Archive for the ‘NFL UK’ Category

LATE HITS: Poor attendances – Don’t blame fans for the greed of team owners

Some teams aren’t filling their stadiums so there’s been much talk as to why that might be. I’ve seen suggestions that it’s because people would now rather stay home and follow their fantasy team instead. No-one is actually buying that, are they?

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NFL still trying to crack the World market, and London is central to it

American football may be the most popular sport in the US, but it is all the way down in tenth place in global chart, dwarfed by the worldwide popularity of sports like soccer, cricket and tennis.

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EDGE RUSH – Wembley 16, Twickenham 1

We sent one man to experience the game day atmosphere at both of London’s current NFL venues. How did they measure up to one another? 

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3 and out (International Series): Jags hold on to win in London

83,000 people came to Wembley to experience the opening game of the 2016 NFL international Series where the Jacksonville Jaguars held on to win 30-27 after a 4th quarter comeback by the Indianapolis Colts. Among the crowd was Uncle Sam Sports reporter Tom Green who gives us his analysis of the game and his first NFL game day experience…

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Colts trampled by Broncos defense as Denver continues to roll

It was a battle of horsepower at Mile High Stadium as the Denver Broncos leant heavily on their award-winning defense on Emmy night, writes Julian Richards…

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Born in the USA: played in the UK – Kent Exiles

Uncle Sam Sports has focused completely on American Sports being played in America. But in an occasional series, we wanted to feature the UK and showcase those committed individuals who are keeping it real right here in Rule Britannia.

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An American Football Team in London … this American can’t wait

This week the San Diego Chargers, Oakland Raiders and St Louis Rams all filed applications to move to Los Angeles. How long before the NFL decides to send one of their unsettled franchises to London though? Such a move would ruffle a lot of feathers over in the US, but Colorado resident Ty Pursley thinks it’s a great idea… 

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Three Things That the NFL Can Learn From The Rugby World Cup

Over in London, the 2015 Rugby World Cup reaches its climax this weekend as New Zealand take on Australia. Richard O’Hagan has two or three things that the NFL could take away from the tournament on the other side of the pond…

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Saints Draft Report

So after a disappointing 7-9 season the Saints entered the offseason needing to add some much-needed youth to a team while being up against the salary cap. And they did with trades and cuts galore. Here’s Lee Gardiner on an eventful draft for the Who Dat Nation…

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Did the Falcons Fake It in London?

The Atlanta Falcons have been rumbled for piping in crowd noise during home games, but were they guilty of the same offence when they hosted the Detroit Lions at Wembley? Richard O’Hagan was in the stadium that day and suspects something was definitely amiss…

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