Archive for March, 2009

Marshall, Central Florida hold pro days

Marshall and Central Florida held pro day workouts on March 26. The highlight amongst the 11 players who worked out in front of representatives from 12 teams at Central Florida was DB Joe Burnett, who looked sharp in his positional workouts.

Mississippi OT Oher uses pro day to improve 40 times

OT Michael Oher was the highlight of Mississippi’s pro day, which drew 65 player personnel people from 32 teams, including John Dorsey, Green Bay’s director of player personnel and Rick Repish, the Saints’ director of college scouting.

More fantasy football? Bring it on, Mr. Goodell!

Michael Fabiano is excited (and you should be too) about the prospect of Commissioner Roger Goodell expanding the regular season to 18 games.

Southern Miss, Miami of Ohio hold Pro Days

Eighteen NFL teams attended Southern Miss’ March 25 Pro Day, while ten teams sent representatives to the pro day for Miami of Ohio.

Won’t Hochuli look great in orange?

The referees assigned to the “Legacy Games” during the NFL’s celebration of the 50th anniversary of the American Football League will wear classic orange-stripped shirts.

Police: No announcement on Stallworth until next week

Miami Beach police aren’t expected to make an announcement on possible charges against Browns WR
Donte’ Stallworth until next week, a department spokesperson told the Akron Beacon Journal.

Dillard shows off hands at Rice’s Pro Day

Among those catching passes from former NFL QB Jerry Rhome at Rice’s Pro Day, was WR Jarett Dillard, who showed very good hands during positional workouts and posted 4.50 and 4.53 times in the 40-yard dash.

Cutler might not show in Denver until June 12

The unfolding drama between Jay Cutler and the Broncos could be poised to stretch into June, leading the Denver soap opera to evolve into a “Will he or won’t he?” scenario that would rival your typical Gossip Girl story arch.

Vikings coach optimistic about Winfield contract

The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that Vikings coach Brad Childress is optimistic that a deal could get done with Pro Bowl CB Antoine Winfield, who is entering the final year of his contract.

Curry among top prospects at Wake Forest Pro Day

All 32 NFL teams sent representatives to Wake Forest’s March 23 Pro Day. Among the 11 Demon Deacons that worked out along with various players from smaller, local area programs were top prospects Aaron Curry and Alphonso Smith.

Smith says he was ‘treated like a number’ in Philly

Tight end L.J. Smith believes he made the right decision to sign with the Baltimore Ravens after six seasons in Philadealphia, where he said he felt he was “treated like a number.”

Wildcat’s popularity could have Cowboys thinking QB

The Cowboys could draft a quarterback. A Wildcat quarterback that is. Pat White anybody?

T.O. will only show up to Bills’ mandatory workouts

Terrell Owens is excited to be in Buffalo. But only when it’s mandatory. Owens, who was honored at an Alzheimer’s Association gala Wednesday night in Washington D.C., said he will only participate in the Bills’ mandatory workouts, according to USA Today.

Holt set to make first free-agent visit to Jaguars

The receiver-strapped Jaguars were scheduled to welcome veteran wideout Torry Holt to Jacksonville for a visit today, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported and coach Jack Del Rio later confirmed on NFL Network’s Total Access. The Rams tried to trade Holt but released him on March 13 to save nearly $8 million in salary-cap space.

Brown highlights top prospects at UConn Pro Day

NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock was at University of Connecticut’s pro day on Wednesday, where the Associated Press reports representatives from 21 teams, including Patriots coach Bill Belichick and Chargers GM A.J. Smith, were present for what was the biggest pro day in school history.

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