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.
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Posted: Thursday, July 7th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Brett Favre, Colin Kaepernick, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Dan Marino, Indianapolis Colts, Jerry Rice, Jimmy Johnson, Joe Montana, John Elway, Nnamdi Asomugha, Plaxico Burress, Rich Eisen, Robert Mathis
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.
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.
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”.
Posted: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Draft Countdown, 1983 draft, Bubby Brister, Dan Marino, Jay Cutler, Jim Kelly, John Elway, Ken O'Brien, Kevin Butler, Marc Wilson, Mark Sanchez, Matt Cavanaugh, Todd Blackledge, Tony Eason
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.
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?
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.
Posted: Thursday, March 10th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Pick Six, Antonio Cromartie, Dan Marino, Daryl Gardner, Drew Brees, Eric Kumerow, Eric Metcalf, Jackie Shipp, Jamar Fletcher, Jason Allen, John Alt, Randall McDaniel, Sammie Smith, Ted Ginn, Thurman Thomas, Yatil Green
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.
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.
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?
Posted: Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Jim Plunkett, Al Davis, Bart Starr, Ben Roethlisberger, Bob Griese, Brett Favre, Dan Fouts, Dan Marino, Dan Pastorini, Desmond Howard, Jim Kelly, John Elway, Ken Stabler, Marcus Allen, Roger Staubach, Super Bowl's forgotten heroes, Terry Bradshaw, Tom Brady, Warren Moon
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?
Posted: Sunday, December 12th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Art Monk, Bill Belichick, Chuck Noll, Dan Marino, Darren McFadden, Don Meredith, Don Shula, Donovan McNabb, Drew Brees, Hines Ward, Jay Feeley, Joe Theismann, Joshua Cribbs, Leon Washington, Maurice Jones-Drew, Mike Holmgren, Mike Pruitt, Peyton Hillis, Rashad Jennings, Roddy White, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Steven Jackson, Terry Bradshaw, Tim Seder, Troy Polamalu
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.
Posted: Sunday, September 26th, 2010 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Adrian Peterson, Anquan Boldin, Austin Collie, C.J. Spiller, Charlie Batch, Dan Fouts, Dan Marino, Hines Ward, Jamaal Charles, Jerome Bettis, Leon Washington, Michael Vick, Peyton Hillis, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Randy Moss, Sam Bradford, Thomas Jones, Tom Brady, Tony Banks, Tony Gonzalez
A look at a few of the notes to come off the NFL Network research desk in Week 3.
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.
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.