| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Jimmy Garoppolo-- QB from Eastern Illinois a possibility? - bbrownso on 3/6/14 at 9:30 pm|
I think he'll too early in the draft to be considered a real target for the Saints unless he manages to drop much further than projected.
I think some realistic late round targets would be QBs like Brett Smith from Wyoming, or Tom Savage from Pittsburgh....
| More Sports Board|| re: Trindon Holliday another roster casualty for Denver Broncos. - bbrownso on 3/6/14 at 7:37 pm|
It was pretty obvious they weren't going to pay him a base salary of 1.34 million (original round tender) to do just kickoffs and punt returns. If he doesn't get decent interest elsewhere, I'm sure they'll resign him for the minimum salary....
| Political Talk|| re: Chicago hipster beats expectations, raises 645% of Kickstarter goal, burns books - bbrownso on 3/6/14 at 4:18 pm|
What an ass. [quote]Though most of his readers are from out of state or the country, Campbell said he believes there are backers in the Chicago area that gave him $75 two years ago and have not received their copies of "Sad Pictures for Children."
[b]When asked by a reporter if he would be will...
| Gaming Board|| re: HBO Go hits PS3 today!!!!!!!!! - bbrownso on 3/4/14 at 2:29 pm|
I was waiting to hear that it worked before I messed with it. :lol:...
| More Sports Board|| re: Romo, Lee, Scandrick restructure deals - Cowboys only $1m over the cap - bbrownso on 3/4/14 at 10:49 am|
[quote]my fricking god, in a laundry list of stupid personnel decisions made by Jerrah, that would top the motherfricker with an exclamation point. [/quote]
It's almost inevitable at this point. DeMarcus Ware is one of the few contracts that a release can free up significant money (6-7 million IIRC)....
| Political Talk|| re: Russia sets deadline for Ukraine forces in Crimea to surrender - bbrownso on 3/3/14 at 9:12 pm|
[quote]Putin is KGB so he would know all the old Soviet pr tricks.[/quote]
And he's apparently trying his best on the PR front.
Got these pics and links from Reddit - Ukraine (who knows if they're truth but figured I'd share)
[link=(http://imgur.com/a/TU3v9)]Imgur of some Russian lies and propo...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Hugo's Game of Thrones List of Book Reading Bastards Check in Thread - bbrownso on 3/3/14 at 3:21 pm|
Recently read AFfC and ADWD.
| More Sports Board|| re: Would you do this trade: Tony Romo for the rights to draft Jonny Manziel - bbrownso on 3/3/14 at 1:22 pm|
[quote]You can dump a ton of salary and take a massive risk on JFF but you free up a truckload of cap space to make the roster more manageable. [/quote]
Cowboys would be pushed to over 20 million OVER the cap for 2014 while getting to a projected 20 million free for 2015 (according to Over the Ca...
| Political Talk|| re: Appeasement on the way - bbrownso on 3/3/14 at 10:51 am|
Well Mr. Putin has to protect the ethnic Russians living in the Ukraine from the bad nationalists in the Ukraine.
Sorry if this seems like a repeat from 1939. And sadly, that's not a joke. :banghead:...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Sam shields? - bbrownso on 3/2/14 at 5:23 pm|
Looks like he's wants a good amount:
[quote] According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Packers are "trying to give" free agent CB Sam Shields a deal worth less than $6 million annually.
[b]Shields is believed to be seeking $7 million annually[/b], so there's a fairly significant gap to be b...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Graham to St. Louis? - bbrownso on 3/2/14 at 11:48 am|
[quote]Why would they give up both pick this season when they could give up the later pick this year and next years pick. [/quote]
The more important question is why would St. Louis do this with 35 million dollar TE Jared Cook and 2011 2nd round draft pick Lance Kendricks on the team?...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Tovthe piece of shite on the 2nd to last float in Spanishtown: - bbrownso on 3/1/14 at 1:52 pm|
If you're that pissed, contact the krewe and tell them. That's the best thing you can do....
| O-T Lounge|| re: Anyone going to Texas Bitcoin Conference in Austin? - bbrownso on 2/28/14 at 4:55 pm|
I would but all my money was in bitcoins on Mt. Gox.
Sorry; couldn't stop myself. :lol:...
| More Sports Board|| re: Saints to franchise tag jimmy graham - bbrownso on 2/28/14 at 4:35 pm|
Is Jimmy Graham lined up as a TE or WR on this play?
If that's part of the 44% of "in the slot," then I think his case is a bit weaker.
Some interesting links that discuss the ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Michael Sam could go undrafted - bbrownso on 2/27/14 at 7:38 pm|
[quote]SEC DPOY winners
2003 - Chad Lavalais - 5th round
2004 -David Pollack - 1st round
2005 - Demeco Ryans - 2nd round
2006 - Patrick Willis - 1st round
2007 - Glenn Dorsey - 1st round
2008 - Eric Berry - 1st round
2009 - Rolando Mclain -1st round
2010 - Patrick Peterson - 1st round
| O-T Lounge|| re: Government can now freeze assets you would use for defense at trial - bbrownso on 2/27/14 at 6:36 pm|
[quote]The problem is that the PC for the that you cannot challenge is what they use to get the RO.
