Archive for June, 2012

This Day in Football: Bo Bucks the Bucs
Tales from the Vault, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: Bo Bucks the Bucs

We pity anyone too young or too unlearned to comprehend what was the “Bo Knows” Phenomenon.  Beginning with his Heisman Trophy winning career at Auburn – coming in the same era that Nike was elevating … MORE ►

Top 100 Recap: Numbers 20-11
TCIPF Staff, Top 100

Top 100 Recap: Numbers 20-11

In case you missed the Top 100 Players of 2012 Wednesday night, here are numbers 11 to 20 as voted by the NFL players.  Do you agree with their picks?

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Postcards from NFL Broadcast Bootcamp
Behind the Scenes, TCIPF Staff

Postcards from NFL Broadcast Bootcamp

From Monday, June 18th to Thursday the 21st, 23 current and former NFL players are our guests here at 1 NFL Plaza while they participate in the sixth annual NFL Broadcast Bootcamp.  The event provides … MORE ►

Cosell Talks: Re-Examining Roethlisberger
Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, Pittsburgh Steelers

Cosell Talks: Re-Examining Roethlisberger

It’s interesting how NFL quarterback evaluation and perception work. If you win a Super Bowl early in your career, you are classified a “winner,” and it is left at that, with nothing more needed to … MORE ►

Fare thee well, LaDainian Tomlinson
San Diego Chargers, TCIPF Staff, Top 100

Fare thee well, LaDainian Tomlinson

LaDainian Tomlinson’s NFL career is over.  The 11-year veteran will sign a one-day contract with the Chargers so he can officially retire with the team for whom be played 9 seasons and rushed for nearly … MORE ►

This Day in Football: Happy Bell-ated Birthday, Bobby Bell!
Kansas City Chiefs, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History, Top 100

This Day in Football: Happy Bell-ated Birthday, Bobby Bell!

Though underrated, the Chiefs defense of the 1960s may be among the most dominant in NFL history, and Bobby Bell, HOF ’83, was a huge reason why.  As a linebacker and defensive end, he was … MORE ►

Hands to the Face: Fan OTA’s
Hands to the Face, norman einstein

Hands to the Face: Fan OTA’s

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This Day in Football: Giants cut Phil Simms
New York Giants, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: Giants cut Phil Simms

On this date in football, June 14, 1994, the New York Giants released Phil Simms. Drafted 7th overall in 1979, Simms endured injuries and withering criticism early in his career but by the mid-1980s was … MORE ►

Top 100 Recap: Numbers 21-30
Top 100

Top 100 Recap: Numbers 21-30

In case you missed the Top 100 Players of 2012 Wednesday night, here are numbers 21 to 30 as voted by the NFL players.  Do you agree with their picks?

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Happy Birthday to former Baltimore Colt, Tom Matte
Indianapolis Colts, This Day in NFL History

Happy Birthday to former Baltimore Colt, Tom Matte

In the Infamous Sporting Goods Hall of Fame — somewhere alongside George Brett’s Pine Tarred Louisville Slugger, George Mikan’s Seminal Rec-Specs, and Craig MacTavish’s Invisible Helmet — Tom Matte’s Cheat Sheet Wristband is … MORE ►