Posts Tagged ‘Ernie Nevers’

NFL on Thanksgiving Day – A Brief History

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the history of football on Thanksgiving Day.  To many Americans, Thanksgiving Day and the NFL are synonymous.  The Detroit Lions and Dallas Cowboys have played games for so long we wouldn’t think of any other way.  This episode teaches us a…

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Sammy Baugh – Slingin’ Sammy (Quarterback) Washington Redskins

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Sammy Baugh.  Slingin’ Sammy was a pioneer for the forward pass, and he helped put Washington D.C. on the NFL map back in the late 30’s/early 40’s.  So strap on your seat belt, and let’s get…

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Ernie Nevers – (Fullback) Duluth Eskimos / Chicago Cardinals

Tweet This episode we fire up the DeLorean and head back to learn about the life and career of Ernie Nevers, a Hall of Fame fullback for the Duluth Eskimos and Chicago Cardinals.  Nevers’ career was short, but he made the most out of his 5 seasons in the NFL.  He still holds the record…

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