21 April 2016

Grading the 2015 NFL Draft, one year later

(AP)
Given that we are inside of one week to the 2016 NFL Draft, let's take the opportunity to see how teams did last year. Here are my grades. one year later,

Can Tom Thibodeau lead the Timberwolves to greatness?

(Chicago Tribune)
The Minnesota Timberwolves may not have been the first team to get off the coaching carousel this offseason (that was the Brooklyn Nets) but they were able to land one of the top head coaches on the market. Tom Thibodeau, formerly the head coach of the Chicago Bulls before being pushed out by management a year ago, agreed yesterday to a five-year, $40 million contract to become the head coach and the president of basketball operations for the Wolves. And it's kind of a big deal.

20 April 2016

The Eagles have made a very bold move to trade up to the 2nd pick

(Getty)
Thought that once Chip Kelly left town, the Eagles were done shaking things up with bold and aggressive moves? Think again as announced not too long ago, they have traded picks eight, 77, 100, their 2017 1st and a 2018 2nd to the Browns for the second overall pick and a fourth rounder next year. And the organization have made it clear what they are targeting with the second pick.

19 April 2016

Fox Sports reportedly to share Big Ten rights

The next high-profile television rights in the sports world to hit the market are that of the Big Ten Conference but thanks to some shrewd reporting from the good folks at Sports Business Daily, we now know one of the key pieces of the next package. Fox Sports will get half of the Big Ten's football and basketball package starting in the fall of 2017 as part of a six year deal worth $240 million each year.

18 April 2016

2016 NFL Mock Draft: 9th Edition

(USATSI)
So, not that much has changed since the last mock draft, right? I mean, we only have a new team selecting with the first overall pick. Now, after the Los Angeles Rams have jumped from 15 to one in a blockbuster trade with the Tennessee Titans, how does the landscape look now with only one week to the draft?