Sonny Jurgensen

August 23, 2016 0

In tackle football, a “gunslinger” is a strong-armed quarterback who plays in an aggressive and decisive manner by throwing deep and with risk.  Sonny Jurgensen—who…

College All-Star Game

July 27, 2016 0

Once upon a time, a hodgepodge of talented college kids played the NFL champions for charity. The Chicago Charities College All-Star Game was a preseason…

Bobby Bell

June 16, 2016 2

Number 78 turns 76 tomorrow. Bobby Lee Bell, Jr. was born in Shelby, North Carolina, June 17, 1940.  His father, Pink Lee Bell, picked cotton…

Pete Rozelle

March 1, 2016 0

Alvin Ray Rozelle made the NFL the most successful sports league ever to exist. Born in South Gate, California on this date in 1926, he…

Tom Landry

February 26, 2016 4

Thomas Wade Landry is one of the greatest and most innovative coaches in professional football  history. Born in Mission, Texas, on September 11, 1924—the same…