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2009 Mock NFL Draft

Posted by Mike on December 2, 2008

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  1.  Detroit Lions- Sam Bradford QB Oklahoma
  2.  Kansas City ChiefsMatthew Stafford QB Georgia
  3.  Cincinnati BengalsMalcolm Jenkins CB Ohio State
  4.  San Francisco 49ersMichael Crabtree WR Texas Tech
  5.  Oakland RaidersAndre Smith OT Alabama
  6.  Seattle SeahawksChris Wells RB Ohio State
  7.  St Louis RamsVontae Davis CB Illinois
  8.  Houston TexansBrian Orakpo DE Texas
  9.  Cleveland BrownsTaylor Mays S USC
  10.  Green Bay PackersMichael Oher OT Ole Miss
  11.  San Diego ChargersRey Maualuga LB USC
  12.  New Orleans Saints Will Moore S Missouri
  13. Jacksonsville JaguarsAaron Curry LB Wake Forest
  14. Buffalo BillsEugene Monroe OT Virginia
  15. Denver BroncosJames Laurinaitis LB Ohio State
  16. Miami Dolphins-Brian Cushing LB USC
  17. Chicago Bears-Tim Tebow QB Florida
  18. Indianaplois Colts-Ciron Black OT LSU
  19. Minnesota Vikings-Jeremy Maclin WR Missouri
  20. Detroit Lions-George Selvie DE South Florida
  21. Philadelphia Eagles-Percy Harvin Florida
  22. New England Patriots-Knowshon Moreno RB Georgia
  23. Washington Redskins- Alex Mack C Cal
  24. Atlanta Falcons- Jermaine Gresham Oklahoma
  25. New York Jets- Sen’Derrick Marks DT Auburn
  26. Tampa Bay Bucs- Alphonso Smith CB Wake Forest
  27. Arizona Cardinals- Mike Mickens CB Cincinnati
  28. Baltimore Ravens- Darrius Heyward-Bey WR Maryland
  29. Pittsburgh Steelers- Eben Britton OT Arizona
  30. Philadelphia Eagles-Everette Brown DE FSU
  31. Tennesse Titans- Brandon Spikes LB Florida
  32. New York Giants- Terrence Cody DT Alabama
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This Won’t Help Blake Griffin’s Draft Stock

Posted by Mike on December 1, 2008

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Your 2008-09 Player of the Year: Blake Griffin

Thanks to The Lost Ogle

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Who Gets Fired First: Matt Millen Or Lane Kiffin ?

Posted by Mike on September 23, 2008

It appears that anytime soon Oakland Raiders head coach Lane Kiffin will get the pink slip handed to him by Al Davis. Reports yesterday were a bit premature that Kiffin would be fired on Monday, but it can honestly happen any day now, and most likely today. Which wouldn’t be a surprise. The surprise that came out yesterday was from Detroit Lions vice chairman Bill Ford, who told ESPN that he would have fired Matt Millen if he had the authority. The fact that Matt Millen is still the GM is shocking. It’s said that Millen has a great relationship with team owner William Clay Ford. Which is certainly the only reason he still has a job. His record so far in Detroit is 31-84, that is 53 games under .500. Not to mention that Millen is also the second highest paid GM in the league. He’s made many blunders in his role as GM, such as drafting Joey Harrington and Mike Williams, also taking a wide receiver in the first round in the NFL Draft three years in a row. Quite simply the Matt Millen era in Detroit has been a disaster. There has even been a “Fire Matt Millen” movement in Detroit. It would be shocking to see him last the year, especially after the horrific start the team is off to again this year. It’s certainly more likely that Lane Kiffin will be fired first, but it’s clearly evident that Matt Millen is much more deserving of it. More from ESPN:

“I think the fans deserve better and if it were in my authority, which it’s not, I’d make some significant changes,” Ford said Monday.

Asked by a reporter if he believed Millen should leave the team, Ford said, “Yes, I do.”

The Ford Motor Co. executive chairman is the son of William Clay Ford, the franchise’s owner since 1964.

In rare interviews, the elder Ford has stood by his decision to hire Millen in 2001 and to stick with him since then. With Ford atop the franchise, the Lions have won only one playoff game and are an NFL-worst 31-84 since Millen took over in 2001.

