Did Matthew Stafford Deserve to Go #1 Overall in the 2009 NFL Draft?
My take on the Detroit Lions selecting Matthew Stafford with the first overall pick in the 2009 NFL draft. Was he the best player available? Was he the best fit for the Lions? Will he have any impact this year? Read the answers to all these questions and more…Virginia Tech Tailgating – Keys to Success
For Virginia Tech football fans, nothing beats a great tailgate weekend in Blacksburg. Tailgating for Virginia Tech Hokie football games has become big time in the last decade as Frank Beamer has built the program to national prominence, and the fan following with it. The sales of Virginia Tech apparel, including Virginia Tech sweatshirts, Virginia Tech t-shirts, and Virginia Tech jerseys has exploded along with it, and Saturdays (and sometimes Thursdays or other days of the week) in Blacksburg are filled with people wearing maroon and orange. Virginia Tech football tickets are in high demand.Giggs Lands PFA Gong
Giggs, 35 and enjoying his 19th season in the top flight, has never previously won the award – voted by fellow professionals – but pipped team-mates Nemanja Vidic, Edwin van der Sar, Rio Ferdinand and Cristiano Ronaldo, as well as Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard to this year’s gong. “It’s right up there with personal accolades,” Giggs admitted. “It’s the best to have as it’s voted by your fellow players.Grading Your NFL Team’s Draft
Perhaps it’s a function of the instant gratification world we live in, with more information than we can possibly process delivered to us instantly each day, but in recent years analysis and grading of NFL team’s Draft Picks has become something of a sport in itself. And the time frame is shrinking. It used to be that journalists would wait until the rookies at least got a chance to practice in the first mini-camp prior to rendering a judgment about that player’s probable success or failure.Manchester United Soaring High
Games at Old Trafford should come with a health warning which should clearly state that they are not for the faint-hearted. Having begun the month with a last-gasp victory over Aston Villa, the Reds ended it in similarly dramatic fashion after coming from two goals down to seal a stunning 5-2 victory over Tottenham Hotspur which moved United three points clear of Liverpool at the top of the table. Darren Bent and Luca Modric had given the visitors a shock two-goal lead at half-time, but Sir Alex’s men stormed back after the…Satellite TV Turns Sunday Into Game Day
After working a long, hard week at the office, many Americans look forward to the weekend as a chance to unwind and relax, stretch out and enjoy a couple of lazy afternoons before buttoning back up come Monday morning. Come football season, NFL fans from across the nation stream out on Sunday, clad in their favorite teams’ colors, cheering and willing their hometown squads to victory.Football Betting – America’s Favorite Sport
Football is America’s favorite sport these days, so it should come as no surprise that wagering on football is the most common sport betting activity on the continent. Games in the National Football League, the minor leagues, college, and even some high school games will attract thousands of bettors each week. In this article, we are going to take a look at some fundamentals when it comes to betting on any football game.What Should the Detroit Lions Do With the First Overall Pick in This Year’s NFL Draft?
We’ve given a lot of thought to the Lions’ plight as the holders of the #1 pick in this years NFL draft and now have a solid opinion on what Detroit should do. For those of you who say ‘trade down’ sure that would be nice but let’s face it, there doesn’t appear to be anyone willing to trade with so let’s get over it. While it is true that there are so many holes on the Lion roster that almost any pick would be an upgrade over what they have.Purdue Football – Spring 2009
The Purdue football program is going to have its hands full this season. Between tough games with ranked competition, recruiting efforts, and a big battle for the starting quarterback position, new head coach Danny Hope is going to be one busy guy.Football Betting For Sports Betting Rookies
Did you know that betting on football brings in more money each year in the United States than any two other sports combined? Whether we are talking amateur or professional play, people are quick to jump at the opportunity of making the sport a little bit more exciting through laying a bet.The NFL’s Increasing Problem With Steroids
Steroids and the NFL have had a long and pretty interesting relationship. With the recent suspension of several players from NFL’s Minnesota Vikings one has to ask does the NFL still have a drug problem?