Posts Tagged ‘Emmitt Smith’

#FlashbackFriday: Emmit Smith

Today’s #flashbackfriday, and we here at NFL.com realize we have a treasure trove of amazing football footage in our archives. Every Friday, we’ll release some of it of a great player or coach.  This week we’re choosing the great Emmitt Smith. Check out his amazing performance against the Eagles in 1993 when he rushed for 237 yards. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Also, check out an interview we did with him regarding another classic game he dominated against the 49ers

Dancing with the Stars: Ranking the NFL contestants

Jacoby Jones will be the latest NFL player to compete on Dancing with the Stars. In honor of his acceptance on the show, we count down the greatest NFL players to compete for the coveted Dancing with the Stars mirror ball trophy.

Super Bowl predictions reveal NFL players’ sentimental favorite

Ask a representative sampling of NFL players who’s going to win Super Bowl XLVII, and you’ll get some interesting insight into these guys.

Live from Tahoe: Cowboys legend Emmitt Smith won’t “pile on” Dez Bryant, does offer advice

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant made news earlier this week when he was arrested on a charge of domestic violence. Not what the team wanted right before camp (or ever). While Bryant hasn’t spoken, his lawyer has. So has his advisor and a few Cowboys greats. While putting here in South Lake Tahoe for the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship, former star RB Emmitt Smith didn’t want to talk about it. He wondered what good would come of it. Then, he added, “There’s enough people commenting on it, anyway, anything I do is going to be piling on.” Well, maybe. But Smith did offer some insight on the situation surrounding Bryant. He did explain his view on how to handle […]

Ryan sees ‘Dancing’ in Tomlinson’s future

Rex Ryan conceded during his Thursday news conference that LaDainian Tomlinson no longer possesses the speed he had during his iconic run in San Diego. But the Jets coach believes the veteran running back has more football in him … and maybe even a future in dancing.

Countdown to Kickoff: First-ballot Hall of Famers

Three days stand between us and the start of the 2011 season. Before we focus on all that’s to come this season, we take a look back at what the No. 3 means when it comes to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Truth: Snoop pays homage to Prime

After all the tributes and tears, it was Snoop Dogg who tied a bow on things (no disrespect to Deion Sanders tying his do-rag around his bronze bust).

DDFP: Storytime with Brandt

Dave Dameshek and Adam Rank discuss life in Canton, then welcome in the longtime architect of the Dallas Cowboys (and a man who belongs in the Hall of Fame), Gil Brandt.

Data Points: Faulk’s place among all-purpose elite

When it came to amassing yards via both the ground and through the air, few have done it as well as running back Marshall Faulk, who will be enshrined next week in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

First and 10: Team checklist for end of lockout

Could this be the week? All signs point to a labor agreement being announced at some point in the next few days – fingers crossed. And when it happens, be sure to come to NFL.com and tune into NFL Network for round-the-clock coverage of everything you need to know to get ready for the start of training camp and the preseason.

First and 10: Ward adds to NFL’s ‘Dancing’ rep

Congratulations to Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Hines Wardyour newest “Dancing With the Stars” champion. Unbelievably, that makes not one but two players who can boast a DWTS trophy and a Super Bowl MVP trophy on their mantel.

Billick: Ingram better than rated

NFL Network analyst Brian Billick opened his running back chat on NFL.com on Tuesday by saying that the value of today’s running back as been diminished, not because of skill, but because team are not putting a high value on the position. That shouldn’t matter to Mark Ingram.

Draft Countdown: Catch 22

It’s 22 days until go-time for clubs looking to fill holes in their roster… 22 days as we count down the Path to Primetime. So what does the number 22 signify in our NFL draft conscious?

Ingram the next Emmitt? Faulk thinks he can be

Might Alabama RB Mark Ingram be the next Emmitt Smith? Nobody is going that far right now, but NFL Network’s Marshall Faulk says that Ingram reminds him of Smith — and it goes far beyond wearing No. 22 and playing in the SEC.

Pick Six: Cowboys’ all-time draft busts

NFL.com senior analyst Pat Kirwan offered up his two-round mock draft, and one name that stood out was Nebraska CB Prince Amakamara going to the Cowboys. Interesting choice, and when you think of the Cowboys drafting a defensive back you can’t help by think of the famed Rod Hill pick in 1982.

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