Waldman’s Receivers to Defend the Planet: Randy Moss
There were more than a few players I selected for my team to defend the planet who were more difficult decisions than I anticipated. Adding Randy Moss to my team was easy. You will get no hand wringing from me about Randy Moss. He smoked blunts before high school games. He beat the mess out of […]
Randy Moss and Exceptions to the Rule
You’ve seen this eRumor: It is time to elect a new world leader, and only your vote counts. Here are the facts about the three leading candidates. Candidate A associates with crooked politicians, and consults with astrologers. He’s had two mistresses. He also chain smokes and drinks 8 to 10 martinis a day. Candidate B […]
Reads Listens Views 7/6/2012
Happy Birthday Sigmund Bloom If you are a Footballguys subscriber, an Audible listener, Bleacher Report reader, or a frequenter of Twitter, then odds are you know the peripatetic football intellectual that is Sigmund Bloom. Happy birthday to my colleague, football muse, and friend and thank you for what you contribute to this community – substantial […]
RSP Writers Roster: DraftBreakdown’s Eric Stoner
Eric Stoner is a legal assistant by day, and a writer and video guy for DraftBreakdown.com for the remaining hours he’s awake. He specializes in quarterback evaluation. His YouTube videos are a quality service for football fans seeking more than the typical highlight packages that fans put together of college stars. Stoner’s videos are actually […]
Lesson One of a Route Clinic From Wes Welker
I believe the best way to prepare to watch college players is to study the pros. The reason is that if I’m trying to project a prospect’s potential at the NFL level then I need to have good reference points of what works in the NFL. I also have to understand the differences between the […]
Arkansas WR Greg Childs: Career Resurrection?
The Career Near-Death Experience. This is one of my favorite Bloomisms of football writing. A Bloomism is what I call the slang that Footballguys and Bleacher Report Draft Analyst Sigmund Bloom (who is also a medalist in some Writer-Olympiad) creates to encompass various football experiences, states of mind, or rights of passage in the sport. […]
History Lesson: Three Pros You Should Know
Every era of the game has players that were great in many aspects of their game, but didn’t have an extended opportunity to prove it statistically. Brandon Lloyd is one of the greatest receivers in the history of the league when it comes to adjusting to the football, but he approached the precipice of his […]
RSP Readers Poll: 2011 NFL Season
I have great readers and I’m curious about your takes heading into the 2011 NFL season. Since I’ve spent all summer giving my takes on the NFL, now it’s your turn to share yours. Below are 15 questions.