The Last Days of the McKay Era?…

Despite his denials, I have the feeling that Rich McKay’s name is going to be mentioned a lot more when it comes to whomever manages to succeed Paul Tagliabue as the NFL commissioner. Most insight indicates that some dude named Roger Goodell who works in the league office is the frontrunner. But I think McKay is not far behind as the top runner-up. And because there is no timetable for this thing, I believe there is a good...

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The Education of Michael Vick

One of the major criticisms I have of Michael Vick is the fact that he doesn’t seem to be making a lot of extra effort to get to know his receivers better. Peyton Manning seemingly set the precedent when it comes to the near-telepathic bond a quarterback can have with his receivers. Other passers are copying what Manning does, including Carson Palmer. It’s time Vick does it too. And Jim Mora indicated that he is doing so...

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To Rich McKay: Do The Right Thing

And by that, I mean find a way to get John Abraham here in Atlanta. And as I see it the simplest way is to give the Jets what they want. And what is that? A settled quarterback position. As I see it, this is the holdout. Let’s take this issue from the Jets perspective. They may have acquired Patrick Ramsey this past week, but their compensation sent to Washington definitely indicates how much stock they put in him. He’s...

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A Cap-less future

It’s been a while since posting something here, because mainly I’ve been trying to hold until this CBA thing is resolved. It should now be resolved within the next 24 hours, since I don’t expect another extension, which would be third one. Now I’m trying to imagine what the world would be like with a salary cap-less NFL. Most compare it to baseball, and thinking in those terms this is what I’d think it...

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