Jarvis Pernell Green is a former American football defensive end who played in the National Football League. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2002 NFL draft, he played college football at LSU. Green grew up in Donaldsonville and attended Donaldsonville High School, where he was a Class 3A defensive MVP. Green played college football at Louisiana State University, where he ranks fourth on the school’s all-time sack list with 20 sacks for 123 yards. In 1998, Green set an LSU freshman record with eight sacks for 46 yards, starting 10 games at defensive end; as a sophomore in 1999, Green had 51 tackles. In 2000, Green had one sack in eight games started. In his senior season in 2001, Green was voted a second-team All-SEC selection after picking up 52 tackles and leading the team with four sacks. Green was drafted in the fourth round by the New England Patriots in the 2002 NFL Draft. In his rookie campaign in 2002, Green started four games. In 2003, Green had two sacks.
Green played in all 16 games in 2004 for the Patriots, starting all three playoff games, including Super Bowl XXXIX. He finished the season with a four sacks. In August 2005, Green was signed to a five-year contract extension by the Patriots. Green would continue to see limited starting time in 2006, filling in for an injured Richard Seymour. Green set a career-high in 2006 with two passes defensed. With Seymour injured again in 2007, Green would start 10 games and pick up 6.5 sacks, plus a career-high 39 tackles. Green himself missed time in 2008 with an ankle injury, but still managed to play in 14 games and record two sacks. In 2009, Green was active for 13 games for the Patriots, starting 12 and missing three games in November after knee surgery, he finished the season with one sack. Green signed a 4-year, $20 million deal with the Denver Broncos on March 9, 2010, he was released by the team on September 4, 2010. Green signed with the Texans on December 15, after defensive end Mario Williams was placed on injured reserve.
After retiring from professional football after the 2010-11 NFL season, Green opened a shrimp wholesale company named Oceans97. Green told Scoop B Radio Podcast's Brandon Scoop B Robinson that he had opportunities to go into coaching and broadcasting, but cited owing a friend a favor as his reasoning for going into the shrimping business. New England Patriots bio Personal website Oceans 97 official website
American football, referred to as football in the United States and Canada and known as gridiron, is a team sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end. The offense, the team controlling the oval-shaped football, attempts to advance down the field by running with or passing the ball, while the defense, the team without control of the ball, aims to stop the offense's advance and aims to take control of the ball for themselves; the offense must advance at least ten yards in four downs, or plays, otherwise they turn over the football to the defense. Points are scored by advancing the ball into the opposing team's end zone for a touchdown or kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts for a field goal; the team with the most points at the end of a game wins. American football evolved in the United States, originating from the sports of association football and rugby football; the first match of American football was played on November 6, 1869, between two college teams and Princeton, under rules based on the association football rules of the time.
During the latter half of the 1870s, colleges playing association football switched to the Rugby Union code, which allowed carrying the ball. A set of rule changes drawn up from 1880 onward by Walter Camp, the "Father of American Football", established the snap, the line of scrimmage, eleven-player teams, the concept of downs; the sport is related to Canadian football, which evolved parallel and contemporary to the American game, most of the features that distinguish American football from rugby and soccer are present in Canadian football. American football as a whole is the most popular sport in the United States; the most popular forms of the game are professional and college football, with the other major levels being high school and youth football. As of 2012, nearly 1.1 million high school athletes and 70,000 college athletes play the sport in the United States annually all of them men, with a few exceptions. The National Football League, the most popular American football league, has the highest average attendance of any professional sports league in the world.
In the United States, American Football is called "football". The terms "gridiron" or "American football" are favored in English-speaking countries where other codes of football are popular, such as the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia. American football evolved from the sports of rugby football. Rugby football, like American football, is a sport where two competing teams vie for control of a ball, which can be kicked through a set of goalposts or run into the opponent's goal area to score points. What is considered to be the first American football game was played on November 6, 1869, between Rutgers and Princeton, two college teams; the game was played between two teams of 25 players each and used a round ball that could not be picked up or carried. It could, however, be kicked or batted with the feet, head or sides, with the ultimate goal being to advance it into the opponent's goal. Rutgers won the game 6 goals to 4. Collegiate play continued for several years in which matches were played using the rules of the host school.
