Vince Young’s “Funny or Die” sketch conjures up one word: towels. The free-agent QB’s mockumercial teaches us about the many uses of towels, as well as the fact that towels are “a bunch of little towels stitched together.”
Final score: Get your popcorn ready. Young shows us he doesn’t take himself too seriously. Currently a free agent, Young will surely find work next season, but if he doesn’t, we wouldn’t be opposed to more collaborations with the folks at “Funny or Die.” Or maybe he can find work as a towel boy.
Gronk’s next victim?
This is how Rob Gronkowski spends his Easter Sunday. Doing 1,000 push-ups and challenging plastic toys to games of Madden. Gronk and Lions WR Calvin Johnson faced off in the third round of the “Madden Cover Vote” bracket last week and the spike-happy Gronkowski couldn’t help himself (again). Gronk took on a Megatron action-figure (no doubt a relic unearthed from Gronk’s early childhood) in a not-so-friendly game of Madden. The results were … predictable. Gronk scored a red zone touchdown (again, against a plastic toy) and proceeded to celebrate by spiking his controller into smithereens.
Final score: Coin Toss. Gronk’s antics, while amusing, are growing a bit old. We’re not the only ones tired of Gronk’s spike-happy antics. The Patriots TE lost out to Johnson, 63 to 37 percent, in last week’s bracket.
A chance encounter between Adrian Wilson’s agent and a “Hawaii Five-0” producer landed the Cardinals safety a two-scene cameo as a prison guard on last Monday’s episode. Fast forward to the 20-minute mark to catch Wilson’s only line: “You ready to go back?” (nailed it).
Final score: Fumble: Wilson told the Cardinals’ official site he had about 10 lines, all but one of which were cut. That’s show business, I suppose. But Wilson assured Cards fans, that he will not be tipping back Mai Tais with Scott Caan and that guy from “Lost” on the regular. “I don’t want this to be, ‘He’s Hollywood this, Hollywood that,’ ” Wilson said.
From one Packer to another
Former Green Bay Packers RB Ahman Green took part in the first ever Hollywood Boot Camp in Los Angeles last week, and took what he learned to Milwaukee’s TMJ 4. Seen here with Dance Team 4, Green previews Donald Driver’s Monday-night performance on “Dancing with The Stars.” Green gets a few playful shots in on his former teammate while also putting in some good reps in front of the camera.
Final Score: Coin Toss. Green’s analysis is what it is: local Midwest news, but the true highlight here was Driver’s performance to Jimi Hendrix’s Purple Haze, which earned him a 27 out of 30 and another week of competition.
— Aron Angel