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first_img Derrick Hall satisfied with D-backs’ buying and selling Your browser does not support the audio element. Former Cardinals kicker Phil Dawson retires “It’s hard,” McDonough said. “I think that’s when you make mistakes.”McDonough recalled his time in the Baltimore Ravens front office, working alongside general manager Ozzie Newsome, who didn’t let his personal feelings get in the way of draft picks.“He’s one of the best I’ve ever been around, and he takes the emotion out of it,” he said. “I think that’ s what you have to do. It’s very hard to do because we’re human beings and you get emotional, especially when you love the film and you meet the kid and he’s a great kid. “Sometimes you can make emotional decisions that can lead to mistakes because you really like the person and all of a sudden, you start overvaluing the player. It’s happened so much, and then when they get here, they’re not what you thought they were because you were emotional.”McDonough isn’t the type of executive who will “stand on the table” to go to bat for a player in the draft process, but that wasn’t always the case.“I did that when I worked for Baltimore when I worked with Ozzie Newsome about 15 years ago,” he recalled. “And it was a cornerback from Central Florida, and the guy ended up being awful, so that’s the last time I’m ever going to stand on a table. Player personnel directors in the NFL watch a lot of film and become familiar with a lot of players.They have to. Starting May 8, 256 players will be selected by the 32 franchises who have been analyzing every detail about those who will hear their names called.In the process, individual decision makers will have their favorites, but as Arizona Cardinals vice president of player personnel Terry McDonough told Doug & Wolf on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM Tuesday, it’s difficult not to become enamored with individual players. LISTEN: Terry McDonough, Cardinals VP of player personnel Top Stories “It backfired. The guy stunk and (Ozzie) reminded me of that until the day I left.”Much of the focus for McDonough and the Cardinals brass is on their first-round pick, the 20th overall selection. About two dozen players have been connected to the Cardinals in that slot by draft analysts, but McDonough is confident in what the team will get because of the legwork put in by the organization and the uncertain nature of the draft.“You know, everyone can probably tell you pretty much the top 10 or 11 or 12, and then there’s always a couple surprises in the teens — guys that you think are going to go in the late 20s and some team will come up and take them,” McDonough said. “So there will be somebody there that you thought as an organization was going to go 13, 14 or 15, in that range.“This year especially. See, last year was different. It was pretty thin. But this year at 20, there will be a good player there for us.” Comments   Share   The 5: Takeaways from the Coyotes’ introduction of Alex Meruelo Grace expects Greinke trade to have emotional impactlast_img read more


first_imgMOST READ They were brought to the Police Regional Office 7 headquarters Saturday night and were brought back to Bohol yesterday for the filing of appropriate charges.MORE STORIESnewsinfoWHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccinenewsinfoBaybayin revival makes native PH history hipnewsinfoMartial law in Negros? Military taking cue from local execsMORE STORIESnewsinfoWHAT WENT BEFORE: Dengvaxia is world’s first dengue vaccinenewsinfoBaybayin revival makes native PH history hipnewsinfoMartial law in Negros? Military taking cue from local execsEnerio denied his involvement in the illegal swertres game.danao operationOn Sunday, the Provincial Intelligence Branch arrested a 21-year-old man in a buy bust operation in barangay Guinakot, Danao City.The subject of the operation, Joseph Durano, eluded arrest but the police arrested his brother, Raffy Hermocillas.ADVERTISEMENT Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements ACLU: 911 Toddlers and Babies Separated from Parents PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities PLAY LIST 03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension Senior Insp. Leo Logrono said the brother were under surveillance for weeks after police received reports that the illegal drug trade in the area was rampant.One policemen who posed as a buyer purchased a pack of white crystalline substance believed to be shabu from the brothers. It was Hermocillas who handed the pack to him.Durano, who sensed the presence of the policemen, immediately fled leaving his younger brother.Police said they recovered a small and a large pack of suspected shabu, and a .45 caliber firearm with seven bullets.Police are in hot pursuit of Durano whose brother is in the Consolacion detention cell.nabbed in Cebu CityIn Cebu City, Remegio Arcillas, 27, was arrested in a buy-bust operation Saturday evening in barangay Talamban, Cebu City.Senior Insp. Eunil Avergonzado, head of the City Anti-Illegal Drugs Special Operation Task Force, said most of Arcilla’s customers were motorcycle-for-hire and PUJ drivers.Avergonzado said police conducted a buy-bust operation after drivers reported Arcilla’s illegal activities.Arcilla admitted that he sells shabu but denied owning the packs of shabu seized from him. Seized during the operation were hundreds of tally sheets, tip sheets, calculator, stapler, ballpen and other paraphernalia as well as P3,425 believed to be proceeds of illegal gambling.The arrest was conducted by the PNP Regional Intelligence Division (RID).FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOPasig to sue 6 enforcers for extortionRID deputy chief Supt. Rex Derilo identified the other suspects as Alain Petalcorin, 35, Rhoy Aliñabon, 36, Bernardito Jaspe, 37, Rey Gequillo, 31, Rogelio Borces, 49, Geronimo Perales, 45, and Celedonio Aliñabon Jr., 29.A .45 pistol and .22 revolver, ammunition and a pack of shabu were also allegedly seized from Enerio. Petalcorin allegedly possessed a .9mm handgun and ammunition. NAFTA: Democrats Leveraging the Trump Administration Capital One Data Breach Show me the money: Price-tagging Enrique Gil’s photoscenter_img LATEST STORIES They reportedly bought supplies from Pasil and sells these in Talamban. /CORRESPONDENT Fe Marie D. Dumaboc AND Chito O. AragonRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. PBA: Rain or Shine overcomes San Miguel, McCullough’s 51 to avert sweep Locsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilege Kids Festival Shooter in California Took Gun Illegally Abarangay councilor and a businessman were among eleven persons arrested in police operations over the weekend in Cebu and Bohol.In Tagbilaran City, Gerald Quinga, a barangay councilor of Dimiao town in Bohol was arrested with Eduardo Enerio, 60, of Poblacion, Tagbilaran City and seven others for illegal gambling last Saturday.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more