Archive for February, 2010

Arkansas OL Petrus injures hamstring on 40 run

Passing along a quick injury note from the sidelines at Lucas Oil Stadium, where Arkansas guard Mitch Petrus suffered a setback.

Move over! Hot prospect at table 1!

It’s quite a sight. A prospect sitting in a cheap blue metal chair, holding court as reporters hover all around him, leaning over each other in a desperate attempt to hear what he says. That precise scenario unfolded for former Syracuse WR Mike Williams on Friday.

Action starts, and so does silence at Lucas Oil Stadium

The silence inside Lucas Oil Stadium was nearly deafening early Saturday morning as NFL Scouting Combine workouts started.

Maryland OL Campbell’s star rises after 40-yard dash

We haven’t seen all of the offensive linemen run 40-yard dashes Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium, but Maryland’s Bruce Campbell led the list of notable names in the first group.

Let’s talk: Broncos’ McDaniels joins media interview list

It always pay to double-check the schedule: This morning, Broncos coach Josh McDaniels was added to the NFL Scouting Combine media session list, replacing NFL Network insider Michael Lombardi.

Holliday misses 4.23 in 40, but he’s still plenty fast

As the first group of offensive linemen and specialists conducted 40-yard dashes Saturday, one prospect who stood out — in more ways than one — was LSU’s Trindon Holliday.

Indianapolis transforms into a football madhouse

During combine week, downtown Indianapolis becomes one strange place.

Time to impress: First workouts begin

It’s beginning to look a lot like the NFL Scouting Combine. Welcome, everyone, to Day 4.

MRI shows no further damage to McCoy’s shoulder

Texas quarterback Colt McCoy underwent an MRI exam Friday afternoon that showed no further damage to the nerve injury in his right shoulder.

Injury will keep WR Bryant from working out at combine

Oklahoma State’s Dez Bryant, considered by many to be the best WR available in this year’s draft, said Friday that an injured hamstring will keep him from running at the combine in Indianpolis.

Time to work out: O-linemen, TEs go Saturday

Offensive linemen and tight ends will take the field Saturday at Lucas Oil Stadium for workouts as the NFL Scouting Combine rolls into the weekend.

Has Okung cemented status as top-10 pick?

One of the premier offensive linemen at the combine, Oklahoma State OT Russell Okung, took another step forward in cementing his status on Friday.

Healthy Gresham wants to be a legend

Oklahoma TE Jermaine Gresham missed his entire senior season because of a knee injury, but he told the media Friday at the NFL Scouting Combine that the ailment is completely healed.

Petrus ‘shocked’ after record-tying bench press

Arkansas guard Mitch Petrus was the highlight of the bench press among offensive linemen Friday, saying afterward that he was shocked at putting up a combine-record-tying 45 repetitions.

Fisher: Mawae welcome back — as a Titans reserve

Titans coach Jeff Fisher said Friday at the NFL Scouting Combine that the team has chosen to begin a youth movement at center and is prepared to move on without Kevin Mawae. While he said he would love for Mawae to return, Fisher made it clear that the veteran would be a backup.

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