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If Michael Vick isn't allowed on the field, which is the only way he wouldn't play, the Eagles have two capable backup quarterbacks. If Vick doesn't play, the second-string Vince Young, who was inactive because of a hamstring issue Sunday, will likel
The San Francisco 49ers, who won five Super Bowls in some of the best and most iconic uniforms in NFL history, could debut another alternate jersey in 2016 after trying out a black alternate last season. Lions team president Rob Wood said in an event
This is done to ensure that there is not a push when the game is over. A push is when no one wins, and the sportsbook gives everyone their wager back. Here is an example: For this week's Pittsburgh at Baltimore game, one sportsbook lists the point sp
Three main reasons: 1) LA is rather unique in its urban sprawl. This makes building an NFL stadium more difficult than anywhere else, because real estate costs so much, and incorporating a stadium into the existing infrastructure (roads, utilities, e
Why do most coaches save [time outs] till the end of the game? To stop the clock for the possibility of getting the ball back and the opportunity to score, if necessary. An example is from a 2013 wild card game with the Kansas City Chiefs at the Indi
edmastermind29's answer is correct, save an exception. If a receiver catches the ball but is carried out by a defender before he can land both feet inbounds, the pass is complete. Rule 8, Section 1, Article 3, Item 6 in the NFL Rule Book addresses th
For other uses of "Hash mark", see Hash. Hash marks are short lines, running perpendicular to sidelines or sideboards, used to mark locations, primarily in sports. Usage in ice hockey[edit] In ice hockey, the hash marks are two pairs of parallel line
According to the NFL Rulebook, Rule 8, Article 7 (page 53 of the 2011 Rulebook), a the enforcement in your example would be from the spot of the fumble, as it was forward of the line of scrimmage. Had the fumble or penalty occurred behind the line of
A touchdown is a means of scoring in American and Canadian football. Whether running, passing, returning a kickoff or punt, or recovering a turnover, a team scores a touchdown by advancing the ball into the opponent's end zone. DescriptionEdit To sco
Just to go into a bit more detail about 'illegal touching': During a punt, if the kicking team is the first to touch the ball, then illegal touching occurred. At that point, the ball may be still considered live, if the ball has not stopped moving an