A bye is a special privilege given to a team in the initial rounds because of which
it gets ... In sports that are played weekly, especially football, a team that does not
play at all during a given...
'Team X has the bye next week' is the more normal phrase t me 188.8.131.52
16:29, 20 April 2007 (UTC). Where does this term come from? I've seen it more ...
Nov 19, 2011 ... This question inspired me to look at the etymology of "get a bye". The earliest
mentions in a sporting context that I found while searching Google ...
In a sports context, it comes from cricket, where a bye is a type of play where the
batsman can .... In the NFL, a 'bye' is a week when the team does not play.
Nov 5, 2010 ... With the bye week being an integral part of every football, fantasy and gambling
... I have no idea where the term "bye" came from and neither does .... wager on a
scenario that has come through 70.5 of 116 times since 1990, ...
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
The OED has an entry for bye as "a run scored for a ball [in cricket] which passes
the batsman, and which the wicket-keeper and long-stop fail ...
Oct 1, 2015 ... But with the Patriots having an early bye week this season — they're off this week
after playing just three ..... Where did his name come from?
Nov 26, 2015 ... Ian Rapoport has the latest behind the Browns' decision to bench Johnny
Manziel this week. What exactly did Manziel do to lose his coaches' ...
Nov 22, 2015 ... "They made my bye week turn into a bye-bye week," Ryan said Sunday ... "
Cousins did a nice job of managing the game and he had one big ...