Archive for March, 2012

Richardson runs for slew of team reps at Alabama pro day

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.

Tannehill puts on a show at Texas A&M pro day

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.

Three and out: Norv expects breakout from Mathews

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.

Ex-Giants RB Jacobs agrees to one-year deal with 49ers

Former Giants RB Brandon Jacobs has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the 49ers, according to a league source.

Three and out: Gore’s fantasy value takes a hit

With Brandon Jacobs now in San Francisco, the fantasy value of Frank Gore takes a slight hit heading into the 2012 season.

Quick backs up hype at Appalachian St. pro day

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.

Davis draws attention at Arkansas State pro day

Demario Davis showed at Arkansas State’s pro day why teams might look to him in the middle rounds of the 2012 NFL Draft.

Billick not sure Parcells is ‘emotionally ready’ to coach again

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.

Payton, Parcells speak about possible Saints role

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.

Three and out: Looking at the Browns’ possibilities

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!

Branch has private workout for Jets at Clemson pro day

Two players pegged to be selected early in the second round were among the 14 players to work out at Clemson’s pro day.

Fugger grabs spotlight at Vanderbilt pro day

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.

Eyes on promising Hosley, Wilson at Virginia Tech pro day

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.

Saints, considering several coach options, including Parcells

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.

Three and out: Tebow to be involved in offense

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.

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