On this date in 1984, Chicago running back Walter Payton passed Jim Brown (12,312 yards) as the all-time rushing leader on a six-yard run in third quarter of the Bears’ 20-7 victory over New Orleans. Payton finished the game with 154 yards, his record-setting 59th career 100-yard game.
While PFR is dedicated to player movement, Pigskin Links is open to pieces on all areas of the game and we’re looking for interesting reads on all things football from blogs of all sizes. If you would like to suggest your blog post (or someone else’s) for Pigskin Links, send Zach an email with the link and a brief synopsis at PigskinLinks@gmail.com. Here’s this week’s look around the football blogosphere..
- Pride Of Detroit looks at Matthew Stafford‘s missed opportunities.
- Blogging The Boys wonders if the Cowboys can contain big plays versus the Seahawks.
- Canal St. Chronicles sees better days ahead for Drew Brees.
- Jet Nation wonders how Gang Green got here.
- Ultimate NYG breaks down the Giants’ offensive line.
- Buffalo Ramblings looks at the Bills’ pass rush.