I couldn't help myself with just a few hours remaining before the Carolina Panthers make a potentially franchise-changing selection in the 2011 NFL Draft, so here is an alternative, last-second Round 1 mock draft. I'll say that I wasn't too happy slating some of the picks, but NFL teams tend to do strange things during [...]
By KFFL Staff | Categories: NFL Draft
Howie Long's thoughts on Panthers possibly selecting Cam Newton
The Carolina Panthers are in a real quandary -- sitting with a Jack and a seven, and thinking to themselves, 'do we play the safe odds and stay, or do we take the hit and go for 21?'
I'm talking, of course, about their number one pick in today's NFL Draft, and whether Panthers GM Marty Hurney will go the safe route and select either linebacker Von Miller or defensive lineman Marcell Dareus with that first pick, or try for the jackpot by selecting quarterback Cam Newton. On a team that allowed a division-worst 408 points in 2010, selecting either NFL-ready defensive player is the safe choice. Click here to read the rest...
By KFFL Staff | Categories: NASCAR
The last two races in of the Sprint Cup season have served as a reminder that NASCAR is in fact a team sport. Only one driver gets to go to Victory Lane at the end of the day, but it isn't uncommon to see drivers from the same team run well at the same track. It is a trend that fantasy owners can definitely use to their advantage. Click here to read the rest...