So if the evidence is bull shite or was obtained illegally, you're fricked as far as fighting it.[/quote]
That has been how grand juries and the judicial system have worked for decades. [quote]This...
| More Sports Board|| re: Michael Sam could go undrafted - bbrownso on 2/27/14 at 6:23 pm|
[quote]Before his announcement, Sam had already emerged as a divisive prospect. Some look at his SEC-best 11.5 sacks and 19 tackles for loss and see a high-motor pass rusher who could go as ...
| O-T Lounge|| re: Government can now freeze assets you would use for defense at trial - bbrownso on 2/27/14 at 5:43 pm|
[quote]After a grand jury indicted petitioners, Kerri and Brian Kaley, for reselling stolen medical devices and laundering the proceeds, the Government o...
| More Sports Board|| re: Craig James sues Fox Sports Southwest - bbrownso on 2/27/14 at 1:31 pm|
You beat me to it. :lol:
No wonder James wanted Mike Leach taken down. He knew the truth (allegedly). ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Aaron Hernandez beats up inmate - bbrownso on 2/27/14 at 10:06 am|
[quote] Aaron Hernandez has been reassigned to a more restrictive unit of Bristol County Jail following his Tuesday fight.
Hernandez's new cell looks the same -- a barren room with a bunk bed and a toilet. But now he has to be in cuffs, complete with a waist chain and leg irons, every time he l...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: RIP Harold Ramis - bbrownso on 2/24/14 at 1:28 pm|
It was more of a parting of the ways.
While making Groundhog Day, Murray was going through a divorce and other difficult times (Dan Akroyd apparently called that period of time the Murricane). Supposedly, Murray wanted a more philosophical approach to the film while Ramis wanted to go a more come...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: RIP Harold Ramis - bbrownso on 2/24/14 at 1:13 pm|
I never knew that he (co-?)wrote Meatballs.
Animal House - 1978
Meatballs - 1979
CaddyShack - 1980
Stripes - 1981
Ghostbusters - 1984
Back to School - 1986
Armed and Dangerous - 1986
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Most Influential: John Hughes or Harold Ramis? - bbrownso on 2/24/14 at 1:09 pm|
I like John Hughes but it's gotta be Harold Ramis.
[quote]Ramis' comedies were often wild, silly and tilting toward anarchy, but they also were cerebral and iconoclastic, with the filmmaker heeding the Second City edict to work at the top of one's intelligence. This combination of smart and gut-b...
| O-T Lounge|| re: RIP Harold Ramis - bbrownso on 2/24/14 at 12:59 pm|
RIP Mr. Ramis.
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Beckham & Landry Combine Aftermath - bbrownso on 2/23/14 at 6:07 pm|
[quote]And yes, 4.77 for a WR is slow as molasses. [/quote]
It is a slow time but not all encompassing.
[quote]Tale of the tape: Wide receiver, LSU, 6-1, 195...
| O-T Lounge|| re: looking for good ideas to prank my neighbors - bbrownso on 2/22/14 at 8:24 pm|
I can one up that idea.
Piece of wood or plastic against door frame with space at top. Fill area between door and obstruction with live crickets. Ring door bell. If you're really ambitious, just think of the wall of crickets coming down when he opens the door...
| More Sports Board|| re: LeBron James to star in Space Jam 2 - bbrownso on 2/21/14 at 7:01 pm|
If you're in favor of this, here are some sentences that might make you hesitate:
[quote]Another Space Jam film? Why not?[/quote]:lol:
[quote] He has been brought on to the produce the picture through his production company, The Company, from a script by his brother Willie Ebersol. The latter wo...
| Movie/TV Board|| re: Supernatural spinoff gets a name - bbrownso on 2/18/14 at 5:17 pm|
It obviously should have been Ghostfacers. :lol:...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: How would you guys feel about using the non-exclusive tag on Graham? - bbrownso on 2/18/14 at 11:33 am|
[quote]Seattle could pay him & I think would pursue it. Atlanta could MAYBE make it happen[/quote]
I'm not so sure about SEattle. They have plenty of younger players they need to start trying to resign (Earl Thomas and Richard Sherman come to mind).
For those looking for cap numbers, CBS Sports...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: How would you guys feel about using the non-exclusive tag on Graham? - bbrownso on 2/18/14 at 10:48 am|
[quote]It's so rare I can't even think of the last one[/quote]
I think Joey Galloway was the last franchise player to be moved for two 1st round picks. Good job Jerry Jones. :lol:
[quote]I'm pretty sure a 1st/3rd is feasible to a team like Oakland, jacksonville, or maybe even GB (they have big ...