2016 Week 2 NFL Mock Draft

Picks 1-20 in this NFL mock draft reflect the current NFL standings. Playoff selections are determined by current standings and predicted results in the playoffs. 1. Chicago Bears (0-2) – Connor Cook (QB/Michigan State) Bears fans will now have the joy of seeing Jimmy Clausen play quarterback for the next two weeks. Jay Cutler needs to…

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2016 Week 1 NFL Mock Draft

Picks 1-20 in this NFL mock draft reflect the current NFL standings. Playoff selections are determined by current standings and predicted results in the playoffs 1. Chicago Bears (0-1) – Connor Cook (QB/Michigan State) Jay Cutler look terrible in the season opener. The Bears are a team going nowhere fast and Chicago was desperate to ship…

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Pro Football Focus Preview: NFC East

Dallas Cowboys 2014 record: 12-4, 1st NFC East Key additions: Darren McFadden, Greg Hardy, A.J. Jenkins Key losses: Jermey Parnell, DeMarco Murray, Bruce Carter Top draft pick: Byron Maxwell The Good: Dallas’ offensive line is one of the league’s best and will continue to propel this offense. Additionally, the Cowboys had a stellar draft obtaining great…

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Pro Football Focus Preview: AFC South

Houston Texans 2014 record: 9-7, 2nd place AFC South Key additions: Brian Hoyer, Vince Wilfork, Cecil Shorts Key losses: Andre Johnson, Brooks Reed, Chris Meyers Top draft pick: Kevin Johnson The Good: J.J. Watt was the best player in football last year and was an absolute terror to opposing offenses. DeAndre Hopkins played well last season…

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Pro Football Focus Preview: NFC South

Atlanta Falcons 2014 record: 6-10, 3rd place NFC South Key additions: Brooks Reed, Adrian Clayborn, Tony Moeaki Key losses: Steven Jackson, Harry Douglas, Sam Baker, Jacquizz Rodgers, Sean Weatherspoon, Osi Umenyiora, Bear Pascoe Top draft pick: Vic Beasley The Good: Matt Ryan finished the season at the No. 5 ranked quartberback on Pro Football Focus with…

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“Southpaw’s” Storyline Falls Flat

While Kurt Sutter did a fantastic job penning the script to FX’s “Sons of Anarchy” his film debut, “Southpaw,” did not live up to the expectations. “Southpaw” stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Billy Hope, an aging, undefeated boxer who must bounce back from rock bottom after his wife’s (Rachel McAdams) death and losing his daughter (Oona…

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The Weakerthans May Be Over

Though not officially confirmed, it seems that the Weakerthans have broken up according to a tweet from the band’s drummer.   Word is getting out that The Weakerthans are done. Here’s the song we used to take the stage to for years. Bye bye. https://t.co/00jrQ0oNNJ — Jason Tait (@JasonjTait) July 14, 2015 The band formed…

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“Self/less” Falls Into Sci-Fi Routine

In science fiction, it seems that the same story has been retold over and over again. A person is unsatisfied with life and, with the help of new technology, makes a change with disastrous results, with the overall message that one shouldn’t play God. “Self/less” stars Ben Kingsley as Damian, a wealthy man who is…

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The Worst NFL Draft Picks Since 2000

Sometimes, a high NFL Draft pick by a team doesn’t pan out as well as the team hoped. In some cases, the player became lazy once given a multi-million dollar contract, other times, deficiencies in his game were exposed on the NFL level and he was unable to adjust. Listed below are the worst of…

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Offseason in Review: New York Jets

Last season, the New York Jets finished 4-12 and missed the playoffs for the fourth straight season after back-to-back appearances in the AFC Championship Game. The 4-12 record was a low-point for head coach Rex Ryan, who was fired after the season. Ryan, who was able to construct a talented defense in New York, never…

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