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Schackman’s 2008 NFL Mock Draft (Part 3)

This is Mock Draft 3 of 4. To view the previous mock draft click here. 1. Miami Dolphins-Chris Long (DE- Virginia) Long is their guy. Which Long is the real question, but I am going to go with Chris right now. He is a Parcells kind of guy, with a non-stop motor. But they could […]

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Model Teams of the NFL

With the free agent season well under way, every analyst out there will give you his run down on the winners and the losers. But I think it’s just as important to point out those teams that really just know what they’re doing.There are several teams that come to mind. The Colts, Patriots, Steelers, Giants […]

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MLB players receive the lowest percentage of leaguewide revenue

The next time you hear someone complain about the seemingly skyrocketing salaries in Major League Baseball (MLB), remind them of two things. One, the amount players make must be viewed in tandem with what the League and its owners are pulling in; and two, in the last five years, the percentage of League revenue paid […]

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Midweek NFL Contract Rundown

This week has been nothing other than full of big NFL team moves. Instead of covering them all, I am providing some of the contracts that stuck out the most to me. See below. Madieu Williams signed a 6-year, $33 million with the Minnesota Vikings, making him one of the highest-paid safeties in the NFL. […]

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It’s Drew Rosenhaus’ (Extra) Busy Season

In terms of Bernard Berrian, Lance Briggs and their respective deals these past few days, agent Drew Rosenhaus is batting .500. In their 2008 NFL Free Agency Preview, footballguys.com listed Bernard Berrian (pictured) right behind Randy Moss in their Top Wide Receivers On The Market list, noting that although Berrian has yet to notch a […]

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Moss Growing in New England

With the off-season in full effect, it is time to discuss those big-name superstars who are about to leave town to get the big bucks elsewhere. One big time player who won’t be going anywhere is Randy Moss. This past season, we saw the much-maligned superstar turn into a team player and a Tom Brady […]

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Shabbat Shalom: Friday Wrap-Up

The inaugural UF Law Sports Symposium went much better than expected. The panelists and moderators were fantastic and the attendance was adequate (many people said that there were more people present than at Princeton’s big symposium). Those Ivy League schools better watch out. I fully plan on making UF’s yearly symposium the premier gathering of […]

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Schackman’s 2008 NFL Mock Draft (Part 2)

This is Mock Draft 2 of 4. To view the previous mock draft click here. 1. Miami Dolphins-Chris Long (DE- Virginia) If Parcells has confidence in John Beck or can talk Trent Green into playing then Long is their guy. He has that nonstop motor and pedigree that will be too good to pass up. […]

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Will Randy Moss be tagged?

According to ESPN.com’s Mike Sando, “the smart money says the [New England] Patriots will name Moss their franchise player, then take their chances working out a multiyear deal. This option protects the Patriots from losing Moss without compensation, while buying time for negotiations.” Teams have until February 21 (15 days total) to name franchise and […]

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Rypien To Monk!

There was a stage in my life while I was growing from a boy into a young man, that I was a die hard Redskins fan.  For some reason, I forgot my allegiances to the Dolphins, followed by the Giants, and started cheering for the red, white, and yellow.  My two favorite players during that […]