Spend any time around the Hall of Fame, or the McKinley Grand Hotel and you begin to realize how connected Gil Brandt is. He is like the Wolf from Pulp Fiction.
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Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Adrian Peterson, Brett Favre, Chris Cook, Gil Brandt, Minnesota Vikings, Percy Harvin, Sidney Rice, Tarvaris Jackson, Toby Gerhart, Visanthe Shiancoe
What do the Vikings do now?
Brett Favre‘s return to Minnesota seemed like a foregone conclusion. If you thought that Favre was going to retire, you were in the vast minority.
Posted: Wednesday, July 14th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Bill Bates, Bob Hayes, Bob Lilly, Dallas Cowboys, Drew Pearson, Emmitt Smith, Gil Brandt, Michael Irvin, Randy White, Roger Staubach, Tom Landry, Tony Dorsett, Troy Aikman
Michael Irvin is awesome. Anybody who has spent any time with Irvin around the offices of NFL Network (or otherwise) will likely tell you the same thing. Irvin is a great guy.
But he is not the No. 3 Cowboys player of all time.
In a live chat Tuesday on NFL.com, Gil Brandt suggested that Steelers first-round draft pick Maurkice Pouncey, a center/guard in college, might be able to make the move to right tackle and replace injured starter Willie Colon.
Albert Haynesworth is not making a lot of friends these days. About the only person less popular than Haynesworth right now is the guy wearing a Kobe Bryant jersey while walking through Beacon Hill today.
Posted: Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: A.J. Smith, Buster Davis, Gil Brandt, Legedu Naanee, Malcom Floyd, Marcus McNeill, Norv Turner, Philip Rivers, Ryan Mathews, San Diego Chargers, Vincent Jackson
The Chargers will be moving on from WR Vincent Jackson and T Marcus McNeill, at least if the comments from A.J. Smith are any indication.
Posted: Wednesday, June 16th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Brian Urlacher, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys, David Garrard, Dez Bryant, Gil Brandt, Jacksonville Jaguars, Josh Brown, Lance Briggs, LeGarrette Blount, LenDale White, New England Patriots, Tennessee Titans, Wes Welker
Rookie WR Dez Bryant has been the best of OTAs and the worst of OTAs.
Smaller video, aligns right … NEW YORK — It was only appropriate. On the day that he is being honored for his five decades of being so closely associated with the draft, Gil Brandt was interrupted Friday during his live NFL.com chat by a phone call from Al Davis. Naturally, the Oakland Raiders’ Hall of Fame owner was calling to ask Brandt’s opinion about some prospects he was considering for Rounds 2 and 3. “Just wanted to ask me about some guys,” Gil wrote in the chat after a short break. “Would love to share that with you, but some things are privileged information.” Earlier in the cht, Brandt also shared some information he received in the form of a […]
Posted: Friday, April 23rd, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2010 NFL Draft, Carlos Dunlap, Charles Brown, Chris Cook, Colt McCoy, Daryl Washington, Everson Griffen, Gil Brandt, Golden Tate, Jimmy Clausen, Mike Mayock, Pat Kirwan, Rodger Saffold, Sergio Kindle
With day two of the draft, and 66 more picks, in the immediate future, here’s a look at some of the top names still on the board.
The consensus among our NFL.com analysts was that DE Tyson Alualu was a second-round pick, a drastic gap from where the Jaguars selected him at No. 10 overall.
No more mock drafts. This is the real deal, and Commissioner Roger Goodell just said “Let’s get started.”
The final phase of draft eve for the 2010 NFL Draft prospects concluded early Wednesday evening when the group of 17 players got their tour of Radio City Music Hall.
As part of the 75th draft celebration, the NFL will honor Gil Brandt next Friday, April 23, during Round 2 of the NFL Draft. Before the Cowboys’ second-round selection, appropriately, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell will make a short presentation and bring Brandt on stage to acknowledge his years of service.
With nine days to go before the primetime 2010 NFL Draft, it’s still very difficult to see through the smoke screens and get a handle on where Dez Bryant will land. Bryant, literally, is all over the board.
With 10 days left until the NFL Draft, Jason Campbell represents an intriguing backup plan for teams who opt to pass on the top-tier quarterbacks. As such, his future seems to be tied closely to that of Jimmy Clausen.