Tip-Off for 10/15/12 (featuring Frank Ocean): Youth football and head injuries: Not my son!

Posted in Blogroll on October 15th, 2012 by Ron Glover

My son Quentin on game day.

Like many fathers watching my son play youth football was a dream come true. My football career didn’t go beyond the sandlot so to see him in pads was a big deal for me. To say that I was living vicariously through him would be accurate. I was full of pride carrying my hero’s helmet and after each practice and game.

Last week I made an obvious decision when it came to my nine-year old and his future on the gridiron.

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Ron Glover’s NFL Recap for Week 6: Russell Wilson outshines Tom Brady in Seahawks win over Patriots; Packers hand the Texans their first loss in a rout

Posted in Blogroll on October 15th, 2012 by Ron Glover

(Elaine Thompson/Associated Press)

Russell Wilson and the Seahawks defense were huge in the 4th quarter.

We are now down to one.

The Houston Texans were unable to contain a motivated Aaron Rodgers last night. Rodgers tossed six touchdown passes (3 to Jordy Nelson) in a 42-24 Packers stomping. The Packers win knocked the Texans from the ranks of the unbeaten. Leaving the Atlanta Falcons as the NFL’s lone undefeated team.

Three weeks after their controvesial win against the Packers the Seattle Seahawks went legit against the visiting New England Patriots. Russell Wilson rallied the Seahawks from 13 points down in the fourth quarter in the Seahawks stunning 24-23 victory.

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