Monthly ArchiveApril 2010

Why Dez Bryant Makes the Cowboys one of the better NFC Teams

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Many teams passed on the Oklahoma State star wide receiver because of his off-the-field issues. However, the Dallas Cowboys took a gamble with their 24th pick. Bryant may have been picked at 24 slot, but he is possibly the best receiver in the draft. He big strong wide receiver that will be an added weapon for Tony Romo.

With Bryant and Miles Austin in the same lineup, it should give defensive secondaries something to worry about. Romo is the franchise quarterback but he needs weapons. Bryant will be able to provide him what he needs. Bryant can catch the football. The only question will he have his head totally in the game and not let his off-field exploits be a distraction.

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Tebow Touchdowns in Denver

Possibly the best college football player, Florida quarterback Tim Tebow has a home. It is in the Mile-High city of Denver. The Broncos selected Tebow with the 25th pick. This probably took everyone by surprise considering many experts believe that Tebow was not a first-round prospect. Tebow touchdowns in Denver and fans may not be too happy, but you have to wait and see.

Tebow by all means, will be considered a project and Josh McDaniels will have to bring him along slowly. Tebow may make it in this league as quartback if he greatly change his passing mechanics. He must work at making the correct reads.

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Battle of the Draft Grades: Team AFC South vs Team NFC South

Team AFC South faces Team NFC South to see which conference knows how to draft for team needs. Houston Texans receives a draft grade of A because they had few needs to meet. With the draft they addressed their need of a backup runningback to Steve Slayden. The cornerback Kareem Jackson should be go fit in the defensive backfield.

Indianapolis Colts earns a draft grade of B. This team made it to the Super Bowl and fell short but this team has always shown that they know how to pick the players to fulfill the roles on their team. In the 2010 NFL draft they got the offensive line help and a DB that should pay dividends against teams like the New Orleans Saints who like to pass.

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Battle of the Draft Grades: Team AFC West vs Team NFC West

Today we have the Team AFC West versus Team NFC West to see which conference had the better draft based only what team needed. The grades are not based on the overall talent that was draft but if the team used the draft to meet team needs. I thought it would be an amusing way to take look at how teams did with their picks in the draft.

Team AFC West has the Denver Broncos who shocked world with their draft selections. Although, they were probably more talented QBs out there they did get their QB in Tim Tebow. Overall, they earned a grade C+ because for the most part players they selected could possibly meet their team needs.

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Super Bowl Steeler, Stick or Move

Super Bowl Steeler, I speak of is quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. The question that Pittsburgh organization is wondering out loud in regard to Big Ben is whether to stick with him or should they move him. Pittsburgh Steelers could be really talking trade but with what team?

Roethlisberger in two consecutive years have found himself in trouble with the criminal element. Both times the star quarterback has been accused of sexual misconduct and both times charges were drop. With the suspension of Roethlisberger for six games, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell ‘s action told the world that despite no conviction of a crime that the NFL player must still be accountable to uphold a certain standard that does not bring any detriment to the league they have a privilege to play in.

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5 Good Reasons to buy a Red Sox Ticket

1. Boston fans have seen Boston struggle mightily. The 5 game losing streak has contributed to the 9 losses. In the 5 losses, their highest run total in a game has only been 2 runs scored. Three of the games they have allowed over 6 runs by opponents. The bats are hurting and the offense must turnaround soon. Fan support is needed and is great reason to buy a Red Sox ticket.

Boston Red Sox Tickets 5 Good Reasons to buy a Red Sox Ticket

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Who will fill the Dallas Cowboys Picks?

Who will fill the Dallas Cowboys picks can bring many answers since they are few needs that the organization should address. The protection of QB Tony Romo will be tested since the release of veteran Left Tackle Flozell Adams. Safety Ken Hamlin struggled in coverage last year. He was shown the door as a result. If the team thinks Roy Williams will turn things around, then none of the Cowboys picks should be wasted on a wide receiver. For argument sakes, I will say their needs are offensive line, safety, and wide receiver. Dallas will have 27th, 59th, 90th 125th 196th, and 234th draft spots to use to meet the needs stated earlier.

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Colorado no hitter is a first

Ubaldo Jimenez becomes the first Colorado Rockies’ pitcher to pitch a no-hitter. Jimenez is known for his hard throwing and good control. He did not allow a hit from the Atlanta Braves. He struck out 7 batters and only allowed 6 walks. The Rockies’ bats produced 4 runs to win the game.

Below are few highlights of Jimenez’ masterful performance.

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Clash of the Exciting, Lakers Vs Cavaliers

This would be great matchup to see LeBron James face Kobe Bryant for a NBA Championship. Both have tough roads to actually see it happen. Lakers first playoff opponent is the OKC Thunder. Kevin Durant can score but with Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol leading the way for the Lakers, you expect Los Angeles to prevail.

LeBron James is in search for his first title. However teams like the Boston Celtics and the Orlando Magic will stand in his way. James helped Cleveland win 61 wins during the NBA Regular Season. As everyone know, NBA standing goes out of the window when entering in the NBA Playoffs. LeBron and company will face the Chicago Bulls led by the ultra quick point guard Derrick Rose in the First Round.

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Where There is Fire, there is the Western Conference, NBA Playoffs

The Western Conference, NBA Playoffs should be blazing hot. Teams like the Los Angeles Lakers and the Oklahoma Thunder will have people watching the NBA Playoffs unfold. Western Conference NBA Playoffs have other intriguing matchups. Teams like the San Antonio Spurs and Dallas Mavericks seem to always be something special.

Phoenix Suns will face the Portland Trailblazers. Suns will score a bunch of points but they suffer on defense. Therefore, it difficult to win championships without any defense. The Portland Trailblazers would have a chance however, the injury bug has bit them quite hard.

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