Posts Tagged ‘Mike Glennon’

Know Your Enemy: A Bucs Writer Breaks Down Tampa Bay vs. Detroit

Friday, November 22nd, 2013
Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor
In order to help preview this week’s game with the Buccaneers, I turned to Pewter Plank writer Brett Kaplan. He is a longtime Bucs fan and knows his football (and baseball) inside out. Brett is a prominent member of the Alligator Army and the lead editor of hailfloridahail.com. He also happens to be my cousin and he will contribute some draft interviews here down the road. You can follow Brett on Twitter @BrettKaplan13.

Draft This, Not That!

Friday, April 19th, 2013

Ace Sanders makes for a reasonable substitution for Tavon Austin


Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

I’m a big advocate of the “Eat This, Not That” series of books, which has helped me make better choices in my diet and saved me scads of calories and grams of fat when eating out in restaurants. If you’re not familiar with them, they list comparable food choices and tell you which is better for you. They also have a handy restaurant guide which tells you what to order at places like Subway or The Cheesecake Factory, though anyone who has read the book knows that eating at the Cheesecake Factory is probably not going to lead to anything positive.

The series has practical applications to the NFL Draft as well. Just as with foods, there are prospect substitutions and swaps that can save lots of value. They might not be quite as delectable or visually appealing, but in the long run they will make your team more fit for battle. Here are five healthy choices teams can make in the draft:
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Quarterback Big Board

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Geno Smith sits atop the QB rankings

The final rankings. Note that the projected draft range is often quite divergent from the ratings rank. The draft range was compiled with considerable input from a couple of NFL personnel people. I did not include players that none of our staff evaluated for more than one game.

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Senior Bowl Notebook: North Squad Day Three

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

This was the final day of real intensity and I meant to spend more time watching the line play, but I was captivated by the offensive skill positions and defensive back seven talents on the North team.
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Senior Bowl Notebook: North Squad Day One

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor
The first day is all about the QBs, WRs, TEs, and DBs.
The North QBs are Zac Dysert, Ryan Nassib, and Mike Glennon. All three are widely seen as potential first round talents, but that was not very evident today.
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Potential Lions in the Music City Bowl

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Mike Glennon is one of most polarizing prospects of the year

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor
North Carolina State takes on Vanderbilt in the first game on New Year’s Eve. The Wolfpack feature several players who will be drafted, while the Commodores have a couple of under-the-radar players that bear watching.
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