Posts tagged "NFL"

What the NFL can learn from Jarryd Hayne

In week one, Jarryd Hayne is already making a name for himself in the NFL. Only over a month ago, he had never even touched an American football, and in preseason and his first real game he has shown what a tremendous athlete he is. So what is the take away from his first few... Read more »

NFL, please stop using rugby terms you don't know

I am so excited to be hearing rugby mentioned more on mainstream sports broadcasting. The Super Bowl is one of the most watched sporting events in the world, and this exposure to the sport is AMAZING for the growth of it in the USA. However Yes here comes my complaints, as well as most rugby... Read more »

Tackle like a Rugby play, Seahawks advice

If you have been online at all today, and have any friend who play rugby, I am sure you have seen linked the article from the Boston Globe, where the Seahawks Coach, Pete Carroll, is getting credit for teaching his defense to “tackle like a rugby player”. The debate of who hit harder, a rugby... Read more »

What the NFL can bring and take from Rugby

Back in August, the NFL announced their plans to invest in professional rugby, starting a National Rugby Football League.  An American investment group, which has cleverly titled themselves ‘Rugby Law’ has also invested in this venture with  the NFL. Rugby law is a sports and entertainment company that coins themselves as the Alpha and Omega... Read more »

Why YOU should be referee certified

So with the NFL fiasco where people were going crazy about the replacement refs, it got me thinking to how, first off everyone thinks they are a ref, and if you have a problem with a call, well then maybe you should be on the field making the calls. With every sport, in particular little... Read more »

From World Cup to NFL

The New York Jets have been building up their team with adding on Tim Tebow and now they have recruited Hayden Smith, international rugby player, who could be the teams next great tight end. This isn’t the Jet’s first rugby-football exchange Leonard Peters, played safety for the New York Jets and Chicago Bears before turning to... Read more »