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Wednesday, September 08, 2010

FOOTBALL 2010 CONTINUED

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RICK FREEDMAN IS OUR DEFENDING CHAMP, AND HE'S TALKING SMACK.

We continue our preview of the 2010 football season with a look at the AFC West and AFC South.

AFC SOUTH.

1. Colts.

2. Titans.

3. Texans.

4. Jags.

Lets work backwards. The Jags are a team in disarray. End of story.
The Texans are a victim of last year's success. With a tougher schedule and Peyton Manning in their division, we don't see them having the mettle to make the next tough step forward.

The Titans are simply the best coached team in the league. You can never count out a Jeff Fisher coached team. And Vince Young is solidly entrenched at QB. What does that mean? Check out the running stats of Chris Johnson last year when Collins was the QB versus when Young took over. Because Young is a running threat, the defensive ends cannot pinch down and stuff the run. They have to hold their lanes during the play action in case Young runs a boot leg. That opens up the interior of the line and allows Johnson to rumble into the secondary, which he did last year for 2000+ yards. The problem for the Titans is that they have a weak pass defense , and that is a disaster waiting to happen in a division that has Peyton Manning.

This is the Colts division to lose. Peyton Manning remains the best in the game and the Colts defense quietly finishes in the top 10 every year (last year they were 8th.) If the Ravens secondary breaks down and the Steelers can't overcome the loss of Big Bad Ben (emphasis on Bad until he shows us otherwise) the Colts should be heading back to the big game in Dallas.


AFC WEST: Chargers and the rest.

This is the Charger's division to lose, but not because they're so much better than the rest. As longtime and careful readers of this blog know, the Chargers are coached by the second worst coach in football: Norv Turner. (Vanilla Phillips of the Cowpokes being the worst)

In the draft the Chargers traded up to grab RB Ryan Matthews to replace LT who left for some green team in NY. With the running game on the shoulders of a rookie and a guy who couldn't see over the podium in any REGJB courtroom -Darren Sproles- the Chargers don't have much of a defense to help either. They finished 20th against the run in 2009 and the only additions in the pre-season have been a rookie LB and a new nose tackle. The reason the Chargers win this so-called division is that they have the best QB in the division (Rivers) and no other team is good enough to step up and take it away.

And here is the surprise of the division- the Raiders will finish second! Yes, those Oakland Raiders who have been in disarray for so long are finally poised to take a great leap. Their troubled QB is gone, replaced by a capable game manager- Jason Campbell.

Query- which team led the NFL is tackles for loss in 2009? The same team with arguably the best CB in the league and which starts LB Rolando McClain and D-lineman Lamarr Houston: The Oakland Raiders. Darren McFadden runs the rock, and there is a stable of able WRs to catch the pass. The Raiders win 8 games this year and have a shot at 10!

The Only reason the Denver Broncos are not in the cellar in this division is because the Chiefs are worse. But not by much. Second year head coach Josh McDaniels will quickly learn that a team needs a first round draft pick to make a contribution in year one. Tim Terrific will not do that in any meaningful way, and neither will their other 1st Rd pick- WR Thomas. The Broncos lost a top WR (Brandon Marshall, to the Fins) a LB (Andra Davis) and a D-lineman ( Kenny Peterson) and are trying to replace them with rookies (one with a broken foot- WR Demaryius Thomas). Good luck.
Another reason the Broncos won't be great: two words- Kyle Orton. Good luck with that as well.
The Broncos added Jarvis Green and Jamal Williams to the defensive-line, and they replaced linebacker Andra Davis with Akin Ayodele. Green has been a career backup that couldn't cut it in 2009 for New England, while Williams was roughed up by the Raiders last year and Ayodele is a cast off from the Fins. Last we heard, Tim Terrific doesn't play defense.


KC brings up the rear, and that's what happens when you draft worse than the Raiders year in and year out. They may have turned the corner with the last two drafts, but they are a raw, young team, and they have a murderous road schedule: Indy, Houston, Chargers, and Broncos. If they split their road games in Cleveland and St. Louis that will be a victory in and of itself. See you next year with the team with the best BBQ in the league.

1. Chargers.
2. Raiders.
3. Broncos
4. Chiefs.

19 comments:

Anonymous said...

Rump= off topic but please help. I'm having some dental issues as I get older. Any ideas?

Anonymous said...

BLOOM
WALSH
GAYLES
WHITE-LABORA
MIGUEL DE LA O
HANDS DOWN, BLOOM'S GOT THIS

The inside scoop said...

Rump= very interesting stuff coming out about PA. He was the chief judge's go to guy. Was handling very sensitive cases no one else was up to the challenge. Couldn't spend a lot of time on the election because it was all hush hush. Apparently big push being made to pay him back with 3rd dca or fed ct spot. You will eat your words when it comes out what he was doing.

Rumpole said...

807- our teeth are our best friends. Take care of them and they will take care of you.

I have a very simple routine (I love routines) and it will get you back in shape in no time:

1) Buy a good plaque removing rinse.
2) Buy ACT tooth restoring rinse.
3) Buy a waterpik.
4) Buy the sonic plaque removing tooth brush.

After every meal rinse for 30 sec with the plaque removing rinse. As you are doing this, put some of the rinse in the water pik. Then use the water pik with the rinse and water for 2 minutes. Then use the toothbrush- I highly recommend Jason's Natural healthy Mouth dentifrice with C-Q10 (dentifrice is a fancy word for toothpaste)

After brushing, rinse with water and then a final 30 sec rinse with the ACT rinse. Do not eat or drink for 30 mins after the ACT rinse.