Representatives of Yale, Columbia and Rutgers met on October 19, 1873 to create a standard set of rules for all schools to adhere to. Teams were set at 20 players each, fields of 400 by 250 feet were specified. Harvard abstained from the conference, as they favored a rugby-style game that allowed running with the ball. After playing McGill University using both Canadian and American rules, the Harvard players preferred the Canadian style having only 11 men on the field, running the ball without having to be chased by an opponent, the forward pass and using an oblong instead of a round ball. An 1875 Harvard–Yale game played under rugby-style rules was observed by two impressed Princeton athletes; these players introduced the sport to Princeton, a feat the Professional Football Researchers Association compared to "selling refrigerators to Eskimos." Princeton, Harvard and Columbia agreed to intercollegiate play using a form of rugby union rules with a modified scoring system. These schools formed the Intercollegiate Football Association, although Yale did not join until 1879.
Yale player Walter Camp, now regarded as the "Father of American Football", secured rule changes in 1880 that reduced the size of each team from 15 to 11 players and instituted the snap to replace the chaotic and inconsistent scrum. The introduction of the snap resulted in unexpected consequences. Prior to the snap, the strategy had been to punt. However, a group of Princeton players realized that, as the snap was uncontested, they now could hold the ball indefinitely to prevent their opponent from scoring. In 1881, both teams in a game between Yale-Princeton used this strategy to maintain their undefeated records; each team held the ball. This "block game" proved unpopular with the spectators and fans of both teams. A rule change was necessary to prevent this strategy from taking hold, a reversion to the scrum was considered. However, Camp proposed a rule in 1882 that limited each team to three downs, or tackles, to adva
James Sanders (American football)
James Sanders is a former American football safety. He was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft, he played college football at Fresno State. Sanders played for the Atlanta Falcons and Arizona Cardinals. After graduating from Monache High School, Sanders attended Fresno State University, where he played for head coach Pat Hill, a former assistant under Patriots head coach Bill Belichick coach of the Cleveland Browns; as a freshman in 2002, Sanders was a first-team freshman All-American selection by the Football Writers Association of America and an All-WAC honorable mention. He started every game at strong safety for the second straight year in his 2003 sophomore season, earning first-team All-WAC honors. In his junior season in 2004, Sanders again earned All-WAC honors in what would prove to be his final season at Fresno State. Sanders was drafted by the New England Patriots in the fourth round of the 2005 NFL Draft, he was subsequently signed by the Patriots in July 2005.
He played in 10 games as a rookie in 2005. In a Week 14 game against the Buffalo Bills, Sanders returned an interception late in the game 39 yards for a touchdown. Sanders started five of the 16 games he played in during the 2006 season, filling in for an injured Rodney Harrison. During the 2007 season, fellow safety Eugene Wilson lost his starting spot to Sanders, who went on to start 15 games in the regular season and Super Bowl XLII, he started 14 games in 2008. In March 2009, Sanders agreed to terms with the Patriots on a three-year contract, it was reported. During an August 2, 2009 press conference, Patriots head coach Bill Belichick spoke of Sanders: Sanders started the first game of the 2009 season before losing his job to Brandon McGowan in Week 2, he missed the team's Week 5 game. He regained his starting job in Week 14, started the final four games of the season as well as the Patriots' playoff loss to the Baltimore Ravens, he finished. In 2010, Sanders opened the regular season as a starter in the Patriots' base defense following the demotion of Brandon Meriweather, started two of the first three games.
