He had over 19,000 yards receiving, the most career receptions with 1,549 catches, and the most touchdowns 197 (Bio 11). After a long career with the San Francisco 49ers, Jerry Rice was traded to the Oakland Raiders and the Seattle Seahawks before he retired (Jerry 27). In August of 2006 Jerry Rice retired from the NFL (Jerry 28). Jerry was a celebrity during his football career and continued to be one after retirement.
He is often referred to as the best quarterback of all-time, but that is debatable. He was named NFL MVP a record 5 times (4 with Colts and 1 with Broncos). Peyton was named to the pro bowl a record 14 times, and named as an All Pro 7 times. He holds the NFL record in career touchdown passes and career passing yards. Manning played in four super bowls winning 2 of those.
Chicago Bears ink deal with former Dolphins running back Daniel Thomas The Chicago Bears announced on ThursDay that they have signed a one-year contract with Daniel Thomas. The 1987-born running back was chosen in the second round pick by the Dolphins in the 2011 Draft. It was reported that he finished his four seasons at the team with 409 carries for 1,480 yards and 10 touchdowns in 52 games. He caught 55 passes for 412 yards and three touch downs. Last season, he played for a total 12 games during which he rushed for 168 yards and two touchdowns on 44 carries and caught 13 passes for 121 yards.
D 'Brickashaw Ferguson plays in the National Football League for the New York Jets. He was a first round draft pick taken 4th overall in 2006; he was picked up by the Jets for whom he has played ever since. Over the last 8 years, Ferguson has been an All-Pro three times,
Hhe played thirteen 13 seasons in the NFL, primarily with the Atlanta Falcons and the Philadelphia Eagles. Michael Vick is the first quarterback to rush for 6,000 yards in the NFL. In a desperate need of a quarterback and a star,the Atlanta Falcons traded up to the number one No.1 slot in the 2001 draft and nabbed him. Michael Vick played with the Atlanta Falcons from 2001 to 2006. The 2002 season saw the Atlanta Falcons return to the playoffs with a regular season of 9-6-1, tying the Pittsburgh Steelers in a heated contest.
Way back then when football was first created it was mainly white men who played. It was after WWII when all of that had changed. The compromise of racial segregation was ended by Kenny Washington in the NFL, he was the inspiration for other black men to play football in the NFL, and Now the NFL is Mostly Black athletes who work hard and love to play the sport. WWII had just ended and people like Jackie Robinson were just coming home from the second great World War. The Jim Crow laws had just been implied for blacks.
When you hear the name Manning most people think football. That would be because the Manning family is the most popular family in NFL. If you live in America there is a great chance you have hear the name Archie Manning. To the younger generation like mine he is known as the father of Peyton and Eli. However to those that watched football in the late 1970s and 1980s he is own as one of the greatest quarterbacks not to win the Super Bowl.
Humanities Capstone: Tom Brady People should always have someone they look up to. Most people look up to celebrities or their parents. Having a role model can be good for many people. They can help you through many times in your life. I look up to Tom Brady, the New England Patriots quarterback.
The Extra T- Emmitt Smith “It has nothing to do with talent and everything with effort.” It takes blood, sweat, tears and effort to become the greatest, and achieve greatness. Any one can say they are the greatest, but you have to prove it. Emmitt is one of the great running backs of all time.
But in that season Tom got one of his PR and a NFL record of 5,235 passing yards to only tie with Drew brees. Also in 2007 Tom threw the most touchdown passes but was later broken . But two years after his last super bowl win Tom gets another one and now has 12-4 regular season average and creating one of the biggest super bowl attendances! Tom playing along time but later loses 2 superbowls too the New York Giants. But in 2015 Tom was victorious against the seattle seahawks.
He ended up getting released by the Colts cause he wanted to be a type of running back he wasn’t ,he signed to the Raiders after all of this happen. Ryan Clark quoted “in three preseason games he carried the ball 15 times for 42 yards, caught three pass for 5 yards and returned a kickoff for 11 yards.” (Inabinett 2) Trent was released from the Raiders and now is a free agent. According to pro football reference, only one running back in NFL history with at least 600 rushing attempts has a worse yards-per carry average than Richardson.(1)