Posted on: February 22, 2008 4:46 pm
Edited on: February 22, 2008 6:17 pm

NFL Combine - Who needs help?

With the NFL Draft around the corner there's one aspect that is thought to be the premier test of physical ability.

The NFL Scouting Combine.

There are a few players that started the season high and have fallen. There are others, though, that in through gameplay success have improved their stock tremendously.

Here are a few guys that I'm interested to see in this year's Combine:

Kenny Phillips: S, Miami (Fl.)

Here's a guy who was a top tier player coming out of high school. He's always been told that he's "the best" guy out there and lived up to that hype as a Freshman and Sophomore at the U. At 6'2" and 210 pounds he's got a good size advantage going for him. He's been clocked with a 4.45 40m time, we expect good things from him. With a sub-par (by his standards) Junior campaign, an outstanding combine performance good mean the difference between him being a late 1st round pick and a possible Top 15 draft pick.

Andre' Woodson: QB, Kentucky

After a win against then (and still) #1 LSU he was hyped as the best QB coming out this year. He had his fair share of Heisman talk too, until his team failed to live up to their Top 10 ranking. After losing to Georgia the questions started to arise. Is his delivery too slow to be a real NFL threat? Is his arm good enough for him to be a perennial starter at the next level? To be quite honest, I don't know. That's why with some good numbers at this Sunday's combine, he could boost his stock to possibly the late 1st round.

Rashard Mendenhall: HB, Illinois

When this kid broke it loose past an NFL-bound USC secondary the scouts took notice. Is this guy's speed for real? Can he do that in the NFL? Once again, I don't know. But if his upper body strength is as super as it appears, then Mendenhal could move from the 3rd or 4th back taken up to possibly 2nd behind only Adrian Peterson Jr. Darren McFadden.

There are others that will be interesting, but these three guys are at the top of my watch list. Check it out on NFL Network all throughout this coming week. If not, check back here. I'll be giving summaries of every day's action.
Category: NFL
Posted on: February 8, 2008 8:05 pm

Bold Predictions for the weekend


The Lakers will win the Western Conference. The Celts will win the East. The addition of Gasol will improve Los Angeles from a consistantly good team to a potential NBA Champion.


The Pats won't win the AFC next season. That'll be a team from down south that plays like their from the north. The Jacksonville Jaguars. Their running game will only get better and with the new found star in Garrard at quarterback there will be no stopping these guys. Not even a Manning.


The Yankees will finally play up to their Exxon-worthy salary. The will win the American League and will go on to play in their oh so familiar World Series game.


The Kentucky Wildcats will make the NCAA tournament. Winning the SEC tournament is an automatic bid to the dance and that's exactly what will happen. Yes, I realize I'm insane. No need to point that out.


Tim Tebow will not win the Heisman his Junior season. It will go to a fella on what will be the best team in the country...the Georgia Bulldogs. Matt Stafford and Knowshon Moreno will both be candidates, but depending on Richt's offensive mindset, one will pull away from the other.


They will set records for number of game attendees.


Strike the previous prediction. He bought Hockey tickets this year.
Category: General
Posted on: February 1, 2008 5:56 pm
Edited on: February 1, 2008 6:01 pm

Official/Unofficial/Partly Official Super Bowl...


(Sorry couldn't fit the who thing in the Title Box)

Let's get it started with a prediction:

35-23 Pats

This could get even uglier than that. For those math wizz's out there...Bill Belichick + (1 week off) [to the power of 2] = Bad news opposing team.

For the up and coming scientists...bonding the elements of Brady and Moss can create one hell of a solution.

To the history buffs...The Patriots haven't seen this kind of success since 1776. And last time I checked, the boys from New England won that war.

No matter how you slice it or from what perspective you look at this game, please use intelligence. New England will come off the field Sunday evening with their 4th championship in 7 years.

Any thoughts?<sup> </sup>

Category: NFL
Tags: NFL, Super Bowl
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