Duke Slater – Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class Member (2020)

When you first heard about the Pro Football Hall of Fame Centennial Class, did you know the name, Duke Slater?  If you did not, you were not alone.  He is a long-forgotten name in the annals of football glory.  Many referred to him as one of the greatest football players of all-time, or the greatest … Read more

The Wit and Wisdom of Chet Bulger

Not many players can claim to be a member of their team’s worst all-time season, as well as its best. And have a great time doing both! Tackle Chet Bulger of the Chicago Cardinals enjoyed an intriguing nine-year career in the NFL, being with the Cardinals from 1942 through 1949, and then finishing his lengthy … Read more

1944 Card-Pitts: The Worst NFL Team Ever?

There have been many poor-performing teams in NFL history.  But the near-impossible question to ask is what is the worst NFL team ever?  Some may look to the 2008 Detroit Lions as a prime example of the worst team in NFL history. This is an obvious comparison because the team was the first to go … Read more

Mario “Motts” Tonelli

THE INCREDIBLE JOURNEY OF MOTTS TONELLI Perhaps you have never heard of a football hero named Motts Tonelli.  While he played only one full season for the Chicago Cardinals in 1940, we still consider him the “Greatest Cardinal of All.” He wasn’t the most famous football player, or the most recognized, but he was certainly … Read more