Legends of the Game
Herb Adderley was an All Big-Ten offensive star as a running back at Michigan State University before becoming a first round draft pick of the Green Bay Packers in 1961.
Hall of Fame head coach George Allen owns the distinction of never having a losing season in 12 years as a head coach in the NFL.
A profile of NFL legend and Pro Football Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor.
NFL legend Troy Aikman was one of the key catalysts of the great Dallas Cowboys teams of the 90s.
Best known for being the last NFL player to play extensively on both offense and defense.
Despite being selected as an offensive lineman in the third round of the 1968 AFL/NFL Draft, Elvin Bethea starred for 16 seasons as a defensive end with the Houston Oilers, and went on to be the first North Carolina A&T State University player to be named to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Brother Vs. Brother in NFL? There are Tons of Them
Here's a list of the Top 10 brother combinations in NFL history
10 Backup Quarterbacks Tim Tebow Could Learn From
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One of the most feared runners of all time, Brown is considered by many to be the greatest football player to ever play the game.
Vince Lombardi is credited with changing the Green Bay Packers, who were perpetual losers at the time, into an NFL dynasty.
David "Deacon" Jones
Deacon Jones profile
After winning the Heisman Trophy at USC in 1981, Marcus Allen was selected by the Oakland Raiders in the first round of the 1982 NFL Draft. Among his many accomplishments, Marcus ALlen was named NFL Rookie of the Year in 1982, Super Bowl XVIII MVP, and NFL MVP in 1985.
Fred Biletnikoff was named most valuable player of Super Bowl XI after setting up three touchdowns on four receptions in the Oakland Raiders 32-14 win over the Minnesota Vikings.
Lance Alworth was the first AFL player inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The Chicago Bears selected Dick Butkus in the first round of the 1965 NFL Draft.
Long time the face of the Oakland Raiders franchise, Davis was instrumental in shaping the modern era of the NFL.
Dick Butkus Interview
An interview with Hall of Fame linebacker Dick Butkus regarding steroid issues as they relate to today's youth.
One of the most prolific running backs of the 1980s, Eric Dickerson ran his way into the NFL record books.
Hall of Fame tight end Dave Casper was involved in "The Holy Roller", one the NFL history's strangest plays.
NFL legend Tony Dorsett was one of football's greatest running backs and was a key contributor for the Dallas Cowboys in the late 70s and throughout the 80s.
An incredibly versatile football player, Marshall Faulk was as dangerous as a pass receiver as he was a running back.
Green Bay Packers legend and Pro Football Hall of Famer Tony Canadeo was just the third NFL player to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a season. Check out the details of Tony Canadeo's NFL career.
NFL legend Tom Landry was the first head coach of the Dallas Cowboys.
Pittsburgh Steelers legend Terry Bradshaw thrilled NFL fans on his way to four Super Bowl championships during the 1970s.
Houston Oilers legend Earl Campbell was one of the most powerful running backs in NFL history.
Check out the details of Tim Brown's NFL career.
Roosevelt Brown was a 27th-round draft choice of the New York Giants who went on to play in nine Pro Bowls.
Tex Schramm was the Dallas Cowboys first president-general manager. His reign lasted from 1960-1989, and his Cowboys had 20 straight winning seasons under his leadership.
Benny Friedman is widely regarded as the first great passer in NFL history. Check out details and highlights of Benny Friedman's football career.
"Bullet" Bob Hayes
Bob Hayes' world class speed is credited with changing the way the game of football is played today.
Hall of Fame defensive lineman Dan Hampton was a menacing, yet versatile, defender, who served 12 seasons defending the line of scrimmage for the Chicago Bears.
This brief biography of NFL legend Steve Young outlines his accomplishments in professional football.
Forced to beat back a racial stereotype, it took Warren Moon years to establish himself of one of the NFL's great quarterbacks.
Six-time Pro Bowl linebacker Chuck Howley was the first defensive player named Super Bowl MVP.
Roger Staubach was the Heisman Trophy winner as a junior at Navy in 1963, led the Dallas Cowboys to two Super Bowl titles (1972,78) and was Super Bowl MVP in 1972.
Reggie White was one of the most feared defensive ends in the history of the game.
Hall of Fame defensive tackle Randy White is an Outland Trophy and Lombardi Award winner from Maryland. He was the Dallas Cowboys No. 1 draft pick in 1975.
