Monthly Archive: April 2017

Apr 11

Quarterback Training – How to Grip the Football

Quarterbacks training on how to throw the football with accuracy and a tight spiral can find it tough. Quarterbacks need to learn how to properly grip the football. Easier said than done, especially given the shape of the football and its lumpy laces. You want to include how to grip the football in your quarterback …

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Apr 09

Peyton Manning’s Career

Football quarterback Peyton Manning was born in 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Manning was a longtime fixture of the Indianapolis Colts, playing there for 14 years, before finally moving to the Denver Broncos in 2012. After proving himself at the high school and college levels, Manning settled in Indianapolis, where he proceeded to generate a …

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Apr 07

What Does ‘Pick 6’ Actually Mean in American Football

Outmatched! One of ESPN’s columnists, Bill Simmons, came up with an interesting substitute for the term ‘Pick 6’. He suggested the term “TAINT” which could be abbreviated as “Touchdown After INTerception”. The term didn’t manage to gain much popularity, and ‘Pick 6’ took over. If you were to say the word “football” anywhere in America, …

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Apr 06

Preparatory Training For Aspiring Football Players

They say that football is the world’s national sport. Although you may find it debatable it can’t be argued that football is indeed loved by many worldwide. In fact many people are aspiring to be a professional football player that they start training when they are still very young. Moreover, a lot of sports institutions …

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Apr 05

Shortest NFL Player

American football is often associated with the age of Roman Gladiators. Football players have always been recognized for their huge physiques and strong bodies. There is absolutely no doubt that American football is not meant for the physically weak, but that does not mean that short men cannot be excellent NFL players. There have been …

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Apr 04

Attention All Aspiring Linebackers – These Tips are Pure Gold

Offense is the best form of defense they say. But all said and done, in a game of football or any other sport, like soccer or hockey, neither the offensive or the defensive flank is irreplaceable. Here, offense can perhaps be a good defense tactic, but it is no substitute for actual defense. Take for …

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Apr 04

A Comprehensive Guide to the Best Defensive Schemes in Football

Defense is the mainstay of most teams in American Football. A good defense could be the deciding factor between a title winning team and any other team. Just ask the legendary Tom Landry, who won so many NFL titles with the Dallas Cowboys team! Defensive Football Formations Defensive Linesmen Like the name suggests, they are …

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Apr 02

Zone Blocking For Youth Football Teams

There are many differences between youth football players and College, Pro and High School players. To say the difference is night and day would not do justice to how different they are. It would be like the differences in the beauty of Miss America and the 1,000 pound bearded lady at the State Fair. College, …

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