Mom Ball: About the Event

  The moms of New England Football have spoken – they want to play, and they want to raise money for a great cause!  Come cheer them on as they do battle for Gridiron Greatness in the first annual Mom Ball: Battle for the Battle in support of The ESSCO-MGH Breast Cancer Research Fund! This single-elimination … Read More

2018 Power Rankings – Week 4

Here we are at the midpoint of the 2018 season and teams are starting to show their spirit, but more importantly appear to be learning what it takes to win the FOTY title (see a trend in this week’s top five???)… Here’s how New England Football’s Power Panel voted in the Week 4 edition of … Read More

New England Football Picture Day – 9/29

Picture day is Saturday September 29 and each team will have their pictures taken at Patton Park based on the schedule listed below. Purchasing a photo package is COMPLETELY OPTIONAL; we have no horse in the race other than wanting team pics for the web site.  If you are interested in getting a photo package you can do so using the … Read More

2018 Power Rankings – Week 1

The 3-4 (now 5-6) Michigan State Spartans brought home the 2017 FOTY title. Will they repeat? Given that inappropriate posters/play cards have been banned from the sidelines (for obvious reasons – you guys are sick), it is hard to know. Overall it was a pretty weak showing in terms of team spirit this past weekend. … Read More

What’s New at NEFF for 2018?

Funny you should ask…. Those who have been with us over the years know that we are always looking to improve our customers’ experiences and up our game. Whether it’s sweet Championship Rings, all-girl teams or divisions, or the best uniforms in the nation . . . . we are the innovators, not the imitators … Read More

Our Thoughts on Tackle Football

For some, their personal Football Journey will lead to traditional tackle football. While New England Football doesn’t currently offer a tackle football option, we can help you prepare to play the game better and more safely with the fundamentals you’ll learn through our Flag Football or Flex Football leagues. As parents and former tackle football … Read More

Skills & Drills with Merril Hoge

Essex Sports Center February 10, 2018 6:30 – 8:00 PM Registration fees: $10*   Come join former NFL player and ESPN analyst and current motivational speaker Merril Hoge on February 10th as he joins NEFF’s Skills & Drills series and shares his NFL experiences and teaches kids how to safely and properly hit the hole, … Read More

About Merril Hoge

Former NFL running back Merril Hoge worked as an analyst at ESPN for 21 years, helping to launch ESPN 2, NFL Live and Fantasy Football, along with being a part of the longest running NFL show on television, NFL Matchup. An eight-year National Football League veteran, Hoge spent 1987–1993 with the Pittsburgh Steelers and was … Read More

Football is Special. And, Here’s Why.

Soccer.  Baseball.  Basketball.  Lacrosse.  Hockey.  Tennis.  Music lessons.  Art Classes.  Theater classes. So many choices for our kids today, yet there are only so many hours in the day.  As a parent, how do you choose one activity over another?  Well, before you make those decisions, there’s something you need to know about football, in … Read More