| Tiger Rant|| Tyrann Mathieu Live on NFL Network (at 8:30) - ffhouston on 1/26/15 at 8:29 pm|
fyi. On with the Playmaker and Prime. Should be good,...
| Coaching Changes|| Phil Savage on Jimbo to LSU (if Miles to UM was a Thing) - ffhouston on 12/28/14 at 12:10 am|
Speculation/one man's opinion. Twitter late Sat (12/27) night:
[quote]@SeniorBowlPhil: IMO, Jimbo Fisher had eyes for @LSUfball if Les Miles left for Michigan. When JF re-upped through 2022 last Tue = Jim Harbaugh to Ann Arbor.[/quote]...
| Tiger Rant|| "I don't know if any OL prospect is meaner than La'el Collins from LSU" - ffhouston on 12/16/14 at 4:09 pm|
[quote]Lance Zierlein ?@LanceZierlein 1h1 hour ago
Studying Dante Fowler today against Bama and LSU. I don't know if any OL prospect is meaner than La'el Collins from LSU. Stays pissed off[/quote]
Great quote on a likely top 10 pick. Gonna make some team very happy, I'd bet. ...
| Coaching Changes|| (Gil Brandt Tweet) Greg Schiano “Might Even Be Front-Runner” for Michigan Job - ffhouston on 12/5/14 at 11:49 am|
[quote]My wildcard for #Michigan is Greg Schiano, might even be front-runner. Will get excellent recommendations from high-powered #NFL coaches[/quote]
Hard to pick which part of the Tweet is harder to believe: Schian...
| Political Talk|| Whoops: Landrieu disses Democratic backer - ffhouston on 12/4/14 at 3:32 pm|
[quote]Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) sent a fundraising email to her list Wednesday, trying to help out her colleague Mary Landrieu ahead of Saturday’s Louisiana Senate runoff.
| Coaching Changes|| Nebraska Seems "Locked In" on One Candidate (Footballscoop) - ffhouston on 12/3/14 at 10:30 am|
[quote]...the feeling in the profession is that Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst seems to have a very short list – perhaps with only one name on it. Sources have told me he isn’t taking calls from coaches tr...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| CSP is Dialed in for Tonight (Ian Rappaport Tweet) - ffhouston on 10/30/14 at 4:22 pm|
[quote]Ian Rapoport ?@RapSheet 27m27 minutes ago (3:54 pm) How serious is #Saints coach Sean Payton about tonight? He actually slept in his office this week until 3 or 4 am working on the gameplan[/quote]
Gotta beat that Panther azz!! :spank:...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Semi Official Cleveland LSU Gamewatch - The Clevelander Thread - ffhouston on 9/13/14 at 3:08 pm|
Headed to The Clevelander (834 Huron) to watch the game. Called bar and confirmed they have ESPN U....
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Office Football Pool "Rate my Idea" Post (and Board Intro) - ffhouston on 8/19/14 at 3:45 pm|
Hey folks, long-time lurker here who has an office pool question that doesn’t really fit in on the other boards (MSB maybe), so I decided to post here.
I’ve been asked to take over a very stale office football pool at work. How stale? Well, the “contest” in years past has been to pick a Div I-...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| (Draft TimeAug 24 1pm-10 Team PPR Redraft League (N Houston) Needs One More Owne - ffhouston on 8/10/14 at 3:59 pm|
Looking for an owner in the Houston area (ideally, not necessary) to join a first year 10 team league. Most of us live in The Woodlands.
Draft date/time is 8/24 at 1:00. League hosted on MFL.com ([link=(http://www22.myfantasyleague.com/2014/home/60146#0)]LINK[/link]).
I can give more info to t...
| Tiger Rant|| (Wisconsin RB Melvin) Gordon to Prove NFL Wrong - ffhouston on 8/8/14 at 2:06 pm|
Nice piece by Chris Low on an impressive player, the kind of guy that seems easy to root for (except on Aug 30, of course).
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Gil Brandt Tweet on B. Cooks - "an early ROY candidate" - ffhouston on 6/24/14 at 12:34 pm|
From the Rookie Symposium today:
[quote]#Saints WR @brandincooks says he'll spend two weeks in SD working out w/ @drewbrees this summer. Early ROY candidate.[/quote] :cheers:...
| SEC Rant|| SEC Network Unveils Studio Set Renderings - ffhouston on 5/28/14 at 4:43 pm|
[quote]ESPN released two renderings of the SEC Network’s studio set in Charlotte, No...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Saints DBs couldn't wait to start competing - ffhouston on 5/23/14 at 10:55 pm|
[quote]““A young group. Hungry. I haven’t met one guy that didn’t work hard or didn’t want to be great. So that spells some great things for us,” said Bailey...Everybody carrie...
| Tiger Rant|| TCU CB Jason Verrett: "“I Shut Down…Odell Beckham…” - ffhouston on 4/4/14 at 10:57 am|
Got [link=(http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2014/04/04/jason-verrett-aims-to-be-defensive-rookie-of-the-year/)]this gem[/link] off of PFT (from earlier this morning). I know he's a confident guy and all, but numbers don't lie (even if you do, Jason):
[quote]“...I mean I shut down a lot of eli...
| Tiger Rant|| Program Alert: Leonard Marshall Interview (at approx. 2:25 CST)-Fox Sports 1 - ffhouston on 1/28/14 at 2:22 pm|
I just switched over and Chris Myers is going to interview LM after the break. I'll post a recap once it's done.
It's channel 219 on DTV.
| Political Talk|| Resolved: Obamacare Is Now Beyond Rescue - ffhouston on 1/22/14 at 12:07 pm|
I follow Megan and find her writing to be clear, concise and well-reasoned. This article is no exception.
[quote]Many of the commentators I’ve read seem to think that the worst is over, a...
| Coaching Changes|| Titans interested in someone on Saints staff? - ffhouston on 1/11/14 at 12:12 pm|
Just caught this nugget on Twitter from Ian Rapoport this morning:
[quote]@RapSheet: Coach-hungry teams waiting on playoffs. #Titans, for instance, have only to interview Dan Quinn on their docket. But if Seahawks win…[/quote]
Gotta be Rob, can't see it being Carmichael. Thoughts?...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Forgetting the Past (Nice Piece from B&G Review) - ffhouston on 1/8/14 at 8:28 pm|
[quote]Now we’re destined to go to Seattle and, frankly, I’m not all that concerned. Last time we showed up we were an addict hitting rock bottom. It was just a mashup of our worst fears and weaknesses.
For the first time, we felt the wrath of a primetime game on the road behind a fearless homef...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Running Game Finds Its Stride (PFF ReFocus) - ffhouston on 1/5/14 at 7:45 am|
[quote]Splitting 26 carries between them Mark Ingram (+3.4 rushing) and Khiry Robinson (+2.3 rushing) took advantage of solid blocking all night long to keep driving the Saints forward.
With their offensive line giving them 2 yards per carry before first contact, Ingram and Robinson were able to...