Thursday, June 4, 2020

Newest Eagles In The Pros

With the NFL draft a week old, and players are finally beginning to settle down with their new lives we take a closer look into where Georgia Southern's Athletes went. One Georgia Southern football was drafted and two were picked up shortly after and signed to their respected teams. Antwione Williams, LB, 5th Round, 169th Pick Awards: 2014/2015 All Sun-Belt Conference...

Each Team’s Best and Worst NFL Draft Pick

With 253 players chosen, the NFL draft is officially over. Here is each team's best and worst draft pick. AFC AFC West Denver Broncos Best Pick: Paxton Lynch, Quarterback, Memphis, first round In taking Paxton Lynch, the Broncos have secured their franchise quarterback moving forward. In order to acquire Lynch, the Broncos had to trade up to prevent teams like Dallas and Cleveland from taking...

The Golden Age of Running Backs Is Now…but Nobody Cares

Stop me if you've heard this one before: the running back position is being devalued in the NFL. It's a common cliché that is a direct result of another NFL cliché: it's a passing league now. Both of these are true statements. In a world where only four running backs are making an average of $7 million or more...

Former Pitt Guard Matt Rotheram expands his role with the Packers as his second year begins

Matt Rotheram graduated from the University of Pittsburgh and was signed by the Green Bay Packers as an undrafted free agent in 2015, wearing number 74 for the Pack. He entered Pitt in 2010 when he took a redshirt his freshman year.  In his first active season, he was featured in eight games while starting two at guard and tackle...

Predicting the 2016 NFL Rookies of the Year

Offensive Rookie of the Year: The Frontrunner: Ezekiel Elliott, RB, Dallas Cowboys This is an easy pick. The best running back prospect in the last few years drafted to the team with the NFL's best offensive line. If Elliott doesn't win the OROY award, it will be a disappointment. Now that Darren McFadden's injury woes have resurfaced, look for Elliott to tote...

Power Ranking All the NFL Head Coaches For 2016

Mike Mularkey Talk about an uninspired coaching hire. Mularkey was the Buffalo Bills head coach for two seasons, compiling a 14-18 record before he resigned from the team. Then he coached the Jacksonville Jaguars to a 2-14 record and got himself fired immediately. He served as the Tennessee Titans' interim head coach after they fired Ken Whisenhunt last season and...

Is Devin Hester a Hall of Famer?

In the wake of Devin Hester being released by the Falcons today, it brings two questions to mind.  1. Is this the end of Devin Hester’s career?  2. Is he worthy of the Hall of Fame?  Based on pure statistics, Devin Hester looks like an easy HOF candidate.  He holds records for combined career TD returns with 20, most...

A Tribute to Brett Favre

The following piece was written by Mackenzie McClintock, who grew up a Packer fan in the Midwest while Brett Favre was playing quarterback. After his induction into the Hall of Fame, she decided to recount her memories of Favre and how he shaped her love for the game. Thanks for the memories, Brett GREEN BAY, Wisc.— Performing in the National Football...

Cleveland Browns vs. Green Bay Packers: Preseason Week 1 Recap (8/12/16)

Final Score: Green Bay 17 Cleveland 11 Box Score: Team 1st Quarter 2nd Quarter 3rd Quarter 4th Quarter Final Cleveland 2 3 6 0 11 Green Bay 3 7 3 4 17   Scoring Summary: 1st Quarter: CLE: Tank Carder & Jamie Meder tackled Joe Callahan for a safety. GB: Mason Crosby, 54-yard field goal. 2nd Quarter: CLE: Patrick Murray, 46-yard field goal GB: 3-yard TD; Pass from Joe Callahan to John Crockett. 3rd Quarter: GB: Mason Crosby, 54-yard field goal. CLE: TD;...

Takeaways from Chicago’s First Preseason Game

Far be it from me to take a 22 point shutout loss and smile, but Chicago's first preseason game against the Broncos was not a red alert either. Head Coach John Fox recognized what needs work and what he was happy to see after the game. "We were expecting more. I don't know that we executed as well as...
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