Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Adrian Peterson

  Anyone want to take a look at these stats and tell if you wouldn’t want a player like this on your team? 7× Pro Bowl (2007–2010, 2012, 2013, 2015 4× First-team All-Pro (2008, 2009, 2012, 2015) 3× NFL rushing yards leader (2008, 2012, 2015) 2× NFL rushing touchdowns leader (2009, 2015) These stats belongContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week…Adrian Peterson”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Kevin Mawae

Kevin Mawae played center in the NFL for 16 seasons. He played for the Seattle Seahawks, New York Jets and the Tennessee Titans. Mawae was originally drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the second round (36th overall) of the 1994 NFL Draft. Mawae saw his first pro action at right guard against the Oakland RaidersContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Kevin Mawae”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Jim Zorn

Zorn was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Dallas Cowboys in 1975, the same year they had their famed Dirty Dozen draft. He would make the team, but was later cut to make room for running back Preston Pearson, who had been waived by the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Seattle Seahawks took advantage andContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Jim Zorn”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Steve Largent

Despite an All-American career at the University of Tulsa, Largent was not selected until the fourth round of the 1976 NFL draft by the Houston Oilers (117th pick). After four preseason games, he was slated to be cut, but was instead traded to the expansionSeattle Seahawks for a 1977 eighth-round pick. Largent spent thirteen yearsContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday …Steve Largent”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Curt Warner

Warner was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the first round (#3 overall) 1983 NFL Draft. He led the AFC in rushing yards his rookie season, helping his team to the franchise’s first Conference Championship game which they lost to the Los Angeles Raiders. The following year Warner suffered a torn ACL in the seasonContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Curt Warner”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Warren Moon

Despite his collegiate success, Warren Moon went undrafted in the National Football League. With no takers in the NFL, he turned to the Canadian Football League. Moon signed with the Edmonton Eskimos, where he and Tom Wilkinson shared signal-calling duties and helped lead the Eskimos to an unprecedented five consecutive Grey Cup victories in 1978,Continue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Warren Moon”

The Jets land Harvin…why so cheap?

The New York Jets and the Seattle Seahawks dropped a bombshell …an in season bombshell when the Seahawks traded the talented but troubled receiver to the New York Jets for conditional picks. The Jets in need of an offensive playmaker, made the deal despite the fact that their GM John Idzik used to work forContinue reading “The Jets land Harvin…why so cheap?”