Since 1969, 7 running backs have been drafted #1 overall. As of this moment, Penn St. RB Saquon Barkley has the chance to be the 8th. Only time will tell if that does happen, but the stigma around RBs and drafting them high (much less #1) isn’t a conversation that just started. Let’s hop back… Read More Ki-Jana Carter was the last RB to be drafted #1 overall back in 1995. Unfortunately….
The Chuck Noll coached Pittsburgh Steelers won their first Super Bowl following the 1974 season with a 16-6 victory over the Minnesota Vikings. It was the first of four Super Bowls they would win throughout the 1970’s. Despite finishing first in the AFC Central with a 10-3-1 record, there was a QB controversy that season… Read More Joe Gilliam becomes the first black quarterback to start for the Pittsburgh Steelers
On September 14th, 1969, James “Shack” Harris made history as the first black quarterback to start on opening day in the AFL (this was one year prior to the NFL-AFL merger so while Harris is the first to start in either league, Joe Gilliam of the Pittsburgh Steelers was the first black quarterback to start… Read More James “Shack” Harris
Before Foley signed on with the WWF in 1996, Foley spent parts of 95-96 wrestling in ECW as Cactus Jack. This particular promo occurred in Philadelphia in 1995. “Cane Dewey” is in reference to sign a fan made about physical abuse towards Foley’s then 3-year-old son Dewey Foley. In a 2013 interview with WWW.com, Foley… Read More #tbt Cactus Jack’s “Cane Dewey” promo
Tom Brady has played in 6 Super Bowls. Peyton Manning will be playing in his 4th on Sunday. Other guys like Ben Roethlisberger and Russell Wilson have played in 3 and 2 respectively. We know about what Eli did in his 2 Super Bowl appearances. Out of all the active quarterbacks, you know which names… Read More Always appreciate the teams that make it to the Super Bowl because there are no promises they’ll ever make it back
Just 4 years removed from being an expansion franchise, the Jacksonville Jaguars posted their greatest season in franchise history in 1999. Head coach Tom Coughlin had already taken the Jacksonville Jaguars to unexpected levels of success that expansion franchises had never reached. The Jaguars had made the playoffs in every season after missing it in… Read More Remembering The 1999 Jacksonville Jaguars
1995 was an exciting year in the NFL. Jerry Rice set a then NFL single season record for receiving yards with 1,848. Brett Favre won his second consecutive MVP and led his team to the NFC Championship. Unfortunately for his Packers, they would lose in the NFCCG to the Dallas Cowboys, who would go on… Read More 1995 Detroit Lions Offense, The Forgotten Offensive Juggernaut
The Pittsburgh Steelers weren’t on anyone’s radar heading into 1992. They were 7-9 in 1991 and in the 7 seasons prior to 1992, they only made the playoffs once. Chuck Noll, the head coach that guided the Steelers to 4 Super Bowl’s and many other division titles had just retired. The team opted to… Read More Steelers’ RB Barry Foster’s 1992 Season Was So Great, Yet So Forgettable
John McKay spent a combined 24 years coaching at the collegiate and NFL level. While at Southern Cal, he coached the team to a 127-40-8 record 4 National Championships (1962, 1967, 1972, 1974) and 8 conference championships (1962, 1964, 1966–1969, 1972–1974). He was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 1988. Some of… Read More John McKay
The 1991 Philadelphia Eagles have the greatest defense of all time. They just don’t get the credit because they went 10-6 and didn’t make the playoffs.
It’s true. They just don’t get the credit because they went 10-6 and didn’t make the playoffs. But that’s no fault of their own. The offense was just horrible to watch. That’s no exaggeration either, starting QB Randall Cunningham went down week 1 and was lost for the rest of the season due to a knee injury. The offense went downhill from there… Read More 1991 Philadelphia Eagles – Greatest Defense of All Time?