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10 Most Memorable "Monday Night Football" Games of All Time

There have been countless great games and moments in the program's 50-year history
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10 Most Memorable "Monday Night Football" Games of All Time

With the NFL's release of the 2020 schedule last week, fans now have the "Monday Night Football" slate for the fall. If pro football happens in the fall, this year's games looks promising as ever. "Monday Night Football" has been a staple of the NFL for 50 years, and there have been great games and moments every season. Here are the 10 most memorable, along with some others worth noting.

10 Greatest Moments of Don Shula's Football Life

The NFL's all-time leader in wins set a standard for greatness
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10 Greatest Moments of Don Shula's Football Life

Pro football lost one of its greatest coaches with the passing of Don Shula. The NFL's all-time leader in wins and the architect of its only perfect season also epitomized class throughout his entire life.

 

Shula coached an unprecedented 33 consecutive seasons and only two of them were losing efforts. Along the way, he achieved greatness that few others have. Here are the 10 best moments of his football life.

 

This Day in Sports History: April 26

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
This Day in Sports History: April 26

The history of sports is both vast and rich, thanks to the existence of so many different ones and the longevity associated with them. With so much history to cull through, Athlon Sports wanted to offer the opportunity to look back and see what memorable things happened or milestones were reached on a specific date.

 

Ranking the 10 Professional Football Leagues to Compete with the NFL

Few leagues have had success in this area
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Ranking the 10 Professional Football Leagues to Compete with the NFL

The newly launched XFL is about halfway through its inaugural season and seems to be off to a good start. While it is not directly competing with the NFL because it is playing in the offseason, creating a new football league in this day and age is always a gamble.

 

Dan Marino & Ed McCaffrey Discuss the Super Bowl, Changes in the NFL, and Fans

The NFL greats combined to play on Super Sunday four times
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Dan Marino & Ed McCaffrey Discuss the Super Bowl, Changes in the NFL, and Fans

To say the NFL has changed dramatically since Super Bowl I is an understatement. The average price of a ticket to the first AFL/NFL Championship cost $12 ($92 in today's dollars). For Super Bowl LIV, the average price of a ticket is $9,175*.

 

Ranking Every Super Bowl Venue

Over the last 50-plus years, the Super Bowl has gone from not selling out to housing overnight guests
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Ranking Every Super Bowl Venue

When the first Super Bowl was played, the Green Bay Packers and Kansas City Chiefs faced off in front of a less-than-capacity crowd in the frills-free Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Today, the Super Bowl is the biggest sporting event in the world and the events surrounding it get bigger and more extravagant.

 

NFL Passing Leaders: All-Time Touchdowns

Drew Brees passed Peyton Manning in 2019 to become the league's all-time leader in this category
All-Time NFL Touchdown Pass Leaders List

Most regard quarterback as the most important position in sports. But how do we judge a quarterback? Is it by production or winning games? That's a good debate for another time. For now, let's take a look at the list of QBs who have tossed the most touchdown passes in NFL history. This list, which covers regular-season games only, saw some changes at the top this year.

 

5 Most Devastating Quarterback Injuries in NFL History

Only time will tell how much Patrick Mahomes' injury impacts the Chiefs’ season
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5 Most Devastating Quarterback Injuries in NFL History

Reigning NFL MVP Patrick Mahomes' impressive follow-up season has been put on hold because of a dislocated kneecap suffered in the Week 7 "Thursday Night Football" against the Denver Broncos on Oct. 17. The Kansas City quarterback joins the ranks of many signal-callers whose season was interrupted or ended due to injuries.

 

10 Greatest Miami Dolphins Teams of All Time

All of the teams on this list were coached by Don Shula
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10 Greatest Miami Dolphins Teams of All Time

Although they are the oldest professional sports team in Florida, the Miami Dolphins are one of the younger franchises in the NFL. It probably doesn't seem that way because they started with a bit of a bang. Established in 1965, Miami suffered four straight losing seasons before hiring Don Shula in 1970. The rest is history.

 

Shula led the Dolphins to five Super Bowls, two Lombardi Trophies, and 257 wins. He also coached every one of Miami's 10 best teams ever. Take a look.

 

10 Greatest NFL Quarterback Classes of All-Time

Eli Manning and his two Super Bowl victories headline a star-studded Class of 2004.
<p> The 10 Greatest Quarterback Classes of All-Time, including John Elway, Dan Marino and Jim Kelly in the Quarterback Class of 1983; Eli Manning, Ben Roethlisberger and Philip Rivers in the Quarterback Class of 2004; and Peyton Manning, Matt Hasselbeck and Charlie Batch in the Quarterback Class of 1998.</p>

The Quarterback Class of 2012 is off to a fast start. Led by Indianapolis’ Andrew Luck, Washington’s Robert Griffin III and Seattle’s Russell Wilson, the Class of 2012 has a solid base to build on. But they have a long way to go to catch up with the greatest quarterback classes in NFL history.

Most drafts have one or two serviceable passers, the majority of these 10 had multiple Super Bowl caliber signal-callers:

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