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...

23 Sep 2:39 PM 0 Read More...

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...

23 Sep 12:17 PM 0 Read More...

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 ...

21 Sep 9:57 PM 0 Read More...

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...

21 Sep 4:45 PM 0 Read More...

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 ...

19 Sep 8:00 AM 0 Read More...

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...

18 Sep 11:15 AM 0 Read More...

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...

17 Sep 4:37 PM 0 Read More...

The Cost of a Stadium Beer

Every fan has their reasons for going to watch a football game at the stadium itself or a certain restaurant, buddy's house or tailgating party. Although some reasons are more appropriate and justified than others, each fan is entitled to their reasons, many of which revolve around food and drink, particularly beer. It's no secret that attending an NFL game is not cheap, as a family (or even one person), can ...

16 Sep 10:52 AM 0 Read More...

Ranking The Best Places To Watch Football

Thanks to modern conveniences, there are now more ways to watch football than ever before. However, while there are a lot of football viewing options, some are clearly better than others. Check out our top five places to watch football games below. Purists may cringe at stadium-viewing not being listed as the best football-watching option but there's little denying the fact that today's technology has made some o...

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