Ohio State defensive lineman Cameron Heyward, a projected first-round draft pick, felt good not only about the way he performed in front of dozens of NFL scouts at his pro day Wednesday, but about the fact that he simply performed period.
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Quarterback Jake Locker showed good velocity on his passes for the representatives of 20 NFL teams who traveled to the University of Washington’s pro day Wednesday.
Posted: Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Jeff Saturday,
Colts center Jeff Saturday has been hanging out at the NFL Network studios all week, getting his broadcasting feet wet on the set of “NFL Total Access.” Since it’s his last day in the building, Saturday agreed he was up to the task of a live chat with NFL fans on Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET.
NFL Network analyst Jason La Canfora covered a range of topics in his chat today on everything from the expected draft and labor questions to musical musings when asked this two-parter from Jason Bourne (who is presumably not a contract assassin with amnesia) from New Orleans.
Defensive end Cam Heyward, who had Tommy John surgery in January, had his makeup workout at Ohio State on Wednesday in front of an NFL contingent that included representatives from 3-4 defensive schemers Pittsburgh and San Diego.
Defensive back Brandon Burton and a trio of linemen took center stage at Utah’s pro day on Tuesday.
Dismissed tight end Weslye Saunders was back on South Carolina’s practice field Wednesday working out for scouts and personnel from 28 NFL teams — and trying to repair his reputation.
Northern Iowa held its pro day on March 30, providing tight end Schuylar Oordt another opportunity to boost his stock before the 2011 NFL Draft. A total of seven players worked out in front of personnel from the Minnesota Vikings. A representative from the New York Jets was scheduled to attend, but couldn’t make it. The event was held indoors on FieldTurf. The players were done no favors by the playing surface, which had been recently redone and was very slick. Oordt (6-foot-5 3/4, 261 pounds) attended the NFL Scouting Combine in February and kept almost all of his figures from that event. He took part in the bench press at pro day, throwing up the bar 22 times. He […]
UCLA hosted its pro day on March 29, giving 11 Bruins a major chance to sell their abilities ahead of the NFL Draft.
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UCLA’s pro day on Tuesday provided Akeem Ayers and Rahim Moore with an opportunity to solidify their status as potential top-40 picks, and the duo delivered solid performances.
Notre Dame TE Kyle Rudolph was at the NFL Network studios on Tuesday to film a segment for “Path to the Draft.” Our Mike Mayock has ranked Rudolph as the top tight end prospect in this year’s draft, and we took some time to get to know him better.
Even though the Lions have the fewest picks in the draft after losing their seventh round pick as punishment for tampering with the Chiefs, NFL.com expert analyst Pat Kirwan took the time to make one Motor City fan’s day during his weekly chat when he dreamed up the perfect draft scenario for Detroit’s limited picks.
NFL Network’s Albert Breer joined NFL fans for a chat on Tuesday, just four weeks and two days before the draft. The big question, of course, is what do the Panthers do with the first overall selection?