Top Selling NFL Jerseys of 2015 Season

The season may be young but the NFL Pro Shop has already released figures on which NFL jerseys have sold the best over the past two weeks. A bit surprisingly, Tom Brady had the best selling jersey in the NFL between September 10th and September 21st. While Deflategate obviously kept the Pats quarterback in the news all offseason, the fact that Brady could lead jersey sales, even though he (and his iconic Patri...

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Greatest Fantasy Football Players of 2000

As the NFL season hums along, many fantasy football owners are scrambling on a weekly basis to execute season-defining trades, identify high potential waiver wire pick-ups and set their best lineups. It has always been important to nab the right sleepers, but heavy emphasis still remains on the elite performers, ones capable of 30-point weeks or massive 16-week production. And that hasn’t changed over the last ...

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NFL to Begin Using Drones

The NFL is officially in the drone business, at least in some form. This past week the NFL obtained permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to use drones to "shoot films, documentaries and television segments." With the ruling, the NFL is the first of the major sports leagues to obtain such approval. The permission to fly drones does not come without some restrictions, one of which is that they are...

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Vikings' Mascot in Contract Dispute with Team

Joe Juranitch's has spent the last 21 years entertaining Minnesota Vikings fans as Ragnar the Viking but it looks like his time as a Vikings entertainer has come to an end. A contract dispute between Juranitch and the Vikings has reportedly ended talks between the two sides as Juranitch was looking for a raise from his current rate of $1,500 per game to $20,000 per game. Amazingly, while Juranitch's asking pri...

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45 Years Ago, Monday Night Football Debuted For the First Time

Monday Night Football aired for the first time on September 21st, 1970. The show made its debut on ABC and had the New York Jets taking on the Cleveland Browns (Coincidentally, Monday night's game also featured the Jets, although they took on the Indianapolis Colts). Although the Jets recorded more yards (454 to 221) and more first downs (31 to 20) during the contest the Browns would win the game 31-21 as New ...

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Best Apps To Tailor Your Homegating Experience

One of the biggest pleasures of homegating is not only being able to watch the game with friends and family from the comfort of your own living room, it's being able to follow everything connected to your own football interests from your phone or tablet without worrying about your signal or wireless connection. There are plenty of great apps out there that will make your game days more interesting and your homegating...

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Buffalo Bills Fans Attempt to Break World Record

While the reputation for the NFL's loudest fans usually seems to boil down to the Seattle Seahawks' and Kansas City Chiefs' fan bases, fans of the Buffalo Bills will try to usurp both on Sunday during the team's game against the hated division rival New England Patriots. The moment you all been waiting for. IT IS OFFICIAL! The @buffalobills have agreed to allow me to bring in @GWR @NFL @espn t/u @KimPegula ...

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Which Madden NFL '99 Players Had the Highest Ratings?

Nothing solves an NFL commercial or halftime break like a quick game of Madden on a big screen TV, an activity that’s been a staple in football entertainment for years. Madden NFL 99 featured 20 players with a 99 or 100 rating, by far the most of any season. Five of those players received a perfect 100 rating. Perfect 100 ratings were eliminated in favor of 99 ratings three years later for Madden 2002. Ma...

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Microsoft's Cortana Has Uncanny Ability to Predict NFL Games

Microsoft's Cortana may be best known as the Windows alternative to Apple's Siri but the smartphone assistant may soon be known for something far greater – being an incredibly accurate NFL predictor. Using an algorithm that includes “advanced stats and home-field advantage and... a public perception element that incorporates data from Twitter and Facebook,” Cortana successfully predicted the victors in 1...

17 Sep 4:46 PM 0 Read More...

NFL's New Extra Point Rules

One of the key takeaways from the first week of football action is that the NFL's decision to move the spot of the extra point attempt to the 15-yard line has already had a measurable impact on the game. Of the 75 PAT attempts that were tried over the first week, NFL kickers managed to convert on 71 of them. Now, that still produces a pretty good conversion rate of about 95% but it is significantly down from l...

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