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Updated Articles and Resources

By Tim McDonald

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • NFL Draft 2014: Reasons to Not Hyperventilate Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Biggest rookie busts from the 2013 NFL draft
    • Football 101 - Understanding the Basic Football Defenses Created: Saturday, March 22, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      About Football's Basics of Football illustrates the various defensive formations that are seen on the football field. Check out all the most common defensive formations used today."
    • Football 101 - The Football Field Created: Saturday, September 20, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Learning the exact dimensions of the field is not necessarily that important, but it is good to have a basic knowledge of the field itself. This page provides the dimensions of the playing field as...
    • How To Become an NFL Official Created: Saturday, April 10, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      How to become an NFL official - About Football explains what the NFL looks for when hiring officials, so if you've ever dreamed of being an NFL official, check out the details.
    • About Football Glossary - Line Judge Created: Monday, September 29, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term line judge.
    • Super Bowl XXXVIII Created: Sunday, February 01, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      In one of the more exciting Super Bowls ever, the New England Patriots knocked off the Carolina Panthers on a last-second field goal by Adam Vinatieri. About Football Recaps Super Bowl XXXVIII.
    • How the NFL is Organized Created: Sunday, November 13, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Consisting of 32 teams, the NFL is organized into a pair of conferences which are sub-divided into divisions.
    • About Football Glossary - Head Linesman Created: Monday, September 29, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term head linesman.
    • About Football Glossary - Side Judge Created: Monday, September 29, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term side judge.
    • About Football Glossary - Field Judge Created: Monday, September 29, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term field judge.
    • About Football Glossary - Back Judge Created: Monday, September 29, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term back judge.
    • About Football Glossary - Pooch Kick Created: Thursday, October 16, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term pooch kick.
    • Vince Lombardi Created: Tuesday, November 04, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Vince Lombardi changed the Green Bay Packers, who were perpetual losers at the time, into an NFL dynasty. Check out the details of Vince Lombardi's NFL career.
    • Top 5 Unusual Football Injuries Created: Sunday, April 18, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      About Football lists the top 5 unusual football injuries.
    • Annual NFL Awards Created: Friday, January 07, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Annual NFL Awards - Every recipient of the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year Award is listed here along with the team he played for and the year he received the award.
    • Football Officials and Their Duties Created: Monday, September 29, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      You often hear football officials referred to by the general term of referee, but each official has his own title and assigned responsibilities. This page outlines each football official's responsibilities along with their positioning on the football field
    • Randy Moss Created: Thursday, December 01, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Randy Moss makes news both on and off the football field and About football profiles both the good and the bad.
    • Unrestricted Free Agent Created: Friday, February 16, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      An unrestricted free agent may sign with any club, through the first scheduled day of the first NFL training camp (generally late July).
    • Super Bowl Coin Toss Created: Friday, December 30, 2005 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      For the first eleven Super Bowls, game officials handled the pre-game coin toss. Since that time, a series of honorary coin flippers have been appointed each year.
    • About Football Glossary - Blind Side Created: Wednesday, October 08, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      The About Football Glossary defines many of the terms related to the game of football. This page offers a definition of the term blind side.
    • Understanding The Cover 2 Zone Created: Saturday, January 30, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Understand the basics of the cover 2 zone. Includes assignments for safeties, linebackers, and cornerbacks. Also has an image that shows the zones on the field for cover 2.
    • Football Glossary Created: Saturday, October 23, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      This football glossary includes definitions for hundreds of commonly used terms. Intended for new fans, football 101 is useful for almost anyone.
    • Common Questions Asked During Football Head Coach Interview Created: Sunday, May 01, 2011 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Preparing for a job interview takes on a different meaning regarding the hiring of a high school football head coach. Coaching applicants are likely to be asked most or all of these interview ques...
    • The Super Bowl's Starting Quarterbacks Created: Thursday, January 29, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      About Football offers a list of every quarterback to ever start in a Super Bowl. This Super Bowl resource also includes the quarterbacks' age and college attended.
    • Methods of Scoring in Football Created: Tuesday, November 30, 2004 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      This basics of football tutorial explains all the different methods of scoring in football.
    • Football 101 - Understanding Down and Distance Created: Saturday, September 20, 2003 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Understanding down and distance is probably the biggest key to understanding football, and About football will help you figure it out!
    • Mock Draft: Who Teams SHOULD Draft Created: Monday, April 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      2014 NFL mock draft
    • Football Diet And Nutrition Created: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      What to eat and what not to eat for success on the football field." itemprop="description"> Monday, March 01, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Control your attitude, your mind, and your effort, and you will be a better football player, regardless of how physically talented you are.
    • Super Bowl Player Bonus Shares Created: Friday, December 30, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Every year, players on both the winning and losing Super Bowl teams split a tidy bonus for playing in the big game. Notice how the player bonus shares have grown since the first Super Bowl.
    • 2008 NFL Draft Results Created: Saturday, April 26, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Results of all seven rounds of the 2008 NFL Draft.
    • Basics of the West Coast Offense Created: Monday, July 30, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What is the West Coast Offense? About Football offers a brief introduction explaining the objectives and basics of the West Coast Offense.

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