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Sports – 2022 NFL Draft Recap

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The 2022 NFL Draft is complete.  Seven rounds, three days, numerous trades, two hundred and fifty six players chosen, and thirty-two teams with new players on their rosters.  In my Mock Draft, I attempted to predict the first round, and of course I got it mostly wrong.  It was fun to guess, but here’s how the first round really shook out:

 

1. Jacksonville Jaguars – Travon Walker, DL from Georgia

2. Detroit Lions – Aidan Hutchinson, DL from Michigan

3. Houston Texans – Derek Stingley, CB from LSU

4. New York Jets – Sauce Gardner, CB from Cincinnati

5. New York Giants – Kayvon Thibodeaux, EDGE from Oregon

6. Carolina Panthers –Ickey Ekwonu, OL from NC State

7. New York Giants – Evan Neal, OL from Alabama

8. Atlanta Falcons – Drake London, WR from USC

9. Seattle Seahawks – Charles Cross, OL from Mississippi St

10. New York Jets – Garrett Wilson, WR from OSU

11. New Orleans Saints – Chris Olave, WR from OSU

12. Detroit Lions – Jameson Williams, WR from Alabama

13. Philadelphia Eagles – Jordan Davis, DL from Georgia

14. Baltimore Ravens –Kyle Hamilton, S from Notre Dame

15. Houston Texans –Kenyon Green, OL from Texas A&M

16. Washington Commanders – Jahan Dotson, WR from Penn St

17. Los Angeles Chargers – Zion Johnson, OL from Boston College

18. Tennessee Titans – Treylon Burks, WR from Arkansas

19. New Orleans Saints – Trevor Penning, OL from Northern Iowa

20. Pittsburgh Steelers – Kenny Pickett, QB from Pitt

21. Kansas City Chiefs – Trent McDuffie, CB from Washington

22. Green Bay Packers – Quay Walker, LB from Georgia

23. Buffalo Bills – Kaiir Elam, CB from Florida

24. Dallas Cowboys – Tyler Smith, OT from Tulsa

25. Baltimore Ravens – Tyler Linderbaum,  OL from Iowa

26. New York Jets – Jermain Johnson, DL from Florida St

27. Jacksonville Jaguars – Devin Lloyd, LB from Utah

28. Green Bay Packers – Devonte Wyatt, DT from Georgia

29. New England Patriots – Cole Strange, OL from UT-Chattanooga

30. Kansas City Chiefs – George Karlaftis, EDGE from Purdue

31. Cincinnati Bengals – Dax Hill, S from Michigan

32. Minnesota Vikings –Lewis Cine, S from Georgia


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Sports – 2022 NFL Draft

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Football is almost here!  It’s just a matter of time before the season begins.  The first step was Free Agency, and now the Draft!  This Thursday @ 8:00 pm the 1st Round of the Draft will be on in prime time and I’ll be glued to the television.  This is a very interesting draft class and it’s hard to predict who each team will pick, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have fun trying.  So, based on the opinions of experts and my own uneducated musings here it is, Olie’s 2022 Mock Draft:

 

1. Jacksonville Jaguars – Travon Walker, DL from Georgia

2. Detroit Lions – Aidan Hutchinson, DL from Michigan

3. Houston Texans – Kayvon Thibodeaux, EDGE from Oregon

4. New York Jets – Ickey Ekwonu, OL from NC State

5. New York Giants – Evan Neal, OL from Alabama

6. Carolina Panthers –Kenny Pickett, QB from Pitt

7. New York Giants – Sauce Gardner, CB from Cincinnati

8. Atlanta Falcons – Garrett Wilson, WR from OSU

9. Seattle Seahawks – Malik Willis, QB from Liberty

10. New York Jets – Drake London, WR from USC

11. Washington Commanders – Kyle Hamilton, S from Notre Dame

12. Minnesota Vikings –Derek Stingley, CB from LSU

13. Houston Texans – Jermain Johnson, DL from Florida St

14. Baltimore Ravens – Charles Cross, OL from Mississippi St

15. Philadelphia Eagles – Jameson Williams, WR from Alabama

16. New Orleans Saints – Trevor Penning, OL from Northern Iowa

17. Los Angeles Chargers – Kenyon Green, OL from Texas A&M

18. Philadelphia Eagles – Jordan Davis, DL from Georgia

19. New Orleans Saints – Chris Olave, WR from OSU

20. Pittsburgh Steelers – Tyler Linderbaum,  OL from Iowa

21. New England Patriots – Devin Lloyd, LB from Utah

22. Green Bay Packers – Treylon Burks, WR from Arkansas

23. Arizona Cardinals – David Ojabo, EDGE from Michigan

24. Dallas Cowboys – Zion Johnson, OL from Boston College

25. Buffalo Bills – Kyler Gordon, CB from Washington

26. Tennessee Titans – Bernhard Raimann, OL from Central Michigan

27. Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Trent McDuffie, CB from Washington

