Archive for February, 2014
Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Baltimore Ravens, Dennis Pitta, DeSean Jackson, Jeremy Maclin, Jimmy Graham, New Orleans Saints, Philadelphia Eagles, Riley Cooper
In today’s Three and Out: Three potential fantasy difference makers are all staying put. Their respective fantasy values, however, might not.
Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 | NFL.com staff Tags: Austin Seferian-Jenkins, NFL Scouting Combine, Washington
Washington tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins won’t participate in Washington’s April 2 pro day workout due to pending surgery to repair a stress fracture in his foot, according to FOX Sports’ Joel Klatt. Doctors at the NFL Scouting Combine discovered Seferian-Jenkins’ injury in Indianapolis last week, causing the former Huskies star to join a number of top tight ends who were unable to perform at their best at the event. Follow College Football 24/7 on Twitter @NFL_CFB.
Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 | NFL.com staff Tags: Louisville, Phil Savage, Teddy Bridgewater
Teddy Bridgewater might have breezed through the NFL Scouting Combine doing little more than interviewing with clubs and skipping more drills than he participated in, but that has only set up a more demanding pro day workout for him. Bridgewater is vying to be the No. 1 overall pick of the Houston Texans, and former Cleveland Browns general manager Phil Savage told College Football 24/7 that NFL clubs will be expecting him to make up for all his missed action when Louisville holds its pro day March 17. Follow College Football 24/7 on Twitter @NFL_CFB.
Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 | NFL.com staff Tags: 2014 NFL Draft, NFL Scouting Combine
Between the NFL Scouting Combine and the 2014 NFL Draft, NFL coaches and scouts — not to mention the prospects themselves — turn their attention to the various college pro day workouts. These are not as all-encompassing as the combine, but they are important enough for the key decision-makers in the league to travel around the country for more than a month to watch the talent up close and in person.
Posted: Friday, February 28th, 2014 | NFL.com staff Tags: Eastern Illinois, Jimmy Garoppolo, Northwestern
Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will throw at the pro day held at Northwestern on March 4, Gil Brandt said. Garoppolo emerged some FCS-level competition to become one of the top quarterback prospects in the 2014 NFL Draft and a possible mid-round pick. Follow College Football 24/7 on Twitter @NFL_CFB.
Posted: Thursday, February 27th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Andrew Luck, DeSean Jackson, Eric Decker, Indianapolis Colts, Jeremy Maclin, LeGarrette Blount, LeSean McCoy, New England Patriots, Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles, Reggie Wayne, Riley Cooper, Shane Vereen, Stevan Ridley, T.Y. Hilton
In today’s Three and Out: Will there be too many mouths to feed in the Eagles passing game?; Eric Decker could eat well in Indianapolis.
Posted: Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Baltimore Ravens, Bernard Pierce, Dallas Cowboys, Dez Bryant, Gary Kubiak, Jamaal Charles, Joe Flacco, Kansas City Chiefs, Knile Davis, Ray Rice, Scott Linehan, Torrey Smith
In today’s Three and Out: Jamaal Charles could have a lighter load this season while the Ravens could do a little more running.
Posted: Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Geno Smith, Johnny Manziel, Kirk Cousins, Michael Vick, New York Jets, Oakland Raiders, Washington Redskins
In today’s Three and Out: Could Michael Vick land with the Jets? Could Johnny Manziel go to the Raiders? Meanwhile, Kirk Cousins probably isn’t going anywhere.
Posted: Monday, February 24th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Chris Johnson, Christian Ponder, Dallas Cowboys, Josh Freeman, Matt Cassel, Minnesota Vikings, Tennessee Titans, Tony Romo
In today’s Three and Out: The Vikings are looking for a quarterback while the Cowboys QB is getting a bigger job.
Posted: Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 | NFL.com staff Tags: Derek Carr, Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater, Texas A&M
Johnny Manziel didn’t put his arm on display for teams at the NFL Scouting Combine and won’t do it at Texas A&M’s pro day on March 5. Instead, he will do so on his own pro day on March 27.
Posted: Friday, February 21st, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Aaron Rodgers, Benjarvus Green-Ellis, Cincinnati Bengals, Darren McFadden, Eddie Lacy, frank gore, Giovani Bernard, Green Bay Packers, James Starks, Kendall Hunter, LaMichael James, Marcus Lattimore, Randall Cobb, San Francisco 49ers
In today’s Three and Out: The 49ers could go RB-by-committee; Eddie Lacy could see more work while Gio Bernard likely won’t.
Posted: Thursday, February 20th, 2014 | Gil Brandt Tags: Indiana State, Shakir Bell
Indiana State held its pro day at The SportZone in Indianapolis on Feb. 20, and representatives from 19 teams were on hand to watch a workout for Shakir Bell. Bell (5-foot-5 5/8, 185 pounds), a running back and return specialist for the Sycamores, ran the 40-yard dash in 4.59 and 4.62 seconds, had a 37-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-1 broad jump, ran a 4.39-second short shuttle and did 13 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. Bell figures to be a priority free agent possibility after the 2014 NFL Draft.
Posted: Thursday, February 20th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Darren McFadden, David Wilson, Fred Davis, Jordan Reed, New York Giants, Oakland Raiders, Washington Redskins
In today’s Three and Out: The Raiders plan to talk to Darren McFadden; David Wilson’s rehab is reportedly ahead of schedule.
Posted: Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Christine Michael, Dallas Cowboys, Geno Smith, Kelvin Benjamin, Marqise Lee, Marshawn Lynch, Mike Evans, New York Jets, Robert Turbin, Seattle Seahawks, Tony Romo
In today’s Three and Out: There could be a battle brewing for Seattle’s No. 2 running back job and the Jets could be looking for a No. 1 receiver.
Posted: Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Baltimore Ravens, Blake Bortles, Chris Givens, Dennis Pitta, Denver Broncos, Eric Decker, Johnny Manziel, Knowshon Moreno, Sam Bradford, St. Louis Rams, Tavon Austin, Zac Stacy
In today’s Three and Out: Sam Bradford is getting his job back while Eric Decker could be on the hunt for a new job.