Articles tagged "John Elway"

Old Warhorse Quarterbacks At The Super Bowl

Cold, Hard Football Facts for January 30, 2014

Peyton Manning enters Super Bowl XLVIII at the twilight age (in NFL terms) of 37. He is one of eight quarterbacks in Super Bowl history tos start beyond the age of 35. A look at how the old warhorse quarterbacks have fared in America's Greatest Game.

A Legacy Examined: Mike Shanahan, Mastermind

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 9, 2013

He's got the nickname, and the rings. But if this year in Washington is it for Mike Shanahan, does he have the right Hall of Fame credentials?

31 Years Ago Today: 'The Band Is Out On The Field! The Bears Have Won!!'

Cold, Hard Football Facts for November 20, 2013

The Big Game between Stanford and Cal produced the 'the most amazing, sensational, dramatic, heart-rending, exciting, thrilling finish in the history of college football' 31 years ago today. The Play also punctuated the Golden Twilight of a long-gone era of college football.

Mile High Fireworks: Broncos Fans Ain't Never Seen Nothing Like Peyton

Cold, Hard Football Facts for September 24, 2013

John Elway will always be the yardstick by which Denver Broncos quarterbacks are measured. But he never set off the statistical fireworks we see out of Peyton Manning and his all-star receiving corps right now. They're lapping the field in every indicator.

Decision 2012: Author Glennon Says Vote Brady For G-O-A-T!

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 31, 2012

While the U.S. chooses a president, author Sean Glennon writes that he knows who should fill the Prolate Spheroid Office as the greatest QB of all-time. Quant Coach Kevin Braig reviews Glennon's case for Brady as the G-O-A-T.

Captain's Challenge: Name The 5 Best Quarterbacks Of All Time

Cold, Hard Football Facts for October 12, 2012

Captain Comeback Scott Kacsmar issues a challenge to NFL fans: name the stat that best reflects the top 5 quarterbacks in NFL history. The Captain says it's fourth-quarter comebacks, but wants your input.

Comeback Conspiracy: Broncos protect Elway with statistical cover-up

Cold, Hard Football Facts for August 2, 2012

The Denver Broncos have long been committed to the fallacy that John Elway is the all-time leader in comeback victories. Our own Captain Comeback captures the team in a web of deceit: it refuses to acknowledge that new QB Peyton Manning has a better record of clutch performances.

Troll Report: the value of first-round QBs

Cold, Hard Football Facts for July 6, 2012

The Colts might want to hurry up and sign Andrew Luck. After all, quarterbacks drafted No. 1 overall boast nearly 30 percent of all Super Bowl starts since the AFL-NFL merger, reports CHFF reader Jeff Hunter. He finds highly drafted QBs critical to team success.

Butterfly Effect: How Tim Tebow changed NFL history

Cold, Hard Football Facts for April 2, 2012

Scott Kacsmar takes both the blue and red pills to detail Tim Tebow's butterfly effect in the NFL. Tebow single -handedly altered the playoff picture in both conferences in 2011 and his impact will be felt for years to come.

Denver Broncos face comeback conundrum

Cold, Hard Football Facts for March 20, 2012

Captain Comeback Scott Kacsmar says that Peyton Manning's first on-field comeback will put the Denver Broncos organization in a PR pickle. After all, Manning at that moment will surpass Elway's imaginary record of 47 fourth-quarter comebacks.


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