28. Green Bay Packers – Nakobe Dean, LB from Georgia

29. Kansas City Chiefs – Kaiir Elam, CB from Florida

30. Kansas City Chiefs – Jahan Dotson, WR from Penn St

31. Cincinnati Bengals – Dax Hill, S from Michigan

32. Detroit Lions – Desmond Ridder, QB from Cincinnati


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Sports – NFL 2022 Old Faces New Places

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The 2022 NFL season is almost here. Before we start predicting who will win what, let’s take a look at the new places that some old faces have landed during the offseason. Here are some free agents and traded players in fresh locations that might change the future of their new clubs:

 

Von Miller – LB – Buffalo Bills

Tyreek Hill – WR – Miami Dolphins

DeVante Parker – WR – New England Patriots

CJ Uzomah – TE – New York Jets

Marcus Williams – CB – Baltimore Ravens

La’el Collins – OT – Cincinnati Bengals

Deshaun Watson – QB – Cleveland Browns

Mitch Trubisky – QB – Pittsburgh Steelers

No one at all – Who would want to – Houston Texans

Matt Ryan – QB – Indianapolis Colts

Zay Jones – WR – Jacksonville Jaguars

Robert Woods – WR – Tennessee Titans

Russell Wilson – QB – Denver Broncos

Juju Smith-Schuster – WR – Kansas City Chiefs

Devante Adams – WR – Las Vegas Raiders

Khalil Mack – LB – Los Angeles Chargers

No moves – Very boring – Dallas Cowboys

Mark Glowinski – OG – New York Giants

Zach Pascal – WR – Philadelphia Eagles

Carson Wentz – QB – Washington Football Team

Absolutely fine – With being mediocre  – Chicago Bears

DJ Chark – WR – Detroit Lions

Jarran Reed – DT – Green Bay Packers

Za’Darius Smith – LB – Minnesota Vikings

Marcus Mariota – QB – Atlanta Falcons

Xavier Woods – S – Carolina Panthers

Andy Dalton – QB – New Orleans Saints

Shaq Mason – OG – Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Will Hernandez – OG – Arizona Cardinals

Allen Robinson – WR – Los Angeles Rams

George Odum – S – San Francisco 49ers

Noah Fant – TE – Seattle Seahawks


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Sports – 2022 MLB Predictions

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With free agency over, spring training behind us, and no one having any real idea how any of the clubs will actually perform, I think it’s time to make some picks.  So here they are, my 2022 MLB Way Too Under Educated Predictions:

AL East – New York Yankees

AL Central – Chicago White Sox

AL West – Seattle Mariners

NL East – Philadelphia Phillies

NL Central – St. Louis Cardinals

NL West – Los Angeles Dodgers

AL Wild Cards

NL Wild Cards

World Series


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Sports – Feisty Foxes 2022

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Spring is in the air and that means baseball!  A new season is right around the corner, time to root root root for the home team.  And with the beginning of the MLB year comes the beginning of fantasy baseball.  If you play you know how addicting it is; the daily lineups, the trades, the hot/cold players, the IL stints.  And if you’ve never played, hop on board & enjoy the ride, it’s a great way to enjoy a great game even more.  Here is my fantasy baseball team this year, once again christened the Feisty Foxes.  I went home run heavy with a bullpen of solid pitchers.  Let me know what you think and/or how your fantasy draft went this year.  Good luck everyone!

