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  1982 NFL season at AllExperts
The 1982 NFL season was the 63rd regular season of the National Football League.
Before the season, a verdict was handed down against the league in the trial brought by the Los Angeles Coliseum and the Oakland Raiders.
The jury ruled that the NFL violated antitrust laws when it declined to approve the proposed move by the Raiders from Oakland, California to Los Angeles.
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  1982 NFL season - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1982 NFL season was the 63rd regular season of the National Football League.
Before the season, a verdict was handed down against the league in the trial brought by the Los Angeles Coliseum and the Oakland Raiders.
The jury ruled that the NFL violated antitrust laws when it declined to approve the proposed move by the Raiders from Oakland, California to Los Angeles.
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 1980 NFL season - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1980 NFL season was the 61st regular season of the National Football League.
After the league declined to approve the proposed move by the Raiders from Oakland, California to Los Angeles, the team along with the Los Angeles Coliseum sued the NFL for violating antitrust laws.
A verdict in the trial would not be decided until before the 1982 NFL season.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1980_NFL_season   (458 words)

  
 Kansas City Chiefs - Marcus Allen Bio
During his five seasons with the Chiefs, all coming after his 33rd birthday, he led the AFC in rushing touchdowns (44), was second in total touchdowns (47) and seventh in rushing yardage (3,698).
In 222 career regular season games (167 starts), he had 3,022 carries for 12,243 yards (4.1 avg.) and 123 touchdowns along with 587 pass receptions for 5,411 yards (9.2 avg.) and 21 touchdowns; he also scored a touchdown on a fumble recovery in the end zone.
Was Kansas City's leading rusher in four of his five seasons, getting 764 yards in '93, 709 in '94, 890 in '95 and 830 in '96; he finished second on the team in '97 with 505.
www.kcchiefs.com /news/1998/04/09/marcus_allen_bio   (3502 words)

  
 NFL Europe.com - NFL News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In 11 NFL seasons from 1978 to 1988 (seven spent in San Diego), Chandler caught 559 passes for 8,996 yards and 56 touchdowns, earning three Pro Bowl berths in the process.
Chandler's best season as a pro came in the strike-shortened 1982 season when he caught 49 passes for 1,032 yards and 9 touchdowns in just eight games.
NFL Europe League, NFL Europe shield design and the team marks and logos are registered trademarks of the National Football League and its affiliates.
www.nfleurope.com /news/archive/07162001_chandler   (553 words)

  
 NFL 1982 Football Season Archives
1982 NFL Division Standings: Division ranking and statistics such as winning and loosing streaks, division record, conference record, etc.
1982 NFL Team Rankings: Computer ranking of all the teams in the NFL based on performance AND strength of schedule and more...
1982 NFL Weekly Matchups: Team matchups, computer predications and results of (scheduled games) for the season from the first game of the regular season through the playoffs.
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 Detroit Lions (1937-Present)
After 4 season at the University of Detroit's Stadium, the Lions move into their new den Briggs Stadium, which was already famous for being the home for 26 years to Detroit's famed baseball team the Tigers.
In a season tainted by a strike that wipes out 7 games, and reduces the NFL season to 9 games the Lions are among 8 teams that qualify for the playoffs in the NFC despite a 4-5 record.
The Lions would play solid football all season at Ford Field but the road would be their undoing as they lost all 8 road games for the 3rd season in a row establishing a new NFL record for road futility with 24 straight losses.
www.sportsecyclopedia.com /nfl/det/lions.html   (4249 words)

  
 Article - 11/19/2002
Yet the trash bin of NFL uniform tweaks is littered with failed experiments -- failures on levels both stylistic and results-oriented.
For the Lions and Cowboys, the results were disappointing, but not that much different from their results in their regular uniforms; they combined for a 7-25 record that season.
The result: The color of money was money in the bank for the Jets in their first game with the pants; they snapped a four-game losing streak by defeating the Minnesota Vikings 20-7 on Oct. 20.
www.ssur.org /articles/items/20021119_TemporaryTogTweak.htm   (1314 words)

