Know Your DB History: Troy Polamalu

Many of our most recent generation may only know Troy Polamalu for his hair but he was so much more than that on the football field. Though he was born in California,  Polamalu played his high school football in the state of Oregon.  Oregon is hardly a hotbed for college footba...

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Know Your DB History: Steve Atwater

Before Kam Chancellor patrolled around the Seattle Seahawks secondary looking huge and unleashing pain on wide receivers and running backs trying to advance the football down the field,  there was another big safety that wrecked guys who liked the carry the football.  His name ...

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Know Your DB History | Eric Allen

One of the more overlooked defensive backs in the history of our game is the one I am featuring today.  When you had 54 career interceptions as a pro your name should be circulated more when talking about the greats but that’s just not the case. Most young defensive backs ...

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Know Your DB History: Willie Brown – Oakland Raiders

Willie Brown – Oakland Raiders By: Chad Wilson – All Eyes DB Camp Everybody loves to press these days. Ask any defensive back what they love to do the most and they’ll probably tell you “line up close to the line of scrimmage to play bump and run.” W...

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Know Your DB History: Champ Bailey

When you talk to young cornerbacks in today’s game,  there are a handful of names that they will mention.  From the past they may bring up names like Deion Sanders, Charles Woodson, Darrelle Revis and occasionally Rod Woodson.  They will also talk about current players ...

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Know Your DB History: Mike Haynes

Our latest generation may not be familiar with Mike Haynes seeing as though he is now 66 years of age.  However,  there’s no hiding what a talent he was even though he was a bit overshadowed by his Oakland Raiders’ counterpart Lester Hayes and his eccentric behavio...

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Know Your DB History: Lester Hayes

The NFL has certainly produced it’s fair share of “characters” over it’s long rich history and when it comes to being a character,  few out did Lester Hayes. Hayes was a 5th round draft choice by the Oakland Raiders in 1977 out of Texas A&M.  What fe...

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Know Your DB History: Deron Cherry

By: Chad Wilson – All Eyes DB Camp When the talk of top safeties to ever play in the NFL comes up,  Deron Cherry’s name is not one that will come to mind.  This despite the fact that Cherry’s 50 career INTs puts him in the Top 50 of all men to have ever played...

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Know Your DB History: Rod Woodson

What if I told you there was a cornerback out there that had 71 career interceptions,  ran a 4.33 forty,  was a college track champion and was a Super Bowl champion.  Would you be able to name him? Probably not if you were born after the year 2000.  However,  that man exists...

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Know Your DB History: Everson Walls Dallas Cowboys

Know Your DB History: Everson Walls When you are talking about underrated DBs in NFL History,  Everson Walls is definitely on the list.  Walls was not flashy.  He was not supremely athletically gifted but what he was was a pain in the rear for every offense he faced. Walls was...

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