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Ranking The Best Active NFL Players Who Were Also Selected in the MLB Draft

Earlier this week, the least hyped draft of all the 4 major American sports took place. Yes, it was once again time for the MLB draft, the time of year where MLB front offices curb their attention away from the field, midseason, to select players to fill-up the rosters for their farm teams and maybe get luck and get a couple MLB stars. This year the Oakland Athletics selected Logan Davidson, a shortstop out of Clemson, who is not on their football team. I think it’s been nailed into everyone’s heads enough that Kyler Murray was the A’s first round pick last year only to have him leave for the NFL after a Heisman-winning football season at Oklahoma.

Which Player from the AAF is going to have the best season in the NFL

What can be said about the short-lived Alliance of American Football? It had hype going in, it had a sustainable buzz thereafter, and though the play was shoddy at times it was what many fans craved. Especially after having to bear witness to what football and Spongebob fans alike would attest to being a terrible finish to the NFL season. Unfortunately, the strong backing that the league was presumed to have was actually not strong at all and Tom Dundon shutdown the alliance so that he could focus on getting a bunch of jerks to go on a deep playoff run.

Division Battle Tournament

In this theoretical breakdown of a scenario I thought up while incredibly sleep deprived, we’re going to create the best team possible from each division, then seed them and run a tournament in Madden between the teams to see which team comes out on top in the Madden 2019 Simulator. Bold indicates the starter or starters. Wherever there was controversy or a tie between deciding the players, the one with the higher Madden rating won out. If you have any disagreements about the players picked, the seeding, or have an improvement for next season’s rendition, let us know in the comments.

100 Hot Takes for 2019

Big Man Mike here with my hot takes of the season. While these takes are pretty spicy, they are actually takes that I can reasonably see happening during the 2019 season. If you want to argue them, agree with them, or tell me my thoughts are stupid, throw them down in the comments below.

2019 Power Rankings and Predictions

As the dust begins to settle after the NFL Draft and as OTA’s being, the picture is starting to become clear about which teams are looking hot and which teams are looking like a garbage fire. I will be ranking every team by the strength of their roster, the strength of their schedule, potential injury impacts, and coaching changes. I will also be giving my prediction for each team’s record to end the season out.

Best of the Backups

In a combination of marathoning Designated Survivor and seeing the Instagram photos of Tom Brady, Jimmy Garoppolo, Baker Mayfield, and many other QBs at the Kentucky Derby, I thought of an interesting scenario. In a situation where an event incapacitates every single starting NFL QB in 2019, which teams would be the best off? In this article, we will be ranking the backup situation on each team in the case of this situation.

Quarterback Hot Seats

Just under a month after the 2019 NFL Draft, each team seems to have their QB situation locked down for the upcoming season. In this article, we will be rating how likely each team is to move on from their starting quarterback in the next few years. This article will be ranking solely the starting quarterbacks, so the quarterbacks that just recently got drafted and are expected to start the year on the bench, including Drew Lock or Daniel Jones, are excluded.

Don’t Buy Into The Hype, They Are Still The Browns

The team with the most buzz this off season is probably the one by Lake Erie. That’s right, with their recent moves, the Buffalo Bills are still ready to be New England’s punching bag. The other team by Lake Erie however has made waves with the acquisitions of Morgan Burnett, Kareem Hunt, Olivier Vernon, Sheldon Richardson, and their crowned jewel of the off season, Odell Beckham Jr. This has caused their Super Bowl odds to be as good as the league’s elites, despite finishing last season with a sub-500 record. Now that record may not fully reflect how good their team was because after the firing of Hue Jackson, they ended the season going 5-3 record. Now this is better, but it should be noted that these games were not against the best opponents. They beat a Falcons team that lost a lot of defensive starters to injury, a Carolina Panthers team in the midst of a seven-game losing streak, an uninspired Denver Broncos, and of course they also beat the Bengals twice. Needless to say I still have my doubts, especially since they only won that Broncos game by one point because of a sack by Jabrill Peppers who they traded away as a part of the OBJ deal.

The Most Underrated Quarterback of the Draft

This new stock of rookie quarterbacks looks interesting to say the least. Despite many labeling them as a weak draft class, 4 of the 11 Quarterbacks selected are expected to take up the starting job for their teams. If not right off the bat, then after they gain some wisdom from the veteran on their roster. Those four signal-callers are obviously Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins, Drew Lock, and Daniel Jones. Though I contend that if there was another rookie quarterback who will make a couple starts for their team, I would have to go with Gardner Minshew.