Posts Tagged ‘Fran Tarkenton’

Cam Newton Metric Week 1 – Comparing Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III

Each week, we’ll take a look at how Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III stack up against the 2011 breakout performance of Cam Newton. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Andrew Luck vs. Cam Newton ————————————————————————————————————————————– In Week 1 against the Chicago Bears, Andrew Luck completed 50% of his passes and threw three interceptions, but still managed to pass for 309 yards. The Bears won, 41-21. It is only week one and Andrew Luck has all the tools to improve his playmaking ability and  keep the Colts in the game. Game highlight below. The Verdict: Compared to Cam Newton’s debut the offensive line made all the difference. See for yourself. Week 1 Passing Yards: Andrew Luck passed for over 300+ yards becoming the third rookie to do […]

Data Points: Vick’s impressive milestone

All the panic in Philadelphia after the Eagles dropped to 1-4 has overshadowed the news that Michael Vick passed Randall Cunningham as the all-time rushing leader among quarterbacks. It’s a very impressive record for two reasons.

Draft Countdown: Tark was a perfect 10

Ten. It’s more than Bo Derek in 1979. It’s even more than Pearl Jam’s best album. Right now, 10 is how many days we have left on the Path to Primetime. You might be wondering what that number means in the lexicon of the NFL draft.

Pick Six: Best quarterbacks acquired via trade

A number of teams have quarterback issues, and they will have to decide between drafting a guy like Cam Newton or Blaine Gabbert or trading for a guy like Kevin Kolb. But can you get a good quarterback from another team?

Colts’ Manning, Bills’ Owens reach career milestones

A number of team and league records were broken in Week 17, while some players joined elite statistical company on all-time lists.

Roundup: Hall of Famer Hornung blasts Favre

Packers legend Paul Hornung told a crowd of supporters that Brett Favre will not win if he goes to Minnesota. He is the second member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame to take aim at Favre during the offseason.

Vikings great Tarkenton doesn’t think much of Favre

You have to figure that some Vikings fans don’t want Brett Favre to play in Minnesota. He was the quarterback in Green Bay for nearly 20 years, you know. Favre as a Viking would be akin to Darth Vader flying the Millennium Falcon — it just doesn’t look right, even if he’s fighting on your side.

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