  
 Tagliabue Heads List Of Hall Finalists - NFLNews Story - WNBC | New York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
He is the only player to lead the NFL in total yards from scrimmage for four consecutive seasons and was the league's MVP in 1991.
Dent spent most of his career with the Chicago Bears and was the MVP of the Super Bowl after the 1985 season when he led the NFL with 17 sacks as part of Chicago's dominating defense.
He was the NFL lineman of the year in 1987, was a seven-time Pro Bowl choice and only one of a handful of players to be selected for two All-Decade Teams (1980s and 1990s).
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 Detroit Lions Site: Kelly Butler
PRO:In only his second NFL season, Butler emerged as the Lions starting right tackle in training camp and played and started in all 16 games for Detroit in 2005.
Though he spent his rookie season on the active roster, he did not play a down in 2004.
A model of consistency for the boilermakers, he graded 80% or better for blocking consistency in each of his final 26 games and was part of a high-powered Purdue offense while in college.
www.detroitlions.com /bio.cfm?bio_id=224&season=7   (727 words)

  
 Five New Members Join Pro Football Hall - NFLNews Story - WESH Orlando
Allen, who retired after the 1997 season, was elected into the Hall on his first time on the ballot.
Allen also held the NFL record for most consecutive games with 100 or more rushing yards with 11, but his record was eclipsed by Barry Sanders' 14 games in 1997.
During his 17 seasons as coach of the Texans/Chiefs (1960-1974) and the New Orleans Saints (1976-1977), Stram compiled an impressive 131-97-10 regular-season record.
www.wesh.com /nfl/2378040/detail.html   (879 words)

  
 NFL.com - NFL HISTORY
The history of the NFL is reflected in the history of the college draft.
The NFL's ultimate game has brought fans some of the greatest memories from Joe Namath in Super Bowl III to Hines Ward in Super Bowl XL.
NFL and the NFL shield design are registered trademarks of the National Football League.
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 BYUCougars.com - BYU General Athletic Feature Article
Keisel led all NFL defensive linemen with two sacks and led all NFL players with one forced fumble in the playoffs.
Jackson spent the 2004 season on the practice squad but was promoted to the Bucs' active roster early in the 2005 campaign.
Jolley averaged 11.2 yards per reception on the season and his longest reception of 60 yards was the fourth longest among all NFL tight ends and the longest reception among all Jets offensive players.
www.byucougars.com /Filing.jsp?ID=6846   (2519 words)

  
 1980 NFL season at AllExperts
The 1980 NFL season was the 61st regular season of the National Football League.
After the league declined to approve the proposed move by the Raiders from Oakland, California to Los Angeles, the team along with the Los Angeles Coliseum sued the NFL for violating antitrust laws.
A verdict in the trial would not be decided until before the 1982 NFL season.
en.allexperts.com /e/0/1980_nfl_season.htm   (502 words)

  
 For True NFL Diehards quiz -- free game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Who led the NFL in sacks in 1982, the first season in which it was recorded?
Only two non-kickers led the league in scoring in the 1980's, one was Marcus Allen in the 1982 strike season.
His 85 yard punt helped him in becoming the first man in NFL history to complete a season with a punting average of over 50 yds per punt (minimum of 30 punts).
www.funtrivia.com /playquiz/quiz97922b381f8.html   (300 words)

  
 The Heat Is On In Miami - NFLNews Story - KCCI Des Moines
The Packers entered the game with the worst pass defense in the NFL, but they picked off Harrington three times to double their season interception total and benefited from numerous drops by Miami receivers.
Harrington's 414 yards were the most in the regular season by a Dolphins quarterback since Marino threw for 450 on October 1, 1995 against Cincinnati.
He has recorded at least one sack in four straight games and is on the cusp of becoming the 23rd player in league history to reach 100 since the sack stat became official in 1982.
www.kcci.com /nfl/10146409/detail.html   (1165 words)

