| New Orleans Saints Talk|| WR Brandin Cooks is rising up the board in all the mock drafts - L.A. on 3/7/14 at 1:24 am|
If they're right, Cooks won't be there when we pick at #27.
This is from Mel Kiper's new Big Board, just releasaed/revised today. He has Cooks as his #15 overall prospect.
[quote]15. Brandin Cooks WR
AGE: 20; DOB: 9/25/93, HT: 5-10, WT: 189
Rec 128, Yds 1,730, Avg 13.5, TD 16
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Top 101 NFL free agents for 2014 - L.A. on 3/4/14 at 2:37 pm|
[quote]TIER 1: Difference-makers
1) Jairus Byrd, S, Buffalo Bills: A natural playmaker with plus ball skills, Byrd is Earl Thomas' chief rival as the game's top cover safety. The Bills won't let him get away for nothing.
TIER 2: Impact starters
2) Eugene Monroe, OT, Baltimore Ravens: Of a...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Walterfootball new mock draft speculates on why the Saints might draft - L.A. on 3/4/14 at 1:49 pm|
an OLB in rounnd 1.
[quote]27. New Orleans Saints: Kony Ealy, DE/OLB, Missouri
Considering that New Orleans has to deal with Matt Ryan and Cam Newton twice per year, the team could stand to bolster its pass rush. [b]The Saints can't count on Victor Butler, who is coming off a torn ACL. Butle...
| O-T Lounge|| Kenyan Church Pastor Bans Female Parishioners From Wearing Underwear - L.A. on 3/4/14 at 11:53 am|
Ladies, this is for your own good. :pimp:
[b]Kenyan Church Pastor Bans Female Parishioners From Wearing Underwear[/b]
NAIROBI, Kenya (CBSDC/AP) - A local pastor has ordered all women who attend service at Lord’s Propeller Redemption Church to refrain from wearing undergarments while...
| Political Talk|| The Rev. Dr. James David Manning explains white homos vs. black women - L.A. on 2/27/14 at 2:07 pm|
American Express cards, the theater, and pervert son-of-Satan, Barack Hussein Obama. :lol:
| Political Talk|| Serious question/hypothetical for you legal eagle types - L.A. on 2/27/14 at 1:45 pm|
The decision by Arizona's governor to veto the Arizona Senate bill on discrimination got me thinking again about the somewhat recent story of the Oregon baker who was forced by the courts to bake a cake for a gay wedding has me wondering where we draw the line on this issue.
For instance, let's s...
| Political Talk|| Is this wrong? Are we not supposed to do this? - L.A. on 2/25/14 at 8:12 pm|
[b]Christian Metal Singer Pleads Guilty in Murder for Hire[/b]
[quote]The singer of the Grammy-nominated Christian metal band As I Lay Dying pleaded guilty to his role in a murder-for-hire plot.
Carlsbad, Calif., resident Tim Lambesis entered the change of plea in court Tuesday, admitting that...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Now that the Combine is over, who do you think is a likely #1 for us? - L.A. on 2/25/14 at 3:06 pm|
I'm going with CB Jason Verrett from TCU. Ran a 4.38 in the 40, looked good in the drills. High character kid according to his coaches.
We need a corner and Gilbert and Dennard will be gone by the time we pick.
Odell Beckham and Brandin Cooks might be there when we pick, but I think we can g...
| Political Talk|| Ugandan Tabloid Publishes List of 'Top' Homosexuals - L.A. on 2/25/14 at 2:36 pm|
Given the attitude in Africa towards gays, this is practically a life sentence for those named in the article. Life is about to get unpleasant for these people.
[quote]A tabloid in Uganda printed a front-page story Tuesday of the nation's "200 top" homosexuals, one day after the president there s...
| Music Board|| Any Blackberry Smoke fans around here? - L.A. on 2/24/14 at 2:46 pm|
I love Southern Rock. I grew up listening to Lynard Skynard, Marshall Tucker, Charlie Daniels, Black Oak Arkansas, et al. I think these guys are the best present-day link to the music of that era that I've heard.
[link=(http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9D1EhRZ9dQ)]Blackberry Smoke 'Restless'[/...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Some free agent rumors re: the Saints from walterfootball.com - L.A. on 2/17/14 at 2:57 am|
[quote]New Orleans Saints:
2/13: The Cowboys are expected to have interest in Robert Meachem, according to ESPN's Todd Archer.
2/13: The Saints are not expected to retain center Brian De La Puente, per ESPN Saints' Mike Triplett.
2/13: Charles Brown is not expected to return to the Saints ...
| Movie/TV Board|| Snake-handling preacher from TV's "Snake Salvation" dies from...wait for it... - L.A. on 2/16/14 at 7:54 pm|
I didn't see that one coming.
[quote]Jamie Coots, a Kentucky pastor who starred on National Geographic Channel's Snake Salvation — a reality show about Pentecostal preachers ...
| Movie/TV Board|| I saw "On the Waterfront" for the first time last night. - L.A. on 2/15/14 at 12:17 pm|
I can't believe I'd never seen it before, but I hadn't. It was shown unedited and without commericals on TCM so I decided to watch it.
Without question it's one of the best movies I've ever seen, definitely in my top 10, maybe top 5. And it's as close to a perfect movie as I've ever seen. Ever...
| Political Talk|| Dr. Ben Carson: Obama officials 'acting like Gestapo' - L.A. on 2/7/14 at 1:19 pm|
Yeah, I know. The interview was conducted by a writer from WMD. But evidently the NY Times, et al aren't asking Dr. Carson for his opinion on the Obama administration, an administration that looks more and more like the Nixon administration with each passing day. Or at least they're looking like ...
| Political Talk|| Obama nominee for ambassador to Argentina says he's never been to the country - L.A. on 2/7/14 at 12:09 pm|
One of Obama's campaign promises was to change the way the world sees America. So why continue to send cronies as ambassadors to countries where they not only have no expertise, but often have never even been to the country and seemingly know nothing about it?
