Posts Tagged ‘Joe Namath’

#FlashbackFriday: Joe Namath

Joe Namath is more than just a guy who constantly complains about the New York Jets and Mark Sanchez. He was also an exceptional quarterback. Here’s a look at his guarantee against the Colts prior to Super Bowl III. And here I talk to him and Phil Simms about a New York Super Bowl. Adam Rank has never won an award. For anything. We don’t mean to be harsh, but it’s true. You can follow him on Twitter @adamrank. Oh, and if you liked this (right!), check him out on the latest “Dave Dameshek Football Program“. Which, come to think of it won an award. So Rank has won something meaningful. Yes, meaningful unlike this latest post. Am I right? […]

The Rewind: Mark Sanchez’s clipboard, royal baby names and 5 ways to enjoy the NFL playoffs (if your team stinks)

We hope your week 13 was better than the one Mark Sanchez had.  We’ve got some fun reads for you and want to make sure you check them out.  So here’s our clipboard of content: Sunday: Exclusive: Jets Quarterback Mark Sanchez’s clipboard  – Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez was lifted during Sunday’s game against the Arizona Cardinals. Sanchez was caught furiously scribbling on his clipboard. What could he have possibly been writing? We got a sneak peek with our spy camera. Monday: Madden Curse Watch – Calvin Johnson erupts against the Colts, but Andrew Luck leads a fourth quarter charge. Madden Curse watch has all the drama captured on camera and  on video. NFL Royalty – Photo gallery – In honor […]

Namath: Tebow couldn’t be Jets’ quarterback

Joe Namath had some strong words about Tim Tebow‘s standing as the New York Jets’ backup quarterback.

Ware, Matthews and Welker don adult diapers for charity

Former Jets QB Joe Namath created quite a stir when he endorsed pantyhose in the 1970s, but he has nothing on DeMarcus Ware, Clay Matthews and Wes Welker.

Lombardi vs. Warner: The debate over Eli’s Hall worthiness

Kurt Warner created a firestorm with comments about Eli Manning‘s worthiness for the Hall of Fame. We took the debate to the next level Wednesday on “NFL Total Access”, pitting Warner vs. Michael Lombardi in an instant debate.

NFL Honors tidbits: Baldwin, Manning delight Indy

The inaugural NFL Honors gala offered a generous dose of memorable moments. The Tim Tebow/Katy Perry encounter is in the books, but there were plenty of gems from Saturday night’s NFL/Hollywood mashup:

Countdown to the Super Bowl: 12 days

We are now 12 days from the Super Bowl. In other words, the 12 longest days of the year!

First and 10: High drama on both coasts

Relive two of Sunday’s most dramatic games as they happened, with NFL Replay Tuesday night on NFL Network.

First and 10: Players on the verge

Which five players will have breakout seasons? Which five have to prove their 2010 seasons weren’t a fluke? Who will lead the league in rushing, passing and receiving? Our experts weigh in today.

Data Points: Forget 2K, Manning is player 4K

Since Joe Namath eclipsed the mark in 1967 – a running era when a 4,000-yard campaign was more myth than reality – there have been 88 instances in which quarterbacks threw for that many yards in a season. Peyton Manning has done it 11 times himself, far and away the most in NFL history.

Draft Countdown: A dozen days ’til draft

It may not be “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” but it is 12 days until Christmas for a bunch of college kids … the best amateur football players in the country.

Pick Six: NFL’s greatest Cinderella teams

Virginia Commonwealth’s basketball team went from play-in bubble team to the Final Four, and has become the talk of the sporting world. But Cinderella runs are not just limited to college hoops. The NFL has had its share or memorable Cinderella teams, and we will count them down right now.

Ryan: The man who cried Ruth

Blame it on the “supermoon,” but Marvin Lewis is right. Things have gotten weird. How else to explain Jets’ coach Rex Ryan comparing himself to The Babe while throwing in some Roosevelt edict for good measure?

Pick Six: All-time best NFL players from Alabama

RB Mark Ingram is participating in his pro day at Alabama on Wednesday, looking to follow in the footsteps in another former Crimson Tide back who made it big in the NFL — Shaun Alexander. But Alabama is more known for its quarterbacks that it has churned out.

But who is the tops?

Pick Six: Seahawks greatest upset ever?

The Twitterverse has spoken. Marshawn Lynch‘s touchdown run was the greatest of all time. The Seahawks upset of the Saints was the greatest of all time. The Pick Six is the greatest internet creation of all time. Alright, I might only be trending that last one. But let’s have some perspective.

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