Wilson’s Banner Year
Behind the Scenes, Chris Weaver, NFL Films Presents, Paul Camarata, Seattle Seahawks

Wilson’s Banner Year

We didn’t know it at the time, but on April 16, 2013, when he took the stage in Seattle and asked the audience to support Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson by chanting along to a Phish … MORE ►

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NFL Films Presents More: An Eye-Osis Oasis
Behind the Scenes, NFL Films Presents, Paul Camarata

NFL Films Presents More: An Eye-Osis Oasis

Reading Sports Illustrated as a kid, I realized two things pretty quickly:  first, I’d likely never meet most of the people whose accomplishments were burned into my brain by the magazine’s stories and images ; … MORE ►

Our Favorite Tweets from Week 7: The Help
Best of Twitter, Denver Broncos, John Marsh, Minnesota Vikings, Oakland Raiders, Ramblings and Rants

Our Favorite Tweets from Week 7: The Help

Editor’s Note: Here are the highlights of the Tweets of the Week as presented by our own John Marsh.

What’s going on world? This week saw 6 QBs make their first start of the season

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Orange: An Essay
Gerry Reimel, Ramblings and Rants, Tales from the Vault

Orange: An Essay

Editor’s Note: Orange is not only the color of the season, it’s a major player in the game of football.  Here’s why . . .

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Anatomy of a Play: Ponder this…
Anatomy of a Play, Inside the Game, Minnesota Vikings

Anatomy of a Play: Ponder this…

Since 1962, the Minnesota Vikings have drafted three quarterbacks in the first round.  Tommy Kramer in 1977, Daunte Culpepper in 1999, and Christian Ponder in 2011.

In 1979, Kramer was faced with the unenviable task … MORE ►

Drive of the Week: Miracle Man
Denver Broncos, Drive of the Week, Inside the Game, Jonathan Smyth

Drive of the Week: Miracle Man

What does Tim Tebow have in store for his next miracle? Will he walk on water?

Turn water into wine?

Whatever it is, I’m sure it will be football related and not Biblical. But it … MORE ►

This Day In Football: October 25
Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day In Football: October 25

Jason Elam of the Denver Broncos tied Tom Dempsey’s 28-year-old record for the longest field goal ever made on this day in 1998. His successful 63-yard attempt was matched by Sebastian Janikowski earlier this season.… MORE ►

Mike Ditka: Producer’s Notes
A Football Life, Chicago Bears, Steve Seidman

Mike Ditka: Producer’s Notes

It’s 8 o’clock on a mid-July morning in downtown Chicago, and we’re in an 8th floor hotel suite, setting up for an interview with Mike Ditka. This is the first of two separate interview … MORE ►

Films Encore: Emmitt Rushes for Cowboys Record
Dallas Cowboys, Films Encore, Paul Camarata, Tales from the Vault

Films Encore: Emmitt Rushes for Cowboys Record

This week’s Encore is inspired by our reader Derek Sanders, who wrote in that our “Week 7 Thoughts from 1NFL” post this morning was lacking love for Dallas’ DeMarco Murray.  In Week 7, Murray set … MORE ►

Week 7 Thoughts from 1NFL
5 from 1 NFL, David Neupauer, Jonathan Smyth, Paul Camarata, Tiffany Orbin

Week 7 Thoughts from 1NFL

Jonathan – The way the each division is shaping up, we could have some fresh faces in the playoffs this year. With the Colts and Jaguars struggling, the Texans could finally get in after falling … MORE ►

Mike Ditka: A Look Back
A Football Life, Chicago Bears, TCIPF Staff

Mike Ditka: A Look Back

This Thursday, we’ll premiere “Mike Ditka: A Football Life” at 10pm/ET on NFL Network.  In advance of this show, we’re looking back at how Mike Ditka became the driving force behind the Chicago Bears’ 1963 … MORE ►