NFL Coaching Vacancies Information Needed Jan10

NFL Coaching Vacanci...

After the firing of so many NFL head coaches on Black Monday immediate speculation began about who would fill the new head coaching openings. And rampant speculation continues—for good reason. Rumors play important roles in our psychological and emotional lives–so much so that we cannot...

Chip Kelly, RGIII, T...

In this audio segment of the Psychology of Sports Dr. Lustberg discusses what Chip Kelly has brought to the NFL, the status of RG3, Colin Kaepernick, why the Giants are out of touch and his thoughts about why people are prematurely anointed status to those who did not deserve it....

New York Giants Majo...

http://psychologyofsports.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/Psychology-of-Sports-Giants.mp3 The New York Giants are at an end of an era. The Coughlin-Manning and possibly Reese era is coming to an end The Giants are a loyal organization who values loyalty and continuity appreciates what Coughlin...

Fired Coaches and Fans Deal With Psychological and Emotional Adjustments Dec30

Fired Coaches and Fa...

Black Monday is upon us, already many coaches have been let go, and there is little doubt that there are more firings to come.  The reactions from fans, players, and those within their respective organizations is overwhelming, but I can assure you that the coaches who were let go are...

Tom Coughlin: Quitti...

As the Giants season winds down there has been speculation about Tom Coughlin’s future with the Giants. The incontrovertible facts are that the Giants have had a lousy season while also not having made the playoffs in way too many seasons during his recent tenure. Of course the two Super...

The New York Giants–Status Report- The Psychology of Sports Talking Sports Oct13

The New York Giants&...

By The PsychologyofSports Talking Sports: A lot has happened to the Giants since I wrote about the Giant status in week 4 when they were going up against the Chiefs and none of it is very good. Make no mistake about it major changes are on the way  and the 2014 roster will look nothing like...

Manning Under Immense Pressure Making Mistakes That Are Not Totally His Fault Oct07

Manning Under Immens...

Updated 10-11-2013:  Clearly the Giants are just not good enough. Being 0-6 after the loss to the Bears that is becoming more and more obvious. Baring that we hear there is not something physically wrong with Eli Manning– Manning like all others can lose confidence, try to make things...

The New York Giants-A Somber Analysis Of The Obvious Sep28

The New York Giants-...

By The PsychologyofSports Talking Sports: Much has been written this week about the fact that the New York Giants season is on the line. With an 0-3 record, the press and fans have called for the Giants to put it all on the line this week against Kansas City as a loss in this game will pretty...

Lack of Preparation Led To Sloppy Play-in NFL Games Sep09

Lack of Preparation ...

Time on task is one of the best predictors of outcome if not the best.  It is clear that the lack of preparation due to the new preseason schedule in the NFL affected the overall quality of play during this first weekend. Many games were sloppy and poorly played filled with penalties, dumb...

Wes Welker Is Not Crazy Aug08

Wes Welker Is Not Cr...

Wesley Walker was quoted as saying that he had a hard time putting up with Bill Belichick’s ways in New England. “It was just kind of hard,” Welker told the magazine (Sports Illustrated) in a story that appears in this week’s edition, “one of those deals where you have...