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Ex-Patriots Teammate: Tom Brady A ‘Psychotic Competitor’ On, Off Field

Tom Brady barely edged out Damon Huard for the New England Patriots’ No. 2 quarterback spot behind Drew Bledsoe before the 2001 season. Now, Brady’s chasing his fifth Super Bowl ring. Much of his success, let alone his ability to beat out Huard, who was the more experienced quarterback at the time, can be attributed to Brady’s competitiveness. Huard, who spent three seasons...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Charlie Weis: Tom Brady barely beat out Damon Huard to be Bledsoe's backup

Amazingly, there was a time when Tom Brady wasn’t considered a surefire Hall of Famer. In fact, there was a time when the New England Patriots weren’t even sure he was good enough to be Drew Bledsoe’s primary backup quarterback. Charlie Weis, who served as New England’s offensive coordinator from 2000 through 2004, recently threw cold water on the notion that Brady was the...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

AJ McCarron suddenly finds himself in the NFL pressure cooker

A.J. McCarron and Tom Brady share at least two things in common.They are quarterbacks with smoking-hot wives.That's where the obvious similarities end.When the resumes of their NFL accomplishments are compared, McCarron's is the equivalent of a sentence compared to Brady's voluminous curriculum vitae. McCarron has played extensively in one game during two seasons with the Bengals...
Via Fox Sports
December 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Fun Facts: Iowa-Wisconsin

We go from the least-fun game of Iowa’s football season (North Texas) to objective followers, to perhaps the most-fun to anticipate (at Wisconsin).The most-fun game deserves Fun Facts. Coincidentally, here they are:1. Iowa has played in 20 other stadiums since its last game at Wisconsin, in 2009. Legends and Leaders. Never forget.2. Boise State (.972) is the only FBS team with...
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
October 01, 2015

Kansas City Chiefs had a horribly depressing QB battle on Hard Knocks in 2007

The Kansas City Chiefs are the fourth best team in the NFL entering 2015, at least according to SI’s Peter King. While that might be ambitious, things are certainly better now than they were eight years ago. For whatever reason NFL Network took a stroll down memory lane Monday and revealed something very depressing from 2007. The first episode of the Chiefs Hard Knocks season...
Via cover32
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns sign WR Dwayne Bowe

From 2007-2012, Dwayne Bowe caught 415 passes for 5728 yards and 39 touchdowns in 88 games in his career, despite playing with the likes of Brodie Croyle, Damon Huard, Tyler Thigpen, Matt Cassel, Tyler Palko, Kyle Orton, and Brady Quinn at quarterback. That earned him a 5-year, 56 million dollar deal, but it’s been all downhill for Bowe over the past 2 seasons since signing that...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL QB Jeff Blake Downplays DeflateGate Drama: ‘Every Team Does It’

This embed is invalid" /> Add Jeff Blake to the list of retired NFL quarterbacks chiming in on DeflateGate. Blake, who played for seven teams from 1992 to 2005, brushed off the concept of deflating footballs during a radio interview Wednesday. The former QB suggested the practice happened all the time during his playing days. “I’m just going to...
Via NESN.com
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Patriots QB Damon Huard: ‘DeflateGate’ Fiasco ‘Utterly Ridiculous’

This embed is invalid" /> Damon Huard spent three seasons with the New England Patriots. The former NFL quarterback now sympathizes with the Pats amid the franchise’s “DeflateGate” controversy. The Patriots obviously are in hot water after the NFL discovered that the footballs they provided for Sunday’s AFC Championship Game were under-inflated...
Via NESN.com
January 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 most hilariously sad game notes from the Governor’s Cup rivalry

Considering it has only had any real meaning attached to it five times in the last 17 years, the interstate rivalry between the St. Louis Rams and Kansas City Chiefs can feel a bit forced at times. Don’t get me wrong, as a Rams enthusiast it’s nice to be on the winning end. However, for me, it feels like it’s used more as a way to squeeze a little excitement out of an otherwise...
Via cover32 - Rams
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Oregon-Washington recalls Wheaton's pick in 1994

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) ''Kenny Wheaton's gonna score! Kenny Wheaton's gonna score!'' Twenty years later, announcer Jerry Allen's classic call of The Pick against Washington is played at every Oregon game at Autzen Stadium. It remains a very big deal among football fans in the Pacific Northwest, where the rivalry between the Ducks and the Huskies runs deep. Even Oregon quarterback Marcus...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Ducks to wear Kenny Wheaton throwbacks for Husky game

The Ducks will honor the 1994 Rose Bowl team and “The Pick” on Saturday with a special commemorative jersey (photo from University of Oregon Twitter page.) Announced at goducks.com and the Oregon football twitter page, it’s official: The uniform honors a pivotal moment in Oregon history. In the 1994 Rose Bowl season Oregon was leading by four with 1:05 to play. Washington...
Via The Duck Stops Here
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: Oregon’s Assistant Athletic Director Hints At 1994 Throwback Uniforms For The Ducks

1994 was a breakthrough season for Oregon. The Ducks went 9-4, won the Pac-10, and earned a Rose Bowl berth, and the program has only had one losing season since. One of the turning points of that season was during the rivalry game against No. 9 Washington. Freshman cornerback Kenny Wheaton ran an interception off of Huskies quarterback Damon Huard for a touchdown, sealing a Ducks...
Via College Spun
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 reasons why the Chiefs signed Alex Smith to a $68 million deal

Oh Dear10) He's a starter on an NFL team, so there is usually money involved regardless of quality9) He had 378 yards and 4 TDs in a playoff game last year, which would seem a lot more impressive if the Colts had a defense, or if they won the game8) Club has no athletic QB2 to cuckold him7) It's an NFL contract, so the actual final dollar value might as well be in lire for all of...
Via Five Tool Tool
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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