Sunday, February 28, 2010

Al Jefferson arrested on suspicion of DWI, suspended 2 games

I want a beer big like this!

Jefferson was observed speeding and changing lanes without signaling (I hate those people!). When pulled over, his breath smelled like alcohol and was administered a blood test. This likely signals the end of Al Jefferson as a Timberwolf and I hope we can trade him for a good player like Brian Skinner or Eduardo Najera before it's too late.

Fourth degree DWI, which is the most severe form of DWI before First degree!

NFL Combine Day 4

QB:

Sam Bradford: 6"4 1/4, 236 lbs.

Colt McCoy: 6"1 1/8, 216 lbs. 4.79s 40-yd

Tim Tebow: 6"2 3/4 236 lbs. 4.72 40-yd, 38.5 inch vertical. Great athlete and I heard he did great in interviews

Dan LeFevour: 6"3 1/4, 230 lbs. 4.66s 40-yd

Tony Pike: 6"5 3/4, 223 lbs, 4.92s

Jevan Snead: 6"3, 219 lbs, 5.01s


WR:

Arrelious Benn: 6"1, 219 lbs. 4.48s, 20 bp, 37 in vertical

Golden Tate: 5"10 1/2, 199 lbs. 4.42s 40-yd, 17 bp,

Jordan Shipley: 5"11 1/4, 193 lbs. 4.57s

Dez Bryant: 6"2, 225 lbs. Unable to workout, allowed to leave combine

Jacoby Ford: 5"8 7/8 186 lbs. 4.28s 40-yd

Brandon Long: 5"6, 176 lbs. 4.46s 40-yd, 41.5 inch vertical

Eric Decker: 6"3, 217 lbs. 15 bp. No workout obviously, dude needs a second surgery on his foot. At least, he is staying at the combine and watching the other guys. Decker said he has met with the Cleveland Browns, New Orleans Saints, Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs.

RB:

CJ Spiller: 5"10 5/8, 196 lbs. 4.37s 40-yd, 18 bp.

Ryan Matthews: 5"11 5/8, 218 lbs. 19 bp, 4.53s 40-yd dash, 36 in vertical

Jahvid Best: 5"10 1/8, 199 lbs. Fastest RB with 4.35s 40-yd dash, 18 bp. Looked very fluid in drills, cemented himself as first or second best RB in the draft.

Ben Tate: 5"11, 220 lbs. 4.43s 40-yd, 26 bp, 40.5 inch vertical,

Joe McKnight: 4.47s 40-yd, 18 bp, 36.5 in vertical

Montario Hardest: 4.49s, 21 bp, 41 in vertical. Rising stock

LeGarrette Blount: 6"0 1/2, 241 lbs. 4.62s, 19 bp. Not bad for the big guy.

Jonathan Dwyer: 5"11 1/4, 229 lbs. 4.59s, 15 bp.

It's a wrap for the day. Tomorrow, DL, LB woot!

Saturday, February 27, 2010

NFL Combine Notes

Day 3 of the NFL combine is over and saw a very deep group of offensive linemen take the field for the various drills.

OT Bruce Campbell (Maryland) helped himself tremendously by running the 40-yd dash in 4.85 s range which is incredible for a 314 lbs lineman. He benched pressed 225 lbs 34 times which is also impressive for a guy with 36 1/2 inches arms. He has cemented himself as a first round pick and possibly a top 15 pick.

OT Trent Williams (Oklahoma) also helped himself, running a 4.88 40 yd-dash and looking very good on the lineman drills

OT Anthony Davis (Rutgers) on the other hand had a very poor day, and looked half a step slow on just about everything he took part in.

OT Bryan Bulaga (Iowa) looked great in drills. He will be a first round pick

OT Mike Iupati (Idaho) looked great in the drills. He should be a first round pick

TE Jimmy Graham (Miami FL) is one of those guys that no one paid much attention to until the combine where he put up great numbers. He ran a 4.56

Other news:

Jimmy Clausen and Sam Bradford will not throw at the combine. Terrence Cody showed up at 354 lbs which is about 20 lbs lighted than he was at the Senior Bowl. Smart move, let's see how he moves on Monday.

Tomorrow:

QB, WR, RB. A little more fun! Seriously I don't really give a shit until the defensive player take the field, this year even more than previous years given the Vikes needs.

Players I most intrigued with:

MLB Rolando McClain: Some say that McClain is not a true sideline to sideline middle linebacker but he is an extremely intelligent and instinctive player who is literally a coach on the field.

OLB Sean Weatherspoon: I absolutely love Weatherspoon. Dude is a big time backer, terrific leader, and will be productive from day 1. He will be a star at the next level.

WR Eric Decker: No just kidding. Great size and good quickness but lacks good speed. Probably a second day pick

RB LeGarrette Blount: Dude is a load at 241 lbs and bigger than most LBs in the league. Hope he doesn't sucker punch anyone at the combine and I wouldn't spend anything higher than a 3rd or 4th on him but put Blount as the backup for AP and watch defenders run away for their fucking lives!

