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A fan's view of what to expect from the 2016 Bucs

In the build up to week one of the NFL regular season, I thought it would be a good idea to ask someone for their thoughts for the campaign ahead. 1,082 more words

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2016 NFL Awards Predictions

Hello World,

It has been a while but with the start  of the regular season only hours away. Here are my predictions for who will end the season as the individual award winners. 799 more words

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Super Bowl 51 Contenders: Carolina Panthers

Could it be third time lucky for the Carolina Panthers as they will enter the 2016 season as one of the favourites to lift the Vince Lombardi Trophy. 2,744 more words


British American football growth

Grassroots American football continues to grow in Great Britain, according to the latest figures published by BAFA (British American Football Association).

All areas of amateur American football have grown in the past 12 months with the biggest rises coming in women’s football and youth flag, offering a promising future for a growing sport. 151 more words

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Okoye joins the Cowboys

The teams of the NFL simply cannot resist the urge to find out what potential is waiting to be unlocked in Lawrence Okoye.

The former British Olympian who competed in the discus in London in 2012 has now spent time with the San Francisco 49ers, Arizona Cardinals, New York Jets and the Dallas Cowboys since switching sports in 2013. 59 more words


The Draft, 2016

Welcome to thelondonfranchise, an NFL blog based in the UK. What’s the point in reading this, you ask? A good question. The NFL is a game steeped in tradition and history, and hasn’t received a great deal of attention in the United Kingdom until recent drastic gains in popularity (linked, no doubt, to television coverage). 838 more words

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