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PFS Rushmore Series: Washington Redskins

With 20 Hall of Famers (who spent more than one season with Washington) and 82 years of history it was hard to narrow down to just four players. This is a player’s only list so Joe Gibbs won’t be on this list even though he is one of the greatest Redskins ever.Darrell Green- CornerbackDarrell Green was passed on by every NFL team and was selected with the last pick (28th overall...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

10 NFL legacies who didn’t quite live up to their father’s success, or haven’t yet

There have been 207 father-son duo’s (sometimes trio’s) who have played in the NFL. Here are 10 sons (sometimes multiple) who haven’t quite had the same success as their father. 10) Jackie and Matthew Slater Jackie Slater was drafted in the third-round of the 1976 draft by the Los Angeles Rams. Slater dominated the NFL as an offensive tackle and guard. Appearing in 259 games...
Via cover32
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins great Russ Grimm vomited up a hot dog and then ate it

During a segment on ESPN 980′s “Inside the Locker Room.” former Redskins Rick Doc Walker and Russ Grimm talked about a time in which Grimm vomited up a hot dog and then ate it. My favorite story in Carlisle,” Walker said, via the DC Sports Bog. “We ate chili dogs the night before. And there was nothing like the end of practice, and then the Fireside Lounge. We were re-hydrating...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Or Why Not- Pierre McGuire As The Next GM Of The Pittsburgh Penguins

from Joe Starkey of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, Pierre has friends and enemies in the game. That is normal when you've been navigating the NHL's shark-infested waters as long as he has. He knows everybody. He's a legendary schmoozer. Do I think he's the right person to replace Ray Shero as Penguins general manager? Wow. That is a question I never...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins best draft picks: The Grimm Fairy Tale

As we near closer and closer to the NFL Draft we’ll take a look at some of the best picks the Washington Redskins have ever made, position by position. Today we’ll be looking at the Offensive Guard/Center position. This honor goes to former, and founding, member of the Hogs, Russ Grimm. Grimm was the 69th overall pick (3rd rd) in the 1981 draft. Grimm was an integral part of...
Via cover32 - Redskins
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

London Fletcher and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2019

London Fletcher is one of the 300 best players to play pro football. His remarkable career spanned 16 seasons, 256 games (with the final 240 of them starts), and another 9 postseason starts -- more postseason games than the average 10 year career.  He won a world championship with the 1999 St. Louis Rams. The record will say Fletcher was a four time pro-bowler, but for the...
Via Redskins Hog Heaven
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers’ Butler Could Finally Be On the Move

With the news yesterday that the Tennessee Titans have hired former Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt speculation has started about who he will add to his staff. Popular thought has it that Whisenhunt may seek Steelers’ linebackers’ coach Keith Butler to fill his defensive coordinator position in Tennessee. This would not be the first former Steelers’...
Via Steel City Blitz
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Apparently Settled For Jack Bicknell Jr. Last Year

When the Pittsburgh Steelers hired Jack Bicknell Jr. last offseason to be their new offensive line coach, it really was a bit of a surprise. Come to find out, he reportedly wasn't the first choice of head coach Mike Tomlin. According to Ray Fittipaldo of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette in his Monday online chat, several other candidates turned down Tomlin, so essential the team settled...
Via Steelers Depot
January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Hogs On The Beach (PHOTO)

SNEAK PEEK at #RotR season 2 – just a few Hogs basking in the sun, swapping stories & sharing memories #HTTR pic.twitter.com/tkKnKE3PZg — John Riggins (@riggo44) October 3, 2013 John Riggins shared this photo yesterday, and I have no context for it, other than our previous *REPORT* that Riggo and Joe Jacoby were spotted in the Outer Banks earlier this summer. Can you name...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

The Current Dilemma of the Pttsburgh Steelers

By Brandon Fleming in Corona, CA This all started on January 7, 2007 when Coach Bill Cowher decided to retire to "spend more time with his family." The Steelers interviewed former offensive coordinator Chan Gailey, offensive line coach Russ Grimm, offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt, (both of them were assistant coaches with the Steelers), the Vikings...
Via Black and Gold Forever
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins fan brings live pig to FedEx Field tailgate

Week 1 of the NFL is in full swing and numerous amounts of hamburgers, hot dogs, and hot wings were consumed this weekend washed down with gallons and gallons of beer all over America! But nobody has had a tailgating experience quite like the one the fans of the Washington Redskins are getting as they tailgate for tonight’s season opener against the Philadelphia Eagles at FedEx...
Via DC Sports-Kings
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss

High school football field destroyed

The artificial turf 2.0 movement began in earnest about the turn of the century, after almost everybody had torn out their AstroTurf fields, and about the time Nebraska put in FieldTurf at Memorial Stadium. The new product had all the advantages of AstroTurf while looking, feeling and playing much more like natural grass. So within about six years you couldn't swing a dead cat...
Via Fox Sports
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Why Geno Smith is a potential Eagles wild card... ...

