No player in The Football 101 inspired more disagreement, more consternation, more immovable viewpoints among the people I consulted with than Steven M…
If I asked you, “Can you tell me the difference between the way Peyton Manning and Lamar Jackson played quarterback?" I imagine you would laugh for a w…
If you’re even a moderate fan of NFL history, you probably have heard of The Mel Blount Rule. Mel Blount was a big, ferocious and hard-hitting cornerba…
OK, here’s a little perspective on how much the game has changed. When Ozzie Newsome retired in 1990, his 662 receptions were good for fourth on the al…
There’s a moment in the 2008 AFC Championship Game between Pittsburgh and Baltimore that might explain, just a little bit, what it means to play modern…
An image comes to mind whenever I think of Randall McDaniel, an image that always makes me smile.
For as long as there has been an NFL, coaches have sought to answer pro football’s eternal question: How do you develop a talented young quarterback? D…
Today, I’m starting a new project, The Football 101, an immersive countdown of the 101 greatest pro football players ever. Like The Baseball 100, it's …