Posts Tagged ‘Anthony Castonzo’
Posted: Thursday, September 15th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Playbook, Anthony Castonzo, Clint Boling, Gabe Carimi, James Carpenter, Jason Kelce, Jason Pinkston, Joe Reitz, John Moffitt, Mike Pouncey, Nate Solder, Orlando Franklin, Stefan Wisniewski, Tyron Smith, William Rackley
In our first installment of the “Rookie Richter,” we grade the guys who really pound the earth when they move — offensive linemen. After hunkering over hours of coaching tape, closely evaluating their debut performances, here are the blockers who made the greatest — and weakest — impacts for their teams.
Posted: Friday, September 9th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: NFL Playbook, Anthony Castonzo, Antonio Gates, Donald Penn, Jason Witten, Josh Freeman, Kerry Collins, Kyle Vanden Bosch, Malcom Floyd, Mario Williams, Matt Ryan, Ovie Mughelli, Peyton Manning, Philip Rivers, Tony Romo, Vincent Jackson
At this late stage of the week, you have surely heard about every story line centered around quarterbacks, star skill players, loud talkers and frequent Tweeters. But there are 11 players on either side matching up on any given play. Below we list five matchups that, based on tape study, we are interested in seeing play out in Week 1
Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 | Pat Kirwan Tags: 2011 NFL Draft, Anthony Castonzo, Ben Ijalana, Indianapolis Colts, Pat Kirwan, Peyton Manning
It’s no secret that the Colts’ offensive line has been breaking down and they need to start protecting Peyton Manning, who isn’t getting any younger. So it’s no surprise that they filled two of their pressing needs with offensive linemen in the first two rounds of the draft.
Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Mike Mayock, Marshall Faulk, Brian Billick, Steve Mariucci, Rex Ryan, Charles Davis, Cam Newton, Ryan Mallett, Da'Quan Bowers, Patrick Peterson, Jake Locker, Blaine Gabbert, Von Miller, Anthony Castonzo, Danny Watkins, Nick Fairley, A.J. Green, RObert Quinn, Marcell Dareus, Marvin Austin, Justin Houston, Cam Jordan, Tryon Smith
The third annual NFL.com mock draft, like its predecessors, was an interesting endeavor in looking at how the first round could ultimately play out, with NFL Network and NFL.com analysts playing the roles of general managers.
Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2011 NFL Draft, A.J. Green, Anthony Castonzo, Ben Ijalana, Blaine Gabbert, Cam Newton, Da'Quan Bowers, Edmund Gates, Jake Locker, Jimmy Smith, Julio Jones, Kenrick Ellis, Mike Mayock, Mike Pouncey, Nick Fairley, Patrick Peterson, Prince Amukamara, RObert Quinn, Taiwan Jones, Tim Tebow, Tyron Smith, Vince Young, Will Rackley
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock spent 90 minutes Wednesday on a conference call talking with reporters about the 2011 NFL Draft. Those 90 minutes proved to be a gold mine of pre-draft knowledge, with Mayock sharing his thoughts on many of the prospects and what NFL teams are thinking.
Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 | Gil Brandt Tags: Boston College pro day, Anthony Castonzo, Damik Scafe, Mark Herzlich, Rich Lapham
Anthony Castonzo is considered by many as one of the top offensive lineman available in the 2011 NFL Draft, and the collegiate standout did nothing to refute that during Boston College’s pro day workout on March 23. Castonzo (6-foot-7, 313 pounds) stood on his combine numbers, but showed off his the size and quickness in positional drills. His workout probably moved him up from the lower half to the middle of the first round. Representatives from 17 teams attended the workout, including New York Giants offensive line coach Pat Flaherty and New England Patriots offensive line coach Dante Scarnecchia. The event was held indoors on FieldTurf. Nine Boston College players worked out, as well as 24 players from a host […]
Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Ryan Bartholomew, 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, Anthony Castonzo, Clint Boling, Gabe Carimi, Orlando Franklin
The first group of offensive linemen just completed 40-yard dashes at Lucas Oil Stadium, and we have some unofficial times.
Posted: Thursday, February 24th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Rex Ryan, 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, Anthony Castonzo, Bob Sanders, Brian Billick, Cam Newton, Chad Henne, Chan Gailey, Gabe Camiri, Jason Garrett, Jeff Ireland, Jim Harbaugh, John Fox, Josh Freeman, Kyle Orton, Mark Dominik, Mark Sanchez, Nate Solder, Rob Ryