Syracuse's Scott Shafer in better place

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) No scrambling this year for Syracuse coach Scott Shafer. ''I feel more comfortable because I already did it once,'' said Shafer, who led Syracuse to a 7-6 record in 2013 and a bowl victory in its inaugural season in the Atlantic Coast Conference. ''There's still not a lot of experience, but year two is a little easier than year one...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: The 5 Greatest Players of All Time

The Denver Broncos are a storied franchise that have spawned many great names. Rod Smith, Ed McCaffery, Neal Smith, Trevor Price, Terrell Davis, Floyd Little, Tom Jackson, John Elway, and Shannon Sharpe.This slide show showcases the epitome of Denver's greatness in the form of its 5 greatest players to ever lace up cleats in the Mile High City. The criteria used is that the...
Via Football Nation
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Should SU Football Unretire Number 44?

Follow the Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via syracuse.com Jim Brown. Ernie Davis. Floyd Little. The three best ever players for Syracuse football all wore number 44 for the Orange during their SU careers. Before Brown sported the number on his jersey in 1954, the renowned 44 was just another number. Brown, Davis and Little turned wearing 44 into a privilege. The...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

1960 Boston Patriots- the fun bunch

RB – Ron Burton, LB Tommie Addison, DE – Bob Dee, DB – Chuck Shonta, WR/PK – Gino Cappelletti, WR – Jim Colclough. These players are all members of the newly formed AFL 1960 Boston Patriots.The first year squad got its start practicing in Concord, MA at Emerson Playground. This was directly across the street from the National Guard Armory which housed the makeshift locker...
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

PFS Mount Rushmore Series: Denver Broncos

Mount Rushmore is an iconic American landmark, with the faces of four Presidents who did many great things for the United States of America. Now if the Denver Broncos were to have a Mount Rushmore, whose faces would be on it?John ElwayJohn Elway is the most obvious choice, what he did as a player was amazing.He led the Broncos to five Super Bowls, winning two of them, won a Super...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Fizz Five: 3-Star Recruit Troy Henderson Jr. Talks Syracuse Football

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via Hudl With spring practices officially ending, the Orange coaching staff will now focus solely on recruiting. Many commits attended last week’s spring game to see their new team in action. Troy Henderson Jr, a 3-star linebacker from Cleveland, Ohio, was also at the Dome for the game. He has offers from Syracuse...
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April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

3-Star Linebacker Troy Henderson Jr. Attends Syracuse’s Spring Game

Follow The Fizz on Twitter for the latest SU football news via Scout.com Troy Henderson Jr. made the trek from Liberty, Ohio to watch SU’s spring game yesterday in the Dome. Judging from his Twitter account, the 6’1’’, 210-pound linebacker enjoyed the game and was impressed by what Syracuse has to offer. Henderson Jr. tweeted a picture of him with Orange legend Floyd...
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April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Three Denver Broncos celebrated in NFL’s Pi Day tweet

Happy 3.14, or Pi Day, everyone! Come on, get reacquainted with your inner nerd and celebrate. (Or be happy because it’s also National Sleep Day and National Potato Chip Day!) Even the NFL is celebrating, with this cool collage of players’ jerseys to make up the nubmers: Happy Pi Day! pic.twitter.com/5dF3Z0qvGg — NFL (@nfl) March 14, 2014 Do you see what I see? Three Denver...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos Mount Rushmore: Who makes the mountain top?

If you were to put together a “Mount Rushmore” for the Denver Broncos, which four players would you place atop one of the majestic Rocky Mountains? The four icons would need to be transcendent, tremendous talents on the field and football men off the field, too. Our Carl Pfieffer put together an NFL Mount Rushmore for every team here, with his four Broncos being John Elway,...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Team Best Pick – RB: Floyd Little was beast for Broncos

In this year-round National Football League, there’s never much time to rest. The Super Bowl was 10 days ago, yet, the NFL Draft is approaching rapidly. Of course, before then free agency starts up, and finding players to fill voids is a necessity. Could Knowshon Moreno be leaving the Broncos? It seems likely, meaning they’ll either have to look to free agency for a new running...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver and the Hall of Fame: Now, it’s just getting insulting

Since the NFL-AFL merger in 1970, the Denver Broncos have won 411 games — only the Pittsburgh Steelers, Dallas Cowboys. Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers have won more. The Broncos’ six Super Bowl appearances are more than the five of the Niners and Dolphins, and the Broncos’ pair of championship matches Miami’s output. Go to Canton, the home of the NFL’s Hall of Fame...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

ACC Legends: One-on-One with Floyd Little

FOX Sports/Scout.com goes one-on-one with Syracuse legend Floyd Little at the ACC Night of Legends, where Little not only received an honor but revealed a recruit waiting in the wings to wear the mystical number 44.
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Buzz: Rice coach leery over Manziel

