Posts Tagged ‘Randall Cunningham’

Randall Cunningham’s defining moments

In 1985, the Philadelphia Eagles used a second-round pick on UNLV’s Randall Cunningham. Despite signing with the USFL’s Tampa Bay Bandits that spring, Cunningham eventually landed in Philadelphia and embarked on a 16-year NFL career. With the former signal-caller turning 50 on Wednesday, we take a look at the defining moments of one of the most exciting players in NFL history. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Ready for Primetime ————————————————————————————————————————————– On Oct. 10, 1988, the Eagles were on “Monday Night Football” for the first time in seven years. Their opponent that night at the Vet were the division-rival New York Giants, a team that had won the last six meetings with Philadelphia. With the Eagles trailing by three in the second quarter, Cunningham rolled […]

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.

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 9

With an assist from the research desk at NFL Network, here’s a look at some of the most interesting numbers and performances in Week 9.

Favre sets NFL mark before leaving early

The Minnesota Vikings didn’t take any chances Sunday — pulling QB Brett Favre in favor of backup Tarvaris Jackson — but the veteran managed to set an NFL record and a team single-game record before exiting.

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