Read the review here.
“The 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) home video game console was known for, among many other things, some of its quality sports titles. From the quirky violence of Super Dodge Ball to the Bo Jacksonian heroics in Tecmo Bowl, many titles offered fans a playable rendition of their favorite sport. Such high-quality legacy was not always the case, though; in 1985, as one of the 18 original launch titles for the machine’s North American release, included was an early American football simulator named 10 Yard Fight.”
– from the full review, which you can read here.
Arguably as much if not more than any other genre, sports titles on the NES are very, very hit-or-miss. This would be a “miss.” I have always found it slightly amusing that, when the Famicom came to America, two of the launch titles had “Fight” in the title. Also, I would like to trademark the term “Bo Jacksonian heroics.” Not only was 10 Yard Fight an overall bad game, despite the best efforts of those courageous early programmers, but it even had an amusing grammatical mistake:
Also: I went ahead and made a Let’s Play video for this game. Enjoy?