Legend to Legend: Lions cornerback Lem Barney

16 December 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Few professional football players have a resume quite like Lem Barney’s. The Mississippi native spent 11 seasons with the Detroit Lions, intercepting 56 passes and earning seven Pro Bowl selections. His time in Detroit from 1967-1977 also…
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Randall McDaniel HOF

Legend to Legend: Vikings star guard Randall McDaniel

08 December 2015 Comments are off for this post.
As we approach Super Bowl 50, let’s pause and take a moment to reflect on one of the best teams to never make it to the big game: the 1998 Minnesota Vikings. The Vikes were 15-1 in the regular season and just a missed field goal in the NFC Championship…
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Jack Youngblood

Legend to Legend: Jack Youngblood on playing on broken leg

01 December 2015 Comments are off for this post.
One of the great “tough guy” stories in Super Bowl history is when Los Angeles Rams great Jack Youngblood suited up for Super Bowl XIV against the Pittsburgh Steelers – on a broken fibula. In the most recent Legend to Legend interview, our James Lofton sits down with Youngblood to remember that…
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Forrest Gregg HOF

Legend to Legend: Forrest Gregg looks back on his Super Bowls

03 November 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Vince Lombardi once called Forrest Gregg the best player he ever coached, and when the guy they named the Super Bowl trophy after has that to say, what else needs to be said? The answer: not much. In a long and successful career as an offensive lineman for the Green…
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NFL Hall of Famers

Legend to Legend: Kellen Winslow on Air Coryell and much more

27 October 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Perhaps no team has given as much to the modern NFL with less credit than the “Air Coryell”-era San Diego Chargers coached by Don Coryell and featuring Pro Football Hall of Famers Dan Fouts, Kellen Winslow and Charlie Joiner. Air Coryell lit the league on fire in the 1970s and…
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Dermontti Dawson

Legend to Legend: Dermontti Dawson sits down with our James Lofton

29 September 2015 Comments are off for this post.
Offensive lineman don’t necessarily get the accolades of other football players because when they are doing their job, quarterbacks and running backs are given the opportunity to shine. As the leader of the Pittsburgh Steeelers’ lines throughout the 1990s, center Dermontti Dawson was among the league’s best, appearing in 170…
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