Adam Rank gives a humorous retelling of the brief history of the USFL.
Posts Tagged ‘Steve Young’
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.
We are now five days from the Super Bowl, and all I can think about is one for the thumb.
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.
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.
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.
When you think of Deion Sanders, with what team do you most associate him?
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.
Posted: Monday, March 21st, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Pick Six, Blaine Gabbert, Bobby Layne, Brett Favre, Cam Newton, Eli Manning, Fran Tarkenton, Joe Montana, John Elway, Kevin Kolb, Mark Brunell, Matt Hasselbeck, Sonny Jurgensen, Steve Young
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?
Posted: Thursday, March 3rd, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Pick Six, Adrian Peterson, Ben Roethlisberger, Bob Buczkowski, Brett Favre, Bruce Matthews, Calvin Johnson, Dan Pastorini, George Teague, JaMarcus Russell, Jessie Hester, Jim McMahon, Jim Plunkett, John Clay, Larry Fitzgerald, Marc Wilson, Michael Strahan, Otis Wilson, Patrick Bates, Philip Rivers, Ray Lewis, Rickey Dudley, Robert Gallery, Sean Taylor, Steve Young, Todd Marinovich
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?
Posted: Monday, January 3rd, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Michael Vick, Andy Reid, Arian Foster, Beanie Wells, Billy Ray Cyrus, Brad Childress, Brandon Lloyd, Brandon Marshall, Craig Ellenport, Derek Anderson, Gary Kubiak, Gil Brandt, Jahvid Best, James Buckley Jr., Jim Gigliotti, Joe Flacco, Joe McKnight, Kevin Boothe, Kevin Kolb, Kyle Orton, LaDainian Tomlinson, Larry Fitzgerald, Matt Forte, Michael Fabiano, Miley Cyrus, Nick Bakay, Richard Todd, Ryan Mathews, Santana Moss, Shonn Greene, Steve Buscemi, Steve Young, Todd Haley
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.
Posted: Sunday, November 7th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Andy Reid, Braylon Edwards, Brett Favre, Jay Cutler, Leroy Kelly, Mark Sanchez, Matt Ryan, Michael Vick, Ndamukong Suh, Peyton Hillis, Philip Rivers, Randall Cunningham, Rex Ryan, Ricky Williams, Seyi Ajirotutu, Steve Young
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.
Posted: Monday, August 9th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Aaron Rodgers, Adam Rank, Arizona Cardinals, Babe Laufenberg, Cliff Stoudt, Dan Fouts, Danny White, Matt Leinart, Quincy Carter, Russ Grimm, Steve Young, Troy Aikman
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).
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.
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.