GarbageTalk: Musing On The NFL’s Cannabis Drug Policy

Shane Ray got caught with “fresh, unsmoked marijuana” three … that’s right three days before the draft leading to immediate speculation that his draft position could drop, costing him millions of dollars Thursday night.  My reaction to this speculation was, really? Apparently Shane was cited for possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana.  35 grams is the equivalent of

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Why We Love The NFL Draft

“Hi I’m Joey and I’m a draftaholic.” ”Hi Joey,” says the likes of Mike Mayock, Mel Kiper Jr., and Todd McShay in unison  somewhere far, far away from Radio City Music Hall. The popularity of the NFL draft has skyrocketed over the last decade to the point where it’s drawing in more viewers than a World Series game.  Since February

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Late Round Tight End Bargains in the NFL Draft

Sure, the likes of Shannon Sharpe, Tony Gonzalez, Kellen Winslow and, of course, “Iron Mike” Ditka legitimized the tight end position in the NFL, but Rob Gronkowski and Jimmy Graham have recently brought unparalleled fame to the tight end position.  Perhaps it’s the spectacular plays or its Gronkowski spiking everything in sight, but tight ends are become super stars. In

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