Nearly twenty years before Pete Carroll’s Seattle Seahawks boatraced Peyton Manning out of MetLife Stadium to win Super Bowl XLVIII, he was the head coach of the New York Jets. During the ’94 season, Carroll’s Jets hovered just over .500 at 6-5 prior to a big home clash […]
If I ever served as the prosecution in a case explaining why Dan Marino wasn’t an all-time Top 10 quarterback, the following game would serve as Exhibit A.
New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees broke Dan Marino’s 27-year-old record for most passing yards in a season after connecting with Darren Sproles on a 9-yard scoring strike. Brees finished the 45-16 rout of Atlanta on Monday night with 307 yards passing, which places him at 5,087 yards; […]
Dan Marino was a bad man in 1984. Before Joe Montana’s 49ers blew up Marino’s Dolphins in Super Bowl XIX, the second-year quarterback was a monster during the ’84 regular season. Marino tossed a then-NFL record 48 touchdown passes and also established a new benchmark with 5,084 yards […]
Are you old enough to remember the barefoot stylings of former Philadelphia Eagles kicker Paul McFadden? If not, that is perfectly fine. Anyway, Tampa’s 17-16 win last Sunday is slightly reminiscent of a forgettable Philadelphia sports disaster.
[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Joe+Montana&iid=4735804″ src=”http://view2.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/4735804/minnesota-vikings-san/minnesota-vikings-san.jpg?size=500&imageId=4735804″ width=”380″ height=”255″ /] Here at JMRA, we strive to serve as an educator for all things related to the National Football League. That’s why we unveiled the JMRA World Heavyweight Title, issued to the best quarterback in the NFL. Now, like any title […]
[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Brad+Childress&iid=7647487″ src=”http://view3.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/7647487/nfc-championship-minnesota/nfc-championship-minnesota.jpg?size=500&imageId=7647487″ width=”380″ height=”253″ /] Vikings head coach Brad Childress paid a visit to Brett Lorenzo Favre earlier this week in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. While we know why Childress ventured down there, we know very little about Favre’s hometown and what else Childress could have done […]
[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Drew+Brees&iid=7649815″ src=”b/6/3/1/NFC_Championship_Minnesota_6233.jpg?adImageId=9528830&imageId=7649815″ width=”380″ height=”256″ /] We’re going to spend enough time pondering the quarterback stylings of Peyton Manning so it’s time to start paying attention to the other guy under center on Super Bowl Sunday.
[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=brett+favre&iid=7576793″ src=”e/d/7/c/Dallas_Cowboys_at_a65a.jpg?adImageId=9343542&imageId=7576793″ width=”380″ height=”217″ /] ESPN’s John Clayton talked about how we are in prime-time for legacy improvement for quarterbacks. Brett Favre and Peyton Manning in particular have the most to gain with a Super Bowl victory. In fact, Clayton believes that a ring for […]
Following Week 2, I turned on the NFL Network to see numerous analysts including Brian Billick, lauding the impressive state of quarterbacking around the league. After two weeks, the composite quarterback rating proved to 83.9, which at the time was an all-time best for the position. With so […]