Posts Tagged ‘Dan Fouts’

Data Points: And then there were three

Since neither starting QB in the Monday night game has any chance of being mistaken for Dan Fouts, we’ll go ahead and update our weekly look at who’s on pace to break Dan Marino‘s single-season passing record right now. As we’ve noted, Marino set the mark of 5,084 yards back in 1984. As many as six passers were on pace to top that number just a couple of weeks ago. As defenses around the league have figured things out, that total is down to three:

Draft Countdown: T-minus two weeks

Two weeks. That’s how long we’ve got until Day One of the NFL Draft. Two weeks goes by fast. Remember how fast your two-week, low carb diet went? Okay, maybe not… but April’s biggest weekend is right around the corner. So with 14 days left, where does 14 fit in the pantheon of draft history?

Super Bowl’s forgotten heroes: Plunkett

Quarterbacks — whether we like it or not — are judged by Super Bowl wins. So why is former Raiders QB Jim Plunkett not celebrated as a two-time Super Bowl winner?

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 8

A look back at some of the most interesting numbers and statistics to come out of Week 8, with an assist from the crew on the NFL Network research desk.

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 3

A look at a few of the notes to come off the NFL Network research desk in Week 3.

Leinart struggles, but early returns are good

Replacing a Hall of Fame quarterback is never easy. For every Aaron Rodgers or Steve Young, there is a dubious list of guys that include Cliff Stoudt (Terry Bradshaw), Quincy Carter (Troy Aikman) and Babe Laufenberg (Dan Fouts).

Coryell was football pioneer, in every sense

Don Coryell was always known as “Air Coryell,” and rightfully so.

Martz: You can’t argue against Brees as NFL’s best

Saints QB Drew Brees has reached elite status, and there’s no way to argue that he’s not the best quarterback in the NFL right now. So it made sense to turn to NFL Network’s Mike Martz at what makes Brees to exceptional.

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