Michael Vick came out of the Eagles game with Washington after suffering a chest injury following a first quarter run. Vick was replaced by Kevin Kolb, but he fared no better in the 17-12 defeat.
George Blanda played for four NFL teams over a quarter century. What made Blanda stand out was his ability to win games with his arm and toe, well into his 40s.
Albert Haynesworth: Washington Redskins teammates call him selfish for skipping this week's mandatory minicamp
Drew Brees, the QB of the champion New Orleans Saints, will grace the cover of Madden 2011. Can Brees avoid falling victim to the fabled Madden curse?
1945: Charley Trippi was a University of Georgia halfback drafted by the Chicago Cardinals. The prize catch in a bidding war between the NFL and the All-America Football Conference, which led to his signing a four-year $100,000 contract with the Chicago Cardinals (the precursors of today's Arizona Cardinals). … During the course of his NFL career, he switched from halfback to quarterback and back to halfback, before finishing as a defensive player. … Turned in a sensational performance in the 1947 championship game, rushing for 206 rushing yards while wearing sneakers for better traction on a frozen field. The 28-21 victory over Philadelphia marked the only time the Cardinals ever won an NFL title.
In the Jets vs. Colts AFC championship game Sunday, the New York Jets and Head Coach Rex Ryan will be trying to prove that smashmouth football can still succeed in today's NFL.
Being 0-6 and losing 59-0 Sunday means that for proud Titans coach Jeff Fisher, Peyton Manning's jersey was one way to 'feel like a winner.'
Video of the Matt Holliday error showed he lost the ball in the lights – but was fan interference to blame?
He wanted to persuade a grand jury of his innocence. Instead, it indicted him on three separate charges. Jail time is now a distinct possibility.