One of the greatest ball carriers and most admired NFL players of all time, Walter Payton spent his entire career with the Chicago Bears.
Generally most NFL legends are retired players, but Randy Moss has put up numbers worthy of legendary status already.
Bob Lilly's profile and career highlights.
O.J. Simpson is one of the greatest running backs and one of the most infamous characters in NFL history.
Joe DeLamielleure, best known as the swift pulling guard that opened many running lanes for hall of fame running back O.J. Simpson, was one of the greatest offensive guards to ever play the game and the anchor of the Bills’ famed “Electric Company” offensive line in the 1970s.
Lee Roy Selmon
The first-ever draft pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the first player elected to the Bucs' Ring of Honor.
Franco Harris is known as one of the NFL's greatest running backs, but he is probably best known for one spectacular play... the Immaculate Reception!
Mike Ditka was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the first round of the 1961 NFL Draft with the fifth overall pick, and is credited with changing the way the tight end position is utilized in the NFL.
Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch
Elroy Hirsch's best season came in 1951 when he set an NFL record with 1,495 yards and 17 touchdowns.
About Football profiles Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Michael Irvin.
Despite a career that was shortened by injuries, Sayers is still considered one of the most dangerous runners and return men the game has ever seen.
One of the most difficult quarterbacks ever to contain because of his incredible mobility, Tarkenton made thrilling play after play with the Minnesota Vikings and New York Giants.
A brief biography and lots of statistics and accomplishments.
Denver Broncos legend John Elway was one of the most dangerous quarterbacks in NFL history.
Lee Roy Jordan
In fourteen years as a Dallas Cowboy, Lee Roy Jordan competed in three Super Bowls, was named All-Pro twice and participated in the Pro Bowl four times.
A key member of three Super Bowl-winning Dallas Cowboys clubs, Smith is the NFL's all-time leader in rushing yards and touchdowns.
Mel Renfro was an outstanding defensive back for the Dallas Cowboys from 1964 to 1977, and was the Cowboys' second-round pick in the 1964 NFL draft.
George Halas was one of the NFL's founding fathers and innovators, and creator of the Chicago Bears.
Detroit Lions legend Barry Sanders was one of the most electrifying running backs in NFL history.
Considered by many to be the greatest quarterback of all time!
Playing left tackle for the Oakland and L.A. Raiders from 1968-82, Art Shell was an eight-time Pro Bowler who helped the Raiders win eight division titles and two Super Bowls. These Art Shell resources track his career highlights and accomplishments as both a player and a coach.
Don Meredith was quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys from 1960 to 1968.
Joe Namath is best known for publicly guaranteeing the New York Jets would beat the heavily favored Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III.
Green Bay Packers quarterback Bart Starr was named MVP of Super Bowls I and II.
Joe Montana was selected by the San Francisco 49ers in the third round of the 1979 NFL Draft before going on to have a hall-of-fame NFL career.
During his Hall of Fame career, quarterback Jim Kelly led the Buffalo Bills to the playoffs eight times and the Super Bowl four consecutive years.
When it comes to naming the greatest wide receiver of all time, there is no debate. It’s Jerry Rice hands down.
Hall of Fame wide receiver James Lofton was the No. 1 draft pick of the Green Bay Packers in 1978. He was a great athlete and an All-American wide receiver at Stanford University where he excelled not only at football, but as a track star, winning the NCAA long jump title as a senior.
John Stallworth was taken in the fourth round of the 1974 NFL draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers, where he played 14 seasons, twice being named the team's Most Valuable Player.
This article reports on the tragic death of Kansas City Chiefs' linebacker Derrick Thomas.
Howie Long joined the Oakland Raiders as a second-round draft pick out of Villanova University in 1981 and his combination of speed and power quickly made him one of the most dominating defenders in the league.
Running Back Don Perkins was the first Dallas Cowboys player to rush for more than 6,000 yards.
Gene Upshaw was the first offensive lineman that played exclusively at guard to be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Head coach and Pro Football Hall of Fame member Hank Stram was regarded as an excellent evaluator of talent and an innovator on both sides of the ball. He devised formations such as the two tight end offense and the stack defense and was the first to employ a moving pocket to enhance the abilities of his mobile quarterbacks.
Fritz Pollard was the first African American head coach in NFL history and one of just two black players in the NFL the year it was formed.
Top Ten Running Backs of All Time
After analyzing the careers of many of the all-time greats, we've put together a list of our top ten running backs of all time.