Archive for October, 2009

NFL Team Mascots

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

Ranking the NFL Team Mascots You might have read our hard-hitting 2-part article on NFL team mascots on the Football Babble main site, but that list never ranked the NFL mascots. That’s what we’re trying to do here today. Given the division rivalries which exist in the NFL, we decided to rank NFL mascots according to divisions. Now nobody get too bent out of shape if your mascot getting rated lower than you would hope. I rated my Cowboys team mascot low, too. NFC North Mascots The NF

50 Resources For Youth Football Coaches

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

50 Resources For Youth Football Coaches If you’re new to being a youth football coach, then you’re going to have to make a lot of coaching decisions and learn a whole lot of coaching skills quickly: what offense to run, what defense to run, how many plays to install, how to teach skills and how to drill your units. If you falter at any one of these, your football team isn’t likely to be very good. With that in mind, here are 50 resources for youth football coaches needing to ma

Funny Fantasy Football Team Names

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

More Funny Fantasy Football Team Names We’ve had a lot of good feedback from our “funny fantasy football team names” pages, both on the Football Babble static site and the Football Babble blog. It’s seems like fantasy football team owners can’t get enough of wacky new fantasy football team names. Fantasy football guys even seem to look for silly fantasy football names during the regular season. Maybe their team is sucking and they’re looking for something to c

Football Penalties and Football Penalty Rules

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Football Penalties List American football is full of penalties, given the dangerous and complicated nature of the sport. Football penalties might at times seem arbitrary and confusing to someone just learning the game of football, since similar penalties might be assessed different yardage. While many penalties are 5 yards, an interference penalty down the field is assessed at the spot of the foul, and might give an offense an extra 50 yards of field position. Football penalties are generally as

Top 20 Wide Receivers to Start in Week 5

Friday, October 9th, 2009

Who To Start – Who To Sit – NFL Week 5 The top of the list is dominated by the top picks in fantasy football drafts this season, but once you get a little further down the list, there are names few of us were considering as viable options in the preseason. Check out our bye week receivers list at the bottom, to make sure you’re not starting zeroes in your lineup this week. Bye weeks are brutal in Week 5, with the fantasy powerhouses that are off. 1. Reggie Wayne, WR, Indianap

Dallas Cowboys Blog Rant

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

The Thoughts of One Lonely Dallas Cowboys Fan What a mess the Cowboys are. This is just starting to piss me off. Tony Romo Sucks Romo has been missing receivers in all four ballgames this year. He’s completely regressed. I saw one of the ESPN guys (maybe Steve Young) talking about this last week. When teams start to gameplan for you in the NFL, they take away the things you’re best at. If you don’t improve, you regress. That’s what it looks like has happened with R