Count Texans among Asomugha suitors

In terms of sheer talent, Nnamdi Asomugha will by far be the hottest commodity of players who are expected to be available in the NFL free-agent market.

Cobb escapes green room for Green Bay

Randall Cobb, the last man out of the green room at the 2011 NFL Draft, will catch passes from Aaron Rodgers, the last man out of the green room in 2005.

Wisniewskis reunited in Silver and Black

Stefen Wisniewski hoped to join the Raiders, following in the cleat prints that his uncle, Steve, now an assistant offensive line coach on the team for which he was an eight-time Pro Bowl guard during 13 seasons (1989-2001). That wish came true Friday night when the Raiders made Stefen their second-round choice, 48th overall, in the NFL draft.

Gabbert in, so is Garrard out for Jags?

The Jaguars have taken their dissatisfaction with QB David Garrard to the next level.

Dareus fell into laps of lucky Bills

NEW YORK — The Bills have taken their share of criticism for poor drafting, which has done plenty to cause them to go 11 consecutive years without a playoff appearance. This year, they seem to have gotten their first pick right — and it didn’t even require a whole lot of effort on their part.

Miller has one job in Denver: Get the quarterback

NEW YORK — John Fox kept it fairly simple for his first draft as coach of the Broncos. He is a defensive-minded coach who has always believed that success begins with a strong pass rush.

Peterson says ‘sky is the limit’

Some scouts and analysts will tell you Patrick Peterson is as talented as any prospect in the 2011 NFL Draft. Some will even go as far as to say that he might very well be the best player in the draft.

Friendship comes first for Green, Jones

With the strong bond of a long-standing friendship, the top two receivers in the 2011 NFL Draft are taking a buddy-system mentality into Thursday night’s first round.

Numbers don’t lie (not exactly)

When it comes to touting their prospective NFL players, representatives of college football programs can be a little, uh, creative with some of the vital statistics. Listed heights and weights are routinely embellished for the sake of making the prospects look more attractive to potential employers.

Newton’s coach’s take: QB still can improve

The man who helped prepare Cam Newton for Sunday’s passing drills at the NFL Scouting Combine saw pretty much what the rest of us did: room for improvement.

Wonderlic: My grandfather’s test works in NFL

After all this time, Charles Wonderlic still can’t help but be amazed that his family name is synonymous with NFL talent evaluation.

Doctors’ poking, prodding puts prospects on edge

If there is one part of the NFL Scouting Combine process that college prospects dread the most, it is the medical examinations.

Morning after: Reviews of Newton, Mallett mixed

Sunday morning’s NFL Scouting Combine buzz has been dominated by the reviews of Saturday’s news-conference performances of Cam Newton and Ryan Mallett.

Newton controls crowd in polished performance

Almost on cue, reporters and photographers cleared a path that winded around the massive crowd in front of Podium C, allowing Auburn QB Cam Newton to make as grand an entrance as this event has ever seen.

Broncos’ public stance on QBs begs questions

Can’t quite figure out the thinking behind new Broncos coach John Fox making a point to tell reporters Thursday at the NFL Scouting Combine that Kyle Orton is his team’s starting quarterback.

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