CB Kyle Wilson, Jerome Murphy, Patrick Robinson: Vikes need a corner. bad.

DT Terrence Cody: 354 lbs of pure immovable meat. Could end up being picked in the 2nd round given depth at position.

S Eric Berry: Because he is so exciting to watch... Hope he doesn't go to the Raiders, I would cry myself to sleep for the next 6 month.



S Taylor Mays: Dude could slide. Just saying...

S Earl Thomas: That's Bob Sanders right there. He won't be available for the Vikes but I can always dream.

Friday, February 26, 2010

2010 NFL Draft: Pre-Combine Mock Draft

For those of you tired of watching the freaking Olympics, the NFL scouting combine is upon us! Starting on Saturday, February 27 through Tuesday, March 2. As usual here is my pre-combine mock draft:

 It's a real sport!

1. St. Louis Rams: Jimmy Clausen, QB, Notre Dame
The Rams are desperate to give their franchise a new signal caller and might trade down a few spots and still be able to grab one. Let's have them take Clausen for a change!

2. Detroit Lions: Ndamukong Suh, DT, Nebraska
3. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Gerald McCoy, DT, Oklahoma
The beneficiaries of this whole ordeal are the Bucs who get their hands on one of the top two defensive tackles in the draft.

4. Washington Redskins: Sam Bradford, QB, Oklahoma
The Campbell experiment is over with the arrival of Mike Shanahan. He gets his guy.

5. Kansas City Chiefs: Russell Okung, OT, Oklahoma State
KC protects their new QB Matt Cassel

6. Seattle Seahawks: Joe Haden, CB, Florida
7. Cleveland Browns: Eric Berry, S, Tennessee
The Browns get a playmaker in their atrocious secondary

8. Oakland Raiders: Bruce Campbell, OT, Maryland
Al Davis loves freaks and gets the massive Campbell

9. Buffalo Bills: Anthony Davis, OT, Rutgers
10. Jacksonville Jaguars: Carlos Dunlap, DE, Florida
11. Denver Broncos: Dez Bryant, WR, Oklahoma State
12. Miami Dolphins: Sergio Kindle, OLB, Texas

13. San Francisco 49ers: Earl Thomas, S, Texas
14. Seattle Seahawks: Taylor Mays, S, USC
Pete Caroll is a defensive coach and shores up the Hawks' secondary in the first round with two top DBs.

15. N.Y. Giants: Brian Price, DT, UCLA
16. San Francisco 49ers: Trent Williams, OT, Oklahoma
17. Tennessee Titans: Derrick Morgan, DE, Georgia Tech
18. Pittsburgh Steelers: Bryan Bulaga, OT, Iowa
19. Atlanta Falcons: Patrick Robinson, CB, Florida St.
20. Houston Texans: C.J. Spiller, RB, Clemson
21. Cincinnati Bengals: Golden Tate, WR, Notre Dame
22. New England Patriots: Brandon Graham, OLB, Michigan

23. Green Bay Packers: Sean Weatherspoon, LB, Missouri
The Packers grab another top linebacker for their 3-4
24. Philadelphia Eagles: Mike Iupati, OG/OT, Idaho
25. Baltimore Ravens: Arrelious Benn, WR, Illinois
26. Arizona Cardinals: Kyle Wilson, CB, Boise State
27. Dallas Cowboys: Jean-Pierre Paul, DE, South Florida
28. San Diego Chargers: Jahvid Best, RB, California
The Chargers get their hands on LT's successor
29. N.Y. Jets: Dan Williams, DT, Tennessee

 30. Minnesota Vikings: Terrence Cody, DT, Alabama
With the first round-worthy cornerbacks out of the picture, the Vikings address their other area of concern. Cody is a big 360 lbs defensive tackle who can clog the middle and will be able to replace the aging Pat Williams. Teammate Rolando McClain could also be a consideration given EJ Henderson's catastrophic leg injury.

31. Indianapolis Colts: Jared Odrick, DT, Penn State
32. New Orleans Saints: Navorro Bowman, LB, Penn State

What do you think? Any comments or opinions? Don't say anything.... I don't fucking care!

Monday, February 22, 2010

Viewer Discretion is Advised

 
No, not like that

 
Oh, here goes another one!

 
Don't Look At it! Eat It!

Oh it's gone again




Look what you did AD

LaDainian Tomlinson released by Chargers


LaDainian Tomlinson, 30, has been released by the San Diego Chargers after 9 years of prolific production. The eighth all-time leading rusher had seen his production decline and injuries pile up the past couple seasons and it was not a surprise for anyone that he would get cut. If Chester Taylor bolts through free agency, I would not mind seeing Tomlinson in the backfield alongside Adrian "my hands are too big for this tiny ball" Peterson so he can teach a tricks or two about holding on to the pigskin.

Below are some highlights from LT's fantastic career:



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