[quote]Noah Mamet bundled at least...
| Political Talk|| George Will: IRS targeting scandal on par with Watergate, Iran-Contra - L.A. on 2/4/14 at 11:28 am|
[quote]Fox News contributor George Will said Monday the IRS targeting of conservative groups was one of the three biggest political scandals in the last 40 years.
Watergate and Iran-Contra were the other two major scandals, according to Will. His comments were in response to President Obama’s Sup...
| Political Talk|| Top Dem Investigator: We Have No Evidence Implicating Christie So Far - L.A. on 2/3/14 at 7:18 pm|
I'm neither defending nor condemning Christie. Let the evidence lead to whatever the truth may be.
But in light of the NY Times story on Friday, let's have a little perspective.
[quote]GREGORY: “So now you have David Wildstein, as we have been talking about this morning, saying the ‘evidence ...
| Political Talk|| What did Chris Christie know, and when did he know it? - L.A. on 2/1/14 at 12:35 pm|
NBC/MSNBC have been all over the New Jersey traffic scandal like white on rice. The approach of their coverage is summed up in the opening sentence of this NBC article: "What did Chris Christie know, and when did he know it?"
While I have no problem with them covering the story, I can only wonde...
| Political Talk|| Putin claims America is 'godless' and 'morally bankrupt' under Obama - L.A. on 1/29/14 at 7:08 pm|
This is interesting because those of us of a certain age remember hearing how Russia was godless and we were not. Seems the tables have turned.
[quote]MOSCOW — At the height of the Cold War, it was common for American conservatives to label the officially atheist Soviet Union a “godless nation.”...
| Political Talk|| Atty Gen Holder can't explain constitutional basis for Obama's executive orders - L.A. on 1/29/14 at 7:03 pm|
[quote]Attorney General Eric Holder couldn't explain the constitutional basis for executive orders such as President Obama's delay of the employer mandate because he hasn't read the legal analysis -- or at least, hasn't seen it in a long time.
"I'll be honest with you, I have not seen -- I don't ...
| Movie/TV Board|| American Hustle vs. Wolf of Wall Street - L.A. on 1/27/14 at 6:26 pm|
I saw American Hustle a few weeks ago and saw Wolf of Wall Street over the weekend. I gotta say I thought Wolf of Wall Street was the better movie.
| Political Talk|| Obama's Ambassador to Norway Fumbles Basic Questions About Norway - L.A. on 1/23/14 at 10:04 pm|
Perhaps the most surprising thing to me about Obama has been just how much his administration has been nothing more than the same old politics as usual.
[i]"Yes we can appoint ambassadors who have no qualification other than that they raised a lot of money for me."[/i]
Hope and change my ass...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Here are the official heights and weights from the Senior Bowl - L.A. on 1/21/14 at 2:10 am|
Chris Borland Wisconsin 5-11.3
Short with very short arms (29")
N45 Christian Kirksey Iowa 6-1.6
Jonathan Brown Illinois 6-0.4
Smaller than expected
N55 Michael Sam
Short for a DE but decent r...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| 2014 North-South Senior Bowl rosters - L.A. on 1/20/14 at 11:11 pm|
2014 Senior Bowl Roster -- North
1 Josh Huff WR 5'11" 205 Oregon
2 Nevin Lawson DC 5'10" 186 Utah State
3 Logan Thomas QB 6'6" 254 Virginia Tech
4 Marqueston Huff DC 6'0" 195 Wyoming
5 Isaiah Lewis S 5'10" 210 Michigan State
6 Ahmad Dixon S 6'0" 205 Baylor
9 Chris Boswell PK 6'2" 200 ...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Two Stanford prospects are potential picks for the Saints in round 1 - L.A. on 1/20/14 at 3:59 pm|
I wonder if Ben Grubbs could play center if we let Brian de la Puente walk and drafted Yankey?
[link=(http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/players/1737649/david-yankey)]David Yankey OG Stanford[/link]
[link=(http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/players/1665100/trent-murphy)]Trent Murphy DE/OLB...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| On the lighter side of defensive strategery - L.A. on 1/13/14 at 5:06 pm|
Saw this on Facebook. Made me chuckle. :lol:
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| For any of you who keep up with cap space, re: free agency - L.A. on 1/8/14 at 10:47 am|
Apart from resigning their own free agents, do you think the Saints will be active in the free agent market this off season? If so, who might they target?
Also, of their own free agents, who will they attempt to resign? Jimmy Graham, of course, but what about Strief? de la Puente? Malcolm Jenki...
| Movie/TV Board|| Any fans of Klute? - L.A. on 12/30/13 at 6:27 pm|
It was on one of the cable channels this week and I watched it again after what had to be close to 25 years. The movie really holds up story wise, even if there are some almost comical early 70's dance scenes.
Good movie. Solid B+ to -A for me. ...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| Final 2013 regular season Saints stats - L.A. on 12/30/13 at 3:14 am|
Cam Jordan finishes with 12.5 sacks; Junior Gallette with 12.0.
| Movie/TV Board|| Thoughts about Eyes Wide Shut? - L.A. on 12/29/13 at 6:56 pm|
Saw it again last night on cable. Strange movie.
Some of it is brilliant. Some of it is pretty bad (eg pretty much any scene Nicole Kidman is in). Some of it is :wtf:
What did the rest of you think about it?...