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There were plenty of questions coming into this season regarding the Patriots and their new quarterback Cam Newton, but Newton has already been out to answer those questions. (Courtesy of Twitter)

The Empire Strikes Back?

September 23, 2020

It was widely assumed that the team would be forced into a nasty rebuild. In addition to the loss of Brady, the offense was expected to suffer from a skeletal receiving corps with no real vertical threat. To make matters worse, several of the Patriots’ key defensive pieces, such as linebacker Dont’a Hightower, opted out of the season due to COVID-19 concerns.

The Giants' worst nightmare has come true, and it's in many ways a matter of their own doing. (Courtesy of Flickr)

The Giants’ Offensive Ineptitude Created a Monster for Saquon Barkley

September 23, 2020

Using his shifty footwork and Herculean lower body framework, Barkley could redirect a play or even an opposing defense away from where he wanted to go before bursting into the open field and outrunning them to the endzone.

Fordham Football is on hold for the rest of 2020. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Fordham Football Suspends 2020 Season After Patriot League Edict

July 13, 2020

For the first time since 1963, there will be no football on Fordham’s campus this fall.  In compliance with the Patriot League’s announcement canceling fall sports in 2020, Fordham will not play its ...

Fordham Football won't get to play until late-September due to COVID-19. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Fordham Cancels First Three Football Games of 2020

July 6, 2020

After weeks of speculation, Fordham Football’s game against Hawaii — scheduled for Sept. 12 in Honolulu — has been canceled due to coronavirus concerns and Patriot League restrictions. On Tuesday...

The Patriot League is hoping to hold its fall sports in 2020. (Courtesy of Patriot League)

Patriot League Offers Guidance for 2020 Fall Season

June 22, 2020

The Patriot League has announced its guidelines for a safe 2020 fall sports season. This affects Fordham because the Rams play football in the Patriot League and play all other sports in the Atlantic 10. The guideli...

The NCAA is hoping to get back on the field in July and August. (Courtesy of NCAA)

NCAA Football Oversight Committee Submits Proposed Preseason Model

June 18, 2020

On Wednesday, the NCAA’s Football Oversight Committee finalized a plan to hold summer activities and practices in advance of the upcoming 2020 season in the fall.  The plan calls for six weeks of preseason practices and wo...

Anthony Coyle Signs With Steelers

Jimmy Sullivan, Sports Editor

April 16, 2020

Former Fordham offensive lineman Anthony Coyle’s frenetic football journey continues.  After a brief stint in the XFL, which shut its doors last week due to lost revenue after the coronavirus outbreak, Coyle has signed a free agent contract with the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers. Coyle, who played 48 games for Fordham in four seasons, graduated from the school in 2018. The latest chapter in Coyle’s football life c...

Is this really the end for Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, and the storied Patriots dynasty? (Courtesy of Flickr)

Is the Patriots’ Dynasty Over?

February 5, 2020

It was a strange sight to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday without the Patriots.

Fordham Football won't get to play until late-September due to COVID-19. (Courtesy of Fordham Athletics)

Football Lands Nine New Recruits

December 24, 2019

The Fordham football program is looking ahead to the 2020 season and has letters of intent from nine new recruits, head coach Joe Conlin announced last Wednesday. The nine incoming Rams include a trio of...

Football Ends Season With Win Over Bucknell

Football Ends Season With Win Over Bucknell

December 4, 2019

The 2019 season for Fordham Football has been very much like a hot tea. Along the way there were saccharine tastes of sugar that were enough to keep a person yearning for more. However, there was also...

Football Allows Huge Fourth Quarter in Holy Cross Loss

Football Allows Huge Fourth Quarter in Holy Cross Loss

November 20, 2019

This past Saturday, Fordham welcomed current and former members of the university to celebrate its annual Homecoming. The day was so blisteringly cold that this reporter is still recovering from dried...

Daniel Jones (above) and Sam Darnold could be the futures of their teams. (Courtesy of Flickr)

The Giants & Jets: A Tough Game to Watch

November 13, 2019

The 2019 National Football League (NFL) season in the New York area has made it almost impossible to be enthusiastic or even care about football. Playing in the same region, the same city and even the...

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