Articles tagged "Vince Lombardi"
Final Four Proves Winning in NFL All About the Quarterback
The NFC title game pits the two top-rated passers in both regular season and postseason history, Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson; the AFC title game pits the winningest QB of all time, Tom Brady, against young superstar QB Andrew Luck.
Dom Capers: CHFF’s Passer Rating Differential 'Most Significant' Stat In Football
Our pal Bill Huber from Packer Report interviewed Green Bay defensive coordinator Dom Capers Thursday, who called Passer Rating Differential a "common-sense principle" and "the most significant stat" because of its correlation to victory.
Decision 2012: Author Glennon Says Vote Brady For G-O-A-T!
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.
Green Bay Packers history with CHFF on Wisconsin WTMJ
Conventional wisdom says Vince Lombardi's Green Bay Packers won on the ground. Conventional wisdom is wrong. They won through the air: and now that story is hitting the airwaves in Wisconsin.
40 and Fabulous: in praise of passer rating
Passer rating turns 40 this season. We spoke to the Pro Football Researchers Assoc. at NFL Films this weekend and explained why this oft-criticized indicator is actually the Mother of All Stats. Some researchers cried 'heresy!' at our findings.
CHFF Classic: Rise of the South, Birth of America's Team
The Ice Bowl lives on in football lore for its inhumane conditions and climactic finish. But one year earlier the Packers and Cowboys battled for the NFL title in a game just as exciting, and certainly more important in the evolution of American sports culture.
Lombardi to Sean Payton: stay at the foot of the cross
Vince Lombardi used Biblical imagery when advising disgraced superstar Paul Hornung how to handle his suspension. New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton, a symbol of the changing nature of the NFL, should heed the same advice.
Rusher Rating: A subpar champ will be crowned
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.
Captain Comeback: Before title games were Super
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.
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