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?
30 years ago Dan Marino had arguably the greatest passing season of all time. He threw for 5,084 yards and 48 touchdowns, records that stood for 20 and 27 years respectively. His Miami Dolphins’ also went 14-2 and made it to the Super Bowl. Oh yeah, it was his second year in the league. Wow.… Read More Was Dan Marino’s 1984 Season the Greatest Passing Season of All Time?
Akili Smith was a one year wonder at Oregon. In 1998 he exploded on to the national scene leading Oregon to five straight wins, including a win opening weekend against the #23 ranked Michigan State Spartans, and helping them reach the 11th spot in the AP by week 6. Oregon spent 5 weeks ranked in the… Read More Throwback Thursday: Oregon Football