Posts Tagged ‘2011 Senior Bowl’

Miller will take center stage during game

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.

Team concept always comes first — even in Mobile

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.

Watkins took unusual journey to Senior Bowl

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?

Trio of North OTs have first-round talent

The first-round offensive tackles that I’ve been talking about all week long really impressed me.

Mayock offers more high praise for WR Young

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.

QB Ponder has strong showing on Wednesday

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.

North linebackers leave a bit to be desired

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.

Vikings looking for QB of future

With Brett Favre seemingly retired, for real this time, it appears that the team is moving on at the quarterback position.’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.

Young’s strong play becoming common theme

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.

Scheme plays a major role in evaluation process

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.

Castonzo solidifying status as elite offensive tackle

Boston College’s Anthony Castonzo has been impressive in every practice, and has emerged as the top offensive tackle here at the Senior Bowl.

Sherman wastes little time making an impression

It’s often the late arrivals that seem to make an impact during Senior Bowl Week. This year is no different.

We’re talking about post-practice

The chaos on the field after an NFL game has nothing on the spectacle that takes place after each Senior Bowl practice.

Dimitroff puts playoff loss in past, focuses on draft

Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff admitted Atlanta’s playoff loss to Green Bay hit him harder than most.

Does Locker regret returning for senior season?

NFL Network’s Stacey Dales caught up with Washington QB Jake Locker to discuss his experience so far at the 2011 Senior Bowl.

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