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2010 NFL Combine Wrap: How Did These Former Georgia Players Fare?

Posted: 3rd March 2010 by Kimberley Nash in NFL
Georgia has done a fine job of producing top-level talent at the next level. Both Matthew Stafford and Knowshon Moreno were starters last season while the continued presence, and success, of guys like Hines Ward and Champ Bailey underscores the overall talent-level that the Dawgs have seen over the years. This season, a new crop of players are looking to make their mark on the NFL gridiron and, some of them, ...

Mike Shanahan Signs on with the Washington Redskins: So, What Now?

Posted: 5th January 2010 by Kimberley Nash in NFL
Mike Shanahan has reportedly accepted the Washington Redskins' offer to become their next head coach, agreeing to a five-year deal worth $7 million annually.á So, what now? Who goes? Who stays? More importantly, what will happen to embattled quarterback Jason Campbell?á Even money says that Campbell is out. Shanahan will want to bring in a new guy to mold, and Campbell has been far too ineffective to justify giving him a new ...

The 25 Most Captivating Sports Stories of 2009

Posted: 31st December 2009 by Kimberley Nash in NFL
2009 is nearly another footnote in sports history while 2010 is firmly kicking on our door, begging to come in and shine for it's obligatory 365 days. But, before we bid adieu to this mad capped year of scandal and heartbreak, I thought it fitting to remember the stories and the faces that made this 09' sports year what it was. The slides are in no particular order and I ...

Did The “Music City Miracle” Alter the Course of the Buffalo Bills?

Posted: 18th November 2009 by Kimberley Nash in NFL
The Buffalo Bills used to be a very respectable team out of New York with Hall of Famer's lining their roster. Today, they are less that than a team still trying to find it's way. Wide Receiver Terrell Owens was brought in to right the ship, make Lee Evans and Trent Edwards better, balance the run game brought by Marshawn Lynch and Fred Jackson with a passing game that all ...

Ex-NFL Coach Mike Shanahan To Redskins Owner Dan Snyderù″No Thanks”

Posted: 20th October 2009 by Kimberley Nash in NFL
One thing is clear in Washingtonùthe Jim Zorn era is over. Washington Redskins owner, Dan Snyder, has already tried to get ex-Denver Bronco Coach Mike Shanahan to take over this sinking 2-4 team; Shanahan is not willing to do so, stating: "there was little he could do in the middle of the season for them and that changing coaches during the season in the NFL rarely works". Can ...

NFL Week Six: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Posted: 20th October 2009 by Kimberley Nash in NFL
The NFL is slowly becoming like college football. You have coaches running up scores (Belichick), players acting like thugs on the field (Dante Wesley), massive blowouts of perennial powerhouses (Tennessee Titans), Cinderella teams dancing and spilling punch all over your new shoes (Denver), and small schools beating the big bad Division-I team (Raiders). Not for nothing, but, aren't these multi-million dollar players supposed to know what they are doing ...

Michael Vick Isn’t Every Man’s Best Friend

Posted: 30th September 2009 by Kimberley Nash in NFL
Michael Vick killed dogs. Michael Vick tortured and killed dogs. Michael Vick endorsed the torture and killing of dogs. Michael Vick is a despicable human being for having done all of the above...Period.Today, Nike showed that character means nothing where the business model is concerned by resigning him to an endorsement deal. It is for this reason that there is new uproar over the Eagles quarterback and his right to ...

NFL Week Three: Snap Judgments and Quick Reads

Posted: 29th September 2009 by Kimberley Nash in NFL
At this point in the season, as early as it may seem, we are beginning to develop a definite opinion as to who is for real and who isn't.Dallas played in last night's Monday Night Football event and nearly lulled their fans into a stupor with their mediocrity in the first half. However, the players saw fit to earn their million dollar paychecks by half number two and managed to ...

NFL Week Two: Snap Judgments and Quick Reads

Posted: 21st September 2009 by Kimberley Nash in NFL
Another week in the books and another set of observations have been made, logged, and laid down in this blog. The first week pointed out some potential duds in the making as this author took a swing at both Jay Cutler and Jake Delhomme. However, in week two, both found a bit of redemption as Cutler was on the winning end of a nail-biter and Delhomme, well, he didn't ...

NFL Week One: Snap Judgments and Quick Conclusions

Posted: 15th September 2009 by Kimberley Nash in NFL
It's important to be prudent and cautious when considering your observations about how good or bad a team will be, after all, not every team can have a Tom Brady or a Peyton Manning. No, some of us have to be saddled with guys like Kyle Orton and Jake Delhomme. Of course, it could always be worse, right?The first week, for many fans, offers a glimpse at what ...