@dMo are you adding up Vernon Davis, niles paul, Matt jones, Chris Thompson, and fat robs receiving yards as well. As far as around 170-220 yards receiving for the entire receiver Corp that sounds pretty spot on.
Start Landry!!!! Norman will be shadowing jones most of the game. And Landry working out of the slot is going to give the bills problems, although I think the bills still control the game and win ultimately. I would take Landry matching up on nickel corners and linebackers all day over (although jones is more talented) jones verse Norman matchup.
Ravens send the Chargers their 1st and 3rd rd picks this yr and next
Dallas sends the Jest QB Romo for their 2nd rd pick
the Bears send Miami QB Cutler for their 2nd rd pick
Miami sends QB Tanneyhill to the 49ers for their 2nd rd pick
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Posted July 24, 2009
Draft Tradition R.I.P. - Goodell Moves NFL Draft
The Draftnik community is up in arms and really ticked off at Roger Goodell. I am not talking about 50 or even 75 percent of the Draftnik community... everybody is very mad. Goodell changed the NFL Draft from its Saturday time slot to prime time on Thursday and Friday.
The first round will take place on Thursday, the second and third rounds on Friday, and Rounds 4-7 on Saturday.
Let's examine why this is bad for the NFL Draft and why it could also be a good thing.
A big reason I fell in love with the NFL Draft was the tradition. I loved waking up on a Saturday morning, tuning into ESPN, and watching Mel Kiper Jr. analyze the NFL Draft. There was simply nothing like it. No sporting event came close to the tradition of the NFL Draft.
As if the NFL wasn't making enough television dollars during the regular season. Now Goodell had to ruin the most favorite sporting event in the world for millions of football fans.
The NFL Draft is simply not the same as it once was. Breaking up the rounds over three days seems pretty ridiculous.
We now get the NFL Draft spread out more. As opposed to being a 2-day event, it is now a 3-day event. Instead of only having one day to recap the NFL Draft (Saturday night) we now have two nights of recap (Thursday and Friday).
The NFL Draft will draw in bigger audiences and the people who watched the NFL Draft on Saturday will probably still watch it on Thursday and Friday. Now more casual fans can be more inclined to watch the second and third rounds on a Friday night. As opposed to being on a Sunday, the NFL Draft might have more ratings for the later rounds too.
Traditionally, a lot of trades happened on the start of the second day of the NFL Draft in the past (third round for past year and fourth rounds for all other years). Now, we will likely see more trades atop the second round as teams have all of Thursday night and all day Friday to negotiate deals.
The NFL Draft has lot its tradition, but I don't think it's an entirely bad thing.