Giants' Henry Hynoski Named To USA Football's 2012 All Fundamentals Team
Excerpt: "The NFL makes it's money off the star power of the athletes. Often times when we turn on SportsCenter, we are inundated with flashy plays by big-name skill position players that intrigue fans and keep them wanting more. However, football, in its purest form, is about fundamentally sound players going out of performing to the best of their ability on a consistent basis. New York Giants fullback Henry Hynoski isn't as fast as Chris Johnson or as powerful as Adrian Peterson, but he is a fundamentally sound blocker who deserves a lot of credit for his play in 2012. That's why he was named to USA Football's 2012 All-Fundamentals Team.
2012 marks the fourth season in which USA Football has released it's All-Fundamental squad. Overall, 26 players from 18 teams were selected to receive the honor, which brings with it a $1,500 grant for the player to donate to a youth or high school football program of his choice. The All-Fundamentals team recognizes " players who employ proper technique, particularly when blocking and tackling, which fosters inherent safety benefits and better on-field performance." Read more...