We used to be in there, now we’re out here
So this is what Jake Locker came back to school for? To lead a 6-6 Washington team to a win over a disinterested Nebraska squad in a snoozer of a Holiday Bowl? Well, good for you, I guess, Jake. You threw away $30 million to say that you led the Huskies back to prominence (?) by [...]
The most talked about player in football is an OK quarterback with unorthodox mechanics, a historical draft washout in the making, one of the most polarizing players to ever strap on a helmet, one of the nicest guys on the planet and a potential savior for those who bemoan the current state (read: blackness) of pro sports. [...]
Jake Locker’s announcement that he was returning to the University of Washington was big enough news to lead off SportsCenter, but for all the wrong reasons. This is the rare occasion on which I will say this, but Locker made a mistake in coming back for one more year with the Huskies. He should have [...]
The NFL Draft is right around the corner, which for fans means an interminable amount of time watching a clock slowly tick down while a neverending succession of talking heads try to guess/analyze which 21-year-old players are going to make a difference in a league where most of the first-round picks eventually wash out. So [...]
The proliferation of fantasy football has certainly colored the perspective of many fans these days. They cry out for the sexy draft picks, the skill players who put up stats that fans can easily measure. Heck, even team officials aren’t immune. Seahawks president Tim Ruskell alluded to it off-handedly recently, when he was talking about [...]
It’s looking more and more like the Seahawks are positioning themselves to draft an offensive tackle with their first-round pick, although it also looks like that pick might not be the fourth overall. That’s because the Seahawks have given themselves a lot of flexibility over the past three days after signing defensive tackle Colin Cole [...]
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