Rice football coach David Bailiff is just like everyone else, in that he started suffering from Johnny Football Fatigue late this summer. "You can't help but follow some of it," he said at a Friday press conference, "(but) it was almost overexposure to where you wanted to listen to classical music on the way home because you knew you weren't gonna get any...
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August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Syracuse Orange show off ‘No. 44′ gloves for 2013 season

The Syracuse Orange have created some swaggerish No. 44 gloves in honor of Jim Brown, Ernie Davis and Floyd Little for the 2013 season.
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Photo: Syracuse Has New “44″ Football Gloves And They Are Really Cool

Jim Brown. Ernie Davis. Floyd Little. Not only did all of those guys attend Syracuse University, but they all wore the number “44″ — a number that is now legendary to Syracuse faithful. It turns out the number will be getting a special tribute this fall, according to NunesMagician.com: Get on our level #swaggggggggg #cuse14 pic.twitter.com/4U0VkMrcub — Eric White (@EricWhiteCuse...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

The Good & Bad of Syracuse’s Newly Released Indoor Facility Deisgns

Syracuse recently announced the designs for the brand-new indoor football practice facility. Orange Nation is awaiting the new building that is poised to heavily improve recruiting and keep Syracuse’s facilities competitive with ACC schools. The ACC is a different animal than the Big East, and the types of recruits the Orange want are going to be looking at the bells and whistles...
Via Orange Fizz
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Broncos' best gather to honor owner Pat Bowlen

All four Denver Broncos who are in the Hall of Fame gathered Wednesday night at a gala in honor of team owner Pat Bowlen's contributions to the community. With John Elway, Shannon Sharpe, Floyd Little and Gary Zimmerman on hand, the 69-year-old Bowlen received the Mizel Institute's 2013 Community Enrichment Award for his philanthropic leadership in Colorado and his nearly...
Via Fox Sports
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver vs. Seattle: Which Is The Most Isolated NFL City?

DAVEI realize Denver is closer to the next nearest NFL town—605 miles and two dozen meth labs to Kansas City—compared to Seattle—808 miles and three dozen holistic co-ops to San Francisco—but isolation can’t be defined by mileage alone.The Seattle Metropolitan Area ranks 19th in North America with 2,989,000 grunge-loving coffee addicts, while Denver ranks 24th with 2,239...
Via Football Nation
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Davis, Atwater, Lynch Snubbed by HOF… Again

Once again, deserving Denver Broncos have been snubbed from Pro Football Hall of Fame voting. It took decades to get Floyd Little in.  Years to get Shannon Sharpe in.  Will the players below ever get into the HOF? On Friday, the 17 finalists for the 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame class were announced.  Not among those finalists were Terrell Davis, John Lynch and Steve Atwater...
Via BroncoTalk
January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Reviewing The Oakland Raiders-Denver Broncos Prime Time Rivalry

For the 21st time since the merger, this Thursday night the Raiders and Broncos will meet on prime time. Oakland and Denver have met 16 times on Monday Night Football, the most of any pairing in NFL history (they also met last season), and also have played 4 times on Sunday night (the first, in 1978). It’s assumed that they could have met even more times under the lights, but in...
Via Football Nation
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

King: It’s True I Told Little I Didn’t Vote for Him

Floyd Little and his presenter, son Marc Little, are introduced at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Scott Heckel) In a series of tweets just before kickoff today, Sports Illustrated’s most celebrated writer Peter King released a series of tweets in response to Floyd Little’s claim in his newly released book Promises to Keep, that King called Little to tell him that he...
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September 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Wheatley Talks Syracuse Backfield

The competition at running back has been on the wire for awhile. Syracuse University has had a long, storied tradition in the backfield with alum like Jim Brown, Ernie Davis, Larry Csonka, and Floyd Little. The Orange are expected to be able to run the ball, which leads us to today. Running Backs Coach Tyrone Wheatley discusses who will be running the ball for the Orange in 2012.
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Celebrating Father’s Day in Broncos Country

Happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there in Broncos Country.  With a large chunk of Western land uninhabited by any NFL teams, Broncos Country extends a lot farther than you might think, so that’s wishing a happy day to a lot of fathers. In fact, Broncos Country (or Nation, depending on who you ask) extends beyond the state of Colorado and even the United States.  This...
Via BroncoTalk
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Once more: Cashman Hears a Hughes

“No, I won’t,” hollered Cashman. “I won’t! I will not!“We must stick with the youngsters, they’re all that we’ve got!“Whatever we trade them for, it’s just too little,“’Cause a prospect’s a prospect, no matter how brittle!”And the Boss in the corner cried, “LET’S GET FLOYD LITTLE!”
June 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Daily Links: Denver Broncos News – 5/16/12

Be sure to follow me on Twitter for more Broncos updates throughout the day. Denver Broncos News Wolfe 1-On-1 From Xfinity Draft Special | DenverBroncos.com After airing locally in Denver on Xfinity channel 105, here’s BTV’s sit down with draft pick Derek Wolfe a day after the draft. Armstrong Gets Call to College Hall of Fame | DenverBroncos.com When Otis Armstrong came to Denver...
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May 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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