Making the Case Against Frank Gore for the Hall of Fame

Last season, former Indianapolis Colts running back Frank Gore passed LaDanian Tomlinson to be the fifth all-time leader in rushing yards in NFL history. This feat alone will likely earn him a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Out of the top 11 leaders in career rushing yards, all but Gore, who obviously…

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Why Rutgers is DeSanto’s Best Landing Spot

After a controversial showing at the NCAA tournament, true freshman Austin DeSanto has been granted his release from Drexel University. DeSanto, who wrestles in the 133-pound division, will have no shortage of suitors. Penn State head coach Cael Sanderson reportedly has already met with DeSanto and Iowa, Rutgers, Nebraska and other Big Ten schools are…

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What We’ve Learned from the Brandin Cooks Trade

In a surprise move, the Los Angeles Rams acquired wide receiver Brandin Cooks from the Patriots yesterday. Much like the Alex Smith trade in January, this move has sent ripples across the league and impacts several teams. Here is what we learned: New England Couldn’t Work Out a Long-Term Deal for Cooks   When the…

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The Worst NFL Draft Picks Since 2008

Sometimes, the highly regard draft pick just doesn’t pant out. Today, we’re highlighting the worst draft picks made by draft position over the past 10 draft classes. Whether it is poor play, off-field issues, injuries or something else, all things will be considered, with a specific focus on how good a player was for the…

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2018 NFL Mock Draft Post Free Agency Edition

1. Cleveland Browns – Sam Darnold (QB/USC) This is the first time since 2006 where there really isn’t a clear-cut favorite for who is going No. 1 overall. A few weeks ago, Saquon Barkley was in the running since the Browns could still land a top signal caller at No. 4, but with the Jets…

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2018 Pre-Free Agency NFL Mock Draft

1. Cleveland Browns – Saquon Barkley (RB/Penn State) Cleveland made a ton of moves today, acquiring Jarvis Landry, Tyrod Taylor and Damarious Randall as well as shipping away DeShone Kizer. I still think a quarterback will be taken with one of Cleveland top two draft picks, but with Taylor serving as a bridge player, they…

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Requiem for a Scene – Requiem for a Dream

Introducing a new series on Brooklyn Beat – Requiem for a Scene, where we break down some of our favorite movie scenes of all time and show what makes these scenes great. In honor of this new series, we will be breaking down a scene from Requiem for a Dream, the film that provides the namesake…

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The Giants Need to Draft a Quarterback at No. 2

Last year, a lethal combination of devastating injuries, inept coaching, poor on-field play and turmoil in the locker room was a perfect storm for the Giants as they fell from a returning playoff team to a 3-13 squad who fired their head coach and general manager midseason. Now, with the No. 2 pick in the…

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Pre-Combine 2018 NFL Mock Draft

1. Cleveland Browns (0-16) – Josh Allen (QB/Wyoming) It’s crazy to me that Allen is in contention for the No. 1 pick, but it seems to be a reality. The Browns seems to like Allen and he’s saying all the right things about wanting to win in Cleveland while Josh Rosen has said he doesn’t…

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2018 NFL Cap Casualty Candidates

Due to the nature of NFL contracts not being guaranteed, it’s incredibly common for players to be cut midway through their deals, especially if they are underperforming of if a team is in dire straits to get under the cap. While many players could remain with the team by restructuring their deals, others will just…

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