The Chicago White Sox's bullpen looks like it's falling apart, thanks to Matt Thornton and Chris Sale, but Ozzie Guillen has an option he may end up trusting more than roto players do
This past week in major league baseball could have a trickle-down effect into the lower levels of the sport. The main topic at hand: Head-first slides on the base paths. Sadly enough, the head-first slide could be on its way to becoming extinct in the near future. Serious injuries to Rafael Furcal (thumb), Josh Hamilton [...]
By KFFL Staff | Categories: NFL
Recently, our editor-in-chief engaged in a discussion of stats versus the eye test with Phil Simms and Boomer Esiason. I was a little put out by the way it all went down in the end, particularly when Phil Simms said "the stat guys are idiots." My issue is this. Why does it all have to [...]
By KFFL Staff | Categories: NFL Draft
Cris Collinsworth, along with Boomer Esiason, Nick Faldo, Howie Long, Cal Ripken and Phil Simms have announced they will would be working together in a series of digital and social media projects under the new name of The Experts Network (TXN). The group has also announced the official launch of www.TXNSPORTS.com which will become the new digital home of the group, providing commentary and behind-the-scenes access for baseball, golf and football. The following NFL Draft insights from Collinsworth are part of a content and marketing partnership between Big Lead Sports, the parent of KFFL.com, and The Experts Network (TXN).
Cris Collinsworth's Top 3 Outside The Box Ideas For the 2011 Draft
1) Bill Belichick Trades Up With Denver to Get Von Miller
I know, Bill Belichick always trades down for more picks. He may go the other way this time. The Patriots need an outside linebacker that can rush the quarterback. Von Miller is the only such player that I can find that would make a difference on the Patriots this year. The Patriots also need offensive and defensive line help and there are plenty of good ones in this draft, but a great pass rusher at outside linebacker makes the Patriots my pick to win the Super Bowl. Von Miller is the best player in this draft and if Belichick doesn't trade up, he will have to face Miller for the next 10 years in Buffalo. Click here to read the rest...