Articles tagged "Raiders"

Dominant Peyton Manning, Tom Brady Refute Parity Myth (Again)

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 29, 2013

Parity was long a buzzword in NFL circles. But it's hard to argue on behalf of parity when the teams with the same two quarterbacks dominate the AFC year after for more than a decade.



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.



King of Props Scorching Hot (9-2 in 2013); Offers Monday Night Play

Cold, Hard Football Facts for September 23, 2013

A heat check on the "King of Props" shows a raging inferno. Now 9-2, he looks to add gas to the fire with a play in tonight's Raiders-Broncos tilt.



This Is What Happens When Matt Flynn Plays Monopoly

Cold, Hard Football Facts for September 4, 2013

Matt Flynn always seems to draw the same card on the Monopoly board of NFL life.



Aaron Curry Retires, Takes Stock of Career Highlights

Cold, Hard Football Facts for August 29, 2013

Linebacker Aaron Curry was once the can't miss kid out of Wake Forest, the No. 4 overall pick by the Seahawks in the 2009 draft. He retired this week, but only after taking stock of his career high notes.



Preseason Miracle: Brady Quinn Throws Winning Score For Seattle Seahawks

Cold, Hard Football Facts for August 24, 2013

The Seattle Seahawks beat the Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Bears outscored the Oakland Raiders in Friday night preseason action.



Farewell, Tuck Rule; Hello, Charles Woodson’s Illegal Head Slap

Cold, Hard Football Facts for March 21, 2013

The NFL finally cast off the quirky and controversial Tuck Rule, 11 years after it jobbed the Oakland Raiders in the 2001 playoffs and gave birth to the New England Patriots dynasty. But the overturned fumble was not the only blown call on that same play.



Denver Broncos Sweep Oakland Raiders for 8th Straight Win

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 7, 2012

Denver controlled the game but settled for four field goals on its way to a 26-13 victory in Oakland Thursday night. Peyton Manning did not have his "MVP moment" but nor did he need one: the Broncos may be the most complete team in football.



The 5.0 Club: run defense in '11 lit up like hippies in '69

Cold, Hard Football Facts for May 10, 2012

You already know that pass defenses in 2011 were lit up like hippies at Woodstock. Turns out things were not much better for run defenses: three teams in 2011 joined the exclusive and ignominious 5.0 club of worst run defenses ever: the Lions, Raiders and Bucs. So sad.



Lions Team Report: It's Spelled P-L-A-Y-O-F-F-S: Five Things We Learned

Cold, Hard Football Facts for December 19, 2011

Matthew Stafford reconnected with his main target, Calvin Johnson, for 214-yards and two touchdowns. One more victory in their last two games gets them to a place they haven't been in over a decade.



 



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