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A New Kind Of Fathead

The folks at NFLN, perhaps recognizing that the lengthy draft process benefits from some periodic comic relief, have been using from time to time a camera distortion trick that creates the impression that a guy’s head is incredibly large.
(They do it at ESPN when Trent Dilfer or Mel Kiper are on the screen, but without any technical gimmickery.)
So since we had the Sprint phone handy, and now that we’ve figured out how to send the pictures for use on the official PFT Macbook, we’ll post a few of them.


 “Bring me the broomstick of the Witch of the West.”


 “Heh, heh-heh.  He said, ‘Loose in the hips.'”


 “I will kill Vernon Davis with my second mouth.”


 “I will trade this pick for one billion dollars.”

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17 Responses to “A New Kind Of Fathead”
  1. Chin35char says: Apr 26, 2009 1:05 PM

    The picture quality isn’t that good

  2. NYJets28 says: Apr 26, 2009 1:06 PM

    instead of posting these awful pics, you should be doing a live blog with all the time on your hands Florio

  3. AFKfootball says: Apr 26, 2009 1:07 PM

    How about a post about the Eagles 6 fifth round selections

  4. houskat says: Apr 26, 2009 1:08 PM

    WTF!!!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂 🙂

  5. akuehn713 says: Apr 26, 2009 1:14 PM

    It may be stupid, but for some reason that was some of the funniest sh-t I have seen during any type of football coverage.

  6. rockybrown says: Apr 26, 2009 1:16 PM

    these pics are not even remotely amusing.

  7. 777 says: Apr 26, 2009 1:18 PM

    thats what she said

  8. JuicyMelon says: Apr 26, 2009 1:29 PM

    And that’s the reason I stopped watching draft coverage.

  9. xgbx says: Apr 26, 2009 1:29 PM

    I’ll tell you what ISN’T funny to me. Those goddamn reminders that NFLN keeps posting on my screen that Comcast will no longer offer NFLN after May 1st.
    Kiss my ass, NFLN and Comcast. You both suck.

  10. naca72 says: Apr 26, 2009 1:33 PM

    Oh C’MON!
    “I’ll kill Vernon Davis with my second mouth”?!
    That’s GOLD Jerry, Gold!

  11. LiveNBreath Football says: Apr 26, 2009 1:35 PM

    If one more of these fatheads says in regards to the Jets “A year ago they had Brett Favre as quarterback” I am gonna bust their fat heads. A year ago, Baby Brett was still retired. A year ago, the Jets had Chad Pennington– remember him, went to the Dolphins almost took the division — as quarterback.

  12. jermely says: Apr 26, 2009 1:46 PM

    Jon Gruden, I’m thinkin’ Doogie Houser? Neil Patrick Harris 😀

  13. darth_vincent says: Apr 26, 2009 2:18 PM

    a friend gave me a TV that did exactly that…. stretch the top half of screen… it was funny – but you couldn’t watch more than 10 minutes of anything… funny.

  14. mattat39 says: Apr 26, 2009 7:01 PM

    Nice product placement Florio…you trying to get sponsorships from sprint and apple, you douche

  15. promphere says: Apr 26, 2009 7:39 PM

    This segment was the one part of the entire 2 day draft that my wife enjoyed.

  16. Kevin from Philly says: Apr 27, 2009 7:59 AM

    I thought the first one was Barry Bonds for a second.

  17. ncpeters says: Apr 27, 2009 10:48 AM

    I was flipping between ESPN and NFLN and although I like ESPN’s setup better, the NFLN was more fun. They didn’t take themselves so seriously (looking at you, Keyshawn and Steve Young) and had fun. You could tell at the end of each day they were burnt out and just goofing around and being funny.

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