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NFL to consider colorblind fans for “Color Rush” uniforms next season

Thursday night’s “Color Rush” game between the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills might have been painful to the eyeballs for several fans being visually assaulted by all-green and all-red uniforms designed by Nike. The ensembles included same-colored pants and socks, along with jerseys. If you are colorblind like me this @NFL game is going to be hard to follow. @buffalobills...
Via Awful Announcing
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL responds to colorblind fan’s reactions to ‘Color Rush’

The NFL has been testing a new uniform movement called the “Color Rush” this season and last night’s game between the New York Jets and Buffalo Bills was the first one of the season. The two teams wore home jerseys, Buffalo in all red and New York in all green creating a Christmas-like effect on the field. That didn’t seem to be a problem for many fans last night as it was...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Bills, Jets ‘Color Rush’ Uniforms Confusing To Colorblind Fans (Photo)

Being able to tell which team is which during a football game is easy, right? During Thursday night’s game, some red-green colorblind NFL fans had a difficult time distinguishing the New York Jets’ green “Color Rush” uniforms from the Buffalo Bills’ all-red ensemble. Eight percent of men and 0.5 percent of women worldwide suffer from some type of colorblindness, according...
Via NESN.com
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorblind NFL fans unable to distinguish between Jets and Bills jerseys

The NFL’s new “Color Rush” campaign introduced Thursday night affected some colorblind viewers as they were unable to distinguish between the Buffalo Bills’ red uniforms and the New York Jets’ green uniforms. Former New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes was one of the affected viewers. If you are colorblind like me this @NFL game is going to be hard to follow. ...
Via Sports-Glory
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Source: Giants TE Fells gets optimistic results regarding MRSA infection

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- MRSA infections are no joke. We learned that a few years ago when the careers of Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Lawrence Tynes and guard Carl Nicks ended after both contracted infections. Now, it's Giants tight end Daniel Fells who is fighting for his career -- and more. Fells has been in the hospital for over a week because of an infection in his foot, but...
Via Fox Sports
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Extra Points: The misses keep on coming

The misses keep coming. Four more extra points were off the mark in what was an overall dreadful week for NFL kickers.There were 14 missed field goals in Week 4, leading veteran Josh Scobee and rookie Kyle Brindza to lose their jobs with the Steelers and Buccaneers, respectively.A total of 17 PATs have already been missed at the quarter-pole of the 2015 season, more than doubling...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Lawrence Tynes mocks Alex Smith as ‘check down master’

    The Kansas City Chiefs put on nothing short of a pitiful performance on national TV against the Green Bay Packers, opening them up criticism from all angles. One of the harshest — and funniest — sources of criticism came from former NFL kicker Lawrence Tynes, who played for the Chiefs from 2004-2006. Tynes unloaded on KC quarterback Alex Smith, calling him a “check...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Giant Lawrence Tynes Somehow Trolls Both NFL, Patriots In Tom Brady Tweet

Since U.S. District Court Judge Richard Berman ruled to nullify Tom Brady’s four-game suspension Thursday, we’ve seen all sorts of reactions from around the league. But few managed to accomplish as much in one tweet as Lawrence Tynes. The former New York Giants kicker, who won two Super Bowls at the expense of the New England Patriots in 2007 and 2011, expertly trolled both...
Via NESN.com
September 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Arizona Cardinals kicker Jay Feely trolls Lawrence Tynes on Twitter

Former Arizona Cardinals kicker Jay Feely is well-known for being active on Twitter in the areas of charity and politics. This past weekend he was in the field at the Folds For Honor charity golf outing and ran into a former kicking peer of his. Feely ran into former Tampa Bay kicker Lawrence Tynes in a box. But it wasn’t a tee box. It’s tough being out of the NFL, @lt4kicks...
Via cover32
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Greatest Games in Giants History: #1- Super Bowl 42

Just a few weeks after losing to the New England Patriots in Week 17 by just three points, 38-35 in a game that was simulcast on three different networks, the Giants got their revenge. They ended the perfect season aspirations of the Patriots by shutting down the dominant, record-setting offense of the Pats with relentless pass rush led by Justin Tuck, Michael Strahan and Osi Umenyiora...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Greatest New York Giants Games of All-Time: #4- 2007 NFC Championship Game

In 1925, just five years after the National Football League was founded, Tim Mara founded a franchise that he named the New York “Football” Giants, in order to differentiate it from the existing New York Giants’ baseball organization. One of five teams that joined the NFL that year, the Giants are the only team that still exists 90 seasons later. During their now almost century...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Lawrence Tynes suing Bucs for $20 million over MRSA infection

By Steve DelVecchio Former NFL kicker Lawrence Tynes has filed a lawsuit against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over the MRSA outbreak the team dealt with two seasons ago. According to The Tampa Bay Times, Tynes is seeking $20 million in expected future earnings. The suit alleges that former Bucs trainer Todd Toriscelli was the source of the MRSA infection and that it ultimately ended...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-NFL kicker Lawrence Tynes sues Bucs over MRSA infection