  
 ESPN.com: NFL - NFL calls off weekend games
Calling off the games changes the NFL season dramatically as did the strikes in 1982 and 1987, the only other time the league wiped out games.
There are three options for the rest of the season, and the NFL on Friday announced it would not announce its decision until Tuesday at the earliest:
Giants player representative Jason Sehorn said Thursday he would not have participated if the NFL had decided to play games this weekend and he said many other Giants players told him they had the same sentiments.
espn.go.com /nfl/news/2001/0913/1251077.html   (1475 words)

  
 Loser could make playoffs in woeful NFC
In 1982, the NFL season was shortened to nine games by a strike, and the playoffs were expanded to 16 teams, including a pair that went 4-5.
The Panthers were the conference champion last season and have won five straight games after a 1-7 start.
The strangest disparity the NFL had was in 1985, when Cleveland won the AFC Central at 8-8.
www.recordonline.com /archive/2004/12/14/nflc14.htm   (681 words)

  
 New Orleans Saints 1982 NFL Season Highlights and Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
New Orleans Saints 1982 NFL Season Highlights and Statistics
Only 9 games were played due to the NFL Players Association Strike.
 On defense, Former Penn State standout Bruce Clark returned to the NFL and led the team in sacks with 5-1/2 while linebacker Rickey Jackson recorded 4-1/2.
nosaintshistory.com /1982.htm   (218 words)

  
 Broken-Hearted Browns Still Learning How To Win - NFLNews Story - WFTV Orlando
Not only was it an opportunity for the franchise to earn a signature win over the defending world champions, but a chance to avenge last season's 41-0 defeat to the Steelers on its home turf.
It was the second career kick return touchdown for Cribbs, who currently ranks third in the NFL in that category with a 28.0 yard average.
Wimbley set a Cleveland rookie season record for sacks when he brought down Roethlisberger in the fourth quarter.
www.wftv.com /nfl/10374781/detail.html   (1208 words)

  
 Billszone: 1982 Buffalo Bills - Season of Discontent
1982 was a stormy year for the Buffalo Bills as well as the rest of the League.
It was the second shutout in 3 games and the 4th time in the six games played in the season that the Bills held the opposition without a touchdown in the game.
In the season finale, Buffalo was tied with New England and Cleveland for the last 2 playoff spots.
www.billszone.com /mtlog/archives/2004/01/01/1982_buffalo_bills_season_of_discontent.php   (2092 words)

  
 NFL EUROPE in association with SportsLine.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
From 1984 to 1986, Lantz was defensive line coach at Notre Dame and spent five seasons as defensive coordinator at the University of Louisville before moving on to Virginia.
The native of New York brings three years of NFL experience to the Thunder having served as a seasonal athletic trainer for the NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles, nursing the bumps and bruises of NFL stars such as quarterback Donovan McNabb.
NFL Europe League, NFL Europe shield design and the team marks and logos are registered trademarks of the National Football League and its affiliates.
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 1982 Chicago Bears Printable Page
The 1982 season began on January 20th, as curly-haired new coach Mike Ditka met the media with President George S. Halas at a round table at the Bears' Chicago business office.
The season resumed with a rematch against the Detroit Lions on November 21st, and the Bears pulled out the first win of the Mike Ditka era, 20-17.
Chicago was actually in the running for a playoff spot if they could win the season finale at Tampa Bay, but a missed field goal sent the game into overtime, and the Bears lost 26-23.
www.bearshistory.com /seasons/1982chicagobears-print.aspx   (1403 words)

  
 Michael Eisen - Story - 1.18 Giants Name Peter Giunta Secondary Coach - Giants.com
The Chiefs registered 25 interceptions to rank third in the NFL that season, as safety Greg Wesley and cornerback Dexter McCleon paced the team with six picks apiece.
The Rams’ 1999 defense led the NFC and was second in the NFL with 29 interceptions.
During the ‘91 season, the Eagles defense ranked first in the league in passing defense (150.8 yards per game), rushing defense (71.0 yards per game) and total defense (221.8 yards per game).
www.giants.com /news/eisen/story.asp?story_id=13652   (1194 words)

