Notes on a funny acronym

The Lord Knows the Score

Every year around this time I get to enjoy one of my all-time favorite acronyms. (You know I’m an acronymphomaniac, right?) All of the important data utilized by the National Football League is stored in the “Game Statistics & Information System” — GSIS.

As far as the NFL is concerned, GSIS is awesome and GSIS knows all. This leads to some wonderful conversations…

  • Want to know who’s got the most rushing yards right now? Ask GSIS.
  • Who scored first in last week’s Steelers game? Check with GSIS.
  • Did Tom Brady get a rushing TD in week 7 last year? GSIS can tell you.
  • When do the Broncos play the Jets? GSIS knows.
2024-02-05: Broken links in this post have been removed and/or updated.

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