Archive for December, 2012

This Day in Football: Roger Staubach’s “Hail Mary”
Dallas Cowboys, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: Roger Staubach’s “Hail Mary”

On December 28, 1975 the Dallas Cowboys played the Minnesota Vikings in the NFC Divisional Playoff Round. Despite being heavy underdogs, the Cowboys trailed 14-10 late in the fourth quarter with one last shot for … MORE ►

Dallas, Washington square off in flag football
Dallas Cowboys, TCIPF Staff, Washington Redskins

Dallas, Washington square off in flag football

Dallas and Washington meet in Week 17 for the NFC East crown, a game that will evoke memories of past showdowns between these two bitter rivals. While Sunday’s game will surely be a fight to … MORE ►

Origins of a rivalry: Dallas vs. Washington
Dallas Cowboys, TCIPF Staff, Top 10, Washington Redskins

Origins of a rivalry: Dallas vs. Washington

A Dallas-Washington game used to mean something all on its own, without the drama of an NFC East crown on the line. This was one of the greatest NFL rivalries in the 60’s and 70’s, … MORE ►

Tales From the Vault: To Preserve and Protect
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Tales From the Vault: To Preserve and Protect

“It starts with a whistle and ends with a gun. 60 minutes of closed-in action
from kickoff to touchdown. This is pro football – the game of our time.”
THEY CALL IT PRO FOOTBALL… MORE ►

Peterson Chasing Dickerson’s Record
Minnesota Vikings, TCIPF Staff, Washington Redskins

Peterson Chasing Dickerson’s Record

This upcoming weekend, Adrian Peterson looks to stay on pace in hopes to becoming the all-time season leader in rushing yards. With only two games remaining, Peterson has racked up 1,812 yards, putting him 294 … MORE ►

TDIF: First NFL Game Without Broadcasters
Miami Dolphins, New York Jets, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

TDIF: First NFL Game Without Broadcasters

On this date in football thirty-two years ago, NBC broadcasted the first-ever NFL game without broadcasters.  The executive producer of NBC Sports at the time, Don Ohlmeyer, needed to find a way to attract viewers … MORE ►

Week 15 of ‘NFL Turning Point’ – Exclusive Preview
New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers, TCIPF Staff, Turning Point

Week 15 of ‘NFL Turning Point’ – Exclusive Preview

This past weekend, the New England Patriots were stuck in a deep hole, down 28 points against newfound sensation Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers. Leading the charge was Patriots quarterback Tom Brady who … MORE ►

Week 15 of ‘NFL Turning Point’ – First Look
Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans, Indianapolis Colts, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, TCIPF Staff, Turning Point

Week 15 of ‘NFL Turning Point’ – First Look

This week on “NFL Turning Point”, we go inside two of the best games of season – the overtime thriller between the Steelers and Cowboys, and the near-miraculous comeback by the Patriots against the 49ers. … MORE ►

Tonight on ‘Inside the NFL': Gates Ties Franchise Record
Carolina Panthers, Inside the NFL, San Diego Chargers, TCIPF Staff

Tonight on ‘Inside the NFL': Gates Ties Franchise Record

Although the Chargers’ 5-9 season has been a disappointment, Antonio Gates has given the city of San Diego something to look forward to in the final two games. The eight-time Pro Bowler needs only one … MORE ►

Reineking Recalls: Raiders’ Connection to ‘Immaculate’ Plays
A Football Life, Miami Dolphins, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Pittsburgh Steelers, San Diego Chargers, Uncategorized

Reineking Recalls: Raiders’ Connection to ‘Immaculate’ Plays

Editor’s Note: Jim Reineking is an editor for NFL.com. Here’s his take on the Oakland Raiders and their partaking in some of the most crucial moments in NFL history. 

“Immaculate Reception: A Football Life” debuts MORE ►