Posts Tagged ‘2009 NFL Draft’

Lions Get Their Man: QB Stafford Gets a 6-Year Deal to be the #1 Pick

The 2009 NFL Draft has basically gotten underway, as the Lions, sitting with the number one pick after an 0-16 season in 2008, have gotten their man. Reports say that the Lions have agreed to terms on a 6-year deal with Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford, and once the clock hits in New York City at […]

And With The First Pick, The Detroit Lions Select – No One

There’s a lot of talk going on right now about the Lion’s skipping the pick that they have at number one. The beauty of this is that the Lion’s can jump back in at anytime, still get the guy they want, (Stafford?) and not have to pay him first pick money. So let’s say they […]

Georgia QB Stafford “Flawless” in Workout for Lions

If the Lions are interested in taking quarterback Matthew Stafford with the first overall pick in the April draft, the QB did his part on Tuesday to give them confidence in making the right choice. Lions reps took to the South today to take a look at the Georgia QB, and reports say that he […]

Texans Have Plenty of Options in April’s Draft

Going into the offseason, the Texans were in need of help along the defensive side of the ball. The offense was at times inconsistent but definitely high-powered and explosive. Rookie Steve Slaton was a steal in the third round and led the team in rushing. Andre Johnson was, well, Andre Johnson, at worst the second […]

NFL Gridiron Gab’s Mock Draft 4.0 (2nd Round Included)

1.Detroit Lions: Matt Stafford, QB, Georgia A lot of people have the Lions taking Smith, Monroe, or Curry as the safe pick, but the Lions need to make a splash and find the face of their franchise. Let’s be honest, though, this pick will depend on who they get to sign on the dotted line […]

Why the Rams Should Draft Eugene Monroe

While Ramsgab may be endorsing Aaron Curry (who I believe is the better pick), I think it would still be appropriate if we took a look at the other player who is being considered (or one of the other players) as the Rams 1st pick (2nd Overall). Eugene Monroe is widely regarded as the best […]

West Virginia Quarterback Pat White Could be a Playmaker in the NFL

The NFL Draft is still awhile away, as it won’t kickoff until April 25th and 26th in New York City. With that though, one player that you should keep your eye on is West Virginia quarterback Pat White. The QB could be a steal according to Mike Mayock, the draft analyst for NFL Network, who […]

NFL Calendar

Sept. 4-8—2008 regular season starts. Oct. 13-15—NFL fall meeting, St. Petersburg, Fla. Oct. 14—Trading deadline. Dec. 28—Regular season ends. Jan. 3-4—Wild-card playoffs. Jan. 10-11—Divisional playoffs. Jan. 18—Conference championships. Feb. 1—Super Bowl, Tampa, Fla. Feb. 8—Pro Bowl, Honolulu. Feb. 18-24—NFL combine. Feb. 27—Free agency begins. March 22-25—Annual owners meeting, Dana Point, Calif. April 25-26—NFL draft, New […]