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- Former NFL kicker Lawrence Tynes has filed a lawsuit against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over a MRSA infection he contracted in a toe on his kicking foot, prematurely ending his career. Attorney Stephen F. Rosenthal said Tuesday that Tynes got the infection in 2013 at the Bucs' training facility. The lawsuit filed in Broward County Circuit Court accuses...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Kicker Tynes sues Buccaneers over toe MRSA infection

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Former NFL kicker Lawrence Tynes has filed a lawsuit against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over a MRSA infection he contracted in a toe on his kicking foot, prematurely ending his career. Attorney Stephen F. Rosenthal said Tuesday that Tynes got the infection in 2013 at the Bucs' training facility. The lawsuit filed in Broward County Circuit Court accuses the...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Kicker Tynes sues Bucs over toe MRSA infection

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) Former NFL kicker Lawrence Tynes has filed a lawsuit against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers over a MRSA infection he contracted in a toe on his kicking foot, prematurely ending his career. Attorney Stephen F. Rosenthal said Tuesday that Tynes got the infection in 2013 at the Bucs' training facility. The lawsuit filed in Broward County Circuit Court accuses the...
Via AP on Fox
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Lawrence Tynes Blames Tampa Bay Buccaneers for end of Career

Placekicker Lawrence Tynes #9 of the New York Giants kicks a field goal out of the hold of Steve Weatherford #5 in the fourth quarter against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on October 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The Giants won 26-3. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) The NFL locker-room is an interesting and glorified place. Fans look at the locker-rooms...
Via The Sports Journal
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Kicker Lawrence Tynes Suing Tampa Bay Buccaneers Over MRSA Infection

One of the good things about being a kicker in the NFL is that you hardly ever get hit. As a result it is not unusual for  kicker to play in to his 40s if he can stay in good enough shape. For Lawrence Tynes the dream ended a little sooner than he expected it to. He didn't get laid out by anyone while trying to make a tackle or anything like that.According to him the MRSA infection...
Via FatManWriting
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Bucs kicker files lawsuit over MRSA outbreak

By Vincent Frank Former NFL kicker Lawrence Tynes, who played nine seasons in the NFL, had to retire from the league in 2013 due to complications stemming from a MRSA outbreak when he was a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tynes, 36, has reportedly filed a lawsuit against the Buccaneers claiming that the outbreak ended his career and cost him “over $20 million in expected...
Via Sportsnaut
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

'Instagram Guy' gets in Nick Marshall's way at NFL Combine (VIDEO)

While Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall was setting up for his 40-yard dash at the NFL combine, some doofus was taking pictures where he wasn't supposed to be. You can hear someone in the video below, yelling "Hey, Instagram guy, move!" And former Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes was able to out the Insta-idiot.The Elusive "Instagram Guy" pic.twitter.com/9XRzMBj9Zb— Lawrence...
Via The Other Paper
February 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Giants K Lawrence Tynes taunts Patriots about Super Bowl losses

Talk about raining on their parade! Former Giants placekicker Lawrence Tynes wants to make sure people remember that the Patriots came away losers the last two times they went to the Super Bowl. Tynes, who was a member of Big Blue when the team beat the New England in Super Bowls XLII and XLVI, sent out several tweets Sunday night and Monday morning to mock the Patriots for coming...
Via Fox Sports
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes trolls Patriots on Twitter

It wasn't long after the New England Patriots thumped the Indianapolis Colts, 45-7, in the AFC Championship Game, before one former New York Giant took to Twitter and trolled the winners. The Patriots earned a trip to Super Bowl XLIX  against the NFC champion Seattle Seahawks but ex-Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes wanted to make sure they remembered the last two times the New Englanders...
Via The Other Paper
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Lawrence Tynes sends epic troll tweet against Patriots

While many were celebrating the New England Patriots’ blowout win over the Indianapolis Colts, one person was throwing shade at the team’s sunny parade. Leave it to Lawrence Tynes to pour some cold water on the Patriots’ fire. The former New York Giants kicker sent this epic troll tweet after the Pats finished their win...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Troy's Blakeney preparing to end 24th, final year

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Larry Blakeney has been the constant of Troy football through 24 seasons and three levels of competition. From Division II to the current Football Championship Subdivision and now the Football Bowl Subdivision, Blakeney has paced the sideline at a field now named after him. He'll do it one more time when the Trojans finish a disappointing season Saturday against...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants player takes shot at Peyton Manning after record-setting night

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning broke Brett Favre’s record of touchdowns, getting 509 to set it. Manning finished with four touchdowns for the night in a 42-17 Broncos blowout. That still didn’t stop Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes from respecting Manning. He had to take a couple of shots at the legend: The facts are that you don’t get rings for breaking records. You...
Via cover32 - Giants
October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: St. Louis Rams fake out entire Seahawks special teams on awesome return

The St. Louis Rams may have just pulled off one of the best special teams plays you’ll see all year. GIF – #Rams fool EVERYONE on this punt return! http://t.co/wvPT4dWvKY — FanSided GIF (@FanSidedGIF) October 19, 2014 The Rams faked out the camera man, the fans and, most importantly, the entire Seahawks special teams to extend their lead over the defending champs. Who says...
Via cover32 - Rams
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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