Oct
14

NFL Week Six: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon (14) carries the ball for a touchdown during the first quarter against the St. Louis Rams at The Edward Jones Dome. Mandatory Credit: Scott Kane-USA TODAY Sports

The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good: New England Patriots – The (5-1) Patriots went into this season with every reason in the world to not have a typical winning season that so many in Foxboro are accustomed to. From Aaron Hernandez’s murder charge, the perplexity of Rob Gronkowski’s health…
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Oct
07

NFL Week Five: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good New Orleans Saints – The Saints, Chiefs, and Broncos are the only undefeated teams left in the league. While the Chiefs and Broncos have had a relatively easy road to 5-0, the Saints have quality wins over the Dolphins, Bears, and Falcons. Last…
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Oct
01

NFL Week Four: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

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The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good Denver Broncos – The Broncos have been unstoppable in the first quarter of the season, dominating every opponent. The offense is firing on all cylinders, averaging 44.8 points per game. Quarterback Peyton Manning has a NFL record 16 touchdown passes and zero interceptions,…
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Sep
24

NFL Week Three: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

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The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good: The Kansas City Chiefs – I wrote last week about how under the radar the Chiefs were after beginning their season 2-0. Heading into week 3, Head Coach Andy Reid downplayed the significance of facing the team he coached for 14 years, the…
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Sep
17

NFL Week Two: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Kansas City Chiefs strong safety Eric Berry (29) runs for yardage after recovering a fumble from Dallas Cowboys running back Lance Dunbar (25) (not pictured) during the second half at Arrowhead Stadium. The Chiefs won 17-16. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

The following Sports Agent Blog contribution is courtesy of Brandon Thorn. The Good: The Kansas City Chiefs – The Chiefs are one of the most underrated teams in football due to their stout front seven. The Chiefs have all the pieces in place for their 3-4 defensive scheme. Elite pass rushers in Tamba Hali and…
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Aug
26

Football Agents Prepare For Hell Week

wide receiver Devin Aromashodu

Successfully recruiting a football player to become your client is difficult.  Sitting around waiting for your client to be selected on one of the days of the NFL Draft is stressful.  But nothing may be as challenging for NFLPA Contract Advisors as this week, when many will have their clients cut by NFL teams and…
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Feb
26

Quarterback Josh Freeman Adds Select Sports Group To Representation Team

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh Freeman signs with new agents ahead of new contract talks.

Ken Kremer was a football agent for roughly 25 years.  Prior to retiring from the business of representing athletes, Kremer was an employee at Creative Artists Agency (CAA), where he represented quarterbacks Tony Romo and Josh Freeman.  When Kremer retired, Romo decided to go “on to the next one” and sign with agent R.J. Gonser.…
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Jan
22

Sports Agent Blog’s 2013 NFL Mock Draft

QB Geno Smith, represented by Select Sports Group, is projected to be a first round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. Credit: Rich Barnes-USA TODAY Sports

2013 NFL Mock Draft Last Updated: January 23, 2013 The following is contributor Brandon Thorn’s initial 1st-round mock draft, where he makes sense of where each and every prospect can go based on his review of items such as team personnel, management, and history of the organizations.  The Sports Agent Blog NFL Mock Draft is a yearly…
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Jan
16

Off Topic: The Brutal Ballet Of NFL Betting

Guest contribution by Alex Hepgurn. Brains. Brawn. Speed. Endurance. Tactics. Instinct. It is these contradictory elements and many more which make up the brutal ballet we know so fondly as the National Football League. While the light and shade of this noble sport is what makes it America’s second national pastime, it also creates a potential minefield…
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Oct
24

Lovie Smith’s Son Hired By IMG Worldwide; Brings Chicago Bears Coaches As Clients

Oct 22, 2012; Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith before the game against the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field.  Credit: Jerry Lai-US PRESSWIRE

He has experience working as an intern with Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and Priority Sports & Entertainment.  Now, the son of Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith has a full-time gig with IMG Worldwide. Matthew Smith (Lovie’s son) is off to a stronger start than most 26-year-old agents.  He represents his father, two other Chicago…
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