Tag Archives: NFL

  • This Day In Sports History (December 15th) – Joe Montana

    This Day In Sports History (December 15th) – Joe Montana

    It was on this day in 1997 that the San Francisco 49ers retired the #16 jersey formerly worn by quarterback Joe Montana. The ceremony came at halftime of the 49ers game against the Denver Broncos on Monday Night Football. Montana spent the first 14 years of his career with the San Francisco 49ers, leading them […]

  • Picture Of The Day: Cheesebra

    Picture Of The Day: Cheesebra

    The simplest way to show your support for the Green Bay Packers is by wearing a cheesehead.  But if hats aren’t your thing, you can always opt for the cheesebra, much like the female in the above image did. As for those of you who aren’t into hats or bras, I’d hate to tell you, […]

  • 9 Most Unlikely Pro Sports Cities

    9 Most Unlikely Pro Sports Cities

    For pro sports teams to succeed these days, they need more than a loyal fanbase. If that was all that was needed, there wouldn’t be so many defunct pro sports teams. Instead, what pro teams really need under today’s business model is corporate sponsorship and media revenue. Without those two things, teams are going to […]

  • It Sure Does Suck To Be A Vikings Fan (Video)

    It Sure Does Suck To Be A Vikings Fan (Video)

    In 2009 the Minnesota Vikings appeared to be one of the top teams in the NFL, as Brett Favre had just finished leading them to their second consecutive NFC North title and a birth in the NFC Conference Championship Game, where they would lose in overtime to the eventual Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints. […]

  • 49ers’ Aldon Smith Shows Us How To Celebrate A Sack (Video)

    49ers’ Aldon Smith Shows Us How To Celebrate A Sack (Video)

    Some of these celebrations in football are really getting out of hand.  Sure, a touchdown or a game-changing play on defense may be a good enough reason to whip out that dance you’ve been working on all week in practice, but is there really a need for receivers to be celebrating after every catch?  Or […]

  • Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #2 (Gallery)

    Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #2 (Gallery)

    We have already provided you all with one edition of “Perfectly Timed Sports Photos,” but with all of the photographers and photographs that have been taken at sporting events over the years, it should come as no surprise to hear that one edition was simply not enough to give all of the perfectly timed photos […]

  • 9 Greatest Backup Quarterbacks In NFL History

    9 Greatest Backup Quarterbacks In NFL History

    Nothing gets NFL fans riled up like a good old-fashioned quarterback controversy, especially when a high profile backup quarterback is in the mix. In this regard, the 2011 NFL season has been a real treat, since we’ve got not one but two big-name backups stealing playing time and headlines. 
There is Vince Young in Philadelphia, […]

  • 9 Reasons Norv Turner Should Be Fired

    9 Reasons Norv Turner Should Be Fired

    With the Chargers sitting at 4-5 right now, they are far from the dominant force in the AFC West that everyone expected them to be. And everyone is predictably placing the blame on head coach Norv Turner. He’s seemed to trend downward over his career in SD, and it’s time to pull the cord and […]

  • Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #1 (Gallery)

    Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #1 (Gallery)

    With all of the increased technology being applied to cameras these days, sports photos have become that much more interesting, as photographers can now snap dozens of pictures in the blink of an eye, allowing them to capture the strangest, funniest and ugliest facial expressions and movements of the athletes they are focusing on. This […]

  • The 9 Longest Sports Strikes (And Lockouts) In History

    The 9 Longest Sports Strikes (And Lockouts) In History

    With the NBA and its players association unable to reach a collective bargaining agreement, it looks like the players will be moving to decertify the union so that they may sue the league for anti-trust violations. What does all this mean? It means that we could be looking at the longest labor dispute in North […]

  • Rex Ryan Has Some Choice Words For A Fan Following Loss To Pats (Video)

    Rex Ryan Has Some Choice Words For A Fan Following Loss To Pats (Video)

    Everyone knows that Bill Belichick is a better coach than Rex Ryan.  The fans know it.  The players know it.  Heck, even Rex himself must know it, but he certainly doesn’t want to hear it, especially in his own building. Belichick’s dominance over Ryan was evident on Sunday night, as the Pats steamrolled the Jets […]

  • 9 Athletes Who’ve Ridden Their Wives’/Girlfriends’ Coattails

    9 Athletes Who’ve Ridden Their Wives’/Girlfriends’ Coattails

    In the wake of his Kardashian engagement/wedding/divorce, Kris Humphries has gone from NBA journeyman to household name, which just goes to show you that if you are blessed with only above-average and not superstar talents, you might want to consider dating or marrying a celebrity. They can boost your profile quicker and more predictably than […]

  • Lingerie Football League Depantsing (Video)

    Lingerie Football League Depantsing (Video)

    Lingerie football is either the best way to spend a Friday night or a cruel mockery of American football. Either way, you don’t get moments like this depantsing in the NFL. Nor would you probably want to. Still, we’re saying hooray for the Lingerie Football League and hooray for live television, even if MTV2 is […]