Posts by patcapra

Quentin Gause – No Days Off

Posted on Aug 29, 2017 | 0 comments

Denver Broncos linebacker, Quentin Gause shares what it takes to make it to the next level in the below video. Gause is entering his second season in the NFL after a standout career at Rutgers where he finished his senior season with 96 tackles and 12 TFL’s. Gause was a team captain and recipient of the 2015 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award. After not being invited to the NFL combine Gause posted a huge performance at his Pro day, wth his results comparing with the very best Linebacker #’s from the Combine: 23 Reps (Tied for 3rd best compared to Combine) 7.00 3 Cone (4th best compared to...

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2017 Tackle Sickle Cell Casino Night Boston

Posted on Aug 29, 2017 | 0 comments

New England Patriots All-Pro safety, Devin McCourty, is hosting the 2017 Tackle Sickle Cell Casino Night in Boston on Monday, October 16, 2017. This fundraiser takes place from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. (VIP Red Carpet at 6:30pm) at Royale, located at 279 Tremont Street in Boston and benefits two Boston area nonprofits, Boston Medical Center and Next Step. In 2013, Devin McCourty and his twin brother Jason, who plays for the Cleveland Browns, partnered with New Jersey based non-profit, Embrace Kids Foundation to launch their Tackle Sickle Cell campaign. Since then, they’ve hosted multiple blood...

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Monday Night Bowling with Big Blue

Posted on Aug 28, 2017 | 0 comments

East Rutherford, NJ – On Monday, November 6, 2017, New York Giants linebacker, JT Thomas is hosting “Monday Night Bowling.” This charity bowling event benefits Intensive Therapeutics, and takes place at AMF Wallington Lanes, which is located at 299 Paterson Avenue in Wallington, NJ. JT Thomas will be joined by many of his NY Giants teammates at this event. Intensive Therapeutics is a 501 (c) (3), non-profit, charitable organization that provides group and individual occupational therapy services to children with autism and children with hemiplegia, from stroke, CP, and brain injury....

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McCourty Twins Supporting Students with Sickle Cell

Posted on Jun 19, 2017 | 0 comments

In honor or World Sickle Cell Day, June 19th, Embrace Kids Foundation announced that The McCourty Twins Tackle Sickle Cell Campaign will be covering the full cost of college books for all Embrace Kids Scholarship recipients that have sickle cell! Last week, Embrace Kids announced they will cover the full cost of tuition at community/county college for all of their current patients. Tackle Sickle Cell, launched in 2013, is a partnership between NFL stars Devin & Jason McCourty and Embrace Kids Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit located in New Brunswick, New Jersey. The proceeds from Tackle...

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Mike Burton Joins the Chicago Bears

Posted on Jun 7, 2017 | 0 comments

Fullbacks continue to disappear from the NFL landscape as teams rely more heavily on multi-receiver spread offenses. But Michael Burton is proof that the position is not extinct yet. Claimed by the Bears off waivers from the Lions last Wednesday, the 6-foot, 247-pounder is a throwback to the battering-ram lead blockers who were once prevalent in the league. Burton is a traditional fullback who can flatten a linebacker in the hole and catch passes out of the backfield. He said Monday that he intends to “bring that kind of old-school tough mentality in the run game and do the dirty work...

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