One player rapidly moving up the charts and catching the eye of talent evaluators is Houston TE Fendi Onobun. Prior to Texas’ pro day on Wednesday, Onobun’s name dominated the breakfast conversation among scouts for the sensational performance he had at Houston’s pro day on Tuesday.
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In the first unofficial Favre Watch of 2010, Jamie Dukes and Charles Davis discussed whether Brett Favre missing mandetory offseason team work is a problem for the rest of the Vikings.
G Charlie Tanner posted a 36-inch vertical jump, a 9-foot, 3-inch broad jump and a 4.38-second short shuttle at Texas’ pro day Wednesday — all numbers that would have put him in the top-10 amongst offensive linemen at the combine.
Colt McCoy revealed that the Rams are one of six teams with which he’ll hold a private workout. While the Rams do their due diligence with a closer look at McCoy, he could represent an option for them with the No. 33 pick.
Colt McCoy earned some high praise from Ravens offensive consultant Al Saunders at Texas’ pro day Wednesday. Saunders, one of the architects of St. Louis’ “The Greatest Show on Turf” in the late ’90s, said McCoy reminded him of Peyton Manning in terms of his preparation.
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You know Donovan McNabb trade rumors have reached a fevered pitched when the celebrity gossip sites are making reports.
My favorite stop for a pro day every year is Austin, Texas. They put on a great show and, trust me folks, there’s no lack of talent. This year, the curiosity was quarterback Colt McCoy, and I think the most important factor was he showed he was healthy.
Colt McCoy might not have the strong arm that Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford displayed earlier in the week, but that shouldn’t detract from a fine performance in front of scouts from 30 NFL teams (the Lions and Rams were the only teams not in attendance).
Bengals WR Andre Caldwell, who played with Tim Tebow for two seasons at Florida, says his former teammate will never be an “elite” passer and says he’ll be selected in the “late second round” of the draft.
Alex Brown hasn’t been traded or released by the Chicago Bears, but he clearly expects to be. He’s already saying goodbye.
Earl Thomas already was in good standing with NFL scouts after an impressive combine performance last month. But the safety outdid himself — and every other prospect Texas had on display — at the school’s pro day Wednesday before suffering a setback.
Unrestricted free-agent DB Matt Ware has signed a one-year deal with the Cardinals, according to a league source.
The Detroit Lions are strongly considering making a trade with the Seattle Seahawks for restricted free-agent guard Rob Sims, a league source has told NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora.