Archive for April, 2009
Bears general manager Jerry Angelo tried to trade his second-round draft pick to the Cardinals for Pro Bowl WR Anquan Boldin on Saturday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Posted: Sunday, April 26th, 2009 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Andre Brown, Bernard Scott, Brandon Pettigrew, Brian Robiskie, Brian Westbrook, Cedr, Cedric Benson, Chris Wells, Correll Buckhalter, Darius Heyward-Bey, Daunte Culpepper, Donald Brown, frank gore, Glen Coffee, Jamal Lewis, James Davis, Jeremy Maclin, Joseph Addai, Josh Freeman, Justin Gage, Kenny Britt, Knowshon Moreno, LaMont Jordan, LeSean McCoy, Matt Sanchez, Matthew Stafford, Michael Crabtree, Percy Harvin, Shonn Greene, Steven Jackson, Thomas Jones, Tim Hightower
Michael Fabiano examines the impact fantasy players in the 2009 NFL rookie class.
Having taken two wide receivers in the draft, Giants general manager Jerry Reese obviously opted against trading for Browns WR Braylon Edwards or one of the other veterans.
Posted: Sunday, April 26th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags:
Monster.com’s newly-coronated Director of Fandemonium took the stage at Radio City Music Hall in New York City to announce a pick at the 2009 NFL Draft.
While traditional college powerhouses like Miami (Fla.), Notre Dame, Michigan and LSU are missing in action at the 2009 NFL Draft, there is one upstart having a banner year.
For those of you watching on television, it may have looked the Cowboys passed on the 51st pick, before eventually trading it away to the Buffalo Bills, but that was not the case. I am told the official war room terminology for what happened is that the Cowboys got caught without a player.
Nothing gets the crowd revved up quite like NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell bringing a group of U.S. servicemen to the stage. Goodell said the moment is one of his favorite aspects of being at the draft and the audience clearly agrees.
After the Vikings selected WR Percy Harvin with the 22nd overall pick, one GM told NFL Network’s Scott Hanson, “Wow. You put (Adrian) Peterson and Harvin on the same field at the same time … that’s a potential TD from anywhere at any time.”
IRVING, Texas — Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told me that he’s getting a little antsy and that’s he’s chomping at the bit right now as the first round winds to a close. The man they call ‘Trader Jerry’ has yet to make a move in the draft. So far.
Josh Freeman had to wait until the 17th pick before walking out of that Radio City green room, displaying the kind of patience and calm he’ll need as the Buccaneers’ quarterback of the future. Then he told the Tampa Bay media he’s prepared to prove that the Buccaneers made the correct long-term decision by trading up two spots to get him.
With so many holes on a leaky defense which finished near the bottom of the league in at least five major categories in 2008, the Detroit Lions went wild selecting two offensive players in the first round of the 2009 NFL draft.
The members of the 49ers front office would have slept a whole lot better last night if they had know that Michael Crabtree was going to be there at No. 10.
You may be wondering why the Tampa Bay Buccaneers jumped just two spots to take Kansas State QB Josh Freeman with the 17th overall pick, and the answer is, they would only do that if they were afraid someone was going to take their guy.
St. Louis — Here in the Rams media room, the crew is getting restless because Missouri WR Jeremy Maclin is slipping and there is some hope he either falls or the Rams move up to get the hometown kid.