05 Sep 2005
"Jerry Rice said he didn't want to play if he wasn't going to be at least the No. 3 receiver for the Denver Broncos. Informed that wasn't going to be the case, the NFL's all-time leading receiver opted to retire rather than ride the bench."
Hmmm. It's amazing what Rice has been able to do as a 40-something wide receiver, but I'm not sure if he's a No. 3 receiver on any team in the league.
23 comments, Last at 09 Sep 2005, 3:58pm by Pat
"Last team with the ball wins" is a cliche, but sometimes cliches are the best way to get across the central narrative of an important game. If you like great quarterback play, you have to watch the NFC Championship Game.