Eric Allen said although he made six Pro Bowls, is a member of the Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Fame and had all those picks, the thing he’s most proud of is that in his 14th and final season he was the same thing he was in his rookie season – a starting cornerback in the NFL.
Thirteen of the 51 Super Bowl champions went unbeaten at home and 32 of the champs lost one game or fewer. Only one Super Bowl champion ever finished with a losing record at home – the 2007 Giants, who went 3-5 that season at the Meadowlands.
Former Washington GM Charley Casserly recalls a 1987 speech Joe Gibbs made prior to a replacement game vs. Dallas, a speech so good that Casserly said it led to “one of the most emotional wins I’ve ever been around.”
Former star running back Herschel Walker says if he’s to be considered for the Pro Football Hall of Fame — and he’s on the preliminary list for the Class of 2018 — it should be solely on his NFL accomplishments.
A third-round pick in 2017 from Toledo, Kareem Hunt moved into the starting lineup after a preseason injury to incumbent Spencer Ware and it doesn’t appear he’s going to give the position up any time soon.
The Giants brought Super Bowl aspirations into the fall but five weeks into the season they have already vanished. New York is already 0-5, having lost to Dallas, Detroit, Philadelphia, Tampa Bay and the Los Angeles Chargers.