| Score Board|| Midtown Houston Bar Check-In Thread - ffhouston on 8/30/14 at 2:18 pm|
Just walked in to Mongoose v Cobra (1011 McGowin), very cool place and excellent beer selection. ...
| 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...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| EDIT: Keenan Lewis at Warm-Ups Shirtless (added a Link to Pic) - ffhouston on 1/4/14 at 4:50 pm|
[link=(https://twitter.com/theadvocateno/status/419603829676834817/photo/1)]LINK TO PICTURE[/link]
Check out this Tweet from John DeShazier (EDIT: who apparently does not know what Keenan Lewis looks like, though he must see him multiple times a week) just posted:
[quote]John DeShazier ?@JohnD...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Nhamdi? Fay Shell gets her man? - ffhouston on 11/17/13 at 3:49 pm|
| O-T Lounge|| Puppycide (A look at cops shooting dogs) - ffhouston on 11/4/13 at 7:20 am|
Long time OT lurker, so when I saw this piece on cops and dog killing, I knew it'd fit right in here.
[quote]A recent review of public records by the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals concluded that almost half of all firearms discharges by police officers involve the shoo...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Ingram Now Open to Trade-? (La Canfora Story Sunday AM) - ffhouston on 10/27/13 at 11:05 am|
RB injuries around the league might help us move him before the deadline. Still think he can help a team that's willing to give him volume as far as carries are concerned.
[quote]Detroit has been calling around the league ascertaining what value back-up Mikel Leshoure, a former second-round pick...
| Tiger Rant|| Does Coach Richt want to Sex You? - ffhouston on 9/24/13 at 11:21 am|
Edit: Link fixed...
| Fantasy Sports Board|| Hakeem Nicks: Alive or Dead? - ffhouston on 9/22/13 at 1:43 pm|
Giants can't run the ball at all, versus a depleted CAR secondary and with Nicks playing in front of family in his hometown...and zero catches thru two quarters.
Did he get "sent to Belize" or something and I didn't get the memo? WTF?...
| Tiger Rant|| LSU Sports Radio Network Expands to Houston - ffhouston on 8/28/13 at 12:21 am|
[link=(http://m.lsusports.net/mobile/ViewArticle.dbml?SPID=2164&DB_OEM_ID=5200&ATCLID=209227515)]LSU Sports.net Aug 27 Press Release[/link]
[quote]LSU fans in the Houston area will be able to catc...