Posts Tagged ‘Steve Young’

A Brief History of the USFL

Adam Rank gives a humorous retelling of the brief history of the USFL.

Will LeBron James receive a John Elway welcome?

LeBron James might win a championship with a different team than the one that drafted him. But he’s hardly the first player to be in such a position.

Countdown to the Super Bowl: 5 days

We are now five days from the Super Bowl, and all I can think about is one for the thumb.

Countdown to the Super Bowl: 6 days

We are six days from the Super Bowl. And when you think of the number six and Super Bowls it can only mean one thing — the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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.

Young is forever in debt to Sanders

As the rain gives way to some early-evening sunshine here in Fawcett Stadium, it occurs to me that Steve Young -– now and forever -– should pay for the dry cleaning of Deion Sanders‘ new gold blazer.

Is Sanders a Falcon, Cowboy… or Young’s hero?

When you think of Deion Sanders, with what team do you most associate him?

Kirwan: Locker could be next Steve Young

Jake Locker, and not Blaine Gabbert, was the second quarterback taken in the 2011 NFL Draft, as the Titans provided the first true surprise pick at eighth overall.

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?

Pick Six: Raiders’ all-time draft busts

The Raiders have parted ways with guard Robert Gallery, who was regarded as one of the bigger draft disappointments in Raiders history. But was he the biggest?

Post Mortem: Vick will be even better in 2011

The 2010 fantasy season is over, and what a strange year it was. Here is a quick look back, and some thoughts for the future.

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.

Leinart struggles, but early returns are good

Replacing a Hall of Fame quarterback is never easy. For every Aaron Rodgers or Steve Young, there is a dubious list of guys that include Cliff Stoudt (Terry Bradshaw), Quincy Carter (Troy Aikman) and Babe Laufenberg (Dan Fouts).

Rice has rocky debut in Nationwide Tour

Jerry Rice was known for his tremendous work ethic during his Hall of Fame career. He is going to need that in golf — at least if his professional debut is any indication.

Shanahan feels fortunate after trade for McNabb

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan admitted Tuesday he didn’t really expect an opportunity to get Donovan McNabb, but feels “very, very fortunate” that the deal took place.

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