Welcome to Ninety-Nine Yards: American Football for UK fans. Here you will find the latest news, as well as exclusive player interviews, and insight from leading experts.

Ninety-Nine Yards launched in 2018 and covers all aspects of American football from National Football League (NFL), to Canadian Football League (CFL), and College Football (CFB).

Ninety-Nine Yards is also a regular podcast which features interviews with both current and former NFL stars and can listened to via Spreaker and Apple Podcasts.

Meet the Ninety-Nine Yards team

Editors

  • Our Managing Editor is Liz Bhandari (aka NFLGirlUK). Liz has followed the game since 2012 and is a Seattle Seahawks fan. Liz is supported by two deputy editors:
    • Jonathan Payton: Jonno is a New York Jets fan who has followed the game since 1984, and is our NFL historian.
    • Duncan Terry: Duncan is a Seattle Seahawks fan who has followed the game since 2007, and manages our social media activity.

Writers

National Football League (NFL)

  • Our NFC North reporter is Greg Forbes who covers Bears, Lions, Packers, and Vikings. Greg is a Pittsburgh Steelers fan who has followed the game since 2014.
  • Our NFC East reporter is Chris Milner who covers Redskins, Eagles, Cowboys, and Giants. He is one of our fantasy football correspondents. Chris is a Washington Redskins fan who has followed the game since 2011.
  • Our NFC South reporter is Stuart Anderson who covers Falcons, Panthers, Saints and Buccaneers. Stu is a Tampa Bay Buccaneers fan who has followed the game since 1986.
  • Our NFC West reporters are Shona Duthie and Dave Bodymore who between them cover Cardinals, Rams, 49ers, and Seahawks. Shona is a Seattle Seahawks fan who has followed the game since 2012.
  • Our AFC North reporter is Jonathan Cumbleton who covers Ravens, Bengals, Browns, and Steelers. Johnny is a Philadelphia Eagles fan who has followed the game since 1990.
  • Our AFC East reporter is Alex Riley who covers Patriots, Dolphins, Jets, and Bills. Alex is a San Francisco 49ers fan who has followed the game since 2010.
  • Our AFC West reporter is Oliver Hodgkinson who covers Broncos, Chiefs, Chargers, and Raiders. Oli is a New England Patriots fan and Boston College Fan who has followed the game since 2010.

College Football (CFB)

  • Our College Football writing team is led by George Somerville. George supports college team Alabama, and is a Green Bay Packers fan who has followed the game since 1998.
  • Supporting George in covering all things College Football are our reporters:
    • Oliver Hodgkinson (as mentioned above)
    • Alex Chinery: Alex is a Green Bay Packers fan, who has followed the game since 2010. He began watching college football in 2014 and although he hasn’t yet chosen a team, he enjoys watching the Washington Huskies the most.

Canadian Football League (CFL)

  • Our Canadian Football League reporter is Chris Lawton.  Chris is a Miami Dolphins fan who has followed the game since 1982. He also supports the Toronto Argonauts.

We also have writers covering other aspects of the game. These include:

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