Concussion numbers down

TGC NFL Concussion numbers down

By Shane Tidrick Over halfway through the 2014 NFL season, one thing has become crystal clear to me; The sport of football is still the nations favorite game.  I saw this based on the TV ratings, the amount of memorabilia sold, and the cost for advertisers to buy air time during prime time games.  Despite the sports unquestionable popularity, … [Read more...]

Scouting College Quarterbacks – Vectoring & Dynamic Geometry

TGC Scouting College Quarterbacks Part 13

Here is the tenth section in the ongoing series of the intricacies of scouting college quarterbacks. There are too many instances of failed careers in the National Football League at the quarterback position, not because of the lack of physical talent, but because the lack of the basic understanding of how to implement that talent on the field. … [Read more...]

NFL could learn from College Football Playoff system

TGC NFL could learn from College Football Playoff system

I don’t know about you but I’ve had it with how pro football selects its annual champion.  The current NFL Playoff system has been systematically, if not logically flawed for decades under a format that rewards regular season mediocrity, repeated inconsistency, and takes into account little for strength of schedule and statistical performance on … [Read more...]

Manning sends wrong message to Denver Management

TGC Peyton Manning sends message to Denver Management

I’ve frequently said that there’s only one individual in any NFL organization that matters - the owner(s).  The rest of the employees are expendable.  I don’t care what your role, 20 year head coach or 9 time Pro Bowler, professional sports (in particular the National Football League) has a way of sometimes “rudely” awakening its folks to this … [Read more...]

Should the NFL institute a Visitors Section?

TGC NFL Fan Violence 6

The Visitors Section We all love the college football environment. Getting in the stands, screaming at the opponents, you and your fellow (insert any school name here) fans all reviling in joy or misery together, united as one. Dressed from head to toe in your team’s colors, wearing your pride on your chest. Your team scores and you high five … [Read more...]

20 tips on how to become an NFL General Manager

TGC Ted Sundquist General Manager

The most frequently asked question that I get is "How do I become a General Manager in the NFL?"  There isn't any one secret formula to be implemented, nor any one particular back roads journey to be tracked that will get you to the head of an NFL Front Office.  My own path is as unique as the other 32 currently sitting in the same position across … [Read more...]

The NFL is NOT a league that slots its players financially by position

TGC Tony Gonzalez by position

Let’s get something straight.  The NFL is NOT a professional sports league that slots its players financially by position.  There is absolutely NO rule in the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the 32 owners of the National Football League and the NFL Players Association that implicitly states as such either. One-sided viewpoints The … [Read more...]

Inside America’s #1 Developmental Professional Football program

SoCal Coyotes

By J.P. Fox (PALM SPRINGS) – The SoCal Coyotes have captured something special. When NFL executive Troy Vincent, the league’s new director of football operations, declared that the league must place greater focus on developmental football, we went searching for America’s best program. We scoured the country, and it didn’t take us long: Meet the … [Read more...]

Who is the best NFL father/son tandem ever?!

TGC Ryan Family

This past Sunday was Father's Day 2014 and so in honor of the annual salute to 'Pop' its only right we debate which family holds the title of the NFL's 'Best father/son tandem ever'. There is serious competition towards the top. Lets begin... The Manning Family Father Archie Manning was never a superstar player, but then again, he never truly … [Read more...]

The Greatest Generation of Pro Football players being forgotten?

TGC The Greatest Generation of Pro Football players

This past week (June 6th) was the 70th anniversary of the Allied invasion of Normandy, code named Operation Overlord.  It was the largest seaborne invasion in history, and ultimately led to the restoration of the French Republic and the end of World War II.  Twelve different countries participated in the landing against Nazi Germany.  The battle … [Read more...]