Shoot the Gap

What does it mean to shoot the gap in football? To understand, first we need to know what is a gap. In an offensive alignment, the “gaps” are the spaces between the linemen. The A gap is to the left and right of the center and is the space between the center and the guard. […]

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NFL Wild Card

What is an NFL Wild Card game? Wild Card games are the first round of the NFL playoff, a single-elimination tournament which concludes with the final championship game of each season, the Super Bowl. The wild card games match the 5th and 6th seeded teams in each of the two NFL conferences. On “wild card […]

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NFL 53 Man Roster

What is the NFL 53 Man Roster? In the NFL, each team is allowed 53 active players. After the pre-season is complete, there is a deadline for each team to decide on their official 53 man roster and all those that don’t make the team are then eligible for waivers to play for another team. […]

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What is the NFL Draft and how does it work?

When is this year’s NFL draft? 2018 Draft – April 26-28th in Dallas Great. Now why should you care? Well, if you love football, you care, at least a little bit. If you are a football fanatic, you will watch every second, counting down each team’s time limit and pontificating on who they are going […]

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Divisional Playoffs

NFL Divisional Playoff Games

Well, college football may be over until next Fall, but there are still 7 amazing games of football left to be played this season by the professionals. By the time these games are over, Denise and I will go into our mini-depression with all football being over, but don’t quite put a fork in us […]

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Meaning of Football Jersey Numbers

The numbers football players wear actually do mean something. Why? Primarily to help the referees know if someone is allowed to be doing whatever it is that they are doing. For example, in order to catch the football (be an eligible receiver), you must have a number allowing you to do that (as well as be […]

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