Archive for February, 2012

Remembering Freddie Solomon
Films Encore, Jonathan Smyth, Miami Dolphins, San Francisco 49ers, Tales from the Vault

Remembering Freddie Solomon

Former Dolphins and 49ers wide receiver, Freddie Solomon, passed away February 13th at the age of 59. “Fabulous Freddie” won two Super Bowl titles with San Francisco (1981, 1984) and was an integral part … MORE ►

My NFL Grammys
Ramblings and Rants, Tiffany Orbin

My NFL Grammys

The Grammys were held Sunday night, filling our TV screens with mindless awards and bizarre performances.  How did Dave Grohl ever agree to appear on the same stage as Deadmau5?

Although recently minted Super Bowl … MORE ►

Cosell Talks: 2011 Elevated Belichick’s Legacy
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New England Patriots

Cosell Talks: 2011 Elevated Belichick’s Legacy

A little more than a week has passed since the New England Patriots lost Super Bowl 46. The feeling always persists that a loss by the Bill Belichick /Tom Brady tandem in a big game … MORE ►

This Day in Football: February 13
Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: February 13

On this day in 1977, the great Randy Moss was born.

Moss was a seven-time pro-bowler and was first-team All-Pro five times. He was also named to the 2000’s All-Decade team.  Moss finished with 954 … MORE ►

One Shot: Cruzin’ to the Endzone
New York Giants, One Shot, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

One Shot: Cruzin’ to the Endzone

At the beginning of the season, people were wondering who the New York Giants would use as their third receiver behind Hakeem Nicks and Mario Manningham.  As it turned out, their number 3 man became … MORE ►

This Day in Football: February 11
Green Bay Packers, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: February 11

On this day in 1992, Brett Favre was traded from the Atlanta Falcons to the Green Bay Packers.

Favre was the 33rd overall pick in the 1991 NFL Draft but didn’t get much playing … MORE ►

Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 4, Game 1
Holiday Tournament Bracket, Round 4, TCIPF Staff

Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 4, Game 1

Only three games left in the Holiday Tournament of Touchdown Shots before we crown the best NFL Films’ shot, as voted by you the fans.

In the first semifinal, we have Marshawn Lynch’s “Beast-mode” run, … MORE ►

John Marsh’s Super Bowl Thoughts
Best of Twitter, John Marsh, Ramblings and Rants

John Marsh’s Super Bowl Thoughts

John Marsh preaches patience and laments the frigid months without football. Listen to his podcast below!

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Films Encore: Cortez Kennedy
Films Encore, Seattle Seahawks, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

Films Encore: Cortez Kennedy

Another new face that was welcomed into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this season, was long-time Seahawks great Cortez Kennedy.

Kennedy was the 1992 Defensive Player of the year and was named to the … MORE ►

NFL Characters Unite on USA Network
Behind the Scenes, Greg Frith, Sneak Peek

NFL Characters Unite on USA Network

Alot of what we do at NFL Films is “fun”, crafting heroic stories of grown men playing a kids game.  Compared to hard news outlets dealing with war, death, and political issues, we are the … MORE ►