Posts Tagged ‘2010 Senior Bowl’

Gilyard confronts his past head on

Cincinnati wide receiver Mardy Gilyard has chosen to address his prior troubles right from the get-go at the Senior Bowl.

Senior Bowl is tough assignment for a quarterback

Quarterback is the most complicated position on the field, and being thrown in with unfamiliar teammates and taught an entirely new scheme in the course of a couple days isn’t ideal for producing exceptional results.

Boise State’s Wilson rolls like a big shot

One of the most impressive players at this week’s Senior Bowl was Boise State cornerback Kyle Wilson. And it wasn’t for his on-field performance, which was outstanding, but instead for his promotional bus.

Senior Bowl has become a Mobile tradition

The motor homes began pouring in to Ladd-Peebles Stadium on Thursday, and are unlikely to slow down all the way until game time Saturday night. You can watch it live on NFL Network at at 4 p.m. ET, the pre-game show starts at 3.

LA native Johnson wants an NFL team to move back

MOBILE Ala. — Talk of a potential NFL team relocating to Los Angeles has picked up steam in recent weeks. NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora reported recently that ‘It will happen at some point’ and that he expects it to be sooner, rather than later. Well, count USC RB Stafon Johnson as one who would like to see it happen. “I feel great (about that happening),” said Johnson. “I hope I can get back there with them!” Johnson was born and raised in Los Angeles, before going to play for his hometown school. He was only six years old when the Rams and Raiders both left Los Angeles. — Jason Feller

Alabama’s Cody gives Gator fan the stiff-arm

One of the most interesting subplots of Senior Bowl week has been watching how the various players from throughout the SEC react to being on the same South team here.

McCluster following in ‘Blind Side’ buddy’s footsteps?

Mississippi’s Dexter McCluster is a natural. He might not be as famous as his South teammate Tim Tebow, but his charisma is undeniable.

For Iupati, tackle is the money position

One of the great things about events like the Senior Bowl is that players are more willing to open up and talk freely.

Such was the case with Idaho’s Mike Iupati.

USC’s Johnson continues long recovery

USC RB Stafon Johnson‘s explosiveness has caught the attention of scouts here, and he is flashing the athleticism that made him a star with the Trojans.

With status uncertain, Cable looking ahead to draft

If Tom Cable‘s future as head coach of the Oakland Raiders is in doubt, he sure isn’t going about things at the Under Armour Senior Bowl this week as if it is.

Missouri’s Weatherspoon was born to talk

MOBILE Ala. — Some football players prefer to let their play do the talking, and choose the silent approach. Don’t count Missouri’s Sean Weatherspoon among that group.

Lions’ Linehan pleased with Stafford’s progress

Matthew Stafford, the No. 1 overall pick in last year’s draft, did not post impressive statistics, but what he did do was provide the downtrodden club with some hope.

Is the next Antonio Gates here at the Senior Bowl?

Using Antonio Gates as an inspiration, University of Miami tight end Jimmy Graham is trying to become the next NFL player to make the transition from basketball to football.

Sparano mum on Porter’s future with Dolphins

In his post-practice press conference here at the Senior Bowl, Dolphins coach Tony Sparano was asked to respond to questions about star linebacker Joey Porter’s future.

Holmgren explains decision to retain Mangini

While the Browns’ four-game winning streak to close out the season certainly didn’t hurt Eric Mangini‘s cause, Mike Holmgren said in an interview with Pat Kirwan and Tim Ryan on the Sirius radio show Moving the Chains that his decision to retain Mangini went far beyond just that small sample of games.

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