Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mike Ditka


Most fans know Mike Dika as a super bowl winning coach with the Chicago Bears in 1985. Others know him as T.V. pitch man and ESPN analyst. Yet did you know that Mike Ditka was a very solid NFL Tight End? That is the focus of this week’s Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday. The Chicago Bears drafted DitkaContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mike Ditka”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Mickey Shuler


Hey Jet fans remember when the team actually threw to their Tight-end more than one a year? The last Tight End that they threw to regularly it seems was Mickey Shuler. He was drafted in 1978 as a third-round pick (#61 overall) in 1978 NFL Draft by the New York Jets for whom he would play for 12 seasons. The 6′Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Mickey Shuler”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Philadelphia Eagles


Rave of the Week goes to the Philadelphia Eagles for pulling off the upset and beating the New England Patriots 41-33. This game featured trick plays one by the Patriots with Brady not catching the ball on their trick plays and Nick Foles catching a pass on a trick play Philly ran for a score.Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week …Philadelphia Eagles”

Smallthoughts: The Road to the Super Bowl Runs Through…Philadelphia


If you were watching last night’s Eagles vs Raiders then you realize two things …the Raiders are bad and the Eagles no matter who is in there they pose a threat to anyone. The Road to the Super Bowl in the NFC runs through Philly…they are not perfect but they are tough and resilient.

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Terrell Owens


I might be in the minority but I truly believe a person’s reputation either helps you or hurts you if you are looking to achieve certain things in life, such as a promotion on your job , you can be good maybe even the best but if your rep is that you are a jerkContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Terrell Owens”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Irving Fryar


Fryar was the first wide receiver to be drafted first overall in the NFL Draft when the New England Patriots made him the top selection of the 1984 NFL Draft. Fryar played in Super Bowl XX with the Patriots and scored their only touchdown in their 46–10 loss to the Chicago Bears. He played aContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Irving Fryar”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Harold Carmichael


I can only imagine what his career totals would be if he played in today’s NFL with all the rules favoring the offense …with his height and his skills …the receiving records he would have set. Early in his career, Carmichael showed his significant physical tools but struggled with injuries and being moved between theContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Harold Carmichael”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Wilbert Montgomery


Before Marshawn Lynch there was …Wilbert Montgomery …beast mode before beast mode. Montgomery played for nine years with the Philadelphia Eagles and Detroit Lions.Montgomery was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the sixth round of the 1977 NFL Draft. Wearing number 31, Montgomery played eight seasons with Philadelphia, shattering almost all of the Eagles’ rushingContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Wilbert Montgomery”