Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …LaDainian Tomlinson

LaDainian Tomlinson played 11 seasons in the NFL with both the San Diego Chargers and the New York Jets. He was selected with the fifth overall pick in the 2001 NFL Draft by the Chargers. Tomlinson was selected to five Pro Bowls, was an All-Pro six times, and won two rushing titles (2006 and 2007). AtContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …LaDainian Tomlinson”

Smallthoughts: Trivia Thursday…

How did you do on this week’s trivia question? Who Is The Only Player To Score 3 Touchdowns in a Super Bowl Twice? The answer is …Jerry Rice of  the San Francisco 49ers. Super Bowl 24 vs Denver Broncos (55-10) and Super Bowl 29 vs San Diego Chargers.(49-26)

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mike Garrett

Mike Garrett had an outstanding college career at USC. A two time All-American, Garrett set numerous NCAA, Pac-8 Conference and USC records in his career by amassing a then unheard of 3,221 yards and scored 30 touchdowns. Garrett also led the nation in rushing in 1965 with 267 carries for 1,440 yards. He also caughtContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Mike Garrett”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Doug Flutie

It was often said he was too short to play quarterback, he is going to be throwiing at his own lineman’s head , yet Doug Flutie was college football golden boy…he threw a Hail Mary pass for the win Boston College vs Miami Hurricanes. Flutie proved time and again throughout his career , that it wasContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Doug Flutie”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Doug Flutie

If I were Tim Tebow …I might want to take a long look at the career of Doug Flutie…deemed too short for the NFL at 5 foot 9 played in the USFL , the Canadian Football League (which has been suggested that Tebow really give it a try) and the NFL and along the wayContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Doug Flutie”

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”

Black Monday: NFL the Not For Long League

Win and you get a contract extension and everyone loves you. Lose once you better have a reason. Lose again in most cases you won’t get a third time. The NFL is win now or else… So welcome to the NFL (Not For Long) no long range rebuilding plans allowed. Win make the owners happy Continue reading “Black Monday: NFL the Not For Long League”