Archive for: July, 2011

Get Cut by an NFL Team? Consider these Other Pro Football Leagues.

Get Cut by an NFL Team?  Consider these Other Pro Football Leagues.

Getting Cut Doesn’t Mean You Have to Give Up on Your NFL Dream   Unfortunately, a ton of guys get cut from NFL teams before the regular season starts. Some end up on NFL practice squads, but most will end up on the street. Related:...

 

What Is a Roster Bonus?

What Is a Roster Bonus?

  What is a roster bonus, exactly?  I know what you’re sayin’, “why the hell are you talking about roster bonuses, Alvin?”  Well, for two reasons… 1) because the start of the 2011 League Year will be upon us soon (you’ll...

 

Defensive End Tips – What the NFL Looks for in Defensive Ends, Part 2.

Defensive End Tips – What the NFL Looks for in Defensive Ends, Part 2.

  Let’s finish up where we left-off in Defensive End Tips Part 1, with the rest of the things scouts look for in DE’s. Then, let’s look at some film to observe some of these skills in action. Related: Defensive End...

 

Defensive End Tips – What the NFL Looks for in Defensive Ends

Defensive End Tips – What the NFL Looks for in Defensive Ends

Welcome to Defensive End Tips… Today we’re going to touch-on the things NFL scouts tend to look for when they’re scouting defensive ends. So you know, there’s a part two to Defensive End Tips…  that you can check out here,...

 

A Lil’ Friendly Advice for NFL Rookies. Part 2

A Lil’ Friendly Advice for NFL Rookies. Part 2

“A Winning Effort Begins With Preparation” — Joe Gibbs   In part 1, we looked at the benefits of waiting to start your own foundation, accepting different coaching strategies than what you’re used to, saying no...

 

A Lil’ Friendly Advice for NFL Rookies.

A Lil’ Friendly Advice for NFL Rookies.

  The lockout’s kept rookies and Undrafted Free Agents from being able to take advantage of the OTA’s and rookie mini camps that normally help them show the coaching staff what they can do and learn the playbooks.  Once the new...

 

The 2009 Vick-Eagles Contract. A Classic “Prove It” Deal.

The 2009 Vick-Eagles Contract.  A Classic “Prove It” Deal.

Prove It Deals Can Be Win-Wins for the Team And the Player   NFL players looking for redemption tend to get offered prove it contracts offered to ‘em.  The first Vick-Eagles contract in ’09 was a classic prove-it contract....

 

There’s More Arena Football Players In the NFL than You Think

There’s More Arena Football Players In the NFL than You Think

There’s Nothing Wrong With Playing a Little Arena Football to Keep Your Dream Alive   I’ve found that a lot of guys don’t want to play in the Arena Football League (AFL)  for whatever reason. Granted, AFL players only make...

 

Secrets to Getting the Most out of Your Football Film Study

Secrets to Getting the Most out of Your Football Film Study

Studying Film Properly Can Pay Huge Dividends   In the NFL, everybody is the best of the best. Clay Matthews’ obsession with film study helped him earn an invitation to the 2011 NFL Pro Bowl. (Image – ICON Sports) What separates...

 

40 Yard Dash Training – STRETCHING to Improve Your 40 Time??

40 Yard Dash Training – STRETCHING to Improve Your 40 Time??

  Wanna improve your 40 yard dash time? Dumb question, I know. Anyways, I stumbled upon an interesting article that pretty much says that the way Deion Sanders ran a blazing 4.21 at the 1989 NFL Combine. I’ve been stretching my whole...

 
 
 
 
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