H.R. "Bum" Bright was the owner of the Dallas Cowboys football team before Jerry Jones. He was the owner of this team from 1984 until 1989.Know More
Bright purchased the team for $85 million. He had 11 partners who had limited authority in regard to the team. Bum Bright was a businessman and a well-known philanthropist. He had a degree in engineering from Texas A&M University. He also served in the Army during World War II.
Jerry Jones purchased the Dallas Cowboys for $140 million. Jones immediately made changes to the structure of the team, which included firing head coach Tom Landry.Learn more about American Football
During his illustrious 20-year career in the National Football League, Pro Football Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice played for three teams: the San Francisco 49ers, Oakland Raiders and Seattle Seahawks. Rice played 16 seasons with the 49ers, three-plus seasons with the Raiders and half of a season with the Seahawks. He attempted to play another season with the Denver Broncos, but decided to retired before the beginning of the 2005 season.Full Answer >
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady replaced the team's starting quarterback Drew Bledsoe during the 2001 NFL season. Bledsoe suffered an injury in a game against the New York Jets, after which Brady took over. He then finished out the season as quarterback, leading the Patriots to their first Super Bowl victory.Full Answer >
People show their pride in the Oakland Raiders football team by buying memorabilia, attending games, joining the fan club and even getting commemorative tattoos. Raiders fans often also patronize sports bars that cater to them or join online chats about the team.Full Answer >
The highest score by one team in NFL history was 72 points, logged by the Washington Redskins on Nov. 27, 1966. In the game, A.D. Whitfield made three touchdowns and Brig Owens and Charley Taylor pulled down two each.Full Answer >