"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 184.108.40.206
16:29, 20 April 2007 (UTC). Where does this term come from? I've seen it more ...
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. ... In tournaments and playoffs, a
bye week rewards a team or player by guaranteeing entry to a ...
Nov 19, 2011 ... This question inspired me to look at the etymology of "get a bye". The earliest
mentions .... Where did the phrase “used to” come from? ... Should I still give two
weeks' notice if I know my company won't honor a notice period?
Oct 1, 2015 ... Patriots coach Bill Belichick says the scheduling of a bye week doesn't .... Just
once did any of the four teams make the playoffs — the 2010 Steelers, ..... no one
has come up with a game-changing way to make it an easy sell.
In a sports context, it comes from cricket, where a bye is a type of play where the
batsman can ... The meaning was then further extended to signify simply getting a
week off, effectively "skipping" that ... Where did the surname Bye originate?
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, ...
Apr 15, 2016 ... Instead, the Colts' bye doesn't come until week ten. ... "The Jets got home earlier
last year from London than they did from a West Coast game," ...
Nov 9, 2015 ... Badgers football: Bye week means time for healing ... “I really felt like Thursday,
he did one of those where you just knew before practice (he wouldn't ..... Packers:
Jordy Nelson, Aaron Rodgers say deep completions will come ...
NFL teams play 16 games in 17 weeks, with a bye week mixed in somewhere.
Being cognizant of bye weeks is very important when constructing a fantasy ...