  
 NFL Preseason Preview - Carolina (3-0) At Pittsburgh (0-3) - NFLNews Story - WESH Orlando
The homestanding Steelers will be trying to avoid their first winless preseason since 1987, when they finished 8-7 in a player-strike-marred year and missed the playoffs altogether.
Pittsburgh opens the regular season on Thursday, September 7th, against the Dolphins, meaning Cowher and company will have less recovery time than will most of the league's teams.
Shelton, a second-round pick in 2005 who missed all of last season with a foot injury, is in danger of being cut and will have one final chance to impress the coaching staff.
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 Class of 2005 Finalists - Pro Football Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
His 66 career touchdown passes was an NFL record until surpassed by Hall of Fame quarterback Arnie Herber in his 12th NFL season, 1944.
Had finest season in 1984, catching eight or more passes in six games, five games of 100-plus receiving yards, and in one game caught 10 passes for 200 yards.
During his NFL career threw for 3,000-plus yards six times and 20 or more touchdown passes in a season five times, and posted a passer rating of 100 or higher six times.
www.profootballhof.com /enshrinement/release.jsp?release_id=1370   (3136 words)

  
 Baseball Season Preview: Milwaukee Brewers - Deadspin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
You might remember, from back at the beginning of the NFL season, when we previewed each team by having a writer we liked write about their favorite team.
The 1982 team was particularly loaded with stachitude -- all the team's stars featured unruly facial hair, save for Paul Molitor, who presumably kept his upper lip clean to facilitate his cocaine use -- and that team is widely considered one of the best teams ever to lose the World Series.
Another, third baseman Corey Koskie, told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that he was so addled last season from post-concussion syndrome that he frequently knocked the salt shaker off the table while reaching for a glass.
deadspin.com /sports/baseball/baseball-season-preview-milwaukee-brewers-240318.php?mail2=true   (748 words)

  
 Goodell Named New Commissioner Of NFL - NFLNews Story - WLWT Cincinnati
Each of the five individuals went before NFL club owners at a meeting in early August at the Renaissance Hotel in Chicago, where each candidate made a presentation to the 32 clubs, which then split into subdivisions to conduct interviews.
Goodell began his NFL career in 1982 working as an administrative intern in the league office.
He was an intern with the New York Jets in 1983 and returned to the NFL office in 1984 as an assistant in the public relations department.
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 Controversy Brewing In Miami? - NFLNews Story - KNBC | Los Angeles
Harrington, acquired from Detroit in the offseason after four seasons with the Lions, threw a pair of costly interceptions that led to both of New England's touchdowns on Sunday.
The talk of the NFL last week was Terrell Owens' return to Philadelphia with the hated Dallas Cowboys, but the Dolphins had their own T-O issues on Sunday against the Patriots, as three turnovers led to 17 New England points.
The Dolphins snapped a three-game series losing streak last December with a 24-20 victory in Miami to gain a split of the season series.
www.nbc4.tv /nfl/10045746/detail.html   (1233 words)

  
 Pennington, Mangini Shed 'Same Old Jets' Label - NFLNews Story - KTVU San Francisco
That was certainly the case on Sunday, as Chad Pennington capped an improbable regular season by completing 22-of-30 passes for 157 yards with a touchdown in New York's 23-3 win over the Raiders at the Meadowlands.
The Jets hold a 48-44-1 edge in the all-time regular season series with the Patriots, and broke a seven-game losing skid to their long-time AFC East rival with a 17-14 road victory in Week 10.
It was in Game 3 last season that Pennington hurt his shoulder and had to undergo a second torn labrum surgery.
www.ktvu.com /nfl/10654129/detail.html   (1253 words)

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