The 2001 Carolina Panthers (1-15 Record) But Not That Bad?

Last time, we talked about the 1999 Jacksonville Jaguars, who went undefeated against the rest of the NFL, except for the three games they played against the Tennessee Titans. Today, we’re going to talk about the Jaguars’ expansion counterpart, the Carolina Panthers – specifically, the 2001 Panthers, who won on opening day, then lost each … Read more

18 Inches of Daylight: The Gale Sayers Story

Today, we’re going to talk about the short, but a highly productive career of running back Gale Sayers, who passed away this week at the age of 77. On the surface, the Kansas Comet’s career numbers may not look spectacular, especially compared to the statistics of who we consider the greatest running backs of all … Read more

1999 Jaguars – Kryptonite: Thy Name Is Titan

Welcome to another trip into the Football Attic. Today, we’re going to be talking about the 1999 Jacksonville Jaguars, a team that won every one of their regular and postseason games…except the three they played against the Tennessee Titans. This article is also a podcast over at the Football Attic if you are interested in … Read more

When The Houston Oilers Sprung A Leak

Welcome to another trip into the Football Attic. If you were with me last time, you’ll remember that we talked about some pretty great football, a 1969 game between the 10-1 Vikings and the 11-0 Rams. Well today, we’re going to balance things out and talk about one or make that two, of the worst … Read more

One of the Biggest NFL Games of the Sixties

Two teams with a combined record of 21-1 played each other on December 7, 1969, with everything on the line: for the Los Angeles Rams, a perfect season. For the Minnesota Vikings, home-field advantage in the playoffs. This is the story of the biggest game of the 1969 season. This article is also a podcast … Read more

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