Articles tagged "Chicago Cardinals"

Dirty Statistical Secret: Leather-Helmet NFL Produced More Points, Thrills

Cold, Hard Football Facts for February 24, 2015

The NFL has spent more than 35 years genetically modifying offenses to score more points. Yet teams produced more points and more big plays in the gritty leather-helmet NFL of the late 1940s and 1950s than they do in the overly efficient league of today. We tell you why.



Top 'Super Seniors' for the Pro Football HOF

Cold, Hard Football Facts for August 11, 2012

PFRA executive director Ken Crippen discusses four 'super senior' candidates for the Hall of Fame. His list includes former Eagles star Al Wistert, who led the team to its greatest successes, and Duke Slater, the pioneering 'Jackie Robinson of football.'



Jack Chevigny: football's larger-than-life war hero

Cold, Hard Football Facts for May 25, 2012

Author Jeff Walker was haunted by the story football star Jack Chevigny. He chronicles that life, from the greatest moments in football history, to Chevigny's death on the bloody, war-torn island of Iwo Jima, in the new book, "The Last Chalkline."



Rusher Rating: A subpar champ will be crowned

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 31, 2012

Ken Crippen looks at the history of Rusher Rating for Super Bowl teams, and breaks out a new 'Total Rating' stat ... which finds the Giants and Patriots both to be wanting.



The Crippen Chronicles Week 16

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 22, 2011

Ken Crippen of the Professional Football Researchers Association discusses NFL historical records that could be broken this year, records broken on Sunday, and this week in pro football history.



The Crippen Chronicles: Don't forget Drew

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 7, 2011

Ken Crippen of the Professional Football Researchers Association notes that Drew Brees is on pace to break two lesser-known passer records.



 



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