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.
Rams GM Les Snead knows why his team is on the rise with a 30-year-old coach and 22-year-old QB. It’s no accident, he says. Cyrus Mehri, author of the Rooney Rule, is ready to go to war with the NFLPA over how its leadership is elected.
Thirty years ago this weekend, the NFL went on strike for 24 days. Replacement players became three-week wonders and striking players wondered if they had a future when the strike finally ended in defeat.
This is the week the Pro Football Hall of Fame Senior and Contributor committees meet to nominate the 2018 finalists. The lists were long and so were the battles before the finalists emerged. Here’s the inside view on what went down.
Talk of Fame network went back to Canton for Hall of Fame induction weekend. While there, they visited the new HBCU exhibit and then spoke with two of the greatest players to come into the NFL from HBCU schools.
The Atlanta Falcons believe they can become the first Super Bowl losing team in 24 years to get back to the game the following season but new Carolina Panthers’ GM Marty Hurney thinks his club will have something to say about that.
In Week Two of the annual “Best of Talk of Fame Network’’ shows, our Hall-of-Fame hosts visit with five of the best defensive players of all-time … and a sixth who might have been had misfortune not intervened. You’ll hear from future Hall-of-Fame linebacker Ray Lewis on why he can’t watch football anymore, Jim Marshall …