Chuck Noll, out of the limelight since his 1991 retirement, died on June 15 at the age of 82. Now it’s time to remember his life and impact on the NFL.
Red Hickey put together a 27-27-1 in five years as head coach of the San Francisco 49ers but his legacy is still an important part of today’s NFL.
George Allen never met a draft pick that he couldn’t trade for more veterans to add to his football teams.
In the mid-1950’s the San Francisco 49ers had a backfield anchored by Joe “The Jet” Perry that ran through and around the defenses of the NFL.
Minnesota’s Bronko Nagurski tore through the early NFL and developed a reputation that rivaled Paul Bunyan for accomplishments and mythology.
In a game in Detroit against the Chicago Bears 41 years ago, Lions’ backup wide receiver Chuck Hughes collapsed with one minute left to play.
Some NFL stars have earned induction into both the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame. Only one added the Baseball Hall of Fame to his list.
Ninety years ago this week the NFL said good-bye to the American Professional Football League name and the Chicago Staleys became the Bears.