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Legends of the Fall: Kansas City Chief Willie Lanier

Many things define legends but the best, the ones who don’t fade through time, often have a nickname. Refrigerator (William) Perry, Broadway Joe Namath and my personal favorite Neon Deion Sanders are just a few that have stood the test of time but as far as the Chiefs are concerned Willie “Contact” Lanier is second only behind the Nigerian Nightmare, Christian Okoye. He earned...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Namath happy IK Enemkpali signed with Bills

Showing no support or respect for New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith, the legendary Joe Namath publicly endorsed the Buffalo Bills’ signing of linebacker IK Enemkpali. "I'm glad he has another opportunity to play in Buffalo…I really believe he would've been on the Jets roster." - Joe Namath on Enemkpali — NFL Network (@nflnetwork) August 12, 2015   If you’re...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Manziel would be NFL's most popular if he flipped off Goodell

At least one of Johnny Manziel’s teammates believes the second-year quarterback has what it takes to become one of the NFL’s most popular players. Throw in some wins and giving Commissioner Roger Goodell the finger likely would seal the deal, says Joe Thomas. Asked if Manziel, who has attempted to rehabilitate his image during the offseason, has grown out of such antics, Thomas...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Darrelle Revis recreates several classic New York Jets moments

In case you missed it, the latest issue of Sports Illustrated was very Jets-centric. Not only was the cover story on Revis Island himself, Darrelle Revis, but the cover photo was a play off of the classic Joe Namath cover from 50 years ago. Via Sports Illustrated AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s best corner backers Five Things: The favorites to win NFL Defensive ROY honors Bold...
Via cover32
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Boat of missing teens found off Florida; Namath offers help

TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) The Coast Guard says a boat belonging to two missing 14-year-old fishermen has been found off Florida's Atlantic coast. Petty Officer Steve Lehman says the boat was found Sunday about 67 miles off Ponce de Leon Inlet in Volusia County. Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos were last seen Friday in the Jupiter area buying fuel for their 19-foot boat. Lehman says the...
Via AP on Fox
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Namath offers $100K reward in search for two teenage fishermen

TEQUESTA, Fla. (AP) -- NFL Hall of Famer Joe Namath is offering a $100,000 reward in the search for two teenage fishermen along Florida's Atlantic coast. Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos did not return as scheduled Friday from a fishing trip. Both are 14 years old, and they were last seen Friday afternoon in the Jupiter area buying fuel for their 19-foot boat. Perry is Namath's neighbor...
Via AP on Fox
July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets ranked as second most cursed team in the NFL

Joe Namath led the New York Jets to the upset victory in Super Bowl III. Since then, it has been, with little exception, disappointment ever since. Jets fans know, there have been too many to count. From Joe Namath’s failing knees to the “Buttfumble”, and everything in between, it has been rough to be a New York Jets fan. Dan Hanzus of NFL.com has been running a series called...
Via EndZoneScore
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

SI Recreates Broadway Joe Namath Cover With Darrelle Revis (Photo)

Darrelle Revis is back in New York, and it’s like he never left. The All-Pro cornerback signed a five-year, $70 million contract with the Jets after helping the New England Patriots win Super Bowl XLIX, and now, he’s already back to being the team’s cover boy. Revis will be featured on the July 27 issue of Sports Illustrated, and the magazine recreated quarterback Joe Namath’s...
Via NESN.com
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Namath believes hyperbaric treatments cure brain damage

New York Jets legend Joe Namath is convinced he’s found the cure for concussion-related brain damage. The Hall of Fame quarterback took his fair share of crushing blows to the head during his playing days. He was completely knocked out at least five times in his career “with no treatment except smelling salts,” per ESPN’s Peter Keating. As a result, Namath began experiencing...
Via Sportsnaut
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Oakland Raider and Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Kenny Stabler passes away at 69

Kenny Stabler, a quarterback widely known for his time with the Oakland Raiders in the NFL and the Alabama Crimson Tide in college, passed away on Wednesday July 8th, from complications from colon cancer.  Stabler played 15 seasons in the NFL, most of which were spent with the Raiders, but also spent time with the Houston Oilers and New Orleans Saints. Stabler first emerged into...
Via EndZoneScore
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

It’s past time for Raiders legend Ken Stabler to be in the Hall of Fame

Oakland Raiders great Kenny “The Snake” Stabler passed away on Thursday bringing to light the fact that he is not a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Sadly, he will never be able to experience the thrill of being enshrined but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t happen. It’s a rarity that good comes from death but if his passing brings attention to his much deserved case...
Via cover32
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL legend Ken Stabler has passed away at 69

Despite a premature report earlier in the day that led to confusion surrounding the status of former NFL quarterback Ken Stabler, his family has confirmed that the all-time great passed away on Thursday at the age of 69. Here’s part of the statement confirming Stabler’s death: “He was a kind, generous and unselfish man, never turning down an autograph request or an opportunity...
Via Sportsnaut
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Namath getting results from unique concussion treatments

