Buried slightly among all the passing feats of Week 1 is the fact that Saints QB Drew Brees has now thrown at least one TD pass in 28 consecutive games. That puts him two games shy of the third-longest such streak in NFL history, the spot currently held by Hall of Famer Dan Marino. If Brees keeps his streak alive haflway through the season, he’ll reach Brett Favre‘s 36-game streak, which is second-best.
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Pro Football Hall of Famer Mike Munchak is visiting the NFL Network studios on Wednesday, so it feels like a natural for a Pick Six. Perhaps, the six greatest Hall of Famers turned NFL head coaches. That sounds like a great list, but who is the next guy after the clear runaway, Mike Ditka?
Who will be this year’s Mike Williams? Find out by watching NFL Network’s draft coverage beginning April 28.
Posted: Thursday, March 24th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Peyton Manning, Brad Johnson, Eli Manning, Jay Cutler, Joe Flacco, Joe Montana, Johnny Unitas, Mark Rypien, Mark Sanchez, Matthew Stafford, Tony Romo, Trent Dilfer
Quarterbacks are continually on the hot seat. Which is about as an obvious statement as saying that the Duke basketball team is rather polarizing. But which quarterbacks are on the hottest seats? How about Peyton Manning?
Yes, it’s only been a two-game sample, but Jets rookie quarterback Mark Sanchez has been almost perfect on third down. Needless to say, count me among those who have been blown away by Sanchez thus far.
Baltimore Colts Hall of Fame WR/RB Lenny Moore received quite a surprise when LaDainian Tomlinson approached his record for scoring a touchdown in 18 consecutive appearances in 2005. Moore was not surprised that Tomlinson was approaching his record. Moore was surprised that he even had the record.