Some of you may not know who Bert Jones is but that is the point of Old School Tuesday …Jones was chosen second overall by the Baltimore Colts to be the Colts’ heir apparent to Johnny Unitas, who was later traded to San Diego. During his eight-year tenure as the Colts’ starting quarterback, JonesContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bert Jones”
He played for the Kansas City Chiefs, first in the American Football League from 1963 through 1969, and then in the NFL from 1970 through 1974. Bell was an AFL All-Star for six consecutive years, 1964 through 1969, and then an NFL Pro Bowlerfor three straight years (1970–1972). He was on two AFL Championship teams and a World Championship team. He was named to the All-Time All-AFL Team in 1970. He wasContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Bobby Bell”
From 1967 to 1977, Lynch was a right outside linebacker, playing alongside middle linebacker Willie Lanier and left outside linebacker Bobby Bell, both Pro Football Hall of Famers. These linebackers were important elements to lead the Chiefs’ defense in their 1969 championship season, en route to winning their first and only AFL-NFL World Championship (Super Bowl IV). Lynch finished his career with 17 interceptions and 14 fumble recoveries.Continue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Jim Lynch”
Willie Lanier played for the Kansas City Chiefs from 1967 through 1977. He won postseason honors for eight consecutive years, making the American Football League All-Star team in 1968 and 1969 before being selected to the Pro Bowl from 1970 through 1975. Lanier was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1986 and the College Football Hall of Fame in 2000. Lanier was knownContinue reading “Smallthoughts : Old School Tuesday …Willie Lanier”
Welcome to this week’s Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday. Are you ready for this week’s question? Here it is: The answer will be posted on Friday along with Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week and Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week.
When you think of all time great quarterbacks…why doesn’t the name of Ken Anderson ever come up? Ken Stabler …no problem Terry Bradshaw …no problem both played in the same time frame as Ken Anderson both received more recognition than Anderson. But for you stat freaks check these numbers out about Ken Anderson: In hisContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ken Anderson”
Name the Heisman Trophy winner who was not selected in the NFL draft but had a career in the NBA? Answer: 1993 Heisman Trophy Winner Charlie Ward. Ward although didn’t play Baseball in college he was drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in 1993. Ward was chosen in the 1st round (26th overall) of the 1994 NBAContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Charlie Ward”
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”
Welcome back to this week’s Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday,. Here is this week’s trivia question The answer will be posted on Friday along with Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week and Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week.
Are you ready this is the hypocrisy of the National Football league when it comes to off the field scandals. Hit a woman, choke a woman , or be arrested for domestic violence and you too will get a second and possibly a third chance in the National Football League but don’t stand for theContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week …Steve Bisciotti”