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Not much setup required on this one. Unless you happen to be one of those lost, unfortunate souls too stubborn, too clueless or just flat-out too stupid not to be religiously watching arguably the best series currently on television: “Game of Thrones,” HBO’s brilliant retelling of the George R.R. Martin epic fantasy series, A Song of Ice and Fire. In this video from NowThisNews, the upcoming NFL Draft — the 78th installment of which that begins Thursday night inside New York City’s Radio City Music Hall and will be aired on ESPN and NFL Network in a prime-time extravaganza that pales only in comparison to the hype, speculation and overkill which directly precedes it — is broken down for casual NFL fans by comparing some of the players expected to be drafted to their “Game of Thrones” counterparts. While not the first time “Game of Thrones” and sports has intersected recently, this video does a fine job of tying the two disparate worlds splendidly. Manti Te’o compared to Ned Stark? S...
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The time has finally come for the 2013 NFL Draft to get underway. One of the biggest events Jets fans are looking forward to, due to the lackluster attempt of a season this past year.
In order for the 2013 offense (and future ones) to succeed this coming season, the Jets needs to draft a play-maker. I see a potential play-maker in wide receiver out of West Virginia University...
Manti Te'o must wait one more day to find out his future after a tumultuous four months.
The Notre Dame linebacker was not taken in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday. And so fans, and even people who don't normally care about football, will buzz for another 24 hours about the fake girlfriend hoax and its repercussions on his football career.
But what likely dropped...
The scandal involving former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o is expected to follow him for the rest of his life. And being that the NFL Draft is upon us this weekend, it was only natural for journalists to delve back into what exactly happened.In January, Deadspin broke a story claiming that Te'o's girlfriend, who he believed died of cancer during the season, never existed...
Peter Schrager says the Notre Dame product will have to wait one
more day for his NFL career to begin.
Most of the focus last night was on the tumultuous evening of former West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith. However, Smith wasn't the only high-profile prospect to slide out of the first round. Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o also didn't hear his name called on the first day of the NFL Draft, and we'll have to wait until tonight to see how long his slide continues...
I apologize ahead of time for referring to Manti Te’o as Manti Teo moving forward in this post. For whatever reason, the software I use to create this website, and the SEO plugin I incorporate to get it indexed in the search engines have issues with that apostrophe. I don’t know why. I’ve tried numerous things to fix it, but it just won’t work.
I apologize in advance for...
Name: Tavon Austin
Weight: 174 lbs
Position: Wide receiver, kick returner and occasional running back
Rivals.com position: “Athlete”
College: West Virginia
Awesome fellow Mountaineers: Steve Slaton, Don Knotts and Billy Mays
High school: Dunbar (Baltimore)
Awesome fellow Poets: Mugsy Bogues, Tupac Shakur and Prop Joe
Reported Wonderlic score*: Touchdown...
One of the big story lines of 2013 NFL Draft was where was Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o was going to be drafted.
Te'o ended up getting drafted by the San Diego Chargers with the 38th overall pick in the second round and well, Manti thought he was getting pranked when he received the call.
That info comes courtesy of Sports Illustrated's Jim Trotter:
The Chargers traded up to pick Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o with the 38th overall pick in the NFL Draft.Fantasy Spin:Te'o was a Heisman Trophy finalist last year at South Bend while leading the Irish to the BCS title game. Te'o fell to the second round because of a bizarre off the field incident but he should still be a solid contributor at the pro level.
When Tavon Austin arrived at Rams Park this morning, the first man to greet him was his new quarterback. Sam Bradford was all smiles (and a little bit mustache) as Les Snead and Jeff Fisher just handed him the keys to the most uniquely dynamic playmaker in the draft.
Imagine how he must feel now that the Rams have added his partner in crime. While Austin piled up the highlight...
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Georgia Bulldogs linebackers Jarvis Jones and Alec Ogletree were selected 17th and 30th last night in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. Manti Teo from Notre Dame was picked….well, his first draft status was imaginary. I don’t mean to keep piling on Teo….Yes, I do. Two Georgia Bulldogs LBs heard their names called at Radio City Music Hall; and ZERO LBs from Notre Dame came...