Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Deon Sanders

What does Charlie Ward and Deon Sanders have in common? Both played two sports at Florida State. Best known as Prime time …Deon Sanders was considered one of the best shut down corners in he NFL in his time. To be fair though he was not the most physical corner in fact the knock wasContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Deon Sanders”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Tony Gonzalez

Some teams just don’t make good use of the Tight End which is hard to imagine because you could have a very good player not being used. It’s a good thing that both the Kansas City Chiefs and the Atlanta Falcon made great use of their Tight End otherwise we fans would have missed outContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Tony Gonzalez”

Smallthoughts:Rant of the Week…Atlanta Falcons

Up 21-0 and 28-3 t was all there for the taking …the Falcons had this game under control all they needed to do is score one more time to put the game out of reach and make the Patriots ride to glory one of crushing defeat. Then out of seemingly no where …the Football godsContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Rant of the Week…Atlanta Falcons”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Morten Anderson

Kickers usually don’t get enough credit and they are hardly ever recognized until they miss a game winning field (Scott Norwood) yet Morten Anderson was among the very best. He was drafted by the New Orleans Saints in 1982…He is the all-time leader in games played in the NFL at 382; in addition, he alsoContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Morten Anderson”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week..Atlanta Falcons

Say what you want about the AFC Champs the New England Patriots being the usual suspects when it comes to going to the Super Bowl, in fact the feeling in New England is yawn we are here again …can you just hand us the trophy now please? …Not so fast …swooping down from the skyContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week..Atlanta Falcons”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday … Chris Chandler

We conclude our spotlighting former Atlanta Falcons players with the Quarterback of the Falcon team that made it to it’s lone Super bowl (prior to this season) …Chris Chandler. Chandler played in the NFL for 17 seasons, from 1988 to 2004. He played for eight teams, a record shared with Mark Royals, Karl Wilson, andContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday … Chris Chandler”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Jamal Anderson

Welcome to Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday. In Light of the fact that the Atlanta Falcons are in the Super Bowl vs the New England Patriots, this week we will consider some past Falcons. First we will start with  Jamal Anderson. He was drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the seventh round of the 1994 NFLContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Jamal Anderson”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Julio Jones

Did the Carolina Panther defense get the name of that lighting bolt that flew by them? Wasn’t this a team that was just in the Super Bowl this past February? Yet Julio Jones did whatever he wanted to do against them. I have seen receivers have big games, good games 150 yards plus games 190Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Julio Jones”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday : Deon Sanders , Prime Time

He was loud, brash and went by the name of Prime Time. He made no apologies for his brashness, he was a two sport star like Bo Jackson but unlike Bo Jackson he was really only good and great at one sport…football. Deon Sanders played Baseball for the New York Yankees and the Atlanta BravesContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday : Deon Sanders , Prime Time”