TDIF: Walter Payton Runs Into Record Books
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TDIF: Walter Payton Runs Into Record Books

On this date in football thirty-five years ago, Walter Payton rushed for a stunning 275 yards during a game against the Minnesota Vikings – an NFL record for rushing yards in a game. Developing the … MORE ►

TDIF: Nathan Vasher’s 108-Yard TD Return
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TDIF: Nathan Vasher’s 108-Yard TD Return

On this date in football seven years ago, Chicago’s Nathan Vasher returned a missed field goal for a 108-yard touchdown – tying for the second longest play in NFL history behind Antonio Cromartie’s 109-yard touchdown … MORE ►

Thursday Night Football: Fantasy Tips from the Playbook War Room
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Thursday Night Football: Fantasy Tips from the Playbook War Room

This week, Thursday Night Football features two division rivals with explosive offenses. The Bears showcased their new ‘three-headed monster’ to the tune of 41 points against the Colts last week, while the Packers were held … MORE ►

Best NFL Films Shots of Week 1
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Best NFL Films Shots of Week 1

Tomorrow in Green Bay, Week 2 begins with Thursday Night Football action on NFL Network as the Packers and Bears renew their ancient rivalry.

Before you tune in for the first TNF game of the … MORE ►

This Day in Football: The First Instant Replay
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This Day in Football: The First Instant Replay

On this date in football twenty-six years ago, the Cleveland Browns became the first team in NFL history to have a play reviewed by instant replay.  Since coaches were not able to protest a call … MORE ►

This Day in Football: Walter Payton was born
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This Day in Football: Walter Payton was born

On this date in 1954, one of the greatest running backs in NFL history was born – Walter Payton. Payton played the game like no other. In 2011, he was featured in NFL Films’ A MORE ►

This Day in Football: Red Grange’s Birthday
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This Day in Football: Red Grange’s Birthday

Red Grange’s place among the NFL’s greatest has as much to do with his off-the-field persona as his on-the-field skills.  After gaining stardom at the University of Illinois, Grange brought notoriety to pro football in … MORE ►

Cosell Talks: The Perception and Reality of Jay Cutler
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Cosell Talks: The Perception and Reality of Jay Cutler

There is no quarterback in the NFL whose public perception is as far removed from reality as Jay Cutler. Based on my extensive experience, I can say with certainty Cutler is not acknowledged as a … MORE ►

Top 100: Will Brian Urlacher Stay in the Top 50?
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Top 100: Will Brian Urlacher Stay in the Top 50?

Last year, the NFL players ranked Chicago Bears’ Brian Urlacher number 49 on our countdown of the Top 100 Players of 2011.  This past season, Urlacher finished 3 tackles behind Lance Briggs with the most … MORE ►

Top 100: Joe Thomas
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Top 100: Joe Thomas

Last year, the NFL players ranked Cleveland Browns’ Joe Thomas number 43 on our countdown of the Top 100 Players of 2011.  This past season, Thomas was elected to his 5th consecutive Pro Bowl, joining … MORE ►