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Bye (sports)


In sports that are played weekly, especially gridiron football, a team that does not ... "bye week" during a normal season; this is placed on the team's schedule ...

Bye - definition of bye by The Free Dictionary


Sports The position of one who draws no opponent for a round in a tournament and so advances to the next round. Idiom: by the bye/by. By the way; incidentally.

2015 NFL Bye Week Schedule /w Statistical History


2015 NFL bye week schedules by week & division in various printable formats. ... on the league and associated industries including fantasy football and sports gambling. .... It stands to reason that some teams perform better than others when  ...

How does having an early bye week affect NFL teams? - The Boston ...


Oct 1, 2015 ... Patriots coach Bill Belichick says the scheduling of a bye week doesn't concern him much, since it's out of his control. ... Teams that had winning records entering a Week 4 or 5 bye usually .... SOURCE: pro-football-reference.com ..... The Patriots are looking to get to 11-0, but a familiar rival stands in the w...

Fantasy Football Glossary - Scout.com


This dictionary of fantasy football terms should help define the lingo that we use. ... Bye Week: Each NFL team plays 16 games out of 17 weeks in the NFL schedule. ... reasons for drafting backup players is to have coverage during the bye week of ... The player cannot return to the active lineup and does not earn the owner ...

NFL 2015 Regular Season Week 12 Schedule - NFL.com


Weekly view of the schedules including links to tickets, broadcast channels, and printable views. ... BYE WEEK: No teams on bye Flexible scheduling procedures.

Creating the NFL Schedule | NFL Football Operations


The NFL schedule-makers — Senior Vice President of Broadcasting Howard Katz, Vice .... Flex scheduling does not apply to Thursday, Monday or the occasional ... That means, for example, that an all-AFC matchup could air on Fox and an ... a team that played the week before has to face a rested team coming off its bye.

Do bye weeks really matter in the NFL? - SBNation.com


Sep 26, 2014 ... Knowing what we know about football -- namely, that it's the most violent and ... tired, hurt and neutered because they drew an unfavorable scheduling blip. ... Do teams with late bye weeks have an advantage when it comes to ...

Report: NHL teams will get a bye week during the 2016-17 season ...


Nov 19, 2015 ... Another thing to keep an eye on is how this affects the rest of the schedule. Does getting a mandatory five days off mean the schedule will ...

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What is a bye in sports? - Dear Sports Fan


Nov 3, 2014 ... In sports, a bye refers to a period when a team or player would normally compete but for one reason or another does not have to. ... I've heard that word in a bunch of different contexts but I'm not totally sure what it means. ... week off during a seventeen week schedule during which they play sixteen games.

What does "bye" mean in football? - Ask.com


In American football, a "bye" is when a team does not have a game during a given week in the course of the regular season. The NFL uses byes to extend the  ...

What does a BYE mean in softball scheduling - Answers.com


It means that team does not have a game. ... in india good bye means to wish someone when we take A LEAVE FROM any place. 2 people found this useful. Edit.

What does 'bye' in bye week stand for? [Archive] - Straight Dope ...


I understand what 'bye' means in Football. Why is this particular word used? Is it an acronym or does it pertain to waving 'bye-bye' to these ...

Bye | Define Bye at Dictionary.com


Bye definition, Sports. in a tournament, the preferential status of a player or team ... followed by a gerund to indicate a means used: he frightened her by hiding ...