Dropping Back In NFL History: Never Die Easy

Dropping Back In NFL History: Never Die Easy

Walter Payton, No. 34 for the Chicago Bears and ranked No. 5 on the NFL’s 100 Greatest Players of All Time list was born this week in Columbia, Mississippi.

 

Dropping Back In NFL History: QB’s Under the Gun

Dropping Back In NFL History: QB’s Under the Gun

This week, the story of Joe Namath‘s brief retirement from football and the birthday of a trailblazer who became the first African American to begin a football season as a team’s starting quarterback.

 

Dropping Back In NFL History: Storied Nicknames

Dropping Back In NFL History: Storied Nicknames

This week’s column profiles people who have been associated with some of the greatest, most storied nicknames in football history.

 

Dropping Back In NFL History: Standing Alone

Dropping Back In NFL History: Standing Alone

This week’s profiles are the head coach who became the soundtrack for NFL FilmsSuper Bowl IV highlights and the one, and only, great quarterback in Chicago Bears‘ history.