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Archive for April, 2010

PacMan Jones: “I’m tired of hanging out with those knuckleheads who ain’t doing nothing better for themselves.”

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Rarely known as a politician, PacMan Jones is playing the political game when it comes to questions about Ben Roethlisberger's conduct and suspension. Jones has the ever intriguing "no comment" on the situation. I would like to know what he really thinks. Moreover, I would love to know what he ...

Trevor Hoffman’s Struggles Continue

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Trevor Hoffman is in his second season with the Milwaukee Brewers after spending the last sixteen years of his career playing for the San Diego Padres.  Right now Hoffman feels as though he could turn back the hands of time and be back with the Padres because he has gotten ...

49ers Beef Up Their Offensive Line in the NFL Draft

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Since 2002, the San Francisco 49ers have struggled and have been near the bottom of the NFC West.  However, after going 8-8 last year and having a .500 record for the first time since 2002, this could be San Fran’s year.  Not only can the 49ers build on their second ...

Will Drew Brees Fall Victim to the “Madden Curse?”

Friday, April 30th, 2010

Barry Sanders, Daunte Culpepper, Marshall Faulk, Michael Vick, Donovan McNabb, Shaun Alexander, Vince Young, and Troy Polamalu all have something in common.  They have all appeared on the cover of “Madden” and they have all fallen victim to the “Madden curse".  Look, I’m not a very superstitious guy and I ...

The Boston Celtics Have Turned Things Around

Friday, April 30th, 2010

The Boston Celtics are set to take on LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers starting Saturday in what is sure to be a great series.  If someone would have asked me during the season if I thought that the Celtics would be playoff contenders, I would have told them that ...

The Bucks Are Looking to Send the Hawks on Vacation

Friday, April 30th, 2010

I think it’s about time that I should start being a believer in the Bucks, at least for one more game anyway.  Going into their series against Atlanta, I didn’t give Milwaukee a chance.  It looked like the Bucks were overmatched and they didn’t have nearly as much talent as ...

Alan Faneca Is Here To Remind You That He’ll Still Be Bulldozing Defenders In 2010

Friday, April 30th, 2010

It didn't take long for 9-time Pro Bowler (9 straight for those counting at home) Alan Faneca to find a new job. Less than a week after being jettisoned by the New York Jets, the long time Pittsburgh Steelers offensive guard signed in Pittsburgh West - i.e. with the Arizona ...

Scott Brooks Believes in the Young Thunder

Friday, April 30th, 2010

One could make the argument that Scott Brooks' head coaching career has already been more successful than his ten-year playing career. As a player, Brooks started seven of 680 career games (six of those were in his rookie season). He played for six different teams (and even played for two ...

Can Sam Bradford be the Guy to Turn the Rams Around?

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Over the past couple of years the St. Louis Rams have been in the basement of the NFL and have had the opportunity to draft a potential franchise quarterback.  However, despite that being one of their biggest weaknesses, they have balked at that idea and instead have looked at addressing ...

Taylor Mays: “I was almost caught off-guard because of what I thought was going to happen and what ended up happening.”

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Former USC safety Taylor Mays got his first taste of what the NFL is all about when he dropped to the San Francisco 49ers in the second round of the draft.   Last year, he was projected to be a top-fifteen pick but after consulting with his former coach, Pete Carroll, ...