Combine gets real today...The Eagles can't mess this up. Coming off a 4-12 season and with plenty of holes on the roster, the Eagles need to hit big with their overall scouting and their first-round pick. They can't afford a Jaiquawn Jarrett-style whiff at No. 35 overall, either. The Eagles insist they are going to create a draft board and take the best player on it...
Via Eagles Eye
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals Hire Former Steelers Offensive Line Coach Larry Zierlein

Former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach Larry Zierlein is back in the NFL now as his son Lance Zierlein reported Monday evening on Twitter that his father will be named the assistant line coach for the Arizona Cardinals. Zierlein coached the Steelers offensive line for three seasons after Russ Grimm moved on to join the Cardinals when Mike Tomlin was hired as the Steelers...
Via Steelers Depot
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals Putting A Large Emphasis On Improving Their Offensive Line

Cardinals new head coach Bruce Arians expects to have as many as four assistant coaches focused on improving their offensive line next season, per Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic. This comes in contrast to former head coach Ken Whisenhunt‘s approach that left Russ Grimm as the only coach working with the unit. Somers mentions that Grimm’s approach didn’t help some of...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Q&A about Ray Horton and Russ Grimm

Once again, we are joined by Tyler Nickel from SB Nation's Revenge of the Birds to talk about the Cardinals' coaching staff. Enjoy and tell a friend. Horton portion 1) What are the pros/cons for Ray Horton? This is the guy that Cardinals fans really want to stay. He has transformed the team's defense into one of the best in the league. He coaches, unlike...
Via Buffalo Wins
January 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals' candidates boast solid credentials

TEMPE, Ariz. The Cardinals practice complex was a ghost town on Wednesday afternoon -- visually and metaphorically. On the day when practice normally resumes for a club preparing for its next opponent, the fields were silent for a third consecutive non-playoff season. In the walkways and rooms through which coaches and executives normally pass, you searched in vain for the familiar...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals' candidates boast solid credentials

TEMPE, Ariz. The Cardinals practice complex was a ghost town on Wednesday afternoon -- visually and metaphorically. On the day when practice normally resumes for a club preparing for its next opponent, the fields were silent for a third consecutive non-playoff season. In the walkways and rooms through which coaches and executives normally pass, you searched in vain for the familiar...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Depth At Cornerback Position Episode

Season 3, Episode 63 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by talking a little about the Pittsburgh Steelers injured player list heading into the offseason as well as the season finale win over the Cleveland Browns. Mike Tomlin had a few nuggets in his Monday press conference that we try to decipher and we also ponder who may or may not be a candidate for...
Via Steelers Depot
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Q&A about Ken Whisenhunt

  Buddy Nix, Doug Whaley and Russ Brandon are working on their tan and interviewing ex-Arizona coaches in The Valley of the Sun. Russ Grimm, Ken Whisenhunt and Ray Horton are the trio to be questioned and tested like aliens from Mars. For the record, I want nothing to do with Grimm or Whisenhunt (Retreads who had success for only two years in a crappy division and only when...
Via Buffalo Wins
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Sources: Bears to interview Bill Cowher as Head Coach

With the semi-surprising firing of Lovie Smith just a few hours ago, the rumor mill is already churning potential candidates to take over the Monsters of the Midway. One name that has been floated early is former Steelers’ Head Coach Bill Cowher, who has spent the past four seasons in the CBS studios. Cowher’s name always seems to come up when the coaching carousel starts spinning...
Via The Victory Formation
December 31, 2012  |  3 Comments

Sports can lift New Yorkers' spirits

I live on the corner of Broadway and Worth Street in lower Manhattan. Because of Hurricane Sandy, I haven't had water, electricity, Internet or cell-phone reception since Monday afternoon. To leave my apartment, I need to walk 15 flights with a flashlight. When I exit the building at the ground floor, there are no working traffic lights, no open stores or restaurants and no...
Via Fox Sports
November 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Cardinals O-line suffers painful loss in Brown

TEMPE, Ariz. -- A look of disgust crossed Lyle Sendleins face as he imagined the impending fan reaction to Levi Browns triceps injury Friday night against the Oakland Raiders. It makes me sick thinking about what people are going to say, the Cardinals center said. People have no idea how much he does for us. Cardinals fans are about to get a tangible measure of Browns value to...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Cards seeking cohesion on offensive line

TEMPE, Ariz. -- While the quarterback competition and the depth chart at receiver are garnering the most attention during spring and summer workouts, there's another component of the offense could have just as much impact on the Cardinals offense this season. With new additions via free agency and the draft, the Cardinals are working to blend the offensive line into a cohesive...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Cards seeking cohesion on offensive line

TEMPE, Ariz. -- While the quarterback competition and the depth chart at receiver are garnering the most attention during spring and summer workouts, there's another component of the offense could have just as much impact on the Cardinals offense this season. With new additions via free agency and the draft, the Cardinals are working to blend the offensive line into a cohesive...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 14, 2012  |  Discuss
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