Posts Tagged ‘2013 NFL Draft’

Unexpected (and expected): Day 1 of the 2013 NFL Draft

NEW YORK — The experts said this was going to be one of the most unpredictable in recent memory. And you can easily say that was the case for Day 1 of the 2013 NFL Draft. There were some surprises and disappointments. Speaking of disappointments, no “Fandango” humming in the first round? The “What?” chants sort of hung on for another year. Thought we could get “Fandangoing” got at least. Ah, let’s get to it. ————————————————————————————————————————————– First things first ————————————————————————————————————————————– Mike Mayock called this fat-boy draft. He said Eric Fisher was going to be the first overall selection. So there were no surprises. Luke Joeckel went to the Jaguars with the second pick. That was expected. (And our style correspondent […]

Mike Mayock names teams that could draft Manti Te’o

NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock was in South Bend, Ind., for Notre Dame’s pro day, where Manti Te’o was the focus of the workout.

Aaron Dobson excels at Marshall pro day

Marshall hosted 22 teams on March 13 for the school’s pro day. Wide receiver coaches from the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets, Miami Dolphins, New York Giants, Detroit Lions and Philadelphia Eagles were among those in attendance. A total of seven players worked out, running the 40-yard dash inside on a rubber track while doing jumps outdoors. Aaron Dobson, WR (6-3, 211) β€” Despite a relatively quiet season for the Thundering Herd, Dobson impressed with the spotlight on during Marshall’s pro day. Dobson posted a 4.42 and 4.44 for the 40-yard dash to go along with a 4.29 in the short shuttle ran the three-cone drill in 7.2 seconds. He also put up the bar 16 times in the strength […]

March Madness: Surviving the lonely months without the NFL

It is currently one of the saddest, slowest times in the NFL offseason. So here are a few ways you can pass the time and still get your football fix.

2013 pro days schedule

Between the NFL Scouting Combine and the 2013 NFL Draft, NFL coaches and scouts — not to mention the prospects themselves — turn their attention to the various college pro day workouts. NFL.com has all the dates for the various pro days, and you can follow the progress of the top prospects by visiting our pro day blog throughout the draft process.

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