Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Michael Irvin

Irvin was self-nicknamed “The Playmaker” due to his penchant for making big plays in big games during his college and pro career. He played college football at the University of Miami. In 2007, he was selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Irvin was drafted by the Dallas Cowboys with the 11th selection inContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Michael Irvin”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Tim Brown

Like Charles Haley this was long over due as Tim Brown is now a Hall of Famer. Brown was selected by the Los Angeles Raiders with the 6th pick of the 1988 NFL Draft. In his first NFL season, he led the league in kickoff returns, return yards, and yards per return average. He alsoContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Tim Brown”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Steve Largent

Despite an All-American career at the University of Tulsa, Largent was not selected until the fourth round of the 1976 NFL draft by the Houston Oilers (117th pick). After four preseason games, he was slated to be cut, but was instead traded to the expansionSeattle Seahawks for a 1977 eighth-round pick. Largent spent thirteen yearsContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Steve Largent”

Seahawks’ Sidney Rice decides to retire at age 27

According to a published report on Yahoo Sports Shutdown corner …Seattle SeaHawks wide receiver Sidney Rice has announced his retirement at age 27. Here is the published article written By Eric Edholm. There was a point not that long ago that you could have argued that Sidney Rice was among the most promising and giftedContinue reading “Seahawks’ Sidney Rice decides to retire at age 27”

Victor Cruz signs but not for the money or years yet

For the time being, Victor Cruz did sign a contract with the Giants. He did sign the one year tender as a restricted free agent. Not that he had much choice, had he not signed he would have faced a salary of 630,000 a drop from 2.89 million he signed for now. He did getContinue reading “Victor Cruz signs but not for the money or years yet”