Pele says the New York Giants invited him to be a kicker after retiring from soccer with the Cosmos.
As fans watched a "Monday Night Football" game on TV and heard Howard Cosell deliver the news that John Lennon had been shot and killed, all they saw on TV was Patriots kicker John Smith preparing for a field goal attempt.
Former kicker John Smith is the Patriots' United Kingdom connection.
Chad Ochocinco showed he can kick as well as catch. And Tom Brady showed he can take a hit -- a very hard one.
Whatever happened to all the barefoot kickers? In the NFL, any idea is a brilliant idea ... until it no longer is, theorizes Chuck Klosterman.
If Malcom Glazer succeeds in buying the Dodgers, a football team in L.A. would be next on his agenda.