Coombs Discusses Britball’s Brightest, Phoebe Schecter, in Latest ESPN Column

Building on his new partnership with ESPN for the 2019/20 NFL season, Nat Coombs is helping fly the flag for Britball on one of the biggest sports platforms in the game, as his latest column for ESPN takes a closer look at Britball’s own Phoebe Schecter – who featured on one of the British Sports Journalist’s most recent podcasts.

Coombs’ article takes a look at what it takes to be a coach at the very pinnacle of the sport, and how Birmingham and GB Lions standout, Schecter, is leading the charge for women in the NFL.

“It’s always been a man’s world, the NFL, but perhaps not for much longer. At least not exclusively.

Phoebe Schecter is one of a handful of trailblazing women who has earned a spot on the coaching staff of an NFL team — the Buffalo Bills — having recently completed a two-year placement as one of Sean McDermott’s crew.”

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Nick 'Willy Tee' Wilson-Town hails from the South West where he's spent the last decade bouncing around various teams at the university and senior level. He came to fame on the now departed unofficial forum thanks to his regularly irreverent Uniball predictions and general 'BUAFL wafflage'. Follow him on twitter @WillyTee1