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Are Saints Too Banged Up To Repeat?

In the preseason, the New Orleans Saints were among the favorites to win the Super Bowl, but after the first seven weeks of the regular season, the Saints were just 4-3 and had suffered losses to the Cleveland Browns and Arizona Cardinals. Pundits suggested that they were suffering from a Super Bowl hangover and that […]

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NFL Agent Recruitment Strategy

With Malcolm Jenkins coming to an agreement with the New Orleans Saints late Sunday night, the holdout party of 7 dropped to a smaller table of 6.  Those remaining unsigned, along with their representation are listed below: Aaron Curry, LB, Seattle Seahawks (4th overall pick) – Octagon Andre Smith, T, Cincinnati Bengals (6th overall pick) […]

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Is It Worth the Money?

Rookie holdouts are nothing new to the sports world. Every year we see a few or more rookies being advised by their agent/advisor to hold out of camp until a fair contract is signed. Before I jump to support any side, I’d like to present some important points-of-view. From the athlete side: Professional sports are […]

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When Will Jenkins Come Marching In?

First round NFL deals are moving along slower than a snail’s pace.  We saw this coming, though.  That said, New Orleans Saints fans are not happy that their first round pick, Malcolm Jenkins, continues to sit out of camp.  Their unhappiness is amplified by the fact that Brian Orakpo (picked before Jenkins) and Brian Cushing […]

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CAA Is Going To Kill The NFL Draft

Last year, I broke down how the first round of the NFL Draft went down.  CAA led the pack with 6 clients selected in the first round.  CAA was followed by Maximum Sports (5), and Octagon, BEST, FAME, and ProFiles Sports (all with 2 clients selected).  Having 6 first rounders would be cause for celebration […]

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Brandon Thorn’s 2009 NFL Mock Draft

Last updated: April 24, 2009 (Also check out Thorn’s Big Board) Round 1 1. Detroit – QB Matthew Stafford ~ Georgia = If the Lions feel that Stafford is the best player in the draft then they need to do everything they can to get a deal done and draft the kid. I’ve said it […]