Archive for March, 2011

All eyes on South Florida prospects at pro day

South Florida prospects had huge crowd to impress on Thursday at the school’s pro day, as representatives from all 32 teams showed up to watch the outdoor workout in windy conditions, including Bill Belichick, Jerry Angelo, Lovie Smith, and Rod Marinelli.

Boise State’s Young steals the show at pro day

Titus Young was undeniably the star of the show at Boise State’s pro day on Thursday.

Redskins’ Snyder feted for building 28 area fields

Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder accepted a Lifetime Achievement Award last night on behalf of the NFL for his support of their Grassroots program which provides grants to build or resurface football fields in areas of need of financial assistance.

QB with most to prove this year? Peyton Manning?

Quarterbacks are continually on the hot seat. Which is about as an obvious statement as saying that the Duke basketball team is rather polarizing. But which quarterbacks are on the hottest seats? How about Peyton Manning?

Injury limits Lindsey at Southern Illinois pro day

When it comes to Korey Lindsey, it’s buyer beware for NFL teams.

Pick Six: Bednarik quotes

Chuck Bednarik made fans of people of never even saw him play. Thanks, of course, to some of his notable quotes on NFL Films.

Jaguars should look at QB, not DE

Most mock drafts have the Jaguars looking for a defensive end in the upcoming draft. But with the Jaguars being in a make-or-break year, CBS Sports Pete Prisco suggest that the Jaguars should be looking at a quarterback with the No. 16 overall selection during his appearance on “Path to the Draft.”

Mayock: Young helped himself at Boise St. pro day

Charley Casserly, Charles Davis and Mike Mayock discuss the impact of Boise State’s pro day Thursday on the draft stock of wide receivers Titus Young and Austin Pettis.

A contrarian view on the impending doom of KRs

Is there a chance, any chance, that we’re all overstating the impact of Tuesday’s vote by the NFL Competition Committee to move kickoffs to the 35-yard line?

Sampson helps himself at San Diego State pro day

San Diego State hosted its pro day on March 24, an event DeMarco Sampson used to place himself on the draft radar. Sampson struggled with injuries early in his career, but had a very productive senior season. He was a likely a free-agent candidate after his combine workout, but the wide receiver exceeded expectations on pro day and may get himself selected in the sixth- or seventh round because of it. Sampson (6-2 1/8, 201) showed good hands, but it was his dual 40 times of 4.41 that really drew attention. He registered a 35 1/2-inch vertical leap, 10-0 broad jump, 4.26 super shuttle, and 6.93 three-cone drill. Also working out was wide receiver Vincent Brown, who had a standout […]

Pick Six: Iconic images in NFL history

When you think of Chuck Bednarik, what image comes into your mind?

Baldwin shines as big draw at Pittsburgh’s pro day

No question Jon Baldwin was the player to see at Pittsburgh’s recent pro day, and he didn’t disappoint.

Teams get first look at N.C. State linebacker Irving

After choosing not to work out at the Scouting Combine, Nate Irving was the center of attention at North Carolina State’s pro day on Wednesday.

Lehigh’s Rackley impresses O-line coaches

How high is the NFL’s interest in Lehigh offensive lineman Will Rackley? Not only were scouts from six teams at the school’s pro day on Thursday, March 17, but eight more clubs sent their offensive line coaches

Scouts taking note of Central Florida prospects

Three players who attended the NFL Scouting Combine were among those highlighted at Central Florida’s pro day on Wednesday, but a fourth who wasn’t at the combine probably worked his way into the draft.

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