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Revisiting the Magical 1998 Minnesota Vikings’ Season

July 23, 2016 • Features, Front Page, HistoryComments (0)

Yesterday’s passing of former head coach Dennis Green had me looking back on his 13-year coaching career in the National Football League. And, who could forget about his finest season in the league: the magical 1998 NFL season with the Vikings. Green, then 49, was in his seventh season at the helm of the Vikings’, [&hellip...

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Hall of Fame Inductee Kevin Greene: “Always a Steeler”

July 14, 2016 • AFC, AFC North, Features, Front Page, History, Pittsburgh SteelersComments (0)

Kevin Greene is finally being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio next month. And he has made his decision as to which team he’d like to receive his Hall of Fame ring from: the Pittsburgh Steelers. He’ll receive his...

Best Mobile QB of All-Time: Cunningham, Vick or Young?

July 2, 2016 • Features, Front Page, History, Lists, Off-Season, Photos/VideoComments (0)

Michael Vick celebrated his 36th birthday earlier this week, giving a reason to post some of the best runs of his prolonged professional football career. This had me nostalgic, as I watched a few Vick highlights…then went on to watching some old...

Legendary Coach Buddy Ryan Passes Away at 82

June 28, 2016 • Breaking News, Front Page, History, Off-SeasonComments (0)

Former University of Tennessee women’s head basketball coach Pat Summitt, 64, isn’t the only legendary sports coach to pass away today. Earlier this afternoon news broke that former NFL head coach and defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan has passed...

Celebrating Legendary RB LaDainian Tomlinson’s 37th Birthday

June 23, 2016 • Features, Front Page, HistoryComments (0)

Today is former All-Pro running back LaDainian Tomlinson’s 37th birthday, so to celebrate we’d love to take a look back at his legendary career in the National Football League. As the No. 5 overall pick in the 2001 NFL Draft, the TCU standout was...

Houston Texans: Top 10 Players in Franchise History

February 29, 2016 • AFC, AFC South, Features, Front Page, History, Houston Texans, ListsComments (0)

Nearly five years ago to this day (Feb. 26, 2011), I wrote a piece for Bleacher Report naming the top 10 players in Houston Texans’ franchise history. I must admit that five years makes a big difference. The list I’ve put together today looks much...

Playing for a Hall of Fame Head Coach: Tony Dungy

February 25, 2016 • Features, Front Page, HistoryComments (0)

Written by: James Cannida I’ve been wanting to write this for a while, but we all know how time can slip away from us. When I heard of the 2016 Hall of Fame class I was very excited, especially since one of those was head coach Tony Dungy. I always get...

Best Single-Season RB Performances for Each Franchise

February 21, 2016 • Features, Front Page, HistoryComments (0)

It’s the off-season, and there’s only so much free agency/contract and NFL Draft rumors a person can take. So why not put together a few historic lists for fun? Here’s our best single-season RB performances for each of the 32 NFL franchises....

Happy Birthday to the Late, Great Steve McNair

February 14, 2016 • AFC, AFC South, Features, Front Page, History, Tennessee TitansComments (0)

Happy Valentines Day to all of the happy––and unhappy––couples out there! But, we’d also like to take this time to wish a happy birthday to the late, great Steve McNair. The former Oilers/Titans quarterback would have been 43 years of age today....

Is 9 Seasons Enough for Calvin Johnson to be HOF-Worthy?

February 1, 2016 • Detroit Lions, Features, Front Page, History, NFC NorthComments (0)

Given that he’s been playing for a losing Detroit Lions organization for the last nine seasons, it shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that Calvin Johnson has (reportedly) informed his head coach that he plans on retiring. I mean, remember when one...