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The Beasley In The Room Rumors Continue To Swirl

Posted by Mike on September 15, 2008

This photo comes directly from The Big Lead, it is not known if it came from the NBA Rookies Program, which Mario Chalmers (seen in picture) and Darrell Arthur were both kicked out of. The Big Lead seems to think this picture was not taken at the rookies program, but somewhere else. In the picture notice the what looks like to be marijuana  in the right-hand of Chalmers, and the lighter on the table in from of Michael Beasley. Were they both hitting the trees harder than Sonny Bono ? The rumor is that Beasley locked himself in the bathroom and would not come out as people caught Chalmers and Arthur with both women and that as Tony Stewart would say “smoking pot grass”. This picture certainly adds more flame to the fire that the second pick in the NBA Draft was in the room.

Thanks to The Big Lead

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Was Beasley In The Room Too ?

Posted by Mike on September 5, 2008

The other day it was reported that Mario Chalmers and Darrell Arthur were both sent home from the NBA’s Rookie Program, because they broke the rules of having women and their room’s and oh yeah having pot with them too. Now comes the rumor that Michael Beasley may have been in the room as well, but the new member of the Miami Heat locked himself in the bathroom and refused to open the door. Sounds like Beasley is transitioning to the NBA life pretty well. Before the NBA Draft there were questions about the maturity of the Kansas State star, but most observers felt those questions were squashed with his performance this past season. I’m think there just maybe a few more questions yet to be answered. One thing is for sure, he’s gonna love South Beach.

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Bill Self Must Be Proud

Posted by Mike on September 4, 2008

Two former members of the University of Kansas Basketball team, Mario Chalmers and Darrell Arthur were both thrown out of the NBA’s Rookie Transition program for having marijuana and women in their rooms according to ESPN. Coming off a National Championship, each of the two were both expected to be high to mid-first round picks in the NBA Draft, and each of them slide, Arthur to #27 and Chalmers all the way into the second round. Maybe the NBA executives knew alittle bit more about these two then they Draft analysts did. Kansas coach Bill Self must love the example his two former players are setting in the NBA:  

March Madness heroes Mario Chalmers and Darrell Arthur were thrown out of the NBA’s rookie transition program on Wednesday morning after being caught in their hotel room with marijuana and women, according to several sources.

“The players were sent home for violating program rules,” NBA spokesman Tim Frank said. “They will be appropriately sanctioned and will have to repeat the program next year.”

Sources said Chalmers and Arthur, who starred on the Kansas Jayhawks’ 2008 NCAA championship team, were also fined $20,000 apiece and could start the regular season on the suspended list. But NBA spokesman Brian McIntyre would not confirm that.

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Fantasy Football Tip: Don’t Listen To Anyone On ESPN

Posted by Mike on August 15, 2008

Ok, Method Man is clearly on drugs so we understand him taking Frank Gore at #3, for all he knows its still 2007. But, for everyone else and “experts” at ESPN they have no excuse. I think Dexter Manley could draft a better team, heck John Manley could too! Too see the list of all their teams click here.

Thanks to Awful Announcing

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There Is A New Walker Wiggle In Boston

Posted by Mike on July 2, 2008

Boston Celtics 1st Round Pick J.R. Giddens

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Daily Dump: Stuart Scott Is The Anti-Christ

Posted by Mike on June 30, 2008

This comes from our guest blogger: Zippanut

Why Stuart Scott sucks…. He is one of the worst sports anchors on ESPN, if you watched the NBA Finals and draft coverage you would now why… He thinks he’s funny with his dumb jokes and catch phrases but he isn’t…. How about his James Posey line I SUPPOSE, James Posey.   What is that? It’s terrible that’s what it is… He ruined the NBA Draft cause he wouldn’t shut his trap he kept rambling on about nothing,  on draft day half the people watching don’t now most of the players in the draft, that’s why they have analysts to tell us about the players…. When Stu Scott is there he takes time up talking about nothing and making up lines… He ruined the draft and every other coverage he does.   I didn’t think anyone could be that bad covering sports but he’s up there, he needs to hire a writer cause the shit he writes is just that SHIT…
 
 Thank you have a nice day and happy trails,
  Zippa

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How Did Brook Lopez Get Into Stanford?

Posted by Mike on June 30, 2008

I think Bill Simmons summed it up best when he said that Brook has a Andre the Giant like voice. I thought that Stanford was a tough school to get into, even if you did play sports. Apparently not. Brook, honestly sounds like he’s missing a chromosome, or may have a small form of down-syndrome. Paging Eric Montross. I know that Jay Bilas loved him, but after watching that quick snippet; would you draft him?

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