Archive for April 12th, 2010

Monday, April 12th, 2010

It’s All Over for the Rangers

Rangers Rumors & News

“No doubt we played well over the last 10 games and gave ourselves a chance, but it should never have come to this. With the way we started the year—with the start and the finish—what really hurt us was everything in between.” – Brandon Dubinsky

That quote pretty much sums up the Rangers’ season. The last 10 games were exciting and it was fun to root for a blue-collar-like team, and the fast start gave fans hope (as false as it was), but it was those pesky 64 games crammed in the middle that was the real reason for the Rangers’ season ending in disappointment. Where was the passion, the solid fundamentals and the consistency we saw the last 10 games the rest of the season? Nowhere to be found, that’s where. We can whine about the season ending in a shootout (and with Erik Christensen, P.A. Parenteau and Olli Jokinen – three guys who weren’t on the team for most of the year – having the team’s …

Satonio Holmes is a Jet

Jets Rumors & News

The Pittsburgh Steelers traded former Super Bowl MVP Santonio Holmes to the New York Jets for a 5th round pick (153rd overall) in the upcoming draft. The Jets got the former first-round pick at a discount because he is facing a four-game suspension for violating the leagues substance-abuse policy.The low compensation shows how much the Steelers wanted to get rid of him.

He is also facing  accusations of assaulting a woman in an Orlando nightclub. General Manager Mike Tannenbaum has not been scared to trade for players with a troubled background.  He previously traded for WR Bryalon Edwards and CB Antonio Cromartie. (They will be free agents in the next off-season)

3 reasons why this is a steal:

1) This is the last season of Holmes’ rookie contact which also makes him a free agent in the off-season.

2) In his 4th NFL season he set career highs in receptions (79) and yards (1248).

3) Upgrades the Jets trio of WR’s (Jerricho Cotchery and Braylon Edwards) to one of the best in the NFL

Hard Knocks is going to be very …

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