Archive for February, 2012

Possibility of Peyton to Jets starting to look unrealistic

If Jets fans frustrated with Mark Sanchez were hoping the team would make a play for Peyton Manning — should the Colts release him, that is — well, it doesn’t look like it’s going to happen.

Free agency presents uncertain future for Ward

Hines Ward believes he still has more football left in him after 14 seasons in Pittsburgh. But that might not be a sentiment shared by personnel decision-makers around the NFL.

Playbook: Chiefs need to keep (or replace) Bowe

The Chiefs might be hanging just outside of the top 10 in this year’s draft, but, unlike most teams atop the board, they are only a few pieces away from competing within their division.

Young Packers fan a combine star in training

Three-year-old Wisconsin native Grace Trautner is one of many who watched NFL Network’s coverage of the NFL Scouting Combine. But how many viewers took part in the drills alongside the combine participants? Ah, the energy of youth.

‘Cover Two Podcast’: A look back at the NFL Scouting Combine

This week on the “Cover Two Podcast” hosts Jason Smith and Steve Wyche evaluate who impressed and who did not at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine.

Redskins’ Fletcher hires CAA before hitting free agency

Heading into free agency, Redskins linebacker London Fletcher has made a change in who will negotiate his next contract.

Three and out: Manning, Wayne sticking together?

Could Peyton Manning and Reggie Wayne team up with another squad? It’s a definite possibility.

Playbook: Buffalo’s offseason needs are wide-ranging

With $33 million in cap space, and the 10th overall pick in the draft, the Bills have a chance to remedy some of the ills of their mid-season losing streak.

Saints likely to franchise Brees; QB frustrated

Frustration has built with Saints QB Drew Brees, according to sources with knowledge of the situation, and the team will use its franchise tag on him, short of a rapidly developing long-term deal.

Official three-cone drill, shuttle results: Defensive backs

Central Florida’s Josh Robinson and Vanderbilt’s Casey Hayward led the way in the three-cone drill and 20-yard shuttle results, respectively, Tuesday at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Deion: Solid DB showing headlined by Claiborne, Jenkins

Does the NFL Scouting Combine know how to cap off the week, or what? There’s no better bow to wrap around it than the defensive back workouts.

Official vertical jump, broad jump results: Defensive backs

Presbyterian’s Justin Bethel and Central Florida’s Josh Robinson posted the best numbers respectively in the vertical and broad jumps Tuesday at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Montgomery’s Redskins deal worth $12 million over four years

A league source said Tuesday that Will Montgomery‘s deal with the Redskins is worth a max of $12 million over four years and does not include a signing bonus.

Finley’s deal with Packers valued at $15 million

Jermichael Finley‘s contract with the Packers is worth $7 million per year, along with a $1 million signing bonus, according to a league source.

Official 40-yard dash results: Defensive backs

Josh Robinson of Central Florida led all defensive backs Tuesday when he ran a 4.33-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine.

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