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On This Day in 2004: Redskins Select Sean Taylor Fifth Overall

April 24, 2018 • Features, Front Page, History, NFC East, NFL Draft, Washington RedskinsComments (0)

With the 2018 NFL Draft just two days away, it seems like it’s the perfect time to take a look back on memories from previous drafts. On this day (April 24) in 2004, 14 years ago, the Washington Redskins selected with the fifth overall pick in the draft. The late, great free safety was selected [&hellip...

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On This Day: Holmes Makes Game-winning Catch in SBXLIII

February 1, 2018 • Arizona Cardinals, Features, Front Page, History, NFL Playoffs, Pittsburgh SteelersComments (0)

February 1, 2009: Steelers defeat Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII on an incredible six-yard touchdown catch from Ben Roethlisberger to Santonio Holmes with 35 seconds to play. Pittsburgh would go on to win the game 27-23, handing the Steelers the...

Flashback: Last Time the Falcons & Rams Met in Playoffs

January 4, 2018 • Features, Front Page, HistoryComments (0)

This Saturday night, the No. 6 Atlanta Falcons (10-6) will travel to L.A. to take on the No. 3 Los Angeles Rams (11-5) for the 2017-18 NFC Wild Card showdown. In 22 postseason games in Atlanta’s franchise history, the Falcons and Rams have only met once...

Pro Football Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Finalists

January 2, 2018 • Features, Front Page, HistoryComments (0)

I always love this time of the year. The calendar has officially turned 2018, which means its time for the Pro Football Hall of Fame to announce its latest batch of PFHOF Modern-Era finalists. On Tuesday, Jan. 2, the organization announced the final 15...

Week 17: First Playoff Appearance for Buffalo Bills since 1999

December 31, 2017 • AFC East, Breaking News, Buffalo Bills, Features, Front Page, HistoryComments (0)

After Sunday afternoon, the Buffalo Bills are partying like it’s 1999! The Bills have officially snapped its playoff drought with a Week 17 win over Miami, and Cincinnati’s 31-27 upset win over Baltimore with a game-winning touchdown pass by...

Week 15: Revisiting Every Roethlisberger-Brady Showdown

December 15, 2017 • AFC, AFC East, AFC North, Features, Front Page, History, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh SteelersComments (0)

Week 15’s must-watch match-up is, without a doubt, the AFC battle between the 10-3 New England Patriots and the 11-2 Pittsburgh Steelers. Sunday afternoon’s 4:25 p.m. kick-off will feature a Brady/Big Ben battle for the 10th time since...

Devin Hester: We’ll See You in Canton in Five Years

December 12, 2017 • Front Page, History, RetirementsComments (0)

Former second-round draft pick Devin Hester, 35, has officially announced his retirement from the National Football League. Hester last played for the Seattle Seahawks in last year’s postseason, but he is best-known for his time with the Chicago Bears....

CFB: Baker Mayfield Wins 2017 Heisman Trophy Award

December 9, 2017 • Breaking News, Front Page, History, NCAAComments (0)

The three 2017 Heisman Trophy finalists: *Lamar Jackson, Louisville QB (20 years old): 3,489 passing yards, 25 TD, 6 INT, 151.5 rating; 1,443 rushing yards, 17 TD *Bryce Love, Stanford RB (20 years old): 1,973 rushing yards, 17 rushing touchdowns on 237...

Steelers Introduce Inaugural “Hall of Honor” Class

November 28, 2017 • AFC, AFC North, Front Page, History, Pittsburgh SteelersComments (0)

Most NFL teams, at this point, have some sort of “Hall of Honor” or “Ring of Fame” to honor former players. As the team with the most Super Bowls in league history, you’d think the Pittsburgh Steelers would have already had one....

10 Years Later: Remembering the Late Sean Taylor

November 27, 2017 • Features, Front Page, HistoryComments (0)

November 27, 2007. It’s a date football fans — specifically University of Miami and Washington Redskins fans — will always remember. At the incredibly young age of 24, fourth-year pro Sean Taylor passed away after being shot in the leg by an...