THE CIRCUS RETURNS TO JACKSONVILLE Gary Norris Gray-BASN Staff Reporter Urban Meyer and Tim Tebow will now be forever linked in professional football history and the circus has just begun in Florida. Meyer, new head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars wants to change the lingering losing culture of the Jaguar locker-room. Meyer wants his former […]Read more "THE CIRCUS RETURNS TO JACKSONVILLE"
BLACK FIELD GENERALS – PART II THE END OF POCKET PASSERS Gary Norris Gray-Staff Reporter The wheels of progress turn very slowly when it moves against the norm. African American quarterbacks are forcing professional football teams to change their offenses, slowly. The National Football continues to promote pocket passers, like Jared Goff-Los Angeles Rams-Detroit, Matthew […]Read more "BLACK FIELD GENERALS-PART II THE END OF THE POCKET PASSER"
BLACK FIELD GENERALS- Gary Norris Gray-Staff Reporter Even with Black quarterbacks Doug Williams (1988), Russell Wilson (2014), and Patrick Mahomes (2019) already having won three Super Bowls, and others playing in eight, as the National Football League approaches its 100th anniversary with Black quarterbacks still having to prove they belong on the field. From Fritz […]Read more "BLACK FIELD GENERALS"
By Anthony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus The first weekend of the NFL’s postseason was expanded with extra teams this year. Two days of tripleheaders added a pair of extra games to the party. In the long run, we saw a couple of road dogs take some big steps. Let’s take a look back at the action. […]Read more "The NFL Field Generals Report: Super Wildcard Weekend"
By Anthony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus When the NFL’s 101st season began back in September, a record 10 Black quarterbacks started under center on Opening Weekend. From MVP’s to first-round picks, the Field Generals ran the gamut of pro football’s landscape. All season long, we here at BASN Newsroom have chronicled their exploits on the field. […]Read more "The NFL Field Generals Report: Week No. 17"
We have one week left in the regular season for the Field Generals. For some, they’re fine-tuning their game for the postseason. Some are hoping to get a chance to join that postseason party. Some are trying to secure their addresses for 2021.Read more "The NFL Field Generals Report: Week No. 16"
Before we get started, we’d like to congratulate four of the Field Generals: Patrick Mahomes, Deshaun Watson, Russell Wilson, and Kyler Murray for making the Pro Bowl.Read more "The NFL Field Generals Report: Week No. 15"
By Anthony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus We’re heading down the home stretch for the NFL and the Field Generals. On one end, some teams are jockeying for playoff positions and postseason dreams. On the other end, some players and teams are already fighting for their jobs in 2021. Some teams are putting their best foot forward, […]Read more "The NFL Field Generals Report: Week No. 14"
This was definitely the week of the upsets. How else to do try to understand New York’s improbable win at Seattle or the formerly undefeated Steelers falling to the Washington Traveling All-Stars, Name Plates, and Football Kings?Read more "The NFL Field Generals Report: Week No. 13"
By Anthony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus In an NFL week that started on Thanksgiving Day in Detroit and ended before another small gathering in Pittsburgh, it seemed like we saw all the aspects of what has been a truly bizarre season in pro football. From the continued greatness of the reigning Super Bowl MVP to the […]Read more "The NFL Field Generals Report: Week No. 12"