After deciding to draft running back Saquon Barkley last year, the New York Giants now have a replacement for 38-year old quarterback Eli Manning. On the first day of the NFL Draft on Thursday, the Giants drafted Duke quarterback Daniel Jones with the sixth overall pick.
Giants general manager Dave Gettleman didn’t want to wait to get Jones, because he was afraid that Jones wouldn’t be available if he had waited.
Continue reading Analyzing the New York Giants Draft Pick of Daniel Jones
Somehow the NFC South managed to acquire two of the top wide receivers in the NFL and in fantasy football. Julio Jones and Michael Thomas have finished as two of the top 5 fantasy wide receivers for the last 2 seasons, a trend that is going to continue. However, those of you drafting early in the first round will likely be forced to pick one of these two; and one pick stands out the most to me.
Continue reading Julio Jones vs Michael Thomas: Who Should You Draft?
HAPPY EASTER to you and welcome to another walk in the women’s football park as you catch up on some of what’s been going on around the world over the past week (April 15 – April 21, 2019).
If you missed the previous round-up, you can catch up on it here.
Starting off in my home country Ghana, 30 players have been called into camp by tentative national team head coach Mercy Tagoe-Quarcoo. The Black Queens are preparing for the second edition of the West African Football Union (WAFU) Zone B Women’s Cup, taking place from 8 May – 18 May 2019 in Ivory Coast.
Continue reading Global Weekly Women’s Soccer Round-Up
When I wrote my article after the miraculous comeback in game one, I had absolutely no idea what was about to transpire in the series ahead. I was oh so happy to steal a game in Tampa, but the pessimist in me feared this might be the only good thing the Jackets could accomplish in this series before the Tampa behemoth woke up.
So, I came into game two with lowered expectations. The national pundits kept talking about how game one was a fluke and how Tampa would get it together and assert their dominance. And I believed them because I thought there was no way Tampa would allow themselves to play that poorly again.
Continue reading An All-Time Upset: Recapping the Blue Jackets’ Sweep of Tampa Bay