Archive for the ‘2009 NFL Draft’ Category

Raiders acquire LB Aaron Curry from Seattle

One of the spots head coach Hue Jackson looks to bolster on defense is at the linebacker position. On Wednesday afternoon the Raiders have acquired linebacker Aaron Curry from the Seattle Seahawks, according to a report from Fox Sports. The Raiders in exchange reportedly gave up an undisclosed pick in 2012 and an undisclosed pick in […]

Developing Is Drafting

Alternately titled, “Drafting is Developing”… There’s been a lot of talk recently about the Rams terrible draft record from the year 2000 to now.  The Rams have had a few solid picks in the 1st round, but have swung and missed on late round picks.  There is a lot of talk about how the Rams […]

The Ballad of Jason Smith

As you all know, 2009 number 2 overall selection Jason Smith was benched again on Sunday for poor play. And unfortunately, this is a theme that we have seen far too often on Sundays. Jason Smith has the talent to be a great tackle in the NFL, but far too often his fundamentals and assignments […]

Source: Jets Sign LB Maybin

Low Risk High Reward “I think he’s got some talent, some pass-rush ability,” Jets head coach Rex Ryan said. “If he sticks on our team, he’s going to be a pass rusher for us. We don’t need him to be a starter. We’ve got two excellent starters at outside linebacker already (Calvin Pace and Bryan […]

While Bucs Fighting To Stay Alive, Redskins Fighting For Roster Spots

The Bucs and Redskins are both teams in turmoil, one obviously in stronger turmoil than the other. But neither team’s emotional plights and difficult “big picture” tasks will be main factors when they strap on the helmets on Sunday. For sixty minutes, it won’t matter what this coach said about Haynesworth or what this newspaper […]

Vikings 2009 Draft Class Already Paying Off

Each of the Vikings five draft picks have started a game this season, which is a phenomenon that rarely happens for any team.  The scenario can mostly be attributed to bad luck with injuries, but the amount these young players have stepped up cannot be dismissed. Percy Harvin (1st round, WR/KR) is a front runner […]

The Lions 09 Draft Class Brings Hope

Count me as one of the optimists that thought we would see significant improvement over last season’s debacle in terms of wins and losses. It’s obvious now that the Lions will not be a competitive team this year, but that four-letter word, hope, is crawling back into the picture. All hope for 2009 is lost, […]

It Seems More and More Like the Niners Won’t Ink Crabtree

San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Mike Singletary was reporting on Monday that the 49ers have discussed changing the offer to their top pick in April’s draft. The 49ers selected Michael Crabtree a playmaking sophomore from Texas Tech. Crabtree is the lone remaining draft pick yet to sign a NFL contract. It is reported that the […]