With Leather Book Club: Jason Elam’s ‘Monday Night Jihad’ Part 2

Via MondayNightJihad.com A couple of Tuesdays ago I started recapping retired Denver Broncos placekicker Jason Elam’s debut novel, Monday Night Jihad. Last time, we were introduced to star PFL linebacker for the Colorado Mustangs, Riley Covington, counter-terrorism intelligence analyst Scott Ross, and the fabulous, exploding al-Hasani brothers. Part two opens (OPENS!) with some...
Via With Leather
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Bronco Jason Elam is doing pretty well

(Photo: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)The average career length of an NFL player these days is around just three years. Sadly, many of those players find themselves out in the cold once their careers end, and the ones that do not save their money are stuck up the creek without a paddle. Even players that are fortunate enough to have long NFL careers often end up filing for bankruptcy...
Via BroncoTalk
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

High Schooler Kicks 67-Yard FG to Put Team Into Overtime

Talk about ice water in your veins. Kicker for Central Valley High School in Spokane Valley, Washington, Austin Rehkow, kicked a 67 yard field goal to put his team into overtime. Some four yards longer than the NFL record shared by Tom Dempsey, Jason Elam, and Sebastian Janikowski. The Seattle Times reported that Rehkow's kick set a Washington state record and was the second...
Via The Mark Graham Sports Blog
October 19, 2012  |  Discuss

David Akers ties NFL record with 63-yard field goal (GIF)

Veteran kicker David Akers tied the NFL record for the longest field goal in league history, with a 63-yarder that bounced over the crossbar the end the first half of today’s 49ers-Packers game. And then, up 17-6 heading into the locker room, the Niners celebrated like they had just won the Super Bowl: (AP Photo via yahoo.com) Watch the VIDEO HERE. It’s an impressive feat...
Via Read And React
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos likely to place franchise tag on kicker Matt Prater

Not since the 2002 season have the Broncos used the franchise tag. Place-kicker Jason Elam received a $1.24 million salary that year.
Via Denver Post
February 14, 2012  |  Discuss

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