Archive for March, 2013

NFL fantasy football: Ahmad Bradshaw, Steelers talking

In today’s Three and Out: Ahmad Bradshaw is drawing interest from the Steelers; Mark Sanchez has a new teacher and the Chiefs have a new coach with a special title.

More than 20 players from LSU take part in pro day workouts

Representatives from all 32 NFL teams were present at LSU’s pro day on March 27. Workouts were held indoors on FieldTurf on a very warm day. Among the notable attendees were Jason Licht, the Arizona Cardinals director of player personnel; Hue Jackson and Mike Zimmer of the Cincinnati Bengals; and the head coaches and general managers from the New Orleans Saints, Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles. Twenty players from this year’s LSU team participated, as well as six players from the 2011-2012 team.

Ziggy Ansah highlights BYU’s pro day workouts

Eleven players worked out indoors on FieldTurf at BYU’s pro day on March 28. Scouts and personnel from 18 NFL teams were present, including the offensive coordinator from Oakland and Philadelphia.

Robert Alford draws scouts, coaches to Southeastern Louisiana

Southeastern Louisiana hosted 18 NFL teams for its pro day on a March 26. Defensive back coaches from the New Orleans Saints, Oakland Raiders and St. Louis Rams were on-hand to see cornerback Robert Alford on a chilly, 43-degree day. Five Lions ran drills and were joined by one player from Henderson State.

Corner with height gets a look at New Mexico State’s pro day

Representatives from three NFL teams gathered at New Mexico State’s pro day on March 21, where a workout was held outdoors on FieldTurf.

Potential camp QBs show skills at Abilene Christian’s pro day

Representatives from the Dallas Cowboys gathered at Abilene Christian’s pro day on March 21, where a workout was held outdoors in 20-30 miles-per-hour winds.

Two quarterbacks at Abilene Christian’s pro day could wind up as rookie free-agent pickups following the 2013 NFL Draft.

Aaron Rodgers’ younger brother sets sights on NFL

Representatives from 22 NFL teams — including a large contingent representing the Tennessee Titans — gathered at at joint pro day for Tennessee State and Vanderbilt held on March 22, where 12 Tennessee State players worked out in the morning and nine Vanderbilt players worked out in the afternoon.

Larry Warford could hit Kentucky draft milestone

Representatives from 28 NFL teams gathered at Kentucky’s pro day on March 28, where 15 players worked out indoors on FieldTurf.

The most notable participant was Larry Warford, who has a chance to be the highest-drafted offensive lineman from Kentucky since Dermontti Dawsona 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee — was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round of the 1988 NFL Draft.

G.I. Joe: Retaliation – Drew Brees and Ray Rice attend screening

Drew Brees and Ray Rice attended the premiere of G.I. Joe: Retaliation starring Dwayne Johnson and Channing Tatum. Check out these exclusive photos.

Tyrone Goard among small-school receivers on NFL radar

Representatives from 15 NFL teams gathered at Eastern Kentucky’s pro day on March 21, where nine Colonels players — plus five more from smaller colleges in the area — worked out outdoors on FieldTurf.

NFL fantasy football: Carson Palmer still in limbo

In today’s Three and Out: The Raiders remain in limbo with Carson Palmer; the Dolphins are excited about their running backs while the Giants could make changes with theirs.

Plethora of talent on display in Baton Rouge

NFL.com and NFL Network analyst Bucky Brooks was in Baton Rouge, La. for LSU’s pro day Wednesday, and unveils his impressions of Barkevious Mingo, Kevin Minter, Eric Reid, and the player formerly known as the “Honey Badger,” Tyrann Mathieu.

Margus Hunt is worked out by Rex Ryan at pro day

Defensive end Margus Hunt is projected by some experts to be a first-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, and is also a symbol of just how far the Southern Methodist University football program has come since the infamous “Death Penalty” was levied in the 1980s.

Matt Barkley displays arm strength similar to Andy Dalton

The highly anticipated on-campus workout of USC quarterback Matt Barkley finally took place on Wednesday.

Mike Catapano of Princeton might be first Ivy Leaguer drafted

The pro day held at Princeton on March 20 featured the player who turn wind up being the first Ivy Leaguer selected in the 2013 NFL Draft.

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