1. Mike's Expert NFL Mock Draft No.5 (Final Update)

    On the eve of the NFL draft, this is my final update. My picks have been analyzed and re-evaluated. There have been a number of changes due to trades and signings...

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  2. Mike's Expert NFL Mock Draft No. 4

    In the wake of the many pro days happening at various colleges, and a few changes, here is my updated NFL Mock Draft. 1) Detroit Lions—Matthew Stafford, QB, Georgia:Once again, its Stafford...

    Mike Alessandrini Written by Mike Alessandrini about over 5 years ago 106 reads 4 comments

  3. The NFL Is a Quarterback-Starved League

    Of the many positions in the sport of football, one would have a very strong argument that the Quarterback is the most important position...

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  4. NCAA Tournament Predictions

    The NCAA released its March Madness Bracket a few days ago, and people all over North America are filling out their brackets. I am no different. Last year, I won 10 pools out of 11 that I entered, as I picked Kansas to win it all...

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  5. Mike's Expert NFL Mock Draft No. 3

    Well, my mock draft is back for part three. There have been some changes after the beginning of free agency, with many players signing with new teams and even traded...

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  6. NCAA Tournament Bracket: Prediction No. 2

    This years NCAA Basketball season has been one of surprises, one of great players and one of great games. At the end of the day, there are four obvious No. 1 seeds for this year's March Madness, although any slip up can result in a Memphis No...

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  7. Mike's Expert NFL Mock Draft #2 (Post-Combine)

    With the 2009 NFL Scouting Combine finishing today, a few changes need to be made to my NFL Mock Draft. Here is my second update: 1) Detroit Lions: Matt Stafford, QB, Georgia:I am now one-hundred percent sure that this pick will be Stafford...

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  8. Predicting the NCAA Tournament Bracket

    The NCAA Tournament is fast approaching, exciting many basketball fans around North America. One of my favourite things to do at this time is to predict the brackets...

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  9. Who Will Be This Year's Tampa Bay Rays?

    Last season, the Tampa Bay Rays shocked the world by making it to the World Series. After years in the basement of the AL East, the Rays brought everything together and surprised pretty much everyone...

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  10. Why The Boston Red Sox Will Not Make The Playoffs This Year

    How's this for a fearless prediction? First, there were the countless years of the Tampa Bay Rays disappointing their fans with last place finishes in the AL East. From 2004 to 2007, the Rays could not get out of the basement of the AL...

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  11. Mike's 2009 Expert NFL Mock Draft No. 1

    So here it is, my first (and definitely not last) NFL Mock Draft on Bleacher Report. Keep in mind, my picks involve what I think teams will do, not what they should do. 1. Detroit- Matt Stafford, QB, Georgia Stafford is a pretty easy pick here at No...

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  12. 2009 Senior Bowl Winners and Losers

    Well, the 2009 Senior Bowl has come and gone, as we saw the South topple the North 35-18 last night. Many prospects had a ton of pressure on them during the game, as well as the practices...

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  13. Philadelphia Eagles' To-Do List: 10 Things Needed To Take The Next Step

    Before I start, I would like to inform the readers that I am a huge Eagles fan disappointed in the poor effort against Arizona yesterday. I am being realistic here, not biased, not angry...

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  14. NFL Trend: Dual Running Backs Win Championships

    Many people will tell you that Defence wins championships. That may be true. Many people will tell you that great Quarterbacks win championships. That may be true as well...

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  15. The 2009 NHL All Star Game: Why It's Not Fair

    As most of you already know, this year's NHL All-Star game will be held in Montreal. If you did not already know that, all you have to do is look at the rosters to understand where the All-Star Game is being held...

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  16. 2008-2009 NFL Predictions: As Close to Being "Expert" as It Gets

    I have put much thought into these 2008/09 NFL predictions. I did not take into consideration, any "expert" picks that end up all being wrong in the end. This is strictly my opinion, and I am usually on the money with these...

    Mike Alessandrini Written by Mike Alessandrini about 6 years ago 5,486 reads 4 comments