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More Than Tackles, Touchdowns & Stats


Football is a violent and exciting sport, played at the professional level by exceptionally gifted athletes – modern day gladiators if you will.  In Roman times people would fill the Coliseum; today, fans flock to stadiums all over the country to watch NFL, college and even high school football games.

Larry Fitzgerald at 2012 William & Mary Colonial All-Pro Football Camp

This fan knows who the #WR in the NFL is.

Football continues to grow in popularity and a large reason why can be attributed to the number of people that play fantasy football – where touchdowns, tackles (for IDP players) and stats matter.  In 2010, it was estimated that over 32 million people 12 years of age or older in Canada and the United States played fantasy sports – rest assured a very large portion were people that played fantasy football.  In addition, while the report does not estimate how many kids played fantasy sports, the number is probably larger than you think.

What gets lost while you are tracking stats for your fantasy teams, rooting for your favorite player, and praying your team to victory, is that NFL players are much more than the stats and records they compile while playing the game. click to continue reading

Included in the rest of the article are interview questions with Tim Tebow, Larry Fitzgerald and Victor Cruz.

The following video is raw footage of just the media Q&A with Tim Tebow:

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