Mar 25

2013 First Round Rewind- How did the top picks do P2?

Take a look at Pt 1 Here   Steelers select: Jarvis Jones, LB, Georgia I said: He looked very good when I saw him. A little slow, but smarter than hell. Solid base hit pick. How did he do? Not exactly worth the pick where he is. 31 tackles and one sack.He started half the season. …

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Mar 24

Terrelle Pryor wants out of Oakland, where is his next stop?

With the acquisition of Matt Schaub and the win now mentality of general manager Reggie McKenzie and head coach Dennis Allen, Terrelle Pryor has said he wants out of Oakland asking for a trade. San Jose Mercury News Tim Kawakami tweeted on Monday morning: “Asked Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie about Terrelle Pryor’s future with the …

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Mar 24

2013 First Round Rewind- How did the top picks do P1?

Welcome to the 2013 NFL Draft Review! With season 1 over, lets take a look back at what happened, what I thought was going to be the result, and how I did forecasting the results. At the end of this, I’ll give myself a grade and see how I did. Enjoy! KC Selects: Eric Fisher, …

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Mar 24

Musings From the Bench

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Game of Burgers They say imitation is the highest form of flattery. If that’s true then Ronald McDonald is fanning his crimson face with the release of the Burger King Big King sandwich. I’m old enough to remember when the Big Mac was first introduced. The ads had ordinary everyday people trying to sing the …

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Mar 23

What teams should be interested in bringing in Mark Sanchez?

When Michael Vick signed a one year contract with the New York Jets on Friday, Mark Sanchez became a casualty that was pretty much expected for a while after missing all of last season with an injury and receiving a roster bonus of 2 million if he made the team this season. He has said …

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Mar 22

Gang Green brings in Michael Vick to “push” Geno Smith

New York went out and signed free agent wide receiver Eric Decker to a five year contract worth 36 million on March 13th. So, it shouldn’t come as a huge shock on Friday when the New York Jets signed free agent quarterback Michael Vick to a one year contract worth 5 million. The Jets followed …

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Mar 22

The Raiders need to target a reliable backup running back

A lot of people were surprised when the Oakland Raiders re-signed Darren McFadden to an incentive laden one year contract worth four million (only $100,000 is guaranteed) last week but they aren’t done there. The team needs to go out and sign a reliable backup because McFadden has proven he can’t stay healthy for an …

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Mar 22

Raiders acquire Matt Schaub

On Friday, Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie acquired his new starting quarterback when he dealt a sixth round pick in the upcoming NFL draft to the Houston Texans for veteran QB Matt Schaub. The Texans signed Ryan Fitzpatrick to a two year contract on Thursday, forcing the decision to deal Schaub. Houston had expectations …

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Mar 21

Technology Meets Gridiron

Technology Meets Gridiron   As the National Football League has evolved so has the technology that is often associated with it, much of which hasn’t come about until the last two or three decades of the NFL’s existence. The NFL, established in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association, has been augmenting the game of …

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Mar 20

You have two Cows . . .

TWO COWS Explain the World   SOCIALISM You have 2 cows. You give one to your neighbor COMMUNISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and gives you some milk FASCISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and sells you some milk NAZISM You have 2 cows. The State takes both and …

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Mar 20

March Madness Thoughts and Selections.

My Brackets Done. I buy the USA Today two days a year, the day after the tourney comes out and the Super Bowl edition. Yeah, I’m part of the reason why Papers are dead. But USA Today does one heckuva job (Normally) in giving me the stats and breakdown of the teams. So just for …

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Mar 19

Phil Jackson introduced as the new president of the New York Knicks

Does New York like Zen? Looks like we are about to find out. On Tuesday New York Knicks fans got a little bit of hope for the future in an otherwise forgettable season when Phil Jackson was officially introduced as president of the New York Knicks in a homecoming of sorts. Jackson won two titles …

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