Category Archive: NFL Draft

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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Feb 18

The Landry Hat: Mel Kiper Mock Draft 2.0: Cowboys go Quarterback

ESPN NFL Draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. predicts the Dallas Cowboys select a quarterback with the fourth overall selection in the 2016 NFL Draft in his latest mock. In the world of NFL Mock Drafts, there’s Mel Kiper Jr…and then there is everyone else. So when the longtime ESPN Draft Guru releases his newest mock, …

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Jan 26

The Landry Hat: Which Cowboys rookie will make the biggest leap in 2016?

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Nearly a year after the Dallas Cowboys landed one of the most talented draft classes in their history, which of those rookies will take the biggest step forward this season? The Dallas Cowboys had a highly talented draft haul last season, landing three first round rated players in UConn defensive back Byron Jones, Nebraska defensive …

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Dec 14

The Landry Hat: Cowboys 2016 NFL Draft: Three Possible First Round Picks

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Here are three prospects that could instantly improve the Dallas Cowboys roster if the team picks them in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft. What a difference a game makes. Just a week ago a top five draft pick was looming for the Dallas Cowboys. But after a victory against NFC East rivals …

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