Category Archive: NFL Draft

Feb 03

BTB: 2017 BTB Mock Draft Challenge: Pre-Combine Edition

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Time for some mock draft fun. Submit your mock and have it voted on by your fellow BTB members. But wait, there are rules! For the seventh year in a row, BTB is hosting a Mock Draft Challenge in late January/early February. And if the previous six years have taught us anything, it’s that this …

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Jan 27

10 Friday Questions 1/27

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1. Where is your dream vacation destination? 2. Falcons or Patriots? 3. What would be the hardest thing for you to give up? 4. Do you like spicy food? What spicy dishes do you like? 5. Are you usually late, early or on time? 6. What was the last thing you ate? 7. Do you …

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Aug 02

Ben Roethlisberger Curious About the Steelers Performance if They were to Remain Healthy

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Pittsburgh Steelers offensive last season finished in the second place in the NFL in terms of yards per play while they emerged fourth in scoring despite the power trio of Antonio Brown, Le’Veon Bell and Ben Roethlisberger never playing in the whole game together. What is extremely enthusiastic is the fact that Roethlisberger who is …

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May 23

May 23, 2016 Today in Sports History

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1876 – Boston’s Joe Borden pitched the first no-hitter in the history of the National League. 1922 – Gene Tunney was defeated by Harry Greb. It was Tunney’s only professional boxing defeat. 1926 – Hack Wilson became the first player to hit a home run off the Wrigley Field scoreboard. 1948 – Joe DiMaggio hit …

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Apr 28

Jaguars select Jalen Ramsey at No. 5

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The Jaguars have selected Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey with the No. 5 overall pick. It was fairly obvious the Jaguars wanted a defensive player, and they’re probably pleasantly surprised that Ramsey slipped to No. 5. He’s regarded as one of the draft’s best athletes and can play both cornerback and safety.   http://www.nfl.com/draft/2016/tracker#dt-tabs:dt-by-round

Apr 28

Rams make Jared Goff the first L.A. draft pick in 22 years

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Football is back in Los Angeles. And the football team that has returned to L.A. holds the first pick in the draft. That team has now used the first pick in the draft. As expected (#asexpected), the Rams have made Cal quarterback the No. 1 overall selection.   http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2016/04/28/rams-make-jared-goff-the-first-l-a-draft-pick-in-22-years/

Apr 03

The Landry Hat: Cowboys 2016 NFL Draft: A defensive lineman in each round

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We reveal a player in each round of the upcoming NFL Draft that could bolster the Dallas Cowboys defensive line in 2016. Since free agency began, the Dallas Cowboys have added defensive tackle Cedric Thornton and defensive end Benson Mayowa to their defensive line. With defensive end Greg Hardy a free agent as well as …

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Mar 18

10 Friday Questions 3/18

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1. What is one thing you find yourself complaining about the most? 2. What was the last thing you ate for dinner? 3. Describe your favorite tshirt: 4. How many trips a week do you make to the grocery store? 5. Got any vacations planned for this year? If so where? 6. If you could …

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Mar 04

Rant Sports: Dallas Cowboys’ QB Options Aren’t as Plentiful as They Seem

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The buzz around the Dallas Cowboys’ QB situation has risen to an unhealthy level and will get worse as the 2016 NFL Draft draws near, especially considering they hold a top-five pick. Yes, Dallas needs to address the second signal caller slot on its depth chart, but the realistic options aren’t plentiful as you might …

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Mar 04

The Sports Bank.net: Dick Vitale Thinks John Groce Deserves Another Season

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“I don’t agree with what you say but I will defend to the death your right to say it.” That’s a quote attributed to French Enlightenment Philosopher-Writer Voltaire, and there’s a debate over whether he actually even said that. I do not feel John Groce deserves the opportunity to return as Illinois Fighting Illini Men’s …

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