Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Bobby Bell

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”

Smallthoughts : Old School Tuesday …Willie Lanier

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”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Anthony Munoz

In order for a quarterback to be successful he needs to have people to protect his front and back…he needs a great Tackle …in this case Anthony Munoz. He is considered one of the greatest offensive lineman in NFL History. Muñoz was the third overall pick in the 1980 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals. His selection wasContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Anthony Munoz”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Morten Anderson

There were only 3 place kickers in the Football Hall of Fame, now there are 4 add Morten Anderson to the list. The previous three were George Blanda (Also QB) 1949-1958, 1960-1975 Lou Groza (Also T) 1946-1959, 1961-1967 Jan Stenerud 1967-1985 Anderson is only the second of those on that list that was exclusively a place kicker. InContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Morten Anderson”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ozzie Newsome

This week we are featuring the understated yet important players that are often overlooked until they do something …the Tight ends. They don’t get the glory like the Quarterback and receivers and even the running backs do but they are important to every good offensive system. So this week we are looking at a fewContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ozzie Newsome”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…DanFouts

Drafted in the third round in 1973, Fouts helped lead the Chargers to the playoffs from 1979 to 1982 and twice to the AFC title game (1980 and 1981). He led the league four times in passing yards; ending his career with over 40,000, the third player to surpass that landmark. Fouts was elected toContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…DanFouts”