Before Devin Hester, before Josh Cribbs there was one man who reigned supreme upon all other kickoff and punt returners. That man was none other than the Kansas City Chiefs super utility star Dante Hall. “The Human Joystick” as he was often referred to, Hall was a 5th rd. pick taken by the Chiefs in the 2000 NFL draft. During his career with the Chiefs, Hall returned 6...
ImpactKurt Warner’s impact on the NFL was big. After his breakout season in 1999, NFL teams took more chances on undrafted/late round quarterbacks, and his success open the doors for guys like Jeff Garcia, Tom Brady, Jake Delhomme, Tony Romo, and Russell Wilson.As for the impact he had on teams, he helped lead dramatic turnarounds in St. Louis and Arizona. One could argue he had...
Devin Hester broke the NFL record for return touchdowns Thursday night against the Buccaneers. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for a few years, this touchdown return, unlike any before, was bittersweet for Bears fans as Devin Hester is now a member of the Atlanta Falcons. Hester made history when he weaved through the Buccaneers’ special teams on a punt return and got...
De’Anthony Thomas, welcome to the NFL. The rookie running back from Oregon exploded for a 80-yard punt return for a touchdown in his first preseason game for the Kansas City Chiefs against the Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday, knotting the game at 10 apiece. What I find most impressive about this play is not only his speed, but the hit he bounces off of when he fields the punt. Could...
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