The Very First NFL Wildcard Playoff Weekend

On December 24, 1978, the extension of the NFL’s very first 16-game regular season and two more playoff teams resulted in the league’s very first Wildcard Playoff Weekend. Two more teams would increase the total number of teams per conference to make the playoffs to five each. You would have your three division winners in … 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

Robert Brazile – 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinee

Robert Brazile had a nickname – Dr. Doom. This is because he was a menace to the opposing quarterback, often referred to as the Lawrence Taylor before there was a Lawrence Taylor. He was awarded honored in 2018 with his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. This episode of The Football History Dude podcast was … Read more