Archive for May, 2012

TDIF: Happy Birthday Joe Namath!
New York Jets, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History, Top 100

TDIF: Happy Birthday Joe Namath!

Happy 69th birthday to Joe Willie Namath, who Bear Bryant once called “the greatest athlete I ever coached”.  After choosing to sign with the AFL’s Jets over the NFL’s Cardinals in 1965, Namath helped … MORE ►

Cosell Talks: Is the Window Really Closing on the Cowboys, Romo?
Dallas Cowboys, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game

Cosell Talks: Is the Window Really Closing on the Cowboys, Romo?

There has been much talk recently about the Dallas Cowboys. The discussion has focused primarily on the notion of whether “the window is closing” for this Cowboys team to compete for (and win) a Super … MORE ►

Top 100 Recap: Numbers 41-50
TCIPF Staff, Top 100

Top 100 Recap: Numbers 41-50

In case you missed the Top 100 Players of 2012 Wednesday night, here are numbers 41 to 50 as voted by the NFL players.  Do you agree with their picks?

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Cosell Talks: “He’s a Winner”
Greg Cosell, Inside the Game

Cosell Talks: “He’s a Winner”

Recently on my weekly Thursday morning appearance with Ross Tucker on “The Morning Kickoff” on Sirius XM radio, Tucker raised an interesting point on Tom Brady, who is now heading into his 13th season in … MORE ►

TDIF: Happy Birthday Shaun King!
Inside the NFL, Tales from the Vault, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

TDIF: Happy Birthday Shaun King!

Happy Birthday, Shaun King!

In 1998, King led Tulane to an undefeated season, setting the NCAA 1-A record for QB efficiency with a rating of 183.1 for the year.  His strong college performance helped transition … MORE ►

TDIF: Happy Birthday Jim Thorpe
TCIPF Staff, Top 100

TDIF: Happy Birthday Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe was a renaissance man of sports.  He won Olympic gold medals in the pentathlon and decathlon, and played professional football, baseball, and basketball.  After it was discovered that he was paid to play … MORE ►

This Memorial Day in Football: Remembering Bob Kalsu
Buffalo Bills, NFL Films Presents, TCIPF Staff

This Memorial Day in Football: Remembering Bob Kalsu

Memorial Day was founded in the upstate New York town of Waterloo, only a few hours east of where Bob Kalsu was a Buffalo Bills rookie in 1968.  Following that season, Kalsu was placed on … MORE ►

This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, Darnell Dockett
Arizona Cardinals, Mic'd Up, Sound FX, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, Darnell Dockett

Birthday greetings to Darnell Dockett, the Cardinals big play, big personality defensive lineman who turns 31 today, May 27.

Here’s a look back at Dockett wired for sound against the Rams in 2009, as originally … MORE ►

5 Questions With: Owen Daniels (Memorial Day Forecast)
5 Questions With, Houston Texans, Ramblings and Rants, TCIPF Staff

5 Questions With: Owen Daniels (Memorial Day Forecast)

In our most recent webisode of “5 Questions With”, we learned Houston Texans tight end Owen Daniels was an Atmospheric Oceanic Sciences major at Wisconsin.  Well, not only is Daniels a weather expert, he … MORE ►

TDIF:  Happy Birthday Cookie Gilchrist!
Buffalo Bills, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

TDIF: Happy Birthday Cookie Gilchrist!

Cookie Gilchrist is said to have been recruited by Jim Brown to sign with the Browns right out of high school.  After learning he wasn’t a lock to make the team, Gilchrist went to play … MORE ►