Tag Archives: NFL history

Pittsburgh Steelers 1970-2015: Best Team in Professional Sports In That Time Frame?

July 26, 2016

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This Pittsburgh Steeler blog is an update on an earlier version from back when I started my quest to create a series of blogs on the history of all 32 NFL teams since the merger. Interrupting my process on working through all teams for two reasons. First, the Steelers are too good of a team […]

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Washington Redskins Hanging on in Top 10 of Winning Percentage of All Regular Season Games Since Merger

April 7, 2016

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The Washington Redskins history since the NFL became the NFC in 1970 is your basic example of an organization staying relevant off past success. In the the stat of how they rank in winning percentage over the last 712 games since that 1970 merger they maintain a respectable #10 ranking. On the other hand, the […]

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Green Bay Packers: Quarterbacks The Force Behind Climb Into Top 10

October 29, 2015

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Since the merger the Green Bay Packers may have a slight edge on being the best example of one guy pulling a team from the depths of the losing side of NFL Since 1970 to the winning side. (Colts and Patriots fans may want to chat about that) Lindy Infante passed away less than a […]

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Baltimore Ravens: Loads of History in 20 Years Of Football

October 22, 2015

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I try to keep in mind the young reader that may not have taken the time to learn what they missed by not being around for major NFL historical changes. The Baltimore Ravens are the end result of the city’s background that covers 3 different franchises and the turmoil they have put fans through. The […]

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Minnesota Vikings Remain In Top 6 Of Winning Percentage Since Merger But For How Long?

August 26, 2015

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   Minnesota Vikings are a near-great NFL franchise! From 1970 to 1999 only the 1984 & 1990 teams lost 10 or more games. Since 2000, 6 Viking clubs have lost 10 or more games.  They are holding off the team that has won 4 Super Bowls since the turn of the century in the stat […]

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Dolphins Slide Down Into Tie For Second In Winning Percentage Since Merger

April 27, 2015

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Jumping through hoops is how non-football fans get entertained by Dolphins. The Miami Dolphins football club has barely been visible out of the common seas that make up the NFL regular season. 1992 is the Dolphin’s last appearance in a playoff round past the divisional (a loss to Buffalo Bills in AFC Championship) and 1984 […]

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Cleveland Browns Taking To Field In 2015 With Basically Same Look

February 25, 2015

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Cleveland could have gone the fast-buck route and gotten major merchandise sales out of a crazy arena league looking uniform update but they didn’t. There are lots of generations of Cleveland Browns fans that would like to see the Browns as they know them (Some since the 1950’s) take the field for their first ever […]

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Steelers Vs. Lions The Blog Part II

October 6, 2014

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So I was talking, in part I, about how respectable the NFL franchise in Detroit was prior to the AFL/NFL merger in 1970 while the team in Pittsburgh had no earned mementoes for fans to hang on the bedroom wall. When that fateful 1970 season kicked off for the NFC, Detroit found itself still battling […]

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Broncos One Team Away From Having Faced Half The NFC In The Super Bowl

January 20, 2014

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The Denver Broncos avoided a rematch of Super Bowl XXIV with the San Francisco 49ers and will now face a National Football League record  7th different team in a Super Bowl. When the Seattle Seahawks beat the Niners 23-17 in the NFC Championship game it kept the Broncos from being able to avenge that all-time worse 55-10 loss to San […]

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Week 4 Under Way And It’s Great To See The real Zebras.. Thanks Mr. Goodell!

September 27, 2012

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As Mike Lopez on the gomilehigh.com internet radio show stated Wednesday night… Well he stated a lot and none of it positive toward the folks in the black and white uniforms – from the Hall Of Fame game in August until the gift wrapped ‘W’ to the city of Seattle last Monday night. I am not going […]

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