It could be argued that no position has changed more in the NFL's history than the tight end. Once primarily a sixth offensive lineman who would catch the occasional pass, tight ends have become key cogs on offense.
Jerry Rice and Larry Fitzgerald are the only two players in NFL history with more than 1,400 catches in the regular season. Now 37, Fitzgerald may not play long enough to catch Rice but finishing his career second on the NFL's all-time career receptions list would be one of the many highlights on his plaque when he gets enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Here's a quick recap of the top 25 in career catches in NFL history (regular-season games only).
"Monday Night Football"(MNF) will return this fall with a new broadcasting team season of Steve Levy doing play-by-play and Brian Griese and Louis Riddick handling color commentary. On paper, this seems like a good move, but we won't know until the first broadcast. Regardless, the one thing this trio don't want to do is join this list, the five worst broadcasting teams in MNF history.
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Indianapolis Colts quarterback Philip Rivers was recently named head coach of St. Michael Catholic High School in Fairhope, Alabama. Rivers, who signed a one-year deal with the Colts after 16 seasons with the Chargers, will not begin his new role until his NFL career is over.
Given his lengthy NFL career that's included eight Pro Bowls, one would imagine that Rivers has a great deal of wisdom to impart on younger players. Here are 10 other current players (in alphabetical order) who could make great coaches.
All eyes will be on Cowboys QB Dak Prescott, 25, this season. After losing high-profile pass-catchers Jason Witten and Dez Bryant, the weight of Dallas’ passing game will be firmly on Prescott’s right arm. The good news? Prescott is at his best when he spreads the ball around — with a 14–2 record, 24-to-4 TD-to-INT ratio and 104.5 passer rating in games when he targets eight or more receivers. We chased down the third-year signal-caller to discuss the upcoming season and Cowboy Nation.
Jason Witten recently announced that he is retiring from the Dallas Cowboys to become an analyst for ESPN’s “Monday Night Football.” How he plays with viewers will not be known until Aug.16 when ESPN broadcasts its first game of the 2018 NFL season. If he as good as the 10 individuals on this list, he will have as long a second career as he wants.