Ron McDole was named to the AFL’s All-Time team, is one of the 70 Greatest Redskins in history and played defensive end in 240 games, fourth most in NFL history. How’d he do it? If you’re a lineman with 12 interceptions, the rest of the job was easy!.
Mike Haynes was one of 22 NFL Hall of Famers who signed a letter demanding a $300,000 annual pension and health benefits for all living inductees. But what about the nearly 30,000 other retired players and their often paltry pensions?
Former NFL star Troy Vincent says the NFL rules changes are “necessary” because “this is a different time and a different era,” where player safety is paramount. And Vincent should know. He’s the league’s executive vice president of football operations.
Troy Vincent is a five-time Pro Bowl cornerback whose 15-year career has landed him on the Hall of Fame’s preliminary list of nominees. But his biggest prize may be one day being named NFL commissioner. Pipe dream? Don’t be so sure.
Former New York Giants’ running back Tiki Barber didn’t always get along with coach Tom Coughlin, and he hasn’t spoken with him since retiring after the 2006. Nevertheless, Barber has no trouble endorsing Coughlin for the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Everybody loves a winner and the Pro Football Hall of Fame is no exception. Nearly 70 percent of its inductees have championship rings. But former Chiefs’ star Deron Cherry explains how that can … and does … penalize Hall-of-Fame worthy individuals who don’t have them.
Former Giants’ star Tiki Barber was one of the pro football’s best running backs the second half of his career. Yet he walked away from the game while on top of his game. The reason? “I was ready to move forward,” he tells the Talk of Fame Network.
There have been so many complaints with how officials are calling roughing-the-passer penalties this year that people wonder how it can be changed. FOX analyst Mike Pereira, the NFL’s former head of officiating, has an answer.
Former linebacker London Fletcher, one of the 102 candidates on the Hall of Fame’s preliminary list for the Class of 2019, explains how he went from an undersized and undrafted player from a Division-III program to one of the NFL’s best and most durable stars.
Vyncint Smith was an undrafted rookie out of tiny Limestone College when he arrived in Houston. So how come when 33 receivers were drafted ahead of him in April, he was the only one starting in September? Let him tell you the story.