Texas A&M Defensive end/outside linebacker Von Miller has had a great week of practice, and is one of the best natural pass rushers I have ever seen. I’m really looking forward to seeing him in action at the Senior Bowl on Saturday.
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From a fan’s perspective, it seems like it could be difficult for players to function as a team at the Senior Bowl. After all, many of the participants were either fierce rivals or played high-stakes games against each other in college, not to mention that they are here competing against one another for draft position and potentially millions of dollars. Oddly enough, however, that’s just not how it works.
So how does a Canadian who grew up dreaming about a career in the National Hockey League and worked as a fireman for five years prior to entering college wind up in Senior Bowl?
The first-round offensive tackles that I’ve been talking about all week long really impressed me.
The superlatives just keep on rolling in for WR Titus Young. Add NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock to the group of onlookers impressed by Young’s ability.
The quarterback play has been uneven this week, but Florida State’s Christian Ponder took a big step forward at the South practice on Wednesday.
Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 | Pat Kirwan Tags: 2011 Senior Bowl, 2011 Senior Bowl, Boston College, Casey Matthews, Connecticut, Greg Jones, Lawrence Wilson, Mark Herzlich, Michigan State, Oregon
Michigan State’s Greg Jones had a lot of buzz entering Senior Bowl practices this week, but he has failed to live up to the hype. He’s way too stiff and struggled during blitz drills.
With Brett Favre seemingly retired, for real this time, it appears that the team is moving on at the quarterback position. NFL.com’s Steve Wyche reports Minnesota has plans to add to two quarterbacks this offseason, including a prospect to groom, which they are getting a start on scouting at the Senior Bowl.
The best-case scenario for a player at the Senior Bowl is to perform well, get noticed and generate a buzz among scouts, coaches and media. That scenario is unfolding for Boise State’s Titus Young.
One key thing to keep in mind for fans that closely track the draft process is how big a role scheme plays in a team’s evaluation. For example, when defensive back prospects are graded, there is much more that goes into that than just their physical ability.
Boston College’s Anthony Castonzo has been impressive in every practice, and has emerged as the top offensive tackle here at the Senior Bowl.
It’s often the late arrivals that seem to make an impact during Senior Bowl Week. This year is no different.
The chaos on the field after an NFL game has nothing on the spectacle that takes place after each Senior Bowl practice.
Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff admitted Atlanta’s playoff loss to Green Bay hit him harder than most.