This is classic Ron Gardenhire. Be sure to watch about halfway through when he comments on the umpire’s blown call on the catch Denard Span made last night that would probably have ended the inning which turned the game in the Tigers’ favor.
About four weeks ago, I went up to defend a pass playing touch football and ended up with the back of my head bouncing off the ground and my right leg hyper-extended. My nephew Josh had a front row seat, so he gives a play-by-play of how it went down:
I always ask people, if they could have nine lives, what would they do with them; how would the live them? My nephew turned the tables on me this weekend and asked me if I had nine deaths, what would they be?
Holding the 30th pick overall, the Minnesota Vikings traded out of the first round of the 2010 NFL draft. The Vikings traded their 1st round pick (30th) and 4th round pick (128th) for Lions’ 2nd round pick (34th), 4th round pick (100) & 7th round pick (214th).
The following links are to individual profile pages with, for most, video highlights of the player in question.
- Chris Cook, CB, Viriginia: Round 2, Pick 2 (34) (From Lions)
- Toby Gerhart, RB, Stanford: Round 2, Pick 19 (51) (From Texans)
- Everson Griffen, DE, USC: Round 4, Pick 2 (100) (From Lions)
- Chris Degeare, OT, Wake Forest: Round 5, Pick 30 (161)
- Nathan Triplett, LB, Minnesota: Round 5, Pick 36 (167) (Compensatory selection)
- Joe Webb, QB/WR, UAB, Round 6, Pick 30 (199)
- Mickey Shuler, TE, Penn State, Round 7, Pick 7 (214) (From Browns through Lions)
- Ryan D’Imperio, LB, Rutgers, Round 7, Pick 30 (237)
With the 30th pick in the sixth round (199th overall), the Minnesota Vikings chose UAB QB/WR Joe Webb. Webb stands 6’3″ and weighs 213 lbs. Webb played both quarterback and wide receiver in college so he is expected to be a part of the Vikings wildcat packages. Profiles: NFL | ESPN | NFL Draft Scout | UAB. Video:
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Such as they are… Offensive linemen don’t get their highlight reels uploaded to YouTube. Chris Degeare is the final player in the following video. The Minnesota Vikings picked the Wake Forest offensive lineman with number 30 of the fifth round (161 overall). Degeare is 6’4″, 325 lbs and has 43″ arms. Profiles: NFL | NFL Combine | NFL Draft Scout | ESPN | Wake Forest.
With the second pick of the fourth round (100th overall) that the Minnesota Vikings got from their trade with the Detroit Lions, the team chose USC defensive end, Everson Griffen. Griffen stands 6’3″ and weighs in at 273 lbs. He runs a 4.66 40 and his arms are 32 5/8 inches long. Griffen is considered second-round talent by many draft observers. Profiles: NFL | ESPN | NFL Draft Scout | USC | Gridiron Experts. Video (Griffen wore #93 in college):