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Green Bay Packers
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New Orleans Saints
St. Louis Rams
During this mans football career
he made the team very happy. Jerry Rice was the only receiver in
history to catch more than 1,000 passes during his career. Some people
say that Jerry Rice is a running and scoring machine. Jerry Rice holds
NFL records for career receptions (1,139) and career touchdowns
(1,64). Jerry Rice is also a very good player during the post season!!
he has 10 super bowl records including most touchdowns (7) and total yards
(527). he has helped the San Francisco 49ers win the Super bowl 3 times
in his 14 pro seasons. Jerry spends hours before a game making sure his
uniform is perfect. He believes he will play well if he looks sharp!
TOP NFL PLAYERS, 1998
Rushing leader: Terrell Davis, Denver Broncos
Carries:392 Yards:2,008 Average:5.1
Passing Leader: Randall Cunningham, Minnesota Vikings
Passing Attempts:425 Passing Completions: 259
Passing Yards: 3,704
Passing Completion Percentage:60.9
Touchdown Passes:34 Passes Intercepted:10
Quarterback Rating: 106.0
Pass Receiving Leader: O.J. Mc Duffle
Catches:90 Yards:1,050 Average:11.7
The following awards were all chosen by the Associated Press
Most valuable Player: Terrell Davis, Denver Broncos
Offensive Player of the year: Terrell Davis, Denver Broncos
Defensive player of the year: Reggie white, Green Bay Packers
Coach of the year: Dan reeves, Atlanta Falcons
Offensive Rookie of the year: Randy Moss, Minnesota Vikings
Defensive rookie of the year: Charles Woodson, Oakland Raiders
Come back player of the year: Doug Flutie,Buffalo Bills
Super bowl most valuable player: John Elway, Denver Broncos
EXTRA FOOTBALL FACTS
In 1989 football/baseball player Deion Sanders became the first pro athlete to hit a home run and make a touchdown in one week. The home run was on September 5 for the New York Yankees and the touchdown was 5 days later for the Atlanta Falcons.
The closest score in Super Bowl history was Super Bowl XXV. This game was played by the New York Giants verse the Buffalo Bills. The score was 20-19. With 40 seconds left in the game one bad kick was made by Scott Norwood that lost the game for the Bills. The kick would have won the game but the kick sailed wide right.
In 1995 Dan Marino broke 3 NFL career records: most completions, most passing yards, and most TD passes.
In 1990 the Denver Broncos were crushed by the San Francisco 49ers the score was 55-10.
Football's Hall of Fame was found in 1963 by the National Football League to honor outstanding players, coaches, and contributors. To be nominated, players must be retired for five years. If you would like to write to the Hall of fame the address is: Pro Football Hall of Fame, 2121 George Halas Drive, ton, OH 44708. There phone # is (219)235-9999 and the web site is www.profootballhof.com.