| Tiger Rant|| re: Skip Bayless on Fournette - Noplacelikehome on 7/22/14 at 9:28 am|
[quote] LF would not have been drafted at all had he entered this year and neither would any other high school player ever[/quote]
Now you just took it to far. No doubt he would have been drafted.
You can't tell me that an NFL team wouldn't have taken a 19 year old kid with his talent and pote...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Skip Bayless on Fournette - Noplacelikehome on 7/21/14 at 3:10 pm|
[quote]A HS running back would not go top 5. It isn't a position of value anymore [/quote]
Tell Minnesota that about Peterson in 2012 when he won MVP and carried that team to the playoffs.
Think about the MLB draft and how the NBA draft used to be. HS players get/got drafted really early base...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Place your bets: training camp dark horse and surprise cut? - Noplacelikehome on 7/21/14 at 11:34 am|
[quote]Dark Horse: Ramon Humber [/quote]
Just curious, what's so "dark horse" about a guy who started 3 games for the Saints last season?
Dark horse: Tim Flanders
Suprise Cut: Shayne Graham...
| More Sports Board|| re: Rickie Fowler will never win a major wearing a flatbill - Noplacelikehome on 7/21/14 at 11:05 am|
[quote]Nobody has ever won a major wearing a flatbill. [/quote]
I beg to differ.
| Tiger Rant|| Wisconsin defense returns three starters and none in the front seven - Noplacelikehome on 7/21/14 at 10:51 am|
Just saw this on Yahoo! Sports. Seems like a prime opportunity to get the offense going early....
| More Sports Board|| re: Which QB did you know would end up sucking and ended up sucking? - Noplacelikehome on 7/21/14 at 10:39 am|
[quote]I blame ESPN and the likes of McShay and Kiper. They take average QBs and hype them up to the point where they get drafted high.[/quote]
You actually think that NFL personnel listen to those guys? I sure don't. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Which QB did you know would end up sucking and ended up sucking? - Noplacelikehome on 7/21/14 at 10:35 am|
| Pelicans Talk|| re: will we sign fells? - Noplacelikehome on 7/21/14 at 9:31 am|
[quote]Not sure they need Fells if all he does is shoot. Why sign Jimmer if you think Fells can do the same thing and is 4 inches taller? Maybe Jimmer isn't a guaranteed deal?[/quote]
Fells can't do what Jimmer can do. There are reasons that the 27 year old Fells hasn't played a single minute in ...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Do you think we get the ball to the TE position more this season? - Noplacelikehome on 7/18/14 at 10:55 am|
[quote]DeSean Smith has finally figured it out and will be a force. [/quote]
"Finally figured it out" is a little bit harsh. The kid is a 19 year old true Sophomore. It is tough to find a guy at LSU recently who had a big impact on offense as a true freshman. ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Most Dominant Sporting Performance You Can Remember? - Noplacelikehome on 7/18/14 at 10:23 am|
[quote]Kerry Wood pitching a one-hitter and striking out 20 Astros.[/quote]
I keep seeing this one, but he gave up a hit and hit Criag Biggio with a pitch.
Clayton Kershaw's no-hitter with 15 Ks this season was better than Wood's. The only reason he didn't have a perfect game was bc Hanley Ram...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Al Aminu Appreciation Thread - Noplacelikehome on 7/18/14 at 10:11 am|
[quote]It looks like our favorite SF is gone [/quote]
Where's he going?...
| More Sports Board|| re: Most Dominant Sporting Performance You Can Remember? - Noplacelikehome on 7/17/14 at 12:25 pm|
| Pelicans Talk|| re: For those against the Accelerated Build Model - Noplacelikehome on 7/17/14 at 10:33 am|
[quote]Considering Miami is not a big market, I'd say them. [/quote]
Miami is a pretty big market. As of last year the only teams in a bigger metro area are:
And the only ones that beat Miami by more than 1,000,000 people are NYC, LA, and Chicag...
| More Sports Board|| re: Peyton Manning's contract, do they have to cut him before the end of the season? - Noplacelikehome on 7/17/14 at 10:23 am|
[quote]brett had his superbowl run, and then faded away the next year[/quote]
Or that his team only had two guys on their whole offense start all 16 games and they were the LT and the RT....
