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Jim Mutscheller, tight end on 1958 Colts title team, dies at 85

  Baltimore Colts tight end Jim Mutscheller, who caught a 6-yard pass from Johnny Unitas to set up the overtime touchdown that won the 1958 NFL championship game, has died. He was 85. He died Friday of kidney failure at St. Joseph's Hospital in Towson, according to Ruck Funeral Home. Mutscheller played for the Colts from 1954-61 and made the Pro Bowl in 1957. His most memorable...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Baltimore Colts tight end Mutscheller dies at 85

TOWSON, Md. (AP) Baltimore Colts tight end Jim Mutscheller, who caught a 6-yard pass from Johnny Unitas to set up the overtime touchdown that won the 1958 NFL championship game, has died. He was 85. He died Friday of kidney failure at St. Joseph's Hospital in Towson, according to Ruck Funeral Home. Mutscheller played for the Colts from 1954-61 and made the Pro Bowl in 1957. His...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Greatest New York Giants Games of All-Time: #5- 1958 NFL Championship

In 1925, just five years after the National Football League was founded, Tim Mara founded a franchise that he named the New York “Football” Giants, in order to differentiate it from the existing New York Giants’ baseball organization. One of five teams that joined the NFL that year, the Giants are the only team that still exists 90 seasons later. During their now almost century...
Via Pro Football Spot
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award Finalists Announced

The field of candidates for one of college football’s most prestigious awards has been narrowed down to five with the announcement of this...
Via Athlon Sports
November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers QB Phillip Rivers Broke Record Previously Held By Johnny Unitas and Kurt Warner Last Week

Phillip Rivers is awesome. The fiery veteran has given bloggers all sorts of material over the years with his wild displays of emotion. When this guy is happy it's obvious; angry--ditto. When he is pumped up there is no one in the league that is as animated as he is, and we love him for that. It's provided us with countless seconds of entertainment.But--did you know he's actually...
Via FatManWriting
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Unitas and Ray Lewis — Baltimore legends, immortalized together

Ground is breaking in Baltimore, and we’re not talking new property. It looks like the Johnny Unitas statue, which stands at the end of Ravens Walk, will have some company very soon. The Baltimore Ravens honored “The Golden Arm” back in October of 2002, a month after his passing. Unitas brought Baltimore fans a lot of excitement in his years as a Baltimore Colt. A legacy such...
Via cover32 - Ravens
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

For my money, Sonny Jurgensen was better than Johnny Unitas…

I know this sounds like blasphemy, but I thought Sonny Jurgensen should have beaten out Johnny Unitas in the recent NFLN poll ranking the game’s greatest quarterbacks. This is not homerism either… as Jurgensen played the bulk of his career with the Washington Redskins. But Sonny was originally drafted and groomed by the Eagles. And man did he produce in the seven years he was...
Via Eagles Eye
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Unitas, move over…

Well, that didn’t take long. Just one full season after his retirement, the Ravens announced plans to unveil a statue of Ray Lewis outside of M&T Bank Stadium for the 2014 season.  Frederick Kail, the sculptor who was commissioned to complete the Unitas statue in 2002, is apparently already “well into it,” and though the organization hasn’t tangibly seen the progress...
Via cover32 - Ravens
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Colt’s Mount Rushmore: Can the Colts really leave off Johnny U?

So Indianapolis Colts fans, have you read the latest cover32 article on each team’s Mount Rushmore? If you have not, go ahead and check it out HERE and see who landed on the mountain for the Colts. Now before you say anything make sure you understand the rules for this one. Basically the whole Colts history was invalid for this term. Meaning that any player that played in Baltimore...
Via cover32 - Colts
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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