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NFL Draft Coming To Rock Island!

January 3rd, 2019

The NFL is returning to Rock Island! Ok, well, not a team, but the draft. Sorry! Anyway, according to officials with the parks and recreation department for the city, Round 6 of the NFL draft will be held at Augustana College on April 27. Former Augustana College and NFL quarterback Ken Anderson is also said to be involved with the proceedings. Why Rock Island? One of the founding teams of the NFL in 1920, the Rock Island Independents played their games at Douglas Park. In fact, a game at Douglas Park on Sept. 26, 1920 is recognized by some NFL scholars as the first game in the history of the league.... Read More

Wayne’s Fantasy Football Preview Offers Tough Tips And Hard-Hitting Help

August 26th, 2016

“Really, I can actually write about fantasy football?” That’s what I thought after talking to QuadCities.com Director of Digital Media Sean Leary one night on social media. “Yeah, that’s what I’m hiring you to do!” he said. Sign me up! So, here are my first fantasy football musings.  I am going to focus on a keeper, a sleeper and a bust for each team.  This is going to be sooooo fun! NFC East Dallas Cowboys Keeper – WR Dez Bryant, is there even a question?  There are not a lot of options here.  I feel rookie RB Ezekiel Elliot will either get injured or suspended.  Dez,... Read More

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