Since we last met, the Rams clinched a playoff birth, Mark Sanchez was seen on a football field, and Gordon Hayward came back to life. OBJ and Tarik Cohen threw some touchdowns, Cam Newton threw a lot of interceptions, and Phillip Lindsey continues to make every GM in the NFL stupid for not drafting him. Contrary to popular belief, LeBron James is not washed. Oh, and a belated happy birthday to the Greek Freak, who turned 24 yesterday… that’s right, nowhere near his peak, folks.
Lets see who the crew* has their eyes on for this upcoming week
*Kerm was not able to contribute this week. He’s been working hard in the lab with 808s and Ankle Breaks (LISTEN HERE), so we forgive him.
Lets go back to 2010. At the time, if you were a high draft pick, you could cash in BIG. Top picks were getting contracts that were the market value for the best of their respective positions, and it was creating a problem. QB Sam Bradford, the number 1 pick of the 2010 NFL Draft, signed a 6-year, $78 million deal after being drafted. This deal made him the third highest paid QB in the NFL for the 2010 season (in terms of guaranteed money), all before he ever played a game.
Holy shit what a week. As the season winds down, teams who had playoff aspirations are slowly dying off like Jack in Titanic (there was room for 2 on that fucking door!).
Thursday started off with a bang with the Cowboys beating the living crap out of New Orleans, then we got to see Kareem Hunt fall from grace, and other stuff to be named in a couple of paragraphs. Let’s get into it! Continue reading “What We Learned Week 13”