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Another team interested in Anderson? - Noplacelikehome on 7/17/14 at 10:13 am|
[quote]The question here is it more valuable to have 2 quality bigs on the court for pretty much the entire game or to have a quality SF on the court for 34MPG? I don't think there's really a correct or incorrect answer. Just personal preference[/quote]
Let me put it this way... go find a team wh...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Another team interested in Anderson? - Noplacelikehome on 7/17/14 at 9:59 am|
[quote]I suppose a better way to put it is that he isn't a great fit, seeing as he plays the same position as our best player (and maybe the best player at his position in the league). He is by no means a bad fit on our team, as we can certainly utilize him, it would just be preferable to use his va...
| Pelicans Talk|| re: For those against the Accelerated Build Model - Noplacelikehome on 7/16/14 at 10:46 am|
[quote]My only complaint is more of Dell and Monty not being on the same page... or in the same book for that matter. That being said, Dell can only get certain players. Monty needs to use them better.[/quote]
From the outside looking in, it looks like Monty will finally have his pieces. The Peli...
| More Sports Board|| re: To hell with the trade, sign Love in 2015 and keep Wiggins! - Noplacelikehome on 7/15/14 at 12:26 pm|
[quote]i will never understand the devotion to Kevin love. I like him. I think he has an interesting skill set as a stretch 4 and great rebounder. But he's bad defensively and he's never played in a freaking playoff game 6 years into his career. Blame the t-wolves front office, blame the western con...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Sleepers: Who's the one guy on offense and defense that will stand out? - Noplacelikehome on 7/15/14 at 10:29 am|
I think some people (including the OP) are a little confused as to what a "Sleeper" is.
Tre White -- Thorpe Award Watch List
Connor Neighbors -- Started 7 games last season and is talked about regularly on this website
Ronald Martin -- Was the starter at Safety last season when he wasn't inju...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Starting line up in basketball - Noplacelikehome on 7/14/14 at 1:10 pm|
[quote]Martin, Mickey, Hornsby, gray and Robinson. [/quote]
Don't count out Quarterman as a starter....
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Remaining Questions: Monty William & Austin Rivers - Noplacelikehome on 7/14/14 at 10:30 am|
[quote]1.) Is Monty Williams a liability to this team, a neutral component, or an addition -- How well does he have to do to keep his job? [/quote]
1) Monty is an addition to this team. No coach in the league could have done much better with the roster the Pelicans had for the majority of the sea...
| Tiger Rant|| re: Upper deck 610 & 643 obstructed views now? - Noplacelikehome on 7/14/14 at 10:05 am|
[quote]Does the expansion and specifically the new video board make the view from the east and west upper corners an obstructed view? Or at least when looking into the south endzone? [/quote]
Can't tell 100%, but they have the 3D seat views from those areas.
| Tiger Rant|| re: Tiger Stadium will be looking spiffy for 2014! - Noplacelikehome on 7/14/14 at 9:47 am|
[quote]You cannot honestly think this looks good. Nothing goes together. It looks like pieces of three completely different style stadiums. [/quote]
You know it isn't finished yet right? The outside will look almost identical to the way it did before just higher....
| Pelicans Talk|| re: Someone please explain this to me... - Noplacelikehome on 7/14/14 at 9:30 am|
[quote]Why can't Ryno play the Peja role at the 3? I know he isn't very athletic and will struggle guarding the 3, but who cares? We have a legit C and a freak at the 4. Both of them will give us great D near the rim, and AD can creep out and terrorize the midrange. [/quote]
What does it really m...
| More Sports Board|| re: Anyone else really proud of LeBron? - Noplacelikehome on 7/12/14 at 1:52 pm|
[quote]People like you and Cpt are a miserable group. [/quote]
Haha Yeah, pointing out that his new boss ripped on him and will now profit off of him makes me miserable. :rolleyes:
Also, I really could care less because it has no effect on me or my life, but a website like this is created for...
| More Sports Board|| re: I don't get why any team would want Melo - Noplacelikehome on 7/12/14 at 1:30 pm|
[quote]I couldn't see Melo coexisting with a Lebron or D-Wade. [/quote]
| More Sports Board|| re: Anyone else really proud of LeBron? - Noplacelikehome on 7/11/14 at 4:21 pm|
[quote]Because it was more than four years ago and he's an adult.
Also because it was more than two days ago, for that matter, and he's an adult. [/quote]
Yeah no adult ever went back on what he said just to get a head. Dan Gilbert meant the words he said in that letter and even left it up on ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Anyone else really proud of LeBron? - Noplacelikehome on 7/11/14 at 1:19 pm|
[quote]Dude handled this the right way, made the right decision and has learned from his mistakes. I've never been an LBJ hater but I've openly rooted against Miami and even as a lifelong Lakers fan, I really hope he finally brings that elusive championship to Cleveland. If any city in America deser...
| New Orleans Saints Talk|| re: Andre Johnson should we thread... - Noplacelikehome on 7/11/14 at 10:31 am|
[quote]If we did I sense graham would be gone kill two birds in one stone. There both mad about there situation. I think our coach would say the hell with tightends. five receiver sets try to stop that.[/quote]
I know you are prob joking a bit, but a 28 year old Jimmy Graham who will likely make ...
| More Sports Board|| re: Do you think that NBA players are overpaid? - Noplacelikehome on 7/11/14 at 10:17 am|
[quote]The last 3 NBA champs and the 5 teams that have appeared in the last 2 conference finals all reside in this lower tier.[/quote]
Markets don't matter. Winning matters. You can have the smallest market, but if the team wins then people will show up. Spurs and Thunder drafted their way to the...