"Bye" has a second meaning in sports like gridiron football, as both ... for any
week during the regular season in which a team does not play a game. Each NFL
team has one "bye week"...
'Team X has the bye next week' is the more normal phrase t me 126.96.36.199
16:29, 20 April 2007 (UTC). Where does this term come from? I've seen it more ...
Oct 1, 2008 ... A bye, in sports and other competitive activities, most commonly refers to the
practice of allowing a player or team to advance to the next round ...
Nov 7, 2007 ... According to the reference below, the term bye started out as a cricket term ... the
word bye seems to have a use laid in for some time to come even if ... to apply to
tournaments is that since all play all, the order does not matter.
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.
Oct 1, 2015 ... Patriots coach Bill Belichick says the scheduling of a bye week doesn't concern
him ... Teams that had winning records entering a Week 4 or 5 bye usually
continued ..... The benching comes in the wake of a video showing the ...
Sep 26, 2014 ... Bill Barnwell did a good job covering it a couple years ago. ... Do teams with late
bye weeks have an advantage when it comes to making the ...
3 days ago ... That wouldn't be so noteworthy for an NFL player during a bye week, but when
it's the same ... The video reveal comes a month after he was involved in a
domestic incident with his girlfriend. ... I did get a chance to relax.
Oct 7, 2015 ... Teams coming off bye weeks have gone 386-376 ATS, remarkably close ... We
then looked at how teams did the week before they had a bye.