This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, James Lofton
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This Date in Football: Happy Birthday, James Lofton

On this date in football, July 5, 2012, Pro Football Hall of Famer James Lofton turns 56.  Lofton spent his first 9 NFL seasons with the Packers, and in 7 of them was named to … MORE ►

Happy Birthday, Art Donovan
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Happy Birthday, Art Donovan

Art Donovan is a Pro Football Hall of Famer, but most younger fans have likely never heard of the Colts legend.  As the grandson of a former middleweight champion, and son of a renowned … MORE ►

TDIF: Happy Birthday, Bud Grant!
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TDIF: Happy Birthday, Bud Grant!

On May 20, 1927, all-time great Vikings coach Bud Grant was born in Superior, Wisconsin.  Grant lettered in 9 sports at the University of Minnesota.  He played on 2 NBA championship teams with the Minneapolis … MORE ►

Profiles in Greatness: John Elway
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Profiles in Greatness: John Elway

After Andrew Luck was drafted first overall out of Standford, we posted a poll on our Facebook page for you to vote on which Pro Football Hall of Fame Stanford graduate would be featured in … MORE ►

This Day in Football: February 28
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This Day in Football: February 28

On February, 28, 1959 the Chicago Cardinals traded nine players to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for future Hall of Fame halfback Ollie Matson.

Rams general manager Pete Rozelle acquired Matson by trading away … MORE ►

Honoring Emlen Tunnell
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Honoring Emlen Tunnell

February is Black History Month and we’d like to take the time to honor some coaches and players who were a part of the growth of the National Football League.  Today, we showcase Emlen Tunnell, … MORE ►

Films Encore: Cortez Kennedy
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Films Encore: Cortez Kennedy

Another new face that was welcomed into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this season, was long-time Seahawks great Cortez Kennedy.

Kennedy was the 1992 Defensive Player of the year and was named to the … MORE ►

Films Encore:  Curtis Martin and Bill Parcells
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Films Encore: Curtis Martin and Bill Parcells

Former Patriots and Jets star running back Curtis Martin, and his former coach Bill Parcells, have a special relationship not often seen between a player and coach.

Martin was one of six inducted to the … MORE ►

Ed Sabol Receives His Ring
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Ed Sabol Receives His Ring

Today at NFL Films, Ed Sabol formally received his Pro Football Hall of Fame ring from the Hall of Fame President, Steve Perry.  Big Ed’s Hall of Fame honor continues to be a celebration for … MORE ►