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Leonard Hankerson (Official Fan Page) (6)
"Headed to Cali for the rookie premiere. Also going to meet/workout with Beck."

Chris Neild's Draft Day (Video)
Great footage of the leadup and eventual announcement.

Dan Snyder says Steelers planned to move up to 16 | ProFootballTalk
When the Fins took Pouncey at 15 I tweeted I wondered if that screwed our chances of trading back again...looks like it. So, Kerrigan wasn't the first choice.

Rush Limbaugh defends Donovan McNabb - DC Sports Bog
"This poor guy cannot, he cannot catch a break. And it’s disgruntled African Americans that are jumping down his case, about the way he was raised? It is horrible, it is distasteful. His parents are out there having to defend the way they raised him, and all they tried to do was give him opportunity after opportunity, expose he and his brother to various things. It’s just amazing to watch this.”

Manley: Skins should not have signed McNabb - The Insider - WaPost
"When he was scrambling, he was struggling" Manley said of McNabb. "McNabb took a beating. Jason Campbell took a beating. The guy got sacked 47 times, but kept getting up. McNabb can’t take that beating 47 times. He can barely take more than 15 licks. It’s the right choice to send him on his way."

Drew Rosenhaus Says Hankerson Was Steal of the 211 Draft 
MVP of Senior Bowl, Broke all of Miami's records, ran a 4.3 40. Rosenhaus said he's not biased b/c Hankerson is not his client, but Hankerson said on our radio show last week Rosenhaus was his agent. Either way...nice to hear.

Clark, Manley recall strike, stress team unity in lockout - The Insider - WaPost

Donovan McNabb's Blackness: The Latest In Unprovoked Criticism - The Deep Dish 
The Daily News points out that "Hopkins has acknowledged he felt snubbed by McNabb when Hopkins visited the Eagles' practice facilities. Since the snub, McNabb squarely has been in Hopkins' sights."

Redskin Albert Haynesworth: I Don’t Even Like Black Girls
According to the detective, Albert said: "I know what this is about: [The waitress] is just upset I have a white girlfriend. I couldn’t tell you the last time I dated a Black girl." Which is odd because I saw him leaving Redskins Park with a black girl once. And the girl I saw him at Miami with was definitely not white.

Photo: Saints owner Benson shows the pope his Super Bowl ring - Yahoo!

Former Dallas Cowboys RB Ron Springs dies of heart attack - ESPN 
Former Cowboys RB Ron Springs, who had been in a coma, died of a heart attack at 54. Shawn Springs' dad.

Reports: Another DUI for Mike Ditka's son, Michael P. Ditka, is felony - ESPN 
The son of former Bears coach Mike Ditka was reportedly charged with felony DUI - the hat trick.