INTERVIEW: New York Giants: Did Sterling Shepard Get his 2017 Color Rush Wish?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- Hot off the press, the 2017 New York Giants’ color rush uniforms have been revealed via Instagram by equipment director Joseph Skiba! The uniforms, set to be worn against’ division rival Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, are the same white-on-white design as the 2016 uniforms. Both NFL fans…

New York Jets: That’s COACH Christian Hackenberg, to you!

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- Manhattan North FLAG football team: You’re going to… Orlando! The New York Jets hosted a flag football tournament for New York City Police Athletic League (PAL) Teams at the Jets’ practice facility at the Atlantic Health Center in Florham Park, New Jersey. (CLICK TO GO TO WWW.BACKSPORTSPAGE.COM TO CONTINUE READING)   To download…

Houston Texans: NFL, are you Watching J.J. Watt?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- Benjamin Franklin, in a letter following the adoption of the Constitution of the United States of America quoted The Cobbler of Preston by Christopher Bullock (1716): “…but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes” (1789).  Fast forward to February 2018 and…

Should Athletes “Stick to Sports”?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- Is it the responsibility of an athlete to capitalize on the platform he/she has earned from their respective leagues and teams to dictate their opinions on topics other than sports? Athletes should absolutely “stick to sports” and leave their political, economic, and social ideals to themselves….

(PART 4 of 4) What’s Next for Phil Simms?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and http://www.Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.- Every action has an equal, but opposite reaction. Tony Romo, quarterback of the Dallas Cowboys, retires from football and, all of a sudden, Phil Simms, veteran broadcaster, finds himself without a job. Beginning this upcoming football season, Romo will trade his helmet for a broadcast headset….

(PART 3 OF 4) New York Giants: Analyst Phil Simms (VIDEO INTERVIEW)

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.- Having played for the New York Giants, appeared on National Football League play-by-play broadcasts, and filled-in at New York’s WFAN (the original sports talk radio station), it’s obvious that Phil Simms knows a thing or two about the game of football.  In Part Three of my…

(PART 1 OF 4) New York Giants: Coach Phil Simms’ QB (and WR) Academy

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J.- Add another title to two-time Super Bowl Champion, Super Bowl MVP, national NFL analyst, and former New York Giants quarterback Phil Simms‘ resume: Coach. Approximately thirty local football quarterbacks and wide receivers descended upon Pulis Field in Franklin Lakes to attend Coach Simms’ inaugural Quarterback and…

San Francisco Giants’ Buster Posey: Worst Sidekick Ever!

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan & http://www.facebook.com/coachmccartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- San Francisco Giants’ catcher Buster Posey is no Robin to anyone’s Batman… not even his own pitcher Hunter Strickland.  Why? Some days we are all Buster Posey. pic.twitter.com/otWXoh1tDl — Panicked Rizzo (@notARizzo) May 29, 2017 After Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper was beaned with Strickland’s fastball, he charged the mound…