Archive for March, 2009

Fantasy spin: Phillips wants RB committee in Dallas

Michael Fabiano examines how the potential backfield committee in Dallas will affect the fantasy value of Marion Barber, Felix Jones and Tashard Choice.

Palmer not concerned with Ocho Cinco’s absence

The Cincinnati Bengals began their voluntary offseason workouts Monday with one notable absence — WR Chad Ocho Cinco.

Sidbury Jr. brings masses to Richmond

A large crowd of NFL coaches and scouts were in attendance at Richmond’s pro day on March 19 to watch DE/LB Lawrence Sidbury Jr. (6-2 1/2, 265 pounds).

Pace to meet with Bears

Free-agent OT Orlando Pace is meeting with the Chicago Bears on Monday. The only other team Pace has met with since being cut by the St. Louis Rams is the Baltimore Ravens.

Merriman, Sproles expected at Chargers workouts

The Chargers expect to have injured LB Shawne Merriman and RB Darren Sproles at offseason workouts this week.

Cutler retreats further, forfeits $100K bonus

Denver Broncos quarterback Jay Cutler has forfeited a $100,000 workout bonus by missing more than 10 percent of his team’s offseason conditioning program, the Denver Post reported in it’s Monday edition.

Could Taylor return to Miami?

Free agent defensive end Jason Taylor is still looking for a new team. How about his former team, the Dolphins which still seek a pass rusher?

Hofstra, Appalachian State hold pro days

Representatives from 18 teams traveled to Hofstra University on March 24 to watch 29 players from various schools work out indoors on FieldTurf.

ND State NFL hopeful helps with Fargo flood efforts

Just hours after bench pressing 225 pounds as many times as he could to impress NFL scouts at his pro day, North Dakota State tight end Jerimiah Wurzbacher was furiously filling and lifting 40-pound sandbags to help stop potential flood waters from damaging lives and property — including his family home — in Fargo, N.D.

Pats look at Meredith at South Carolina Pro Day

New England Patriots offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia was on hand at South Carolina’s March 25 pro day to personally work out tackle Jamon Meredith, who was among 18 players to workout indoors on FieldTurf in front of representatives from 25 NFL teams.

Clemson’s Davis improves 40 time at pro day

Representatives from 25 NFL teams made their way to Clemson’s Pro Day on Thursday, March 26. The majority of drills were done indoors on what was a very fast rubber track, with the exception of the three-cone drill, which was held outside on FieldTurf.

Jones aware of Owens’ comments

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said that he read Terrell Owens‘ comments that the receiver felt blindsided by his release in Dallas. Despite those comments, Jones told the Dallas Morning News that he still has a great relationship with the enigmatic receiver.

Cop in Moats’ case also detained Thomas’ wife

Robert Powell, the police officer who detained Texans running back Ryan Moats last week also arrested the wife of former Cowboys linebacker Zach Thomas last year according to the Dallas Morning News.

RB Ringer, DE Long create buzz at Michigan State

RB Javon Ringer (5-9 1/2, 203 pounds) and DE/LB Brandon Long (6-2 3/4, 254 pounds) turned in impressive showings at the Michigan State Pro Day on March 18. Gil Brandt has the report.

WR Gibson holds well-attended one-man workout

Washington State WR Brandon Gibson (6-0 1/8, 206 pounds) held a one-man workout Saturday at Chief Sealth High School in Seattle in front of representatives from 15 NFL teams, including Chargers senior executive Randy Mueller and 49ers director of player personnel Trent Baalke. Gil Brandt also has reports from New Mexico State and William & Mary.

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