A look back at the Legendary 2004 NFL Draft class.

2004 NFL Re-Draft: 1st Round Edition
2004 NFL Re-Draft: 1st Round Edition
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The 2004 NFL Draft will be remembered for its Legendary Quarterbacks who may well be on their way to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In a world where NFL Quarterback is arguably the most important position in sports, does one go number 1 in this 2004 NFL Re-Draft?

In this article, we’ll look back at each pick in the 1st Round of the historically great 2004 NFL Draft and redo all 32 picks. Team needs and the best players available will be taken into consideration as we analyze and break down each pick.

Let’s have some fun with this…


A step-by-step breakdown on how to make white rice at home without a rice cooker.

How to Make Perfect White Rice in 8 Easy Steps
How to Make Perfect White Rice in 8 Easy Steps
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Making perfect rice consistently is a simple yet lost art. So much so, that in my opinion, it causes people to buy unnecessary rice cookers. I’m a traditionalist and believe in making rice the “old school way” that doesn’t require a rice cooker. In this step-by-step tutorial, I’ll give you some tips and pointers on making perfect white rice every time.

Once you master the art of making plain white rice, you’ll have a foundational base for future rice recipes such as; Moro, yellow rice, or mixed vegetable rice.

Most of you reading and looking for recipes want quick-to-the-point steps…


My recommendations of foods and dishes that I had in my recent trip to Colombia.

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Colombia is a beautiful country with a calming breath of fresh air, eye oozing palm trees, and a vibrant yet gentle sun that hovers over the horizon. I knew I was in for a great time in Medellin, Colombia, the second I stepped out of the airport and into the taxi to get to my Airbnb. There are many things to do in the Medellin region of Colombia. …


My recommendation of foods and dishes to try if you visit the beautiful country.

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Some of my fondest memories of the Dominican Republic were during my first visit with my late grandmother in 2008. It’s a trip I’ll never forget. My family's home country and nationality. I remember it being a bit of a culture shock for me. The minute I landed, though, I was hooked. The vibe and atmosphere were reminiscent of my home, New York; fast, people on the move, fast walking, hustling, and busy.

Some of the best memories I had of the Dominican Republic were of the fantastic food. I’m what you call a “foodie.” Food is life, and the…


An easy, quick, step-by-step guide on how to prepare and cook stewed Salted Cod Fish.

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Bacalao Guisado (also known as stewed Salted Cod Fish) was a childhood classic growing up. It’s a delicious yet simple dish that I’ll be showing you how to make step-by-step.

Before we begin, here’s a list of ingredients you'll need:

  • 10 ounces of Salted Cod Fish
  • 1/4 White Onion
  • 3 Garlic Cloves
  • 2 Potatoes
  • 1/2 Green/Red Pepper
  • 8 Green Olives
  • 7 Teaspoons of Tomato Paste
  • 3 Tablespoons of Goya sofrito
  • 2 Packets of Goya Azafran Seasoning (optional, feel free to use your preferred seasoning)

Let's Start Cooking!

Step 1:

Soak 10 ounces of Salted Cod Fish in water for 24 hours. Make sure to change the water 3–4 times during this 24-hour process. This step…


A ranking of the Top 10 best overall NFL Wide Receivers heading into the 2021 NFL Season.

The Top 10 NFL Wide Receivers Heading Into the 2021 Season
The Top 10 NFL Wide Receivers Heading Into the 2021 Season
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Every year there is a constant debate amongst NFL fans as to who the top players are at every position. In this article, we’ll rank the Top 10 Wide Receivers in the NFL.

If there was a fantasy draft of NFL Wide Receivers, and you could pick anyone to start a team with, who would it be? That’s the question that will be answered in this article, so let's have some fun and let the debate begin.


Kevin Durant and Greg Oden were the Top 2 Prospects at the Time of the 2007 NBA Draft — who goes number 1 in this re-draft?

2007 NBA Re-Draft: Re-picking The Lottery
2007 NBA Re-Draft: Re-picking The Lottery
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The 2007 NBA Draft was a race between Kevin Durant and Greg Oden to be the number one overall pick. At the time, many analysts believed that Greg Oden was the better prospect, because of his inside post-game, defense, athleticism, great character, maturity, and leadership. We all know how that turned out.

Greg Oden was eventually picked number one overall to the Portland Trailblazers, where he struggled with a myriad of injuries and would appear in just 82 games across 4 seasons with the Franchise. …


Part 8 of the series finale — The 2021 NFL Draft Grades Series concludes with the AFC North.

2021 NFL Draft Grades: AFC North Edition
2021 NFL Draft Grades: AFC North Edition
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SPOILER ALERT! As you can probably tell by the main photo of this article, the Baltimore Ravens had the best 2021 NFL Draft class. The question is who else in the AFC North Division had themselves a great Draft? Who had the worst Draft in the Division?

In this 2021 NFL Draft Grade Series Finale, we'll take a look at all four teams in this Division and break down how they did in the Draft.

As you know by now, the grading scale for this review will be 1–10 (10 being the best and 1 being the worst).


Part 7 of the series — Rankings for how all 4 AFC South Franchises did in the 2021 NFL Draft.

2021 NFL Draft Grades: AFC South Edition
2021 NFL Draft Grades: AFC South Edition
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We continue the final stages of the 2021 NFL Draft Grade series and turn our attention to the AFC South Division. There were a lot of changes at the Quarterback position in this Division. For one, the off-field troubles of Star Texans Quarterback, Deshaun Watson puts his future in the NFL and with the team in jeopardy.

The Colts made an off-season trade to acquire Carson Wentz who will be looking to rekindle some of his early career success. …


Part 6 of the 2021 NFL Draft Grades series — A full breakdown of each Franchise in the AFC East.

2021 NFL Draft Grades: AFC East Overall Grades
2021 NFL Draft Grades: AFC East Overall Grades
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The AFC Division is full of youth at Quarterback and each Franchise has their Quarterback of the future set in place. It’s an intriguing Division that is no longer dominated by the New England Patriots after two decades of glory. Now the attention has shifted over to Bills Mafia and the Rise of Superstar Quarterback Josh Allen.

The question is did any of the other AFC East teams lessen the gap on Buffalo to close and fight for the AFC East Division Crown? Let's find out!

If you’ve read the previous versions of this series, then you’re already familiar with…

Jeffrey Genao

A passionate sports blogger, writer, and big-time foody. Sports and food are life.

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