Protecting Peyton Manning, one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks in history, doesn’t come without bumps in the road.
For Winston Justice, those bumps have been numerous. His storybook ascension started in high school, when Winston Justice started making his own decisions.
Raised a Jehovah’s Witness, Justice defied his denomination’s edict to avoid organized athletics because it would expose children to “unwholesome associations” and started playing football when he was 16...
New Orleans Saints Super Bowl MVP quarterback Drew Brees doesn’t possess the speed of a Michael Vick, the prototype frame of a Peyton Manning, or the arm strength of a Jay Cutler.
“He’s not the biggest guy. He’s not the strongest, or the fastest,” said brother Reid Brees, who is two years younger than Drew. “But he’ll still find a way to beat you.”
Therein lies what makes Brees special...
Tonight, two of the top running backs in the league in Philadelphia's LeSean McCoy and Chicago's Matt Forte will go up against one another. Forte is averaging 155.9 yards per game and is averaging 171.3 yards in his last four contests. He also has 38 receptions for 419 yards this season as the Bears' primary receiver. Chicago Sun-Times columnist Sean Jensen wrote this story about Forte for Sports Spectrum's Fall 2010 issue.
Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte highlighted the positive amid all the negativity last season.
After breaking the team’s single-season rushing record for a rookie (1,238 yards), Forte appeared to experience a sophomore slump and finished with nearly 300 fewer yards.
Or so everyone believed...