Taking It on the Chin

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Last night’s loss to the Eagles was the latest evidence that the Giants really suck again this year. They’re not just bad — they’re boring (a pretty neat trick when you have playmakers like Beckham and Barkley), which is another way of saying they’ve become unwatchable. So . . . → Read More: Taking It on the Chin

An Interesting NFL Chinstrap Habit

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Reader Jon Solomonson recently brought something interesting to my attention: Former NFL linebacker Mike Curtis, who was best known for his time with the Colts but also played for the Seahawks, used to wear his chinstrap on top of his helmet during practices or while standing on . . . → Read More: An Interesting NFL Chinstrap Habit

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Chinstraps!

The second Super Bowl I ever watched was SB VII in 1973 — Miami vs. Washington. I was only eight years old at the time, so maybe I can be forgiven for not noticing one of the game’s more uni-notable aspects: Washington quarterback Billy Kilmer played the entire game without a chinstrap! . . . → Read More: We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Chinstraps!

Green Bay QBs Take It on the Chin

You probably recognize at least two of the players in the photos shown at right (which you can click to enlarge). From top to bottom, they are former Packers quarterback Brett Favre, current Packers starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers, and current Packers backup quarterback Brett Hundley.

Notice anything odd that all three players share? Answer: . . . → Read More: Green Bay QBs Take It on the Chin