that shook the National Football League or, even better known as, “The Great Train Robbery,” which it was later deemed, the Herschel Walker trade from the Dallas Cowboys to the Minnesota Vikings had huge and lasting effects....

NFL History 101: Revisiting the 1976-77 Buccaneers Squad

June 29, 2013 • AFC, Features, History, NFCComments (0)

In 2008, the Detroit Lions completed the first-ever 0-16 season. Over the 16-game season, Detroit scored just 268 points (16.8 per game) while allowing a league-worst 517 points (32.3 per game). Head coach Rod Marinelli was abruptly fired following the...

Ranking the Careers of the Current Starting Quarterbacks with Super Bowl Championships

June 21, 2013 • AFC, History, Lists, NFCComments (0)

Baltimore’s signal caller Joe Flacco finally got his ring this past year and can place himself amongst the league’s other Super Bowl champion quarterbacks. The Super Bowl championship club is rather exclusive––made up of seven quarterbacks,...

NFL History 101: Top 5 Defenses of All-Time

March 22, 2013 • History, ListsComments (1)

It’s been a while since we’ve posted an NFL History 101 article, so I’d say it’s about time for another one, don’t you think? There’s been a debate for years: who has the best defense of all-time? Or at least during the...

Why Kurt Warner’s Canton Enshrinement May Come Down to Just Two Games

February 21, 2013 • Features, HistoryComments (0)

As I’m re-watching A Football Life: Kurt Warner, an hour long NFL Network documentary on the career of Super Bowl champion quarterback Kurt Warner, I’ve decided to open the debate a couple of years early: is Kurt Warner Hall of Fame-bound? Trust...

Peterson Comes up Shy of Rushing Record, but Leads Vikes to Postseason

December 31, 2012 • Breaking News, Drama, History, NFCComments (0)

Earlier this afternoon Calvin Johnson failed to accumulate the 108 yards needed to become the first 2,000 yard receiver in league history. Aldon Smith and J.J. Watt fail to record the sacks needed to break the single-season sack record and Adrian Peterson...

Madden Curse? What Madden Curse? Calvin Johnson Chasing History vs. Falcons on Saturday Night

December 23, 2012 • Breaking News, History, NFCComments (0)

Tonight’s Monday Night Football game is being played on Saturday night (since Monday is Christmas eve), and it’s a huge match-up for two reasons. 1) Atlanta is chasing the No. 1 seed in the NFC postseason. 2) Calvin Johnson Jr. is chasing down...

Adrian Peterson’s Magical Season: How Does he Stack up Against the League’s All-time Greats?

December 22, 2012 • Features, HistoryComments (0)

It’s no secret that the Minnesota Vikings’ 27-year old running back Adrian Peterson (also referred to as “AP” or “AD,” which is short for “All Day”) is just 294 yards away from further immortalizing himself...