Playing quarterback in the NFL is Tim Tebow‘s dream. In fact, it’s what the University of Florida standout has wanted to do since he was a little kid. But that doesn’t mean he’s too selfish to realize he might be able to help a pro team in other ways.
Archive for February, 2010
Texans general manager Rick Smith didn’t sound against signing RB LaDainian Tomlinson on Friday. In fact, the team is “entertaining the idea,” he said.
New Browns president Mike Holmgren has a big question to answer: Will Derek Anderson or Brady Quinn be the team’s starting QB?
Arkansas’ Mitch Petrus put on the biggest show on the bench press Friday, tying a combine record (since 2000) with 45 repetitions.
The San Diego Chargers could be in the market for two running backs after notifying Darren Sproles on Friday they will allow him to become an unrestricted free agent.
Though he stopped short of promising DE Osi Umenyiora his starting job back, Giants coach Tom Coughlin said he recently spoke to the former Pro Bowl pick and assured him he is an integral part of the team.
The announcement everyone was waiting for finally came a little after 3 p.m. ET Friday. “Some guy named Tebow on Podium C.”
Central Michigan QB Dan LeFevour said Friday that he indeed will throw at the NFL Scouting Combine. It just will be to stationary targets, not moving receivers.
The official measurements of the quarterbacks, wide receivers and running backs are in, and a few things will stand out as concerns for NFL teams.
Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum covered a wide range of topics with reporters Friday, but he had two particularly interesting comments on RB Thomas Jones.
Falcons QB Matt Ryan, who sustained a right turf toe injury in Week 12, has resumed running and will be healthy enough to join the team in offseason workouts when they begin March 22.
With five of the top-rated quarterbacks at the NFL Scouting Combine choosing not to participate in throwing drills for various reasons, the door is open for other signal-callers to make names for themselves.
Buffalo’s cold-weather reputation apparently froze any chance the Bills had at hiring Mike Shanahan.
At some point during Brad Childress’ media session Friday at the combine — the details are slightly fuzzy — things took a strange, hard turn.
Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Friday that the team will tender an offer to restricted free-agent QB Jason Campbell. The move allows the Redskins to receive compensation if another team signs Campbell and they choose not to match the deal.