Try this for 30 days and the next time you visit your dentist I'm sure you'll get the smiley face sticker when you leave.

Broward does it again said...

Only in Broward could someone's mother returning from a cruise be arrested and mistaken for a hooker who looks nothing like the wanted slut.

http://www.miamiherald.com/2010/09/08/1813760/orlando-mom-mistaken-for-prostitute.html

Anonymous said...

Denaro

Anonymous said...

The JNC has already picked 6.

GET YOUR BETS IN

word of the day guyz said...

A Dentifrice is a paste, liquid or powder used to help maintain oral hygiene.

CAPTAIN said...
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CAPTAIN said...

The Captain Reports:

So you want to be a Circuit Court Judge .....

The JNC has met and forwarded five names to the Governor to replace Judge Esquiroz. They are

Beth Bloom
Miguel de la O
Darrin Gayles
Lisa Walsh
Deborah White-Labora. 

Unless he picks De la O, then he gets a two-for-one. Gayles and White Labora have been on the short short list the past two times up. Of course, from past experience, that means nothing.

Cap Out ...

CAPTAIN said...

THE CAPTAIN REPORT:

Several of you have been asking who did not make the final cut:

Rodney Smith
Alan D. Sackrin
Norma Shepard Lindsey
Robert J. Kuntz, Jr.
Richard Hersch
Robert B. Galt, III
Alan S. Fine
Dawn Veronica Denaro
Manuel L. Casabielle

Maybe someone can pipe in on why Alan Fine was not the sixth name. He was previously on the short list to the Governor at least twice (as I recall) in the past year.

Cap Out .....

Anonymous said...

I saw Gayles leaving the court house today, he looked like a circuit judge today for some reason. He gets the nod because of the tight Senate election. Sad to say, but his appointment will forever be tainted by race preference. I think he is a very good judge and probably deserves the position but we shall never give him the credit because of the race card.

BTW, Bloom has temper problems on the bench.

Anonymous said...

Breaking news!

The two Metro Cops that were charged with stealing money from a dope dealer were both convicted today before Colodny.

Sharpstien and Williams lose.

Bill Altfield wins.

Three really good lawyers!

These cops were fired by Metro and the State offered to drop the charges if they would just give up being cops.

That jerk president of the police union, John Rivera pushed them to fight it. Maybe Rivera can now explain to their families why they're going to prison for a long time just to prove a point.

SO LONG SUCKERS! said...

Fellow Barristers:

After years of sweat and toil in the bowels of the Richard E. Gerstein Justice Building, a great fortune has come my way.

Whereas lately I was wondering if I could ever retire, it seems as though my financial future is now secure. No more hustling tickets and misdemeanors!

Before I leave you for sun-drenched Caribbean paradise, a bevy of scantily-clad coeds, and bottomless tropical drinks, I thought I should share (and by share I mean gloat) this rare but truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity that found its way into my email box just this morning:

Attn:From Mr.Martin Waghorn,

I am Mr.Martin Waghorn, Manager of a Bank in South Africa. I have urgent and very confidential business proposition for you.

On June 6, 2001, a foreign Oil consultant/contractor with the National Crude Oil Corporation of my country, Mr. Haffez Al Sadique made a numbered time (Fixed) Deposit for twelve calendar months, valued at US$25,000,000.00 (Twenty- five Million Dollars) in my branch. Upon maturity, I sent a routine notification to his forwarding address but got no reply. After a month, we sent a reminder and finally we discovered from his contract employers, the Crude Oil Export Corporation that Mr.Haffez Al Sadique died from an automobile accident. On further investigation, I found out that he died without making a WILL, and all attempts to trace his next of kin was fruitless.

I therefore made further investigation and discovered that Mr.Haffez Al Sadique did not declare any kin or relations in all his official documents, including his Bank Deposit paperwork in my Bank. This sum of US$25,000,000.00 is still sitting in my Bank and the interest is being rolled over with the principal sum at the end of each year. No one will ever come forward to claim it.

Consequently, my proposal is that I will like you as a foreigner to stand in as the next of kin to Mr.Haffez Al Sadique so that the fruits of this old man's labor will not get into the hands of some corrupt government officials.The money will be paid into your account for us to share in the ratio of 60% for me and 40% for you.

Please send me an mail with further information about yourself before we proceed further. Awaiting your urgent reply via my email.

Thanks and regards.

Mr.Martin Waghorn

No money like easy money...It's been great guys! Thanks for the memories.

Anonymous said...

Walsh, gayles, or white-labora would be awesome.

Anonymous said...

White labora or Gayles.

Anonymous said...

Fine who be a good judge but would have little chance of remaining a judge. Not a strong Sir Name. Bloom will be another Amy Dean. Walsh would be great. White Labora would be ok. Dela O would be great and so would Gayles.

I would like to see Gayles get it.

Anonymous said...

Congrats to Bill Altfield.

John Rivera brings disgrace to the police and the Miami PBA resembles a criminal organization.

Anonymous said...

Miami PBA is a criminal organization. It should be charged under the RICO statute. The underlying charge of perjury. They perjure themselves everyday. I am sure the defendant's will argue that the attorneys were conflicted as they did what was good for the organization-ie to prove a point, and did not look at what was good for their clients. I hope Colodny CYA herself in this department. Crooked cops are a real problem. Conflicted attorneys is a bigger problem. This matter is still To Be Set.