NFL Afterlife

NFL Afterlife: Caleb Hanie

Welcome to the debut of NFL Afterlife, a series of conversations with former players about their careers, life without pads, and anything else we want to discuss. First up is former quarterback Caleb Hanie, pr...

Joe Horn’s path to the NFL was far from traditional.  A twisty road took Horn from community college to a bevy of fast foods jobs to make ends meet before trying out for the CFL. Only a technicality with his CFL contract made the NFL a possibility. ...

NFL Afterlife: Mike Brown

Former Chicago Bear and NFL safety Mike Brown remains a consummate fan favorite. A leader in the locker room and a player-coach on the field, Brown was a stalwart on the Bears defenses of the early 2000’s that would develop into the lea...

NFL Afterlife: Kyle Turley

When people hear the name Kyle Turley they often forget he was once a storied offensive tackle in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s. A first-round draft pick of the New Orleans Saints, Turley was a two-time All Pro over a productive N...

NFL Afterlife: Jake Ballard

is a series of conversations with former players about their careers, life without pads, and anything else we want to discuss. Former NFL tight end Jake Ballard is a classic example...

NFL Afterlife: Thomas Jones

is a series of conversations with former players about their careers, life without pads, and anything else we want to discuss. Thomas Jones is just one of those special people who make it seem easy.  In a league tha...