Once Bitten, Twice Shy: Recent First Round Quarterback Busts in the NFL

Do you remember Ryan Leaf? Let’s time travel back to 1998. Leaf comes in 3rd for the Heisman Trophy, behind runner-up Peyton Manning and winner defensive back Charles Woodson.  Leaf finishes his junior year at Washington State University, forgoing his senior year to enter into the NFL draft.  Manning, finishing a degree in Speech Communications in 3-years, returned to the

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Nothing to See Here: Old News with JK – Presidents Day Edition

Happy Presidents Day everyone!  And by the way, bonus points if you can identify the president above.  Yeah, good luck with that. Anyway, ever wonder what happened in football on February 16th in the past?  Well, I did. So here you go, let’s do a little time traveling… 2004 Pioneering Celebration Injury Master Moves On Everyone remembers Detroit Lions’ linebacker

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One Team’s Trash Can Be Another Team’s Treasure: Deep Thoughts on Richie Incognito – Part 2

As I noted last time, Richie Incognito is no saint, but if we compare him to… Aaron Hernandez (25-years old), former tight-end for the New England Patriots, is currently standing trial for murder. Sam Hurd (29-years old), former wide receiver for the Chicago Bears, was sentenced to 15 years after being convicted on federal drug-trafficking charges. Darren Sharper (39-years old),

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Is One Team’s Trash Another Team’s Treasure?: Deep Thoughts on Richie Incognito – Part 1

After a five year stint with the New York Jets at his first head coaching job, Rex Ryan was hired as the new head coach for the Buffalo Bills.  Choosing to ignore the criticism and potential backlash, one of Ryan’s first decisions as head coach was to sign offensive lineman Richie Incognito. Rex Ryan is known for giving washed-out players

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Who is That Guy? – Part 2

Like cute cat pictures?  Of course you do, or else you wouldn’t have clicked on my article.  But that’s not what we’re here for today… It’s actually that time again — Time for your favorite game show in article form: “Who is that Guy?” (Start the intro music in your head again) Was it difficult identifying the offensive players in “Who’s that Guy?

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Mental or Mentalist? Results of Staff Super Bowl Predictions

I’m no fan of the Mentalist. Not because I don’t like the show, but because it basically totally rips off one my favorite shows of all time, Psych.  And it isn’t nearly as funny.  The adventures of Shawn and Gus over 8 seasons were not only incredibly amusing, and consisted of some really fun mysteries, but it also helped me develop a

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Super Bowl Ads Add Up to Fun!

The Super Bowl is the most widely watched sporting event, capturing an audience that crosses borders to Canada and crosses oceans to England. According to the National Retail Federation, it is estimated that 184 million viewers will watch the Super Bowl. From that number, 46.8% watch for the game and 41.3% watch for the commercials (and being with friends and family). You

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