The Bengals were the only other team to get four picks, but it was the Patriots who snagged the coveted 3rd round pick as compensation for Asante Samuels' bloated contract. You can pretty much bank on us getting the same payback for Albert in next year's draft.
The AFC South is very well represented in the key committee slots throughout the league, and with men like Jeff Fisher, Bill Polian and Bob McNair running things it's easy to see why.
If the NFL owners botch this CBA negotiation and start a strike right in the middle of a global recession/meltdown I'm going to be irate. Of course I'd also probably be a scab blogger too.
NFLPA president and Titans center Kevin Mawae met with the newly elected NFLPA executive director DeMaurice Smith, and sanitized soundbites of canned compliments abounded afterwards.
North Carolina wide receiver Hakeem Nicks put on 14 lbs. between the combine and his pro day, but still managed to run a 4.43 in the 40.
Anybody know where in the world Adam Schefter has been? He seemingly quit posting on nfl.com way back on March 6th... says here it looks like he may be on the way out after contract negotiations brokedown with the NFL Network. That would be a really dumb move by them unless they're going full-court after Jay Glazer instead.
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