 

Hitters

 

C – Gary Sanchez – Minnesota Twins

1B –Paul Goldschmidt – St. Louis Cardinals

2B – Javy Baez – Detroit Tigers

3B – Josh Donaldson – New York Yankees

SS – Bobby Witt – Kansas City Royals

LF –Lourdes Gurriel – Toronto Blue Jays

CF – Fernando Tatis – San Diego Padres

RF – Franmil Reyes – Cleveland Guardians

Util – Shohei Ohtani – Los Angeles Angels

Pitchers

 

SP – Jacob deGrom – New York Mets

SP – Julio Urias – Los Angeles Dodgers

RP – Lou Trivino – Oakland Athletics

RP – Alex Colome – Colorado Rockies

P – Charlie Morton – Atlanta Braves

P – Lance Lynn – Chicago White Sox

P – Shane McClanahan – Tampa Bay Rays

P – Sean Manaea – Oakland Athletics

P – Mike Clevinger – San Diego Padres


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Sports – 2022 NCAA Tournament

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March Madness is here! It’s time once again to predict a bunch of basketball games, get most of them wrong, and then rub it in your friend’s face when they do worse than you.  The field is wide open this year, per usual, and any team could win the championship.  Here are my picks for the Final Four and my prediction for the winner of the dance:

 

East – Kentucky Wildcats

West – Gonzaga Bulldogs

South – Arizona Wildcats

Midwest – Iowa Hawkeyes

2022 NCAA Champion


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Sports – 2022 NFL Free Agency

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With the 2021 season behind us, the Super Bowl over, and the reality of zero football setting in, it’s never too early to look ahead to next year. The 2022 season kicks off with the HOF game in Canton in August and the NFL Opener in September, but before that there are two major events that will change your team’s future.  One is the Draft in April, and the other is Free Agency in March. There are veteran players out there for the taking, and they could help your team right away with their talent and experience. Here is a look at some of the top NFL Free Agents of 2022:

 

QB

  1. Jameis Winston
  2. Teddy Bridgewater
  3. Tyrod Taylor
  4. Cam Newton
  5. Ryan Fitzpatrick

RB

  1. Leonard Fournette
  2. Melvin Gordon
  3. Chase Edmonds
  4. Cordarrelle Patterson
  5. James Conner

WR

  1. Davante Adams
  2. Chris Godwin
  3. Mike Williams
  4. Odell Beckham
  5. Michael Gallup

TE

  1. Mike Gesicki
  2. Dalton Schultz
  3. David Njoku
  4. Rob Gronkowski
  5. Zach Ertz

OL

  1. Terron Armstead
  2. Ryan Jensen
  3. Orlando Brown
  4. Brandon Scherff
  5. Laken Tomlinson

DL

  1. Akiem Hicks
  2. DJ Jones
  3. BJ Hill
  4. Calais Campbell
  5. Quinton Jefferson

EDGE

  1. Von Miller
  2. Chandler Jones
  3. Jadeveon Clowney
  4. Randy Gregory
  5. Haason Redddick

LB

  1. De’Vondre Campbell
  2. Dont’a Hightower
  3. Ja’Whuan Bentley
  4. Foyesade Oluokun
  5. Chritian Kirksey

CB

  1. JC Jackson
  2. Carlton Davis
  3. Stephon Gilmore
  4. Darious Williams
  5. Casey Hayward

S

  1. Jesse Bates
  2. Tyrann Mathieu
  3. Marcus Williams
  4. Quandre Diggs
  5. Marcus Maye


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Sports – 2022 NFL Coaching Carousel

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Now that the Super Bowl is over, it’s not too early to look ahead to the 2022 season, especially for those teams who have already undergone a lot of change. Nothing says a fresh start like a new head coach, and many NFL teams made the switch after tough losses or tough years in general. Here is a look at the new faces and their new teams:

 

Miami Dolphins – Mike McDaniel

Houston Texans – Lovie Smith

Jacksonville Jaguars – Doug Pederson

Denver Broncos – Nathaniel Hackett

Las Vegas Raiders – Josh McDaniels

New York Giants – Brian Daboll

Chicago Bears – Matt Eberflus

Minnesota Vikings – Kevin O’Connell

New Orleans Saints – Dennis Allen


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Sports – NFL Picks 2021, Super Bowl

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Here is my Super Bowl pick

(6-6 for the postseason, 163-108-1 for the regular season)

 

LAR @ Cin

 


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Sports – 2021 NFL Year in Review

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Here is my NFL Year in Review

(6-6 for the postseason, 163-108-1 for the regular season)

 

AFC Division Winners

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AFC Wild Cards

NFC Division Winners

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NFC Wild Cards

Super Bowl

Champions?