The Kansas City Chiefs would select Rolando McClain with the seventh overall pick in the draft. This is an interesting one The Chiefs could really get a deal if the Browns are willing to give up the number 38th overall pick. Like Buffalo the Browns are in serious need of a quarterback if Clausen is on the board when the Chiefs draft this could happen.
Former Bears safety Mike Brown played his first season as a member of a different team last year, the Kansas City Chiefs. This year he has found himself team-less.
He visited the Arizona Cardinals along with former Steelers guard Kendall Simmons. Brown is from Scottsdale, Ariz. and last season he played in all 16 games with the Chiefs. That was the first time he stayed healthy for a full season since 2003. He made 103 tackles and three interceptions last season.
Mike Brown is still a solid player, but the Cardinals have Kerry Rhodes, Adrian Wilson, and Matt Ware on their roster. Brown, 32, was dumped by the Bears during the 2009 offseason because he couldn’t keep up with the fast receivers. Basically, he’s lost a step or two. He should find a team, I just don’t see him being starter-quality anymore.
Rams fans frustrated by blackouts that stopped them from watching home games last season have a new ally: a Kansas City lawmaker.
Rep. Jason Holsman, D-Kansas City, is sponsoring a bill that says professional sports teams would lose state funding if any home games are blacked out during the season.
The bill targets a National Football Leage policy that prohibits local games from being shown if they’re not sold out 72 hours in advance.
Holsman said that policy, which dates back to the 1970s, is antiquated and negatively affects Missouri’s sports fan base as well as local businesses and merchants. It’s a move that Holsman hopes could push the league to review its own policies, or forefit millions of dollars in funds from Missouri taxpayers.
Browne’s statement said the blackout policy was important because it helps keep games “attractive as television programming with large crowds.” Without the blackout policy, fans would have little incentive to buy tickets, Browne said.
STRENGTHS – Thomas has a thick lower body and can powerfully hold his ground inside … he’s very good at using leverage, with long arms and big hands … good upper body strength … great personality on the field and locker room with his teammates.
WEAKNESSES – Not much in the pass rush, Thomas was part of just four sacks in 46 games … rarely makes plays outside of the box, lacking lateral movement … tires easily and will need to get in better overall shape … needs work on fundamentals.
THE RIGHT 53? – Football matters to Thomas and he’s always been willing to do the dirty work along the defensive line. Plays with a team-first attitude and has been fairly durable at a position where there’s a lot of contact; he missed five games in the ‘07 season with a sprained ankle.
What he said – “It doesn’t matter where I play. I’ll play 4-3 or I’ll play 3-4, it really doesn’t matter. I’ve played both of them. I’m versatile athletically like that. I love guerilla warfare, baby. That’s where you earn your stripes. I got my stripes. I can anchor that thing. Not everyone can play that position (nose tackle.)”