The latest issue of The Coffin Corner is now available for download in the Members Only section of the PFRA website. Here is what is in the issue:
PFRA-ternizing. A listing of proposed amendments and revisions to the Association’s bylaws. (An official PFRA ballot is included on this page.)
The Class of 2011 by the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Highlights, statistics and awards from the football careers of the six members in this year’s Hall of Fame class.
Sam’s Streak by Brian Marshall. An account of Sam Etcheverry’s 34-game touchdown pass streak in the CFL from 1954–56 and a statistical comparison to Unitas’ streak of 47 games in the NFL.
Rating the Rushers by Ken Crippen. A new system for rating the performance of running backs in the NFL, including methods to normalize the rating for running backs from different eras, rate teams in rushing (both offensively and defensively) and factor in the receiving aspect of the modern running back.
The Futility Bowl by Jay Zahn. A humorous look back at NFL games played between uncommonly bad teams. Winless teams, one-win teams or teams with long losing streaks meet in late-season games...with absolutely nothing on the line, except for a possible top draft pick. Speaking of...
The Chosen Few: Colleges in the NFL Draft. A listing of the top 25 FBS colleges and top five small colleges that have had players selected in the first round of the NFL draft, including players taken during the Common Draft.
Coffin Corner Volume 34 Number 3
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