(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…

Becca Longo: Kicking Down Gender Barriers one Field Goal at a Time

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- “I used to play soccer for a long, long time and I just got tired of it”: On Thursday, Becca Longo, a former soccer player, became the first female to sign a letter of intent to play football at a Division II university or higher.  Clearly, soccer’s…

Chicago Cubs: Still America’s Lovable, Blue Collar Losers? Think again.

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) On national television Monday night, the Chicago Cubs raised the 2016 World Series flag at Wrigley Field.  By “the Cubs”, I literally mean the members of the entire team. After the National Anthem, lead by first baseman Anthony Rizzo,  the players walked across the field, under the bleachers, past concession…

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS: 3 NFL Superstars Discuss Playing Against the Raiders in Las Vegas

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- Welcome to the Fabulous Las Vegas, Raiders! As of Monday, March 27, 2017, Vegas is officially a professional sports town: the National Football League has joined the National Hockey League in choosing it as a host city.  “Who doesn’t want to play in Vegas?!” exclaimed Jason McCourty.  He…

Chapter 2: QB Edition-What is the New York Jets’ Flight Plan?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan / Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) Last month, the New York Jets bid farewell to journeyman veteran quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick after two seasons of work.  New York Jets general manager signed Cleveland Browns former quarterback of two years, Josh McCown on March 21, 2017.  It is a one-year deal worth $6 million dollars. Let’s follow Maccagnan’s…

Chapter 1: CB Edition-What is the New York Jets’ Flight Plan?

By Danielle McCartan (@CoachMcCartan and Facebook.com/CoachMcCartan) BERGEN COUNTY, N.J.- Entering every off-season, free agency period, and draft, each National Football League Team is ready and willing to address its needs, with the end-game being a Super Bowl championship. After releasing a slew of veterans (Brandon Marhsall, Nick Folk, Ryan Clady, Nick Mangold, Breno Giacomini, Erin Henderson,…