Posts Tagged ‘Pick Six’

Madden curse watch week 15: Detroit Lions at Arizona Cardinals

The Detroit Lions stayed on the road in week 15 as they faced the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium, where Calvin Johnson aimed to continue his outstanding season, and close in on Jerry Rice’s all-time receiving record.

Apollo Creed isn’t the best NFLer-turned-actor???

Apologies as that headline should come with a spoiler alert, but it’s hard to fathom that Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers) was not the top NFL player turned actor of all-time. The guy chosen by the “Total Access” staff is pretty good. Great even.

Munchak not very far from coaching elite

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?

Pick Six: Bednarik quotes

Chuck Bednarik made fans of people of never even saw him play. Thanks, of course, to some of his notable quotes on NFL Films.

Pick VI: Players who should be in the Hall

The announcement for the Pro Football Hall of Fame is kind of tricky because as we celebrate the current class, we have to talk about those who did not make it.

Pick Six: Top QB games in recent playoff history?

Aaron Rodgers is pretty good. Last week, he became the first quarterback in NFL history to have a passer rating in each of his first two playoff starts exceed 120. He did it for a third consecutive time against the Falcons on Saturday night, leading the Packers to a spot in the NFC Championship Game.

Pick Six: Coolest nicknames of all time

Remember when NFL nicknames were really cool? Too often, our generation has taken to just shortening a player’s name (A-Rod or L.T.) and calling it a day. Where has the creativity gone, America? So in honor of Cookie Gilchrist, here are the six coolest nicknames of all time.

Pick Six: Greatest moments of victory playoff edition

Think of all of the great postseason moments of all-time, where would Marshawn Lynch‘s run rank?

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.

Pick Six: Coaches who should have stayed in school

You cannot blame Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh for considering a leap to the NFL. The allure of an NFL coaching gig can be very strong.

But sometimes the grass is not always greener, Jim. This is the kind of thinking that compelled McLean Stevenson to leave “M*A*S*H” to star in his own sitcom, “Hello, Larry”. Sometimes the best job is the one you don’t leave.

Pick Six: Who wants a do-over for 2010?

Was proposing to your girlfriend during an NFL game the biggest blunder of the entire season? We count down the six biggest do-over moments of 2010.

Pick Six: NFL Festivus and airing of grievances

Happy Festivus everybody.

Most of you, I’m sure, are familiar with the holiday of Festivus. The highlight of Festivus night is the airing of grievances.

I’ve got a lot of problems with you people, and now you are going to hear about it.

Pick Six: Which QB would make the best husband?

Hearts are breaking all over Texas with the news that QB Tony Romo popped the question to his girlfriend, Candice Crawford. And yes now is your opportunity to make your own, “at least he will own a ring” joke.

Pick Six: Best bald players of all-time

Patriots QB Tom Brady is bald. That’s right, bald. Or so the reports in the National Enquirer suggests (via the Detroit Free Press). Brady reportedly is a patient of the Leonard Hair Transplant Association in Cranston, R.I. Meaning Brady’s gorgeous locks are nothing more than a façade. A mere cover-up to one of the biggest sporting scandals since the 1919 Black Sox.

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