Let us hear you roar for a chance to be on TV!
Detroit Lions, TCIPF Staff

Let us hear you roar for a chance to be on TV!

Remember the Silverdome?

We do! From 1975 until 2001, the Pontiac Silverdome was not only home to the Detroit Lions, but some of the most iconic moments in all of sports (any Hulk Hogan fans … MORE ►

TDIF: Niners Remarkable Comeback
New Orleans Saints, San Francisco 49ers, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History, Top 10, Uncategorized

TDIF: Niners Remarkable Comeback

On this date in football – December 7, 1980 – the San Francisco 49ers engineered the greatest regular season comeback in NFL history. Trailing 35-7 at halftime, the Niners were in need of a spark … MORE ►

Reineking Recalls: Eddie D.’s QBs
A Football Life, Teams

Reineking Recalls: Eddie D.’s QBs

Editor’s Note: Jim Reineking is an editor for NFL.com. Here’s his take on Eddie DeBartolo and the best predecessor-successor quarterback tandems in history.

“Eddie DeBartolo: A Football Life” debuts on NFL Network tonight at 8 MORE ►

Sneak Peek: Top 10 Joe Montana Games
San Francisco 49ers, Top 10

Sneak Peek: Top 10 Joe Montana Games

How do you pick the 10 most memorable games for the greatest QB of all time? It wasn’t easy, but this list will narrow down the defining moments in Joe Montana’s career and they may … MORE ►

This Day in Football: Joe Montana’s Birthday
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This Day in Football: Joe Montana’s Birthday

Joe who?  Many pundits consider Joe Montana the greatest quarterback of All-Time.  The argument isn’t based on stats, after all.  In 2011 ten quarterbacks threw for over 4,000 yards, including rookie Cam Newton.  Do you … MORE ►

Tales from the Vault: The NFL on SNL
Steve Seidman, Tales from the Vault

Tales from the Vault: The NFL on SNL

With his pair of Super Bowl rings, Eli Manning no longer stands in his brother’s shadow. But can he outperform Peyton as the host of “Saturday Night Live?” Will he be funnier than Joe Montana?  MORE ►

This Day in Football: Joe Montanta Retires
San Francisco 49ers, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: Joe Montanta Retires

On this day in 1995, one of the NFL’s greatest quarterbacks announced his retirement. Watch Montana address his retirement in this clip from Joe Montana: The Fire Inside:

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Films Encore: Chief Montanta
Films Encore, Kansas City Chiefs, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

Films Encore: Chief Montanta

With the Colts’ release of Peyton Manning today, we’re looking back at other iconic quarterbacks who made a late career jersey change.  First up is Joe Montana, who after 14 seasons in San Francisco was … MORE ►

Remembering Freddie Solomon
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Remembering Freddie Solomon

Former Dolphins and 49ers wide receiver, Freddie Solomon, passed away February 13th at the age of 59. “Fabulous Freddie” won two Super Bowl titles with San Francisco (1981, 1984) and was an integral part … MORE ►

This Day in Football: January 22
America's Game, Cincinnati Bengals, San Francisco 49ers, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: January 22

Well, Championship Sunday is here football fans. Let’s take a look back to a day when the 49ers became champions once again.

On this day in 1989, the 49ers defeated the Bengals in Super Bowl … MORE ►