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NFL Draft: General Managers on the hot seat

The NFL Draft is drawing closer and closer, meaning General Managers are crossing their t’s and dotting their i’s. The NFL Draft is where General Managers jobs are on the line every season. The NFL Draft is where they make their money.

They either become known for building Super Bowl Championship teams like Ozzie Newsome, Jerry Reese and John Schneider has done the past three seasons. Or they become known for drafting major NFL busts.…

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Matt Ryan: Pro-files

Drafted from Boston College in 2008, Matt Ryan grew up athletically talented and a clutch performer in all of the sports that he played. He earned his nickname because of his cool demeanor under pressure.  His high-school teammate’s stated that it was as if he had ice-water pumping through his veins during sticky situations, they would eventually deem him “Matty-Ice.” The teenage nickname would become like glue and stick to Matt Ryan throughout his college and professional football career with the Atlanta Falcons.…


Tony Gonzalez: Pro-files

Drafted 13th overall by the Kansas City Chiefs, Tony Gonzalez was determined to create a legacy like no other.

You see, the first time I heard of Tony Gonzalez he was playing in the NCAA March Madness Tournament against the California Bears. He then played for the North Carolina Tarheels.

Gonzalez was a big, athletic forward who could really get up and down the floor. I remember his great hands and the talk of him playing in the NFL.…