After Meriweather returned as a starter in Week 4, Sanders was the team's third safety until he filled in for an injured Patrick Chung in Weeks 8 and 9. In Week 10, Sanders did not start but was named AFC Defensive Player of the Week after intercepting a Ben Roethlisberger pass and returning it 32 yards for a touchdown in a win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the next game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sanders made a game-saving interception at the Patriots' 6-yard line with seconds remaining when he picked off quarterback Peyton Manning's throw as the Colts offense was poised to score and either tie the game or take the lead with a touchdown. Sanders finished the 2010 season with 58 tackles, three interceptions, one forced fumble in 15 games played, he was released by New England on August 29, 2011. On August 30, 2011, Sanders signed with the Atlanta Falcons. Sanders signed with the Arizona Cardinals on April 4, 2012. New England Patriots bio
In sports, a time-out or timeout is a halt in the play. This allows the coaches of either team to communicate with the team, e.g. to determine strategy or inspire morale, as well as to stop the game clock. Time-outs are called by coaches or players, although for some sports, TV timeouts are called to allow media to air commercial breaks. Teams call timeouts at strategically important points in the match, or to avoid the team being called for a delay of game-type violation, such as the five-second rule in basketball. Baseball players and managers of both the offense and defense can request time out for a number of purposes, such as for a batter to step out of the batter's box to better prepare for a pitch, a foreign object entering a batter’s eye such as dust or a bug, for a manager to speak with a player or umpire, or to replace one player with another, etc; the requested time out is not effective. The umpire has the ability to call time out for his/her own purposes, or for purposes of the game, such as replacing a worn ball.
Since there is no clock in baseball, the main effect of a time out is to temporarily prevent the defensive team from tagging base runners out or delivering a pitch as well as to prevent base runners from advancing. However, the catcher may request timeout once the pitcher has stepped on the rubber. Under certain circumstances specified by the rules, umpires are required to call time out while a play is in progress, such as certain cases of interference. Unlike many other sports, the rules of baseball do not limit time outs, either by number or duration; the end of the time out is indicated by an umpire verbally declaring "Play!" and/or by pointing at the pitcher while he is holding the ball. Since baseball provides natural breaks in the action when teams exchange offensive and defensive roles between half-innings, TV timeouts are not necessary. Other than coaching visits, which the umpires ensure stay brief, timeouts theoretically have no time limits. However, when no runners occupy a base, a pitcher must deliver the pitch within twelve seconds of receiving the ball from the catcher or else a "delay of game" is called, resulting in a ball.
Any relief pitcher is limited to eight warm-up throws before play resumes, except in special circumstances. Though not recognized as a "timeout," a stoppage in play can be requested by the defense; this can be accomplished in several ways. First, once in his "set" position, the pitcher may stop play by stepping off the rubber prior to his windup. Secondly, the catcher may visit the pitcher at any point; the manager or pitching coach may visit the pitcher before he steps on the rubber. Under MLB rules, a team is limited to a maximum of three per game. Under NFHS rules, a team receives three mound visits for the game and can use more than one an inning. If a team exceeds the limit in either MLB or high school ball, the pitcher must be removed immediately. NCAAIn the National Collegiate Athletic Association, there are two systems of timeouts used. In games that are not broadcast, each team is allowed four 75-second and two 30-second timeouts per regulation game. In games which are being broadcast, as of the 2015-16 season, each team is granted one 60-second timeout and three 30-second timeouts per game in addition to the media timeouts.
A maximum of three 30-second timeouts may carry over into the second half. Any called timeout that occurs within the 30 seconds prior to a scheduled media timeout break automatically takes the place of the upcoming media timeout, with the only exception to this rule being the first called timeout of the second half. A timeout can not be called by a coach. Under NCAA rules in prior seasons, teams had a total of five timeouts, timeouts superseding media timeouts were only used in the women's rules. High school basketball allots five timeouts per game, with three 60-second and two 30-second timeouts. In overtime games, each team is given one additional 60-second timeout, is allowed to carry over any unused timeouts from regulation or – if the case may be – previous overtimes. Media timeouts are reserved for televised state tournament games only. NBAIn the National Basketball Association, teams are allowed seven timeouts, each of 1 minute, 15 seconds. There is no limit on substitutions. In overtime periods, each team is allowed two timeouts.
A timeout can only be requested by a player in the game or the head coach, only when the ball is dead or in control of the team making the request. In each quarter, there are two mandatory timeouts. If no team has taken a timeout prior to 6:59 of the period, the official scorer declares it at the first dead ball and charges it to the home team. If no subsequent timeouts have been taken prior to 2:59 of the period, the official scorer declares it and charges it to the team not charged; the first and second timeouts in a quarter are extended to 2:45 for locally televised games and 3:15 for nationally televised games, to accommodate advertising. A team is limit
David Mikel Tyree is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League for seven seasons. He is the Director of Player Development for the New York Giants, he played college football for Syracuse University. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft, he has played for the Baltimore Ravens. He earned a Pro Bowl selection in 2005 as a special teams player. Tyree is best known for the Helmet Catch in 2008 on the Giants' final drive of Super Bowl XLII; the catch came at a crucial moment and was instrumental in continuing the drive that resulted in the Giants scoring a last-minute touchdown, resulting in a 17–14 victory over the undefeated New England Patriots. Born in Livingston, New Jersey, Tyree grew up in a one-bedroom house in Montclair, New Jersey with his mother and two older sisters after his parents divorced, he played high school football and was a three-year varsity letterman at Montclair High School, where he was selected as a Blue Chip Illustrated All-American.
