Archive for March, 2012
Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2012 pro days, Alabama, Bill Belichick, Courtney Upshaw, Jason Garrett, Josh McDaniels, Kevin Colbert, Mark Barron, Martin Mayhew, Pat Shurmur, Rob Ryan, Ruston Webster, Trent Baalke, Trent Richardson
Top RB prospect Trent Richardson posted 40-yard dash times in the 4.45-to-4.49-second range at Alabama’s pro day on Thursday according to NFL draft analyst Bucky Brooks.
Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Cleveland Browns, Jeff Ireland, Joe Philbin, Miami Dolphins, Pete Carroll, Ryan Tannehill, Seattle Seahawks, Texas A&M
After his performance at the Texas A&M pro day on Thursday, I think there’s a very good chance that QB Ryan Tannehill can be a top pick in the NFL Draft in April.
Posted: Thursday, March 29th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Three and out, Aaron Rodgers, Calvin Johnson, Dre Johnson, Justin Blackmon, Le'Ron McClain, Mike McCarthy, Norv Turner, Ryan Mathews, Trent Richardson
Chargers coach Norv Turner says he expects Ryan Mathews to have a breakout season. Super, well then give him the ball in the red zone.
Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 | Jason La Canfora Tags: 2012 free agency, Brandon Jacobs, New York Giants, San Francisco 49ers
Former Giants RB Brandon Jacobs has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the 49ers, according to a league source.
Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2012 | Michael Fabiano Tags: Three and out, Adrian Peterson, Brandon Jacobs, frank gore, Kenny Britt
With Brandon Jacobs now in San Francisco, the fantasy value of Frank Gore takes a slight hit heading into the 2012 season.
Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Appalachian State, Brian Quick, DeAndre Presley
Appalachian State WR Brian Quick has generated quite a buzz in the pre-draft process, and he kept his momentum going with a solid showing at the school’s pro day on March 19.
Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Arkansas State, Demario Davis, Jermaine Robertson, Kelcie McCray
Demario Davis showed at Arkansas State’s pro day why teams might look to him in the middle rounds of the 2012 NFL Draft.
Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: New Orleans Saints, Bill Parcells, Brian Billick, Pete Carmichael, Sean Payton, Steve Spagnuolo
Former NFL head coach Brian Billick isn’t sold on the idea of Bill Parcells coming out of retirement to coach the New Orleans Saints during Sean Payton‘s one-year suspension.
Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 | Jason La Canfora Tags: New Orleans Saints, Bill Parcells, Joe Vitt, Sean Payton
Saints coach Sean Payton spoke with Bill Parcells on Tuesday about a possible role for the retired coach during Payton’s upcoming one-year suspension, but nothing is imminent, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
Posted: Tuesday, March 27th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Three and out, Benjarvus Green-Ellis, Brandon Weeden, Colt McCoy, Greg Little, Justin Blackmon, LeGarrette Blount, Ryan Tannehill, Tim Tebow, Trent Richardson, Vince Ferragamo
Happy Tuesday, everybody! Many of you might not realize this, but the Tim Tebow press conference ended just six minutes ago. Tebow and the Jets beat the record for longest press conference by a backup quarterback, breaking Vince Ferragamo‘s previous mark from 1980. But enough about that, let’s talk Browns!
Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Andre Branch, Brandon Thompson, Clemson, Coty Sensabaugh, Dwayne Allen, Kourtnei Brown, New York Jets, Rennie Moore
Two players pegged to be selected early in the second round were among the 14 players to work out at Clemson’s pro day.
Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Casey Hayward, Sean Richardson, Tim Fugger, Vanderbilt
A player not invited to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine put forth a dynamite workout as representatives from 24 teams witnessed Vanderbilt’s pro day.
Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Danny Coale, David Wilson, Duane Brown, Jarrett Boykin, Jayron Hosley, Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech — a school that has made four BCS bowl game appearances since 2007, including the 2012 Sugar Bowl — continues to develop a good amount of pro-caliber players.
Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 | Jason La Canfora Tags: New Orleans Saints, Bill Parcells, Sean Payton, Steve Spagnuolo
The Saints and head coach Sean Payton are considering several options with their coaching staff for the 2012 season, according to league source, including hiring Bill Parcells on an interim basis.
Posted: Monday, March 26th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Andrew Luck, Austin Collie, Dallas Clark, Donnie Avery, Jason La Canfora, Mark Sanchez, Mike Shanahan, Peyton Manning, Reggie Wayne, Rex Ryan, Tim Tebow
Normally, I would make a joke here about all of the attention given to the Tim Tebow press conference, but I’m going to lead off with some Tebow news so it would be rather hypocritical.