The college football season is drawing nearer, and USA Today has released their pre-season top 25 poll. The Wisconsin Badgers check in at number 10, two positions higher than their 2010 pre-season ranking.
The Green Bay Packers head into the 2011 season with optimism at it's peak - and with good reason. The injury-riddled 2010 version of the Packers managed to win their way through the playoffs as a wild card and hoist the Vince Lombardi Trophy after a Super Bowl 45 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
The Green Bay Packers signed seven of their 10 draft choices and two rookie free agents today. Missing from the list are first round choice, OT Derek Sherrod, third round selection, RB Alex Green, and fourth round selection, CB Davon House.
The Pittsburgh Pirates have been so bad for so long, that I'm starting to think their run toward the playoffs this season is being guided by a higher power. That is, until I saw how last nights game ended.
Jason La Conforna of the NFL Network is reporting that the Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings have agreed to a trade that would send veteran QB, Donovan McNabb to the Vikings for draft picks. All the Vikings need to do is work with McNabb's agent on a contract to make the deal final.