Archive for February, 2012

Hamstring injury might keep Blackmon out of all drills

Oklahoma State WR Justin Blackmon said Friday that he won’t run the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine, but a source with knowledge of the situation revealed the player might not go through any drills so he can rest his tender hamstring and be fully healthy for his March 9 pro day.

Still believes he’s cream of defensive tackle crop

He’s not the first guy to say this about himself, but Devon Still believes he’s the best life has to offer at this year’s scouting combine.

Crennel: Chiefs would be ‘crazy’ not to consider Manning

Coach Romeo Crennel‘s Saturday statement that he would be “crazy” not to consider acquiring Manning, were he to become available, raised eyebrows, in light of a recent report that Chiefs general manager Scott Pioli and the Colts QB’s agent have spoken twice.

Irvin: Impressive workouts reaffirm tight ends’ value in NFL

Editor’s note: Michael Irvin, a Hall of Fame receiver and an NFL Network analyst, watched all the tight ends work out Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine and shares his thoughts.

Falcons ready to discuss extension with Ryan

The Falcons plan to explore a contract extension with QB Matt Ryan in the coming weeks, a team source said Saturday.

Flacco’s agent likes start of extension talks with Ravens

Joe Linta, the agent for Ravens QB Joe Flacco, met with team officials at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Saturday afternoon and said initial contract talks went well.

Official three-cone drill, shuttle results: Tight ends

Here are the leading three-cone drill and 20- and 60-yard shuttle results for tight ends who worked out Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Sights, sounds of a hushed, post-XLVI Indy

The uproar of Super Bowl XLVI has faded, and a silence has descended upon the backstreets of a town that just three weeks ago threatened to burst the seams.

Official three-cone drill, 20-yard shuttle results: O-linemen

Here are the leading three-cone drill and 20-yard shuttle results for offensive linemen who worked out Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Official 40-yard dash times: Tight ends

Here are the leading 40-yard dash results for tight ends who worked out Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Official vertical jump, broad jump results: O-linemen

Here are the leading vertical jump and broad jump results for offensive linemen who worked out Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Cowboys’ Jones wants combine player interviews on TV

As the league continues to make the NFL Scouting Combine a mainstream, fan-friendly event, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has a suggestion for how to improve the experience for television viewers.

Lions willing to deal CB Smith

The Lions are willing to move cornerback Alphonso Smith and have shopped him to at least one team, a league source said Saturday.

Official vertical jump, broad jump results: Tight ends

Here are the leading vertical jump and broad jump results for tight ends who worked out Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Billick: Signing Manning could set back a team’s progress

The way Brian Billick sees it, the biggest dilemma facing a team interested in Peyton Manning is not his health, but whether you want to hand your offense over to Manning. Because have no doubt, the NFL Network analyst said Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine, it will be Peyton’s system for as long as he’s there.

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