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NFL bans customized facemasks
By: Andrew Moran
Are customized facemasks the bane of the NFL’s existence? Well, that’s the tagline that is being featured in various descriptions of the football organization’s recent ban on all customized facemasks that fail to meet the required health regulations, according to SportingNews.Since...
Super Bowl XLVIII
By: John Atchison
Super Bowl XLVIII was billed as a classic showdown. From the AFC came the Denver Broncos, a record setting offensive juggernaut that scored more points than any other NFL team ever. From the NFC came the Seattle Seahawks, a squad known for the number one...
The meaning of being the first seed in the NFL playoffs
By: Michael Fox
The National Football League uses a simple playoff format. Each conference gets six teams to play in the postseason - four divisional champions and two wild cards that have the best records among non-divisional champions.The biggest part of getting into the playoffs involves seeding...
The importance of a head coach in the NFL
By: Matthew Houser
NFL head coaches make or break a team's season. The Kansas City Chiefs' record during the 2012 season was 2-14. Currently the Chiefs have a record of 9-1 and are arguably one the best teams in the NFL. Kansas City fired the 2012 head coach...
Understanding what a pick six is, and how it can be a game changer
By: Erich Heinlein
A pick six is simple. A quarterback throws an interception and the defender takes the ball in for a touchdown. When that happens, it is a good news, bad news situation for the offense. The down side is the offense has to score between six...
By: Erich Heinlein
Tall quarterbacks have an advantage in the NFL for several reasons. The biggest reason they have an advantage is because being tall makes it easier for them to see over the defensive lineman. It should also be clear that just because you are small doesn't...
Why NFL teams want to stay out of third and long situations
By: Natalie Walker
American football is a sport about options. If a team has less options, they're in more trouble. If they have more options, they're in less trouble. The former is the case when NFL teams are in a "third-and-long" situation during a game. They are left...
Why NFL teams want to stay out of third and long situations
By: Erich Heinlein
It's common knowledge that when you get to third and six or greater, more often than not, everybody viewing the game knows that, you are are going to pass. Even if you call a running a play and fool the defense, unless you've got an...
The reasons it is good when an NFL team loses its first game of the season
By: Erich Heinlein
It is very rare that a team wins all 16 games during the course of the regular season. So why not get it over and lose the first? Well, it's not being suggested that the first game be lost on purpose but there are usually...
Why NFL teams want to stay out of third and long situations
By: Steven Mars
Football is a game played on a field that is 120 yards long. The "playing" part of the field is 100 yards, and there are two end zones that are ten yards long each. The end zones are where the goal posts that are used...

 

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