TDIF: Y.A. Tittle Throws For A Record-Tying 7 TDs
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TDIF: Y.A. Tittle Throws For A Record-Tying 7 TDs

On this date fifty years ago, New York Giants’ quarterback Yelberton Abraham Tittle, better known as Y.A., threw for an NFL record-tying seven touchdown passes in one game.  Tittle is one of only five quarterbacks … MORE ►

This Date In Football: Carolina Panthers Are Born
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This Date In Football: Carolina Panthers Are Born

On this date in football – October 26, 1993 – NFL owners unanimously selected Carolina as the 29th NFL franchise and the first expansion team since 1976.  When official word spread about the team, the … MORE ►

TDIF: Jim Brown Becomes All-Time Career Rushing Leader
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TDIF: Jim Brown Becomes All-Time Career Rushing Leader

On this date in football – Oct. 20, 1963– Cleveland Browns’ running back Jim Brown became the all-time leading career rusher in the NFL.  “First Down” Jim Brown – as many would call him – … MORE ►

TDIF: Eric Dickerson Announces His Retirement
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TDIF: Eric Dickerson Announces His Retirement

On this date in football nineteen years ago, Eric Dickerson, the No. 7 rusher in NFL history, announced his retirement.  Well-known for his prescription signature goggles, Dickerson viewed the field perfectly, running calm, quick and … MORE ►

TDIF: Randall Cunningham Outruns Tarkenton
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TDIF: Randall Cunningham Outruns Tarkenton

On this date in football – Oct. 18, 1992 – Philadelphia Eagles QB Randall Cunningham surpassed Fran Tarkenton’s all-time quarterback rushing record of 3,674 yards.  Given nicknames such as “Rocket Man” and “The Ultimate Weapon,” … MORE ►

TDIF: Marlin Briscoe Becomes First Black QB to Start in NFL History
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TDIF: Marlin Briscoe Becomes First Black QB to Start in NFL History

On this date in football, forty-four years ago, Marlin Briscoe of the Denver Broncos became the first African-American quarterback to start a game in NFL history.  While his stint as a starter didn’t last long … MORE ►

Happy 70th Birthday to the NFL’s Polymath – Steve Sabol
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Happy 70th Birthday to the NFL’s Polymath – Steve Sabol

A lot of people knew Steve Sabol as a football historian and a master filmmaker.  He was certainly both, but his genius didn’t stop there.  He was the ultimate “polymath”, a type of thinker who … MORE ►

This Date in Football: NFL Films Lands on Spaceship Earth
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This Date in Football: NFL Films Lands on Spaceship Earth

What’s the longest-running, most widely-seen show in NFL Films history?

There’s a good chance it’s “Anatomy of a Championship” – the 1964 NFL Championship Game film.

30 years ago today, EPCOT opened at Walt Disney … MORE ►

TDIF: Marino Becomes 13th Player to Throw 200 touchdowns
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TDIF: Marino Becomes 13th Player to Throw 200 touchdowns

On this day in football, September 17, 1989, Miami Dolphins quarterback Dan Marino threw his 200th career touchdown pass.  Marino was the 13th player in NFL history to throw for 200 touchdowns, joining a group … MORE ►

TDIF: Brett Favre Becomes All-Time Winningest QB
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TDIF: Brett Favre Becomes All-Time Winningest QB

Five years ago today, Brett Favre became the quarterback with the most regular season wins in NFL history by notching his 149th – one more than John Elway’s previous record of 148 career victories.  Favre’s … MORE ►