Posts Tagged ‘Dan Marino’

Countdown to Kickoff: Most 300-yard games

We’re 13 days away from the start of the 2011 NFL season, when Drew Brees and the Saints face Aaron Rodgers and the Packers in a Thursday night special. Speaking of special, the most notable No. 13 in NFL history was Hall of Fame QB Dan Marino.

First and 10: Burress pays a visit

When the NFL lockout ends, Super Bowl XLII hero Plaxico Burress can begin his search for a new team in earnest. In the meantime, he’ll make an appearance Thursday at the NFL Network and NFL.com offices to talk about his new ventures with the National Urban League and the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

Data Points: Top single-season passing marks

One probable offshoot of a longer regular season would be the downfall of several of the league’s most precious records, such as Dan Marino’s single-season passing yards mark.

DDFP: Redemption for Danny White and Danny Marino – plus the best apocalyptic movies

Inspired by the redemptive powers of spring, Dave alters history in favor of Dannys — White and Marino — in the latest installment of the “N if L”.

Draft Countdown: Six days to Thursday

Six Days to Sunday. NFL Films did a documentary special in 1995, but as good as it was, it would be hard pressed to beat the drama and suspense of the six days leading up to the NFL Draft. If only we could be flies on the wall in various scouting departments around the league, where they have six late nights left to work on their draft boards.

Draft Countdown: Not-so-unlucky 13

Unlucky, that’s what people think of when the number 13 comes to mind. With that many days to go until draft time, how much misfortune is synonymous with 13 in NFL lore… and the draft?

Should the Dolphins target a QB in the draft?

Are the Dolphins committed to QB Chad Henne? The owner wasn’t talking at the Super Bowl. But GM Jeff Ireland said that the team was committed to Henne … for now.

Pick Six: Dolphins’ all-time draft busts

Congratulations to Pat White, who by flaming out in baseball, can now join the exclusive club of two-sport busts. But did he crack the list of all-time Dolphins’ draft busts? You will have to read on.

Owners meeting circa 1933

While we look ahead to the NFL’s future with the current Combine underway, it’s time to gain some perspective by reflecting on this day in league history as part of Pro Football Hall of Fame’s “Under the Dome” series.

Pick Six: Things to do on first football-less Sunday

As the 2010 NFL season has officially closed, I am comforted by the words of the immortal Stork who, when Delta was kicked off campus in “Animal House” uttered, “Well, what the hell we s’posed to do, you moron?

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?

Week 14 notable nuggets

With an assist from the NFL Network research crew, here’s a look at some of the notable numbers and top performances of Week 14.

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 3

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

Jimmy Johnson went a month without hairspray

In what could only be viewed as one of the most surprising developments of the summer, former Cowboys and Dolphins coach Jimmy Johnson went a month without hairspray.

NFL legends to announce picks for former teams

As part of the continuing celebration of the NFL draft’s 75th anniversary, some of the teams’ picks on Friday will be announced by a legend from that franchise.

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