Archive for February 8th, 2012

Super Bowl Anatomy:  Manning to Manningham
Anatomy of a Play, Greg Smith, Inside the Game, New England Patriots, New York Giants

Super Bowl Anatomy: Manning to Manningham

Here’s something you’ve heard since Super Bowl XLVI ended:  Eli Manning and the Giants played great and the Patriots missed another opportunity to cement their legacy.

Here’s something you probably haven’t heard:  New England played … MORE ►

This Day in Football: February 8
Kansas City Chiefs, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: February 8

On this day in 2000, Hall-of-Famer and former Chiefs linebacker Derrick Thomas died from injuries sustained in a car accident. Thomas was one of the premiere pass-rushers in the history of the NFL, and was … MORE ►

One Shot: Welker’s Heartbreaking Drop
New England Patriots, One Shot, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

One Shot: Welker’s Heartbreaking Drop

After Super Bowl XLVI, Tom Brady said that the Patriots left too many plays on the field. Several come to my mind, but there may not have been one bigger than Wes Welker’s drop late … MORE ►

Cosell Talks: The Giants Defense Rests
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New England Patriots, New York Giants

Cosell Talks: The Giants Defense Rests

The Giants defense in Super Bowl 46 was fascinating, on many levels. Let’s start with personnel. As expected, the Giants featured package was the “big nickel”, with 3 safeties, Antrel Rolle, Deon Grant and Kenny … MORE ►

Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 3, Game 4
Holiday Tournament Bracket, Round 3, TCIPF Staff

Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 3, Game 4

John Riggins’ Super Bowl run was the third shot to advance to the Final Four of the Holiday Tournament of Touchdown Shots.

Today, another spectacular Super Bowl run – from Marcus Allen – goes up … MORE ►