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Surviving the Super Bowl : Test Your Knowledge

Ready to test your newly acquired skills? Here’s a quiz to review everything you’ve learned over the past 3 days; answers will be posted tomorrow. Good luck and have fun! 1. What’s a snap? That noise you make with your fingers and thumb The button thing on your vest The exchange of the football from […]

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Surviving the Super Bowl: The Basics of Special Teams (2013 Edition)

It’s hard to imagine that often times all of the complicated scheming and hard-fought battles between offenses and defenses are ultimately decided by one guy’s leg…but more often than not in a close game, that’s exactly what happens. It all comes down to a kick. There are five types of kicks to be aware of, and you’re probably familiar […]

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The 12 Posts of Playoffs : 1 Winner

Now that the conference championships have been decided, we know the representatives from each conference: the Broncos will be representing the AFC and the Seahawks will be representing the NFC. This is weird because both teams were the #1 seeds for their conference. #1 vs. #1 in the Super Bowl happens practically never. The Broncos […]

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The 12 Posts of Playoffs : 2 Conferences

The NFL is split into two halves, called conferences: the AFC and the NFC. Here’s how that works: There is one league, the National Football League. I feel like we’re about to say a pledge. Ok, so one league. And as we just said above, there are two conferences within the National Football League: the AFC […]