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Analyzing recent drafts of the Pats

01.23.10 at 9:07 am ET
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The hardworking intern staff of the Dennis & Callahan Show came up with the following analysis of the recent draft success of the New England Patriots. The post directly after this one looks at the final four teams of the NFL Playoffs. Below you will find the recent draft track record for the New England Patriots. Compare this to the post that highlights the drafts of the Colts, Vikings, Saints and Jets.

The New England Patriots:

The Patriots have drafted very, very poorly since 2006 and it is now catching up with them. Here is the Patriots Draft 2006-2009.

2006
1st round  Laurence Maroney (RB)
2nd round  Chad Jackson (WR)
3rd round  David Thomas (TE)
4th round  Garret Mills (TE)
5th round  Steven Gostkowski (K)
5th round  Ryan O’€™Callaghan (OL)
6th round  Jeremy Mincey (DL)
6th round  Dan Stevenson (OL)
6th round  LeKevin Smith (DL)
7th round  Willie Andrews (DB)

2007
1st round  Brandon Merriweather (DB)
4th round  Kareem Brown (DT)
5th round  Clint Oldenburg (OL)
6th round Justin Rogers (LB)
6th round Mike Richardson (DB)
6th round  Justise Hairston (RB)
6th round Cory Hilliard (OL)
7th round Oscar Lua (LB)
7th round Mike Elgin (OL)

2008
1st round  Jerod Mayo (LB)
2nd round Terrance Wheatley (DB)
3rd round  Shawn Crable (LB)
4th round Kevin O’€™Connell (QB)
4th round Jonathan Wilhite (DB)
5th round Matthew Slater (WR)
6th round Bo Ruud (LB)

2009
2nd round Patrick Chung (DB)
2nd round Ron Brace (DL)
2nd round Darius Butler (DB)
2nd round Sabastian Vollmer (OL)
3rd round Brandon Tate (WR)
3rd round Tyrone McKenzie (OL)
4th round Rich Ohrnberger (OL)
5th round George Bussey (OL)
6th round Jake Ingram (Long Snapper)
6th round Myron Pryor (DL)
7th round Julian Edelman (WR)
7th round Darryl Richard (DL)

Thoughts on the drafts
The Pats traded 2 picks in the 2007 draft for Wes Welker and Randy Moss‘€¨’€¨. 3 first round picks — all have contributed. ‘€¨’€¨Have had 6 second round picks with only 1 being a success (Vollmer). ‘€¨’€¨4 third round picks and none worked out. ‘€¨’€¨5 fourth round picks and none worked out. ‘€¨’€¨5 fifth round picks 2 worked out (Slater and Gostkowski). ‘€¨’€¨10 sixth round picks and one worked out (Myron Pryor). ‘€¨’€¨5 seventh round picks and one has worked out (Julian Edelman).

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Draft Analysis of the Colts, Saints, Vikings and Jets

01.23.10 at 9:06 am ET
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The hardworking intern staff of the Dennis & Callahan Show came up with the following analysis of the recent draft success of the final four teams in this year’s NFL Playoffs. The post before this one looked at the Patriots draft success. It is interesting to compare the Patriots draft success to that of these four teams.  Take some time to compare this to the post that highlights the drafts of the Pats.

First number identifies the round of the draft and the second number represents the corresponding pick that round.

Indianapolis Colts

2007
1 (32)  Anthony Gonzalez, WR ‘€“ Injured all of 2009
2 (42, from 49′€™ers, exchange for 2008 1st, 2007 4th) Tony Ugoh, TE ‘€“     BACKUP ‘€“ moved to tackle
3 (31) Dante Hughes, CB ‘€“ waived by Colts in 2008. Currently on SD
*3 Quinn Pitcock, DT ‘€“ retired after one NFL season
4 (131) Brannon Condren, S ‘€“ waived by Colts in 2008. Currently on NYJ
*4 (136) Clint Session, LB ‘€“ STARTER ‘€“ 103 tackles, 1 FF, 2 INT
5 (169) Roy Hall, WR ‘€“ waived by Colts in 2009. Currently a FA
*5 (173) Michael Coe, CB ‘€“ waived by Colts in 2008. Currently on JAX
7 (242) Keyunta Dawson, LB ‘€“ BACKUP ‘€“ 17 tackles

*compensatory picks

2008
1 (29) TRADED TO 49ERS IN 2007
2 (59) Mike Pollak, C ‘€“ BACKUP ‘€“ moved to Guard, began season as starter,     demoted to special teams in November, was inactive vs BAL in 1st round
3 (93) Philip Wheeler, ILB ‘€“ STARTER ‘€“ 61 tackles, 1 FF, 1 Sack
4 (127) Jacob Tamme, TE ‘€“ BACKUP ‘€“ 3 catches, 35 yards
5 (161) Marcus Howard, OLB ‘€“ waived by Colts in 2009. Currently a FA
6 (196) Tom Santi, TE ‘€“ BACKUP ‘€“ 8 catches, 107 yards
*6 (201) Steve Justice, C ‘€“ waived by Colts in 2008. Currently on CAR.
*6 (202) Mike Hart, RB ‘€“ BACKUP ‘€“ 26 carries, 70 yards’€¦5 catches, 54        yards
*6 (205) Pierre Garcon, WR ‘€“ STARTER ‘€“ 47 catches, 765 yards, 4 TD
7 (236) Jamey Richard, C ‘€“ BACKUP

2009
1 (27) Donald Brown, RB ‘€“ BACKUP ‘€“ 78 carries, 281 yards, 3 TD
2 (56, from Dolphins for 2009 2nd, 5th) Fili Moala, DT ‘€“ BACKUP ‘€“ 7 tackles
3 (92) Jerraud Powers, CB ‘€“ STARTER ‘€“ 66 tackles, 1 FF, 1 Sack
4 (127) Austin Collie, WR ‘€“ BACKUP ‘€“ 60 catches, 676 yards, 7 TD
*4 (136) Terrance Taylor, DT ‘€“ waived by Colts in 2009. Currently on DET.
5 (TRADED TO MIAMI)
6 (201) Curtis Painter, QB ‘€“ BACKUP ‘€“ 8/28, 83 yards, 2 INT
7 (222) Pat McAfee, P (from Saints for 2010 6th) ‘€“ STARTER ‘€“ 64 punts,     2837 yards, 21 inside 20
7 (236) Jaimie Thomas, OT ‘€“ BACKUP ‘€“ practice squad

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Jon Stewart mocks Keith Olbermann

01.22.10 at 12:16 pm ET
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Jon Stewart mocks Keith Olbermann for his attacks on Scott Brown and other conservatives, including Rush Limbaugh and Michelle Malkin. Source: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/

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Tiger Pictures at Sex Rehab!

01.21.10 at 5:32 am ET
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Finally Tiger has surfaced.  The National Enquirer caught Mr. Woods at Sex rehab down in Mississippi.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks to the National Enquirer and Radaronline

Jose Offerman punches umpire!

01.17.10 at 9:16 pm ET
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In case you missed the video, here it is of the “great” Jose Offerman, knocking out an umpire in the Dominican League.  This must have been what Callahan looked like while asking for his sandals in the DR!

But man as Dan Duquette said, he was “awesome” at going back on fly balls!

Thanks go out to youtube and our friends at the big lead!