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Five decades of NFL Kickoff games

by Lawrence Vos (@F10YRetro) In the very early hours of September 11 2020 UK fans will witness the opening game of the 2020 NFL season, as the reigning champions, the…

Retro vault: Guess Who!?

by Lawrence Vos (@F10YRetro) He’s a lumberjack and he’s ok – he catches balls all night and day… Let’s start with a few facts about historic catchers of the pigskin.…

Preventing Perfection

Only two teams have ever gone 15-1 and won a Super Bowl. Who prevented their perfect seasons? Find out right here....

Celebrating the life of Don Shula (1930 – 2020)

By Lawrence Vos (@F10YRetro and @NFLFANINENGLAND)  I happened to be flicking through a 2000 NFL Record and Fact Book the other day, and as the league looked forward to a…

Taking it all the way back to 1980 (Part 1)

by Lawrence Vos (@F10YRetro @NFLFANINENGLAND) When you are as old as I am (45) and you fell in love with the NFL in the mid-1980s then you will always have…

One love or one big mistake? The first 10 years of the NFL Draft’s #1 pick (1936-1945)

by Lawrence Vos (@F10YRetro and @NFLFANINENGLAND) PART 1 – The First Ten Years What do Chunk from ‘The Goonies’, O.J. Simpson, Myles Garrett and Peyton Manning all have in common? …

F10Y Retro Feature – Tom Rathman – The original #44

by Lawrence Vos (@F10YRetro and @NFLFANINENGLAND) When the San Francisco 49ers scored their first touchdown in Super Bowl 54, it wasn’t mega-stud TE George Kittle, red-hot RB Raheem Mostert or…

Full10Yards – 54 facts for Super Bowl LIV

by Lawrence Vos (@F10YRetro and @NFLFANINENGLAND) Some known, some unknown and some complete random facts for you to consume during Super Bowl weekend. The 49ers and Chiefs have met only…