2010 NFL Draft Mock Draft: Because it’s only fun to mock if you can pretend you’re smarter than other people

Oh, it’s that beautiful time again. Time for the birds to start chirping in the trees. Time for the flowers to begin to bloom. Time for me to ignore all of these things because it’s finally time for the NFL draft. Who cares about nature? There’s no reason to go outside until the NFL Network…… Continue reading 2010 NFL Draft Mock Draft: Because it’s only fun to mock if you can pretend you’re smarter than other people

A-11 Offense: The Next Wildcat?

Deadspin’s Rick Chandler exposed this devil-spawn offense to the jaw-dropping masses this summer — the A-11, two quarterbacks in the backfield causing chaos for opposing defenses. The real debate with A-11 was whether a kicking formation was a legal offense. Should high school teams should be able to “gimmick” their way into the win column?…… Continue reading A-11 Offense: The Next Wildcat?

And the “Brady Quinn” Award goes to Matt Ryan

It is fitting that it would go to another quarterback, don’t you think? Matt Ryan is probably getting the cold sweats as he read this article. Yes, I know he reads my articles because someone has to summarize for Darren McFadden in the Green Room on draft day. As I pointed out in the rankings…… Continue reading And the “Brady Quinn” Award goes to Matt Ryan

2008 NFL Mock Draft with Fantasy Impact [Final Take]

With just 24 hours to go until the draft happens, I present my final mock draft. This draft presumes that we get some great fantasy football value out of the first round, but it’s likely that many owners will play it safe or take big risks on some talent in the first. Here’s how I…… Continue reading 2008 NFL Mock Draft with Fantasy Impact [Final Take]

Combine appearances moving stock for elite players [Combine News]

Darren McFadden cooled worries about his on-the-field game by posting an impressive 40-yard dash. His official time was recorded as 4.33. (His first run was timed “unofficially” at 4.27). With that show, McFadden proved he was one of the fastest players in Indianapolis. He showed his burst speed, but doubts could still be raised about…… Continue reading Combine appearances moving stock for elite players [Combine News]

Fantasy Football Fools Mock NFL Draft 2008 – Part 4 of 4 (First Take)

This post finishes up our first run at the mock NFL draft for 2008. Look for updates after the combines. If you missed any of Parts 1-3, check them out: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 25. Seattle Seahawks — Rashard Mendenhall, RB, Illinois Shaun Alexander hasn’t done much since his amazing season a few…… Continue reading Fantasy Football Fools Mock NFL Draft 2008 – Part 4 of 4 (First Take)

Fantasy Football Fools Mock NFL Draft 2008 – Part 3 of 4 (First Take)

Now, we present Part 3 in our first take of the NFL draft for 2008. See Part 1 and Part 2 if you missed them earlier this week. 17. Minnesota Vikings — Derrick Harvey, DE, Florida The Vikes are another team that need help at DE, despite drafting them in the first round in 2004…… Continue reading Fantasy Football Fools Mock NFL Draft 2008 – Part 3 of 4 (First Take)

Fantasy Football Fools Mock NFL Draft 2008 – Part 2 of 4 (First Take)

Picking up where we left off with Part 1, here’s Part 2 of our first take on the upcoming NFL draft. 9. Cincinnati Bengals — Vernon Gholston, DE, Ohio State The Bengals really need a DT, but with Ellis gone, they should go with Gholston here. He seems to take plays off sometimes, but he…… Continue reading Fantasy Football Fools Mock NFL Draft 2008 – Part 2 of 4 (First Take)

Fantasy Football Fools Mock NFL Draft 2008 – Part 1 of 4 (First Take)

Here is my take on what players teams will take in the 2008 NFL draft. I’m basing this on team needs and selecting the best player available. Look for an updated list after the combines. Jacob provides the fantasy impact on each of these picks (in italics) after each choice. 1. Miami Dolphins — Glenn…… Continue reading Fantasy Football Fools Mock NFL Draft 2008 – Part 1 of 4 (First Take)