Tag Archive | Joe Montana

How would Peyton Manning look in a Redskins uniform?

In 1998, first round draft pick Peyton Manning became the new quarterback of the Indianapolis Colts. Team owner Jim Irsay opened that door for the former Vol great by first firing the general manager Bill Tobin, then coach Lindy Infante, and finally quarterback Jim Harbaugh. Fastforward to the present, 14 years later.

This month, Irsay started the deja vu train by firing vice-chairman Bill Polian and his son, Chris Polian, the general manager. Yesterday, head coach Jim Caldwell was fired. Big questions are obvious. Will Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck be the first pick in the NFL draft, currently held (unless part of a trade) by Indianapolis? And what of Peyton Manning, 36 years old, having recently had his third neck surgery since March 2010?

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The underappreciated renaissance of the Bengals

Once upon a time, the Cincinnati Bengals were an extremely good football team. There were Super Bowls. Two of them. Unfortunately for the Bengals, they played the San Francisco 49ers and Joe Montana. Twice.

What followed was a long spell of bad football. Cincinnati has not won a playoff game since 1990.

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