He was known for his performance in Montclair's annual modern pentathlon competition, where he broke numerous county records and made the cover of NJ Equestrian Weekly. Over Tyree's career at Syracuse, he ranked 13th on the career receiving record list with 1,214 yards, including 229 yards against Virginia Tech in 2002, he developed a reputation for being an excellent special teams player, amassing six blocked punts. Tyree was selected in the sixth round of the 2003 NFL Draft by the New York Giants. While with the Giants, he was a backup, never catching more than 19 passes in a single season. However, he was best known for his special teams play, earning a Pro Bowl selection in 2005 as a special teams player. During the 2007 season, Tyree had four receptions for 35 yards with no touchdowns. Tyree made two key plays in Super Bowl XLII. First, he caught a five-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Eli Manning, Tyree's first of the season, that gave the Giants a 10-7 lead late in the game. On a third-and-five with 1:15 remaining and trailing 14-10, Manning eluded a sack and threw 32 yards downfield toward Tyree.
In Manning's words, the ball "floated" high. Tyree leaped and caught the ball extended, bringing it down against his helmet with his right hand, while the New England Patriots' Rodney Harrison pulled violently downward on that arm wrenching Tyree arching backwards towards the turf. Tyree, who got a second hand on the ball during the descent kept the ball only inches from the turf, thereafter struggling for possession while Harrison tried to steal the ball away from him on the ground; the play became known as "The Helmet Catch". "I told you. He's a gamer," Manning commented to his brother, regarding Tyree, after the game. ESPN SportsCenter named it the greatest play in Super Bowl history the following day, it was voted for the 2008 ESPY Award for Play of the Year. The pass moved the Giants to the Patriots' 24-yard line with 59 seconds left. Four plays and 24 seconds Manning threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Plaxico Burress for the winning touchdown; the final score of Super Bowl XLII was Giants 17, Patriots 14.
Tyree dedicated this catch, which remains the last catch he has made in an NFL game, to his mother, who died of a heart attack that year. In 2008, Tyree was placed on injured reserve for a knee injury suffered during training camp after being on the physically-unable-to-perform list most of the season, he was released during the final cuts on September 5, 2009. Tyree was signed by the Baltimore Ravens on October 13, 2009 after working out with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he had no receptions. Tyree signed a one-day contract with the New York Giants to announce his retirement from the NFL as a Giant on July 29, 2010. On February 5, 2012, he watched from the Giants sideline as his former team beat the Patriots again in Super Bowl XLVI. On July 22, 2014, he was named Director of Player Development for the New York Giants. Tyree battled with alcohol addiction beginning in middle school, in March 2004, he was arrested by the Fort Lee Police Department for possession of marijuana, his then-girlfriend Leilah told him she was pregnant with their second child the day he was released from jail.
That month, Leilah "presented Tyree with an ultimatum — her lifestyle or his." He began reading a Bible on her bed, "for the first time, the words on the page made sense" to him. Tyree said, he and Leilah were married in June 2004. Tyree and his wife Leilah have seven children, he is a born-again Christian and has made appearances at the 2008 and 2009 Christian concert "BattleCry". In 2006, he and his wife started Next In a project that counsels teenagers in his hometown. In 2011, Tyree became an advocate against legalization of same-sex marriage in New York with the National Organization for Marriage. Tyree said in an interview that the passage of the Marriage Equality Act would "be the beginning of our country sliding toward...anarchy". He said he would trade his famous catch and the team's Super Bowl title to keep marriage between a man and a woman. History of the New York Giants New York Giants bio Media related to David Tyree at Wikimedia Commons