Archive for March 9th, 2009

Monday, March 9th, 2009
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Since being drafed out of North Carolina State in the first round in 1999, Torry Holt has amassed 869 catches for 12,660 yards and 74 touchdowns. Among active WR’s he is second in yards per game (80.1). He was selected sixth by the St. Louis Rams because of his impressive season year and strong combine. The 6’0″ receiver ran a 4.34 40 and had a 37 inch vertical jump. He was selected as first team All-American complying 88 catches for 1,604 yards and 16 Tds for the Wolfpack.

Entering his 11th year in the NFL he is 11th all time in receptions, 14th in yards, and tied for 26th in receiving TDs. He had a streak of eight 1188+ receiving yards seasons snapped last season where he set career lows in catches, yards and TDs. However, he has missed just two regular seasons game in his 10 year career.

Henry Ellard was hired by the Jets in January to be their Wide Receivers coach. The former NFL great  previously held the same position for …

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Teams with four games: Atlanta, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, L.A. Lakers, Miami, Minnesota, New Orleans, New York, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, Utah, Washington


Kyle Lowry (Rockets)- Lowry played a season high 28 minutes for the Rockets yesterday against the Grizzles. He scored eight points and had nine assists. In five games this month he is shooting 53% from the field and 91% from the foul line.

Bobby Jackson (Kings)- Over his past four games Jackson is averaging 13.5 points, 4.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists in 33 minutes. He has started each game and knocked down six three-pointers in this span as well.

Honorable mention: Marco Belinelli (Warriors)

Luc Richard Mbah a Moute (Bucks)- Moute scored a career high 21 points vs. the Bulls last Friday. In five games this month he is averaging 7.5 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 0.8 blocks per game. The rookie has been in the starting lineup since February 7th.
Renaldo Balkman (Nuggets)- Balkman has averaged nine points, 12 rebounds and shot 53.5% from the field over his …

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