Articles tagged "George Blanda"

Nick Foles, Record 7 TD Passes, Lights Up Oakland’s Black Hole

Cold, Hard Football Facts for November 3, 2013

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles made NFL history Sunday, and most certainly wrestled the starting quarterback job from Michael Vick, with seven touchdown passes against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday. He joins a short and eclectic list of members of the 7 TD Pass Club.



Drew Brees 5 interceptions: The Worst Games By The Greatest QBs

Cold, Hard Football Facts for November 30, 2012

Drew Brees is a bona fide future Hall of Fame quarterback. But he didn't look like one Thursday night, throwing a career-high 5 INT in a 23-13 loss at 11-1 Atlanta. We look at the worst meltdowns by the game's greatest QBs.



Captain Comeback: Before title games were Super

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 29, 2012

Scott Kacsmar respects his elders by recapping the 13 game-winning drives from the pre-Super Bowl days. Included: The Sneakers Game, The Greatest Game Ever Played, and The Ice Bowl.



The Crippen Chronicles Week 11: A Historical Look At This Week In The NFL

Cold, Hard Football Facts for November 18, 2011

Ken Crippen of the Professional Football Researchers Association discusses NFL historical records that could be broken this year, this week in NFL history, and the Historical Game of the Week.



The Crippen Chronicles: A Historical Look At This Week In The NFL

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 28, 2011

Ken Crippen of the Professional Football Researchers Association discusses NFL historical records that could be broken this year, records from Week 7 action and This Week in NFL History. Also, the Historical Game of the Week.



Al Davis: An inspiration

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 8, 2011

In reflecting on Al Davis, people are focused on rebellion and missing the greatness -- Ken Crippen notes that you don't get asked to present a record nine Hall of Famers into Canton without being something special.



George Blanda: great showman, the original gunslinger

Cold, Hard Football Facts for September 27, 2010

Pro Football Hall of Famer George Blanda passed away in September 2010 at 83 years old, 35 years after the end of a wild-ride career unlike any other in history. Blanda was much more than the oldest player ever: he was the sport's great showman and its original gunslinger.



 



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