NEW YORK — Did you have Manti Te’o being drafted before Geno Smith? Because that’s exactly what happened on Friday night. Let’s take a look at the expected (and unexpected) from Friday night. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Is it really a quarterback league? ————————————————————————————————————————————– One quarterback in round one (not the guy you expected) and then Geno Smith stopped the skid in round two when he was selected by the Jets. Smith avoided controversy earlier in the day when he came to his senses and chose to stay in New York. Could you imagine the controversy Geno would have caused if he had left New York, only to have to return because he was drafted by the Jets? Why, that would be worse […]
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Posted: Thursday, April 25th, 2013 | Adam Rank Tags: Aaron Rodgers, NFL Draft, Vikings, Matt Barkley, Dolphins, Raiders, Manti Te'o, 2013 NFL Draft, Geno Smith, Sharrif Floyd, Eric Fisher, EJ Manuel, Xavier Rhodes
NEW YORK — The experts said this was going to be one of the most unpredictable in recent memory. And you can easily say that was the case for Day 1 of the 2013 NFL Draft. There were some surprises and disappointments. Speaking of disappointments, no “Fandango” humming in the first round? The “What?” chants sort of hung on for another year. Thought we could get “Fandangoing” got at least. Ah, let’s get to it. ————————————————————————————————————————————– First things first ————————————————————————————————————————————– Mike Mayock called this fat-boy draft. He said Eric Fisher was going to be the first overall selection. So there were no surprises. Luke Joeckel went to the Jaguars with the second pick. That was expected. (And our style correspondent […]
Notre Dame’s pro day on Tuesday featured 14 players, including first-round NFL draft hopefuls Manti Te’o, Tyler Eifert and Zeke Motta.
NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock was in South Bend, Ind., for Notre Dame’s pro day, where Manti Te’o was the focus of the workout.
Posted: Wednesday, February 27th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar Tags: John Harbaugh, Rich Eisen, NFL Combine, Leon Sandcastle, Jennifer Lawrence, Shamarko Thomas, Manti Te'o, RunRichRun, Bruce Arians, NFL Combine, John Elway, Manti Te'o, RunRichRun, Leon Sandcastle, Jennifer Lawrence, Sh, gatsby, sopranos
The 2013 NFL Combine came to a close yesterday. We take a look at the most entertaining stories to emerge from Indianapolis.
Manti Te’o‘s on-the-field performance at the NFL Scouting Combine did little to erase doubts about his overall speed and lateral quickness, Bucky Brooks says, which means that the linebacker will need to put on a better performance at his pro day workout to retain his upper-level spot on draft boards across the league.
Posted: Monday, February 25th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar Tags: 40-yard dash, Chad Johnson, Dancing With The Stars, Donald Driver, Emmitt Smith, Hines Ward, Jacoby Jones, Jerry Rice, Kurt Warner, Lawrence Taylor, Manti Te'o, Michael Irvin, NFL Combine, Warren Sapp
Jacoby Jones will be the latest NFL player to compete on Dancing with the Stars. In honor of his acceptance on the show, we count down the greatest NFL players to compete for the coveted Dancing with the Stars mirror ball trophy.
Posted: Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 | Alex Gelhar Tags: NFL, Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers, Green Bay Packers, Chicago Bears, playoffs, NFL Draft, Mark Sanchez, Cincinatti Bengals, Madden, rivals, Manti Te'o, Jarvis Jones, New Year's Resolution
So your team’s season is over. Whether you’re bitter that your team didn’t live up to its potential (Eagles, Chargers), or you saw this coming back in August (Chiefs, Raiders), here’s a list of ways for you to make the most of what’s left of the NFL season, even with your team on its way out.