Archive for April, 2011

Packers: NFL Draft Choices Grades

Legendary senior writer jclombardi grades Packers draft choices. Round Player Position CBS   Grade Jclombardi’s   Final Grade 1 Derek Sherrod OT B+ A- 2 Randall Cobb WR A A- 3 Alex Green RB B+ B 4 Davon House CB A A 5 D.J. Williams TE B+ B+ 6 C. Schlauderaf OG C- C 6 D.J. […]

Packers: Draft Choices Summary

Legendary senior writer jclombardi summarized Packers draft picks. Rnd # Ovr. Team Player Pos. Ht. Wt. School 1 32 32 Green Bay Derek Sherrod OT 6-5 321 Mississippi State 2 32 64 Green Bay Randall Cobb WR 5-11 190 Kentucky 3 32 96 Green Bay Alex Green RB 6-2 220 Hawaii 4 34 131 Green […]

Packers: 6th Round NFL Draft Choices

Legendary senior writer jclombardi reviews Packers 6th round choices. (1) Guard Caleb Schlauderaff earned third-team All-America honors from The Associated Press, second-team Walter Camp All-America pick, and a second-team Sports Illustrated All-America. Analysis: Schlauderaff is not a very athletic guard, but he always seems to get the job done. He is a well prepared player […]

Three Reasons Why Alex Smith Should Be The 49ers Starter

Is Smith Still The Answer In San Fran? The mere look at this article’s title may make you cringe. You may be thinking, “No, not another year!” or “I’d rather be a Cleveland Browns fan!”. I understand your frustration. Year after year, the former first draft pick does a fantastic job at consistently underperforming and […]

Packers 5th Round NFL Draft Pick: TE Williams

Legendary senior writer jclombardi reviews Packers 5th round pick. In the fifth round, the Packers chose TE D. J. Williams, Arkansas. Williams won the John Mackey Award in 2010, which goes annually to the nation’s best tight end. CBS Overview: Williams is undersized for the traditional tight end role in the NFL. He projects […]

Packers 4th Round NFL Draft Choice: CB House

Legendary senior writer jclombardi reviews Packers 4th round pick. In the 4th round of the 2011 NFL draft, the Packers first traded picks 129 and 204 (7th round) to Broncos for pick 141 (5th round) and 186 (6th round). Good trade value move!  With their 131st pick, the Packers picked CB Davon House.  CBS analysis: Overview–House […]

Dolphins Out of Day Two With a Running Back

As was predicted by myself before it happened, the Dolphins traded back into the second round. But at the time, I was thinking the Fins would take the free-falling Ryan Mallett, and not a running back. Instead, Miami continued to address perhaps their biggest weakness last year, in the running game. In a trade that […]

Packers NFL Draft: RB Green In 3rd Round

Legendary senior writer jclombardi reviews Packers 3rd pick RB Green. In the 3rd round of the 2011 NFL Draft, the Packers chose RB Alex Green, probably to replace RB Jackson. Biography: Junior college transfer awarded all-Conference honors as a senior. Negatives: Not a physical runner and tends to finish plays out of bounds. Does not […]