Monthly Archive: September 2015

Sep 30

BROWNS TRAINING CAMP REPORT

  Mary Kay Cabot Cleveland Plain Dealer The World Champion Cleveland Browns have had a difficult off-season after winning their 8th VMFL title in Season 17. The depth of those difficulties start at the QB position with the release of 2 time league MVP Robert Griffin III whose contribution cannot be truly measured in numbers …

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Sep 28

OFFENSIVE LINE UPDATE

I just thought I would shine the light on what happened to offensive linemen on Sunday. In Week 3 alone this is what occured…(I have copied and pasted these injuries from NFL.com.) ~Jets guard Willie Colon left the game against the Eagles with a knee injury and didn’t return. ~Chargers left guard Orlando Franklin was carted off …

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Sep 27

THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE-Sept. 27

Bears Owner McDowell was all smiles this week as training camp opened up and all players hit the field. “It is a fun time of the year and nothing better than to hear the shoulder pads cracking together !” commented McDowell. The Bears will rally around last season’s MVP QB Ben Roethlisberger  who has the …

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Sep 21

GOOD NEWS!!! FINALLY!!!

Fellas…. As per my article “The Ratings Game”…soon after I posted my article, EA Sports released a separate spreadsheet listing ONLY the changes to individual ratings, so we are back in business for weekly ratings updates throughout our season. I will post a spreadsheet so that you can see all the players in the VMFL …

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Sep 20

PATRIOTS TRAINING CAMP REPORT

Report from Camp: The New England Patriots opened up camp with a new attitude, and outlook on the upcoming season. This team had a self-admitted lack luster regular season before bowing out in the first round of the playoffs to the Browns in one of the most exciting playoff games in VMFL history. But that …

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Sep 18

THE RATINGS GAME

Fellas… I just wanted to update everyone on what to expect in regard to rosters and ratings once our VMFL season begins. I feel it necessary to write this to avoid any surprises. Here is the sequence of events that has taken place since Madden 16 was released. 1.) Tuesday Aug. 25- EA updated the …

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Sep 18

FINAL PLAYER CUTS

Fellas… Here are the final player cuts following the Free Agent Post-Draft Frenzy. Cleveland- Robert Griffin III New England– P Andy Lee, S Kenny Vaccaro Oakland– QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, OL Greg Robinson Dallas– K Sabastian Janikowski Chicago– CB Janoris Jenkins, OG Matt Slauson Philadelphia– NONE The Player Contracts have been updated and posted under the …

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Sep 14

POST-DRAFT PLAYER CUTS

Fellas, All 6 VMFL teams have given me their cuts. They are linked below in BLUE. The deadline to give me your prioritized list of up to 3 Free Agents is Wednesday Night at 11pm. Remember, if you sign a free agent, he MUST go on your 53 Man ACTIVE roster. All league members are …

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Sep 11

DRAFT GRADES- MEL KIPER JR. (ESPN)

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES- David Ross 1. DT Leonard Williams (R)- USC 7 LB Bud Dupree (R)- Kentucky 13. OT Andrus Peat (R)- Stanford 25. CB Eric Rowe (R)- Utah 31 C Corey Linsley- Packers 37. DT Arik Armstead (R)- Oregon It is plainly obvious that GM Ross was looking for freakish athletic ability this off-season. DT Leonard …

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Sep 10

COMMISSIONER ADDRESS- SEPT 10

“Season 18 is going to be one of the most strategic seasons in this league’s history, especially in the area of roster management.” ~Goodell RULES/AMENDMENTS After discussions last night at the draft, I just wanted to put it into print and introduce one amendment to tie up loose ends. 1.) INJURED RESERVE- DESIGNATED TO RETURN– …

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Sep 10

SEASON 18 PLAYER DRAFT RESULTS

PLAYER CONTRACTS- SEPT. 10, 2015. TRADES -NEW ENGLAND traded the #9 overall pick to Cleveland for the Browns #12 and #18 overall picks. -DALLAS traded the #14 overall pick in ’18 and their 3rd round pick in ’19 to Cleveland for DE Greg Hardy. -PHILADELPHIA traded the #19 overall pick to Dallas for S Ha …

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Sep 10

SEASON 18 FREE AGENT RESULTS