NFL Numbers for the Boardroom: Week 12

I had a late night on Sunday, but, "How about those Cowboys?!"  It was worth staying up to see them hang on and beat the New York Giants.  I am late this week, so let's get right to our numbers for Week 12 and on today's NFC showdown! Numbers for the boardroom 3 Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton
 

Sports Word of the Week! Weak side

Weak side (American Football) - The side of the offense opposite of where the tight end is lined up (when one tight end is used) or the side with the fewest offensive players at the line of scrimmage.  (The center divides the offense.) Join the Conversation The blitz came on the weak side.
 

NFL Numbers for the Boardroom: Week 11

Week 11 in the NFL was full of surprises.  Injuries hindered some teams, new starters got a chance to show their stuff and weaknesses were exposed.  The biggest disappointment was Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Mark Sanchez.  After having a great game last week in his first start with the Eagles,
 

Sports Word of the Week! FBS

FBS (American College Football) - Football Bowl Subdivision, formerly known as Division I-A, is the top level of college football, which is currently the only National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) sponsored sport without an organized tournament to determine its champion. Join the Conversation In
 

NFL Numbers for the Boardroom: Week 10

Yesterday, I watched the Red Zone Channel for the first time and loved it! No commercials or timeouts, just football.  Initially, I was afraid that I was going to miss something, but I did not.  I was able to watch the best parts of every game.  It was awesome!  I am enamored with my new love affair,
 

Sports Word of the Week! BOOTLEG

Bootleg (American Football) - Offensive play when the quarterback fakes a hand-off to a running back then goes in the opposite direction to pass or run the ball. Join the Conversation The quarterback attempted to confuse the defense with a bootleg, but he was sacked.
 

You will always find what you’re LOOKING for!

  “Wow, how’d you hear about that?” This is a question I’ve been asked numerous times in reference to various career and internship opportunities that I have secured, from working with the San Francisco Giants to ESPN Radio.  Many seem to be quite surprised by the sheer simplicity
 

Sports Word of the Week! SCREEN

Screen (American Football) - Short forward pass from the quarterback to a running a back; Shortened from full phrase, screen pass Join the Conversation The defense missed the screen and we got a first down!
 

Sports Word of the Week! SECONDARY

Secondary (American Football) - Group of defensive backs (cornerbacks and safeties) who line up behind linebackers and primarily defend against the pass. Join the Conversation Their quarterback is good, but he is going against the best secondary in the league.  They have only allowed four touchdown
 

Sports Word of the Week! GRAND SLAM

Grand slam (Baseball) - Hitting a home run with runners on all three bases and scoring four runs. Join the Conversation If someone was on third base, that would have been a grand slam!
 

Sports-Related and Career-Ending Injuries … What More Can be Done?

For every story we hear or read about a young man or woman who had the privilege and good fortune to play sports in high school and then college, there are those whose athletic careers were cut short by injury. A common injury which has shortened many a football player's time in the game is a concussion.
 

Sports Word of the Week! SCRAMBLE

Scramble (American Football) - Action by the quarterback in which he runs around behind the line of scrimmage to avoid getting tackled and buy time for his receivers to get open. Join the Conversation The quarterback tried to scramble, but the blitz was too fast and sacked him.