I hope the weekend finds you well, you are finely settled in for the evening enjoying a beverage or some music
and that your team drafted well enough that you don't feel like driving down to their team headquarters to protest what you feel was a waste of team resources.
It's 4/20 this weekend, and this shit is being played live withing listening distance of my house:
As has been established, I'm a drinker, not a toker,
so, I've fucked off to my brother's in Seattle, with the good scotch. Hope y'all are having a good long weekend.
Russell Wilson got PAID. A four-year extension worth $140 million, including a no-trade clause, keeping him a Seahawk until 2023.
Or, more than Aaron Rodgers, which is apparently what his measuring stick was.
He is/was scheduled to make $17 million this year, and if the extension wasn't realized
The day's not over yet, so Russell Wilson's deadline has not yet passed.
There are trade rumours afoot in the absence of any real news:
The Honey Badger speculates it's the Giants just because.
Will Brinson at CBS Sports speculates the Giants by way of draft picks.
What's up, kids? It's your friendly neighborhood Balls of Steel here filling in for BeerGuyRob, who has been called away on duty.
(Read: Taking care of business down at WineWife Country if you know what I mean and I think you do.)
Anyhoo, I just want to point out that Tiger Woods
There's no need for a long introduction or rambling adventure through my past. It's playoff season, baby, and focus should be on the watching, not the whimsy.
I would be remiss, however, if I didn't point out that the Game 1s so far pretty much blew up my predictions from Tuesday
So baseball season has started, the Final Four is set, and the NHL season only has one week to go. Add in the Master's and Kentucky Derby, plus the start of the NBA playoffs, and you get even money odds that April is truly the greatest month.
The big rule change announced yesterday is that Pass Interference - calls & non-calls - will be reviewable.
Coaches can challenge during the first 28 minutes of each half, and the booth will get the last two minutes.
The coaches pushing hardest for the rule were Sean Payton,
Clay Matthews is now a member of RAMMIT Nation.
A two-year deal to return to his hallowed USC turf.
Further upsetting WineWife is Randall Cobb to the Cowboys.
It's one year for $5 million.
AJ McCarron continues his mid-career collection of clipboards, signing on to be the Texans
Blake Bortles - now BLAke Bortles the Ram.
No terms, but he could do worse.
Looking for worse is Vontaze Burfict, who is visiting the Raiders & GM Coach Jon Gruden.
NFL.com takes a jab at former employee Mike Mayock by observing, "Mayock once called Burfict undraftable while
I came of SNL age in 1981, which Wikipedia tells me was Season 7. After the first five, and in the dead zone that just acquired Eddie Murphy. It was a big deal to Canadians because SCTV alums Robin Duke & Tony Rosato (RIP) were on that season, and this
The district was short people this morning, so I got called in. Apologies for the haphazard presentation, but earning extra Spring Break drinking money will always take priority.
As expected, Blake Bortles & his lifetime 24-49 record were released by the Jags Tuesday evening.
He's sure to latch on