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Great NFL Quarterbacks with New Teams: How They Fared Early On

Don't count out Tom Brady and the Buccaneers just yet
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Great NFL Quarterbacks with New Teams: How They Fared Early On

It was clear that Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' offense was not in sync through much of the team's 34-23 Week 1 loss to the New Orleans Saints. Brady and the team rebounded with a nice, 31-17 win at home on Sunday, but he's still getting comfortable with his new supporting cast, as evidenced by his 1:1 touchdown-to-interception ratio (three each, also has a lost fumble) through two games.

 

This Day in Sports History: August 13

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: August 13

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.

 

With that in mind, August 13 is a day in which an elbow injury in practice sidelined a Hall of Fame quarterback for nearly two seasons and the longest win streak in MLB history began.

 

This Day in Sports History: May 3

Recapping events that took place in the sports world on this day
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This Day in Sports History: May 3

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.

 

With that in mind, May 3 is a day in which the greatest boxer of all time was born and the NBA awarded the youngest MVP in its history.

 

San Francisco 49ers: 5 Best Quarterbacks Ever

Three Hall of Fame signal-callers are on this list, which is led by "Joe Cool"
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San Francisco 49ers: 5 Best Quarterbacks Ever

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is only the fourth quarterback in franchise history to lead the team to the Super Bowl. Does this make him one of the best 49er QBs ever? Not yet; for San Francisco has fielded some great signal-callers. Here are the five best of all time.

 

5 Greatest Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers Games

San Francisco leads the series 7-6
5 Greatest Kansas City Chiefs vs. San Francisco 49ers Games

Super Bowl LIV will mark the 14th meeting between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers. The two teams have never met in the postseason, but have faced off at points during the regular season since 1971. Here are the five greatest games.

 

5. Kansas City Chiefs 26, San Francisco 49ers 17

Dec. 6, 1971 – San Francisco

 

Eli Manning: Pros and Cons of Hall of Fame Case

He will likely get in on the first ballot, but you never know with Hall of Fame voters
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Eli Manning: Pros and Cons of Hall of Fame Case

It definitely felt like we were watching the retirement of a future Hall of Famer when Eli Manning announced his departure from the game on Jan. 22. The New York Giants appreciate the significance as well and have already announced that they will retire his No. 10 jersey.

 

Five years from now, it is highly likely that Manning will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. However, voters can be fickle and he had his detractors throughout his career. Here are the pros and cons when it comes to Manning's HOF case.

 

10 Greatest San Francisco 49ers Teams of All Time

The 49ers have fielded many great teams in their 70-plus-year history
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10 Greatest San Francisco 49ers Teams of All Time

Win or lose in Super Bowl LIV, the 2019 San Francisco 49ers will go down as one of the 10 best teams in franchise history. The 49ers were founded in 1946 as a charter member of the All-American Football Conference, which merged with the NFL in '49. San Francisco did not win its first championship until 1982, but since then has become one of the league’s premier franchises.

 

10 Greatest Kansas City Chiefs Teams of All Time

The best team in AFL history is currently enjoying success in the NFL
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10 Greatest Kansas City Chiefs Teams of All Time

If the Kansas City Chiefs beat the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LIV, they will be the best team in franchise history. If they lose, they will still be one of the 10 greatest. The Chiefs were hands down the best team in AFL history. Founded in 1960 as the Dallas Texans before moving to Kansas City in 1963, the franchise won the most titles (three) and most games (87) in league history.

 

5 Greatest Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tennessee Titans Games of All Time

Chiefs lead the series 29-24
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5 Greatest Kansas City Chiefs vs. Tennessee Titans Games of All Time

Sunday's AFC Championship Game marks the 54th meeting between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tennessee Titans. The two teams have been competing since the launch of the American Football League (AFL) and their series has spanned multiple cities as the Chiefs were originally the Dallas Texans and the Titans were the Houston Oilers.

 

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.

 

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