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Wonder what goes into planning an offensive strategy? This article will go into some of the basics of this topic, though in reality, at least at the pro level, it's a lot more complicated. Just ask Mike Martz.
If you wonder how great defenses can shut down the great offenses, keep reading to learn some basics of how defensive strategy in football works. Bill Belichick is said to be one of the greatest defensive strategists of the modern era. While we're not going to pick apart Bill's game plan to try to figure out why he's so good at what he does, we are going to take a very basic look at defensive strategy and how to make your defense as effective as possible.
One of the most colorful franchises in all of professional football is without a doubt the Oakland Raiders. Based out of Oakland, CA, the Raiders are yet another original AFL member that came into the NFL during the merger in 1970. As a member of the AFC West, the Raiders have been to 5 Super Bowls, winning 3 of them. Let's take a closer look at the history of the Oakland Raiders.
Located in the mile high city of Denver, CO, the Denver Broncos are one of the NFL's most successful football franchises. They began play in 1960 as an original member of the old AFL and became part of the NFL when the two leagues merged. This storied football team is a member of the AFC Western Division and has been a part of 6 Super Bowls during this time, winning 2 of them. Let's take a brief look at the history of the Denver Broncos football team.
A brief history of the FIFA World Cup from 1962 to 2002 mentioning the first mascot "World Cup Willie" introduced in 1966, the rise of football stars such as Pele, Maradona and Baggio, Bobby Moore's imprisonment in 1970 and the theft of the Jules Rimet Trophy.
The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup was initiated by Jules Rimet in 1929 following the International Olympic Committee's decision to drop the football tournament from the 1932 Summer Olympics. Uruguay were the first winners in 1930 beating Argentina in the final. The United States had mixed success in the early tournaments. The competition was cancelled during the Second World War, the first post-war competition being held in Brazil in 1950.
The San Diego Chargers are from San Diego, CA and play their football games in the AFC Western Division. Interestingly, the San Diego Chargers actually began as the Los Angeles Chargers in 1960. Here is a brief history of this popular football team.
The argument about the football coach getting too much credit or blame for his team's performance will go on forever. We present both sides of the argument for you to decide.
There's no question that football is a dangerous sport. But has it become too dangerous? This article doesn't give any opinions but it does look at both sides of the argument. We leave it to the reader to come to his own conclusions.
While all the glory and glamour goes to the offense and defense, many times the fate of a football game lies in the hands of the special teams. We take a look at special teams and the difficult job they have.
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