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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 selected by the San Diego Chargers in the same draft class [&hellip...

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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...

Top 5 Best Seasons in Denver Broncos Franchise History

January 31, 2016 • AFC, AFC West, Denver Broncos, Features, Front Page, History, ListsComments (0)

Compared to the list we compiled for Carolina, Denver’s top 5 list of best seasons is much tougher to select. Given the large difference in number of years in franchise history (compared to Carolina), and the countless number of Hall of Famers and Super...

Top 5 Best Seasons in Carolina Panthers Franchise History

January 31, 2016 • Carolina Panthers, Features, Front Page, History, Lists, NFC SouthComments (0)

One week from today the Carolina Panthers will be making its second Super Bowl appearance in franchise history. So that got us thinking, in Carolina’s 21-year history which seasons have been the best in franchise history? 5. 2005 Season (11-5; Lost...

Hall of Fame Announces its “Super Bowl 50 Golden Team”

January 28, 2016 • Features, Front Page, History, ListsComments (0)

In honor of the 50th Super Bowl being played a week from Sunday, the Pro Football Hall of Fame selection committee decided to honor the best players in the Super Bowl’s illustrious history by putting together a Super Bowl 50 Golden Team. Here’s...

Remembering the Legendary Junior Seau on His Birthday

January 19, 2016 • AFC West, Features, Front Page, History, San Diego ChargersComments (0)

Today, January 19, 2016, the late Junior Seau would be turning 47 years old. Junior tragically took his own life almost four years ago (May 2, 2012), after years of suffering following his legendary professional football career in the NFL. His brain was...