When Joe Namath was under center for the New York Jets, there was no concussion protocol. There were no tested that were required to be passed before returning to the field. Back then, the medical field didn’t have enough background on concussions to require players be taken off the field. Concussions existed, but the seriousness of them just wasn’t known at the time. Back then...
Via EndZoneScore
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Namath: PEDs are a ‘far worse issue’ than Deflategate

New York Jets legend Joe Namath does not equate playing with a slightly under-inflated football to taking performance-enhancing drugs. The NFL’s punishment baseline for players who test positive for PEDs is a four-game suspension — the same disciplinary action that has been taken against New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Namath believes Deflategate is much...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

UK Signee Charles Matthews: “Kentucky Will Be 2016 National Champs”

Kentucky finished two wins shy of its 40-0 goal in 2014-15, falling to Wisconsin in the national semifinal. It was a painful ending for the Wildcats and the members of Big Blue Nation, but with a solid returning nucleus and more high-profile recruits on the way, UK should contend for the crown again in 2015-16.  Incoming shooting guard Charles Matthews doesn’t just expect to contend...
Via College Spun
May 07, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Hangover’ Actor Pulls A Joe Namath In Brutally Awkward Interview (Video)

MSG reporter Jill Martin finally found Doug during a New York Knicks game Sunday, but she probably wishes she didn’t. Martin scored a sideline interview with actor Justin Bartha — best known for his role as the missing friend Doug in “The Hangover” — during the Knicks’ game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. What Martin didn’t know, though, is that Bartha planned on making...
Via NESN.com
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Namath: 'No one's ever been better' than Tom Brady

Who’s the best quarterback of all time? Tom Brady? Joe Montana? According to another famous Joe, the answer is pretty straightforward.   Former New York Jets quarterback Joe Namath left quite a legacy from his Hall of Fame career, but in a recent interview with the MMQB’s Jenny Vrentas, he was put on the spot about the age-old NFL debate. His answer, without hesitation...
Via NESN.com
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Remembering Joe Namath’s Drunk Sideline Interview

In honor of “Throwback Thursday,” this classic video has former New York Jets’ quarterback Joe Namath giving a drunk sideline interview where the point of the questions were to ask him his opinion of Jets’ quarterback Chad Pennington. This interview even spawned a pretty popular website, which was created in large part by Namath indicating that he wanted to kiss ESPN sideline...
Via Sportsnaut
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

What if Namath chose the NFL?

Starting on February 14, 2014, Sam Quinn and The Sports Post have decided to run down the 52 Greatest What Ifs in NFL History, one per week, for the next year. For a list of published What Ifs, as well as the introductory piece, click here. There was no hotter quarterback prospect in 1965 than Alabama’s Joe Namath. Sought after by both leagues, Namath was taken No. 1 overall...
Via The Sports Post
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Von Miller’s Fur Hat Is From The Joe Namath Collection

Von Miller must have dipped into the Joe Namath Collection for this fur hat.
Via Gamedayr
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Blake Sims Rocks Joe Namath’s Fur Coats

Blake Sims rocked Joe Namath's fur coat, and posted this picture to Instagram on Wednesday.
Via Gamedayr
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Lee Corso And Joe Namath Wear Giant Fur Coats, Listen To “Dixieland Delight”, Pick Alabama Over Auburn

A year ago, Auburn had one of the most dramatic victories in Iron Bowl history, vaulting it into the SEC Championship and, eventually, the BCS National Championship Game. This year, Alabama is looking to play for similar opportunities, and College GameDay’s Lee Corso didn’t let last year’s game dictate his 2014 pick. Alabama legend Joe Namath joined the GameDay crew as guest...
Via College Spun
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Lee Corso Wears Fur Coat, Picks Alabama To Take Iron Bowl

Lee Corso decided to wear a fur coat and pick Alabama to win the Iron Bowl on Saturday. Joe Namath was so proud.
Via Gamedayr
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Namath Will Be The Celebrity Guest Picker On ESPN’s ‘College GameDay’ Saturday At Alabama

ESPN’s final College GameDay program of the 2014 college football regular season will broadcast Saturday morning on Alabama’s Tuscaloosa campus. The Crimson Tide, ranked No. 1 in the CFB Playoff poll, are set to host No. 15 Auburn in a rematch of what was the sport’s most exciting game in 2013.  Today, GameDay‘s executive producer Lee Fitting announced that former Alabama...
Via College Spun
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Namath Ask How Many Ways Can a Team Beat Themselves and the New York Jets Answer

Joe Namath is a living legend; not just for New York Jets fans but for lovers of the game in general. He was one of the first larger than life personalities that the NFL ever saw and has not really stopped since the end of his playing days (when you're a legend you don't have to). While the man bleeds Jets green and will back the Jets with his dying breath he is like many fans of...
Via FatManWriting
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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