Is this Adam posting?!?  Really?  Sorry for my absence as of late, everyone.  Those of you that have been reading my rambling jottings for a while now will likely remember a couple of years back when I had to miss the NFL Draft because the company I work for held their annual shareholder meetings (attendance not optional for employees) during Draft Week.

Luckily, since we have big plans for a weekend-long live chat, this year I will be around for the entire draft which is good news.  The bad news, however, is those meetings are this week so I have been swamped.  Brett has done a fantastic job, however, of keeping the site updated with his Draft analysis and I really, really appreciate it.

As always, I couldn’t go too long without posting, though, so I wanted to pass along a little bit of good news that is a couple of days old.

Running back Toby Gerhart injured his MCL at the end of last season and decided to forego surgery and proceed with rehabilitation.  Gerhart thinks he will be ready by the time OTA’s get started.

“I should be able to do everything once we get back,” Gerhart said.  “I’m still strengthening the quad, and the MCL has healed on its own. The key is just doing more running. I still get a little soreness when I run, but that goes away the next day. I’m on track.”

This is an important piece of news as Gerhart stands to carry a heavier-than-normal share of the work at the beginning of this season, as Adrian Peterson is still on the mend from his ever-serious knee injury of his own.


  1. Offensive line should be better,(Quite a bit better if our pick is Kalil ) Toby should be poised for a pretty good year …
    Glad he is on track.

  2. Damn it! That’s it! That’s all Freds can take!!

    You work for a company that DEMANDS you attend the annual shareholder meeting? That is crap, just plain crap. Freds will send a letter of complaint to Kmart this evening.

    Freds has your back AK!

    • better send that to Sears Holding Corporation

      and where’s coach? he’ll stay away now with the twins on a winning streak

    • No KMarts in Alaska, Freds… sorry to disappoint. Thanks for having my back, though.

      (I’m correct, right Fran, we don’t have KMarts anywhere?)

  3. Freds just got off the phone with Purple Charles and Charles sent me this little video of he and BJohnny commenting on the above topic. Charles is the one in front….. sorry Bjohnny.

    • Hey Freds what’s the deal with your old pal Brian McKinnie? Looks like he partied all his money away, what gives? With Freds being an accountant he should have advised his pal a little better.


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