Archive for the ‘Matt Cassel’ Category

TheBaker’s NFL Preview: Kansas City Chiefs

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Who knew? First game of the 2008 season away to New England. Kansas City safety Bernard Pollard comes in on a blitz, goes low and crumples The Golden Boy.  That kid people know for being nothing more than a backup in college and a backup in the pros finally gets his shot. ...

Mel Kiper, You Are My Hero

Thursday, March 12th, 2009

I officially retract everything negative I've ever said about Mel Kiper Jr. Sure, he may be a blowhard who has a creepy obsession with 18 to 25-year-old men, but I can forgive that. And though his nightly, ESPN-sponsored, cat fights with Todd McShay make me want to gouge my eyes ...

TheBaker’s Draft Anthology: Round Seven

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

I know it's Super Bowl week and most of the blogosphere is focused on the Arizona Cardinals and Pittsburgh Steelers. But one thing you've come to learn about Rumors and Rants, is that we don't conform (except for when we write about Erin Andrews, apparently). Sure, the Super Bowl is big ...

Brady’s Injury is Already the Worst in Boston History

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Just when you think it's impossible for those people up in New England to be anymore negative, you run across something like this in the Boston Globe. Everybody is such a downer. The Boston Globe has compiled a list of the most significant sports injuries in Beantown athletics history. Fantastic. We ...