One of the top quarterbacks ever to play professional football, Joe Montana dominated in the National Football League for 16 seasons. Throughout his journey in the NFL, Montana picked up Most Valuable Player (MVP) honors twice for his efforts in the regular season and three times for his Super Bowl exploits. He was widely known for his calm attitude under pressure and for leading last-minute, game-winning drives.
The heat of the National Football League is on and is hotter than ever with Pro Bowl to be played on January 30th 2017, and Super Bowl to be played on February 6th 2017. NFL fans from across the globe are preparing to witness these thrilling games in their own style, and planning to cheer on their favorite team and its’ star players. One way fans go about supporting their favorite teams and players is by buying autographed memorabilia signed by these sports star. Ultimate Autographs, one of the leading online retailers for all things sports memorabilia, has come up with a fun and unique way to obtain some of these autographed pieces.
Cliff Avril, a veteran defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks, has finally made his maiden entry to Pro Bowl after his ninth season in the NFL. This season, Avril has recorded his career-best 11.5 sacks and remains to one of the most consistent at defensive players on his team. A few seasons ago, the Seattle Seahawks signed him to a two-year contract in 2013 and thanks to his overwhelming performance over that time, the Seahawks opted to retain him and signed him to a four-year extension in 2015. Avril’s performance in 2016 season not only impressed the fans and team management but, NFL officials also recognized his performance and selected his for the 2017 Pro Bowl to represent National Football Conference.
For decades in America, baseball and football have been two of the most watched sports in the country with millions of spectators. The country has produced a vast pool of talents in both baseball and football over the decades. However, Americans have had the opportunity to witness a truly magical player, Bo Jackson who played both sports simultaneously and was recognized as an All-Star in these both of these two major sports. Being successful in both the MLB and NFL has clearly doubled his fan base and made him the most popular athletes in the eighties and nineties. Jackson has amassed more popularity through his iconic Nike advertisement campaign “Bo Knows”, which helped increase his reach beyond the sports arena and allowed him gain a new fan following.