Thank You Coach Walt Michaels

A Legend to the NFL, a Mentor to Me Text messages and phone calls were rapidly being shared yesterday by former players and staff that knew Coach Walt Michaels. The sad news of his passing at age 89 hit me especially hard. This wonderful man, great Coach and my main football mentor had left us. […]

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C’mon Cam – Lots of Women Know Sports

In his press conference and with a smirking smile, he mocking a female reporter saying that “its funny to hear a female talk about routes.” “It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes like — it’s funny.” – Cam Newton Please don’t judge any other NFL players, coachers or other officials by the inappropriate […]

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News Release – Discover the untold story of the NFL’s first female scout

NEWS RELEASE  NEWS RELEASE  NEWS RELEASE  NEWS RELEASE For immediate release  / Contact: [email protected] / August 6, 2017 As NFL preseason kicks off … Discover the untold story of the NFL’s first female scout (New York, NY) In 1984, a thud literally made history when a Jets defensive end sent Buccaneers quarterback Steve DeBerg reeling […]

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Rebuilding is Not Tanking

The New York Jets will always dominate the sports pages in New York / New Jersey, but too often it’s not because of great play on the field. There have been some exciting years – in the 1980’s with the beloved record breaking “Sack Exchange” but losing the AFC championship game 14-0. Coach Don Shula […]

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My Take on Kathryn Smith as NFL Coach

Today is a historic day for the NFL: the appointment of Kathryn Smith as a full-time female coach on an NFL team. As a woman who was blessed to work for the New York Jets in the 70’s as the league’s first female scout, I always dreamed of this day. I secretly wished for it […]

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Feeling Jets Pride

“The NY Jets are doing so much to encourage fan involvement compared to the Giants!” This was music to my ears, talking to fans, as I sat at the free Green and White Scrimmage last night at Met Life Stadium. Fans on the field as players come out the tunnel, fans holding the huge flag, […]

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Welcome to the NFL, Jen!

Congratulations to the NFL’s First Female Coach, Jen Welter! As I sit in the living room of a player (and his wife) who was a famous part of my draft history, a story comes across the TV screen about The Arizona Cardinals hiring an assistant LB coach as an intern for the summer. I didn’t know […]

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