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If health and safety protocols are not properly enforced, it will be quite some time before we see stadiums filled to full capacity once again. (Courtesy of Flickr)

Beyond the Scoreboard: Do We Need Fans in the Stands?

October 21, 2020

It also baffles me that at some point watching these games with fans in the stands, you will inevitably witness portions of spectators not adhering to safety protocols such as keeping your mask on and staying socially distant from others.

Russell Wilson (above) could finally get his long-lost MVP award this season. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Give Russell Wilson His Due

October 21, 2020

For years, Russell Wilson has been among the most underrated quarterbacks in the NFL. This year, he’s trying to smash that narrative.

College football is back, but it doesn't feel normal. (Courtesy of Twitter)

College Football is Back?

October 21, 2020

College football has returned in 2020, but watching games doesn't necessarily feel like an escape from our everyday struggles with COVID-19.

Daniel Jones (above) helped lead the Giants to their first win of 2020 on Sunday. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Joe Judge Secures First Win as Giants Head Coach

October 21, 2020

The Giants earned their first win of the season on Sunday as they defeated Washington to move to 1-5.

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.

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