Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday

  I apologize for not posting the answer to last week’s question so….   Welcome back,  how did you do with this week’s question? If you answered the Minnesota Vikings you are correct. The Vikings have never won a super bowl in their history and was the first to lose 4 super bowls. 1970 vsContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Alan Page

After graduating from Notre Dame, Page was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings, for whom he played from 1967 until 1978. In 1978 Page joined the Chicago Bears, with whom he played through the 1981 season and where he amassed 40 of his career sacks. He is one of 11 players to have played for the Vikings inContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Alan Page”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Jim Marshall

Just a question…Look at the size of Jim Marshall from back in the day …do you think he culd have played in today’s NFL? Just a Smallthought… Jim Marshall was drafted in the fourth round of the 1960 NFL Draftwith the 44th overall pick by the Cleveland Browns. Marshall played the 1960 season with the BrownsContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Jim Marshall”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Gene Washington Minnesota Vikings

I know what you are thinking …didn’t you just do Gene Washington last week? Yes there were two players named Gene Washington who played in the NFL last week was Gene Washington who played for the 49ers and this week we are spotlighting the other Gene Washington. Notice the uniform number he wore…number 84, mostContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Gene Washington Minnesota Vikings”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Adrian Peterson

  Anyone want to take a look at these stats and tell if you wouldn’t want a player like this on your team? 7× Pro Bowl (2007–2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 4× First-team All-Pro (2008, 2009, 2012, 2015) 3× NFL rushing yards leader (2008, 2012, 2015) 2× NFL rushing touchdowns leader (2009, 2015) These stats belongContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Adrian Peterson”

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 …Dallas Cowboys

Ok before you Cowboy fans go nuts, make sure you under stand something …you got away with one period. Don’t brag , don’t go hey we crushed the Vikings because you didn’t 17-15 says you didn’t The reason you are on the raves list and not the rants this week is simple because in thisContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Dallas Cowboys”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Herschel Walker

When you think of great athletes …many people forget about Herschel Walker. In college he was a sprinter and a football player, Heisman Trophy winner and challenged the NFL in court for Juniors to be allowed to play pro football before his senior year. Walker ended up starting his pro career in the rival league Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Herschel Walker”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Randall Cunningham

 Before Michael Vick, Before Robert  Griffin III, there was Randall Cunningham. Cunningham was the Eagles’ second-round pick in the 1985 NFL Draft. Cunningham was also sought by the United States Football League‘s Tampa Bay Bandits that same year. Eagles owner Norman Braman refused to negotiate with Cunningham if he accepted offers from the Bandits. Ultimately,Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Randall Cunningham”