A first-year bust
Beattie Feathers was the NFL’s first 1,000 yard rusher. In 1934, he averaged 8.4 yards per carry. 1934 was his rookie year and he played through 1940. However, a string of injuries limited the Tenessee All-American to a total of 976 yards after his rookie year.
- The Wanna-be Sports Guy
After months of speculation, one the most celebrated football quarterbacks of all-time decided to return to Minnesota after debating on whether or not he would retire. Brett Favre practiced with Minnesota and held a press conference to announce his decision.
My thing with Favre is this. He’s old. Favre should sit down and and live his [...] [...more]
Does one really know what a Viking is? Well if you don’t know, a Viking is kind of like a thief, but a thief that could probably rip your head off with one hand. The term Viking comes from the swift and cruel raids along the coast, which some used the saying,”lets go to a-viking”. [...] [...more]
Ever wonder who named a team and why they gave it it’s name? I’ve listed a few of my favorite football teams. Dig in!
Kansas City Chiefs
Dalles Texans owner Lamar Hunt relocated to Kansas City and renamed the team the “Kansas City Chiefs” after Kansas City Mayor H. Roe “Chief” Bartle promised to enlarge the city’s [...] [...more]
Fred Gehrke wasn’t known for his ability on the field, but what he did in 1948 did more for the game most players ever will and that was paint the first helmet logo in the NFL. Fred played for the Los Angeles Rams but during his spare time he liked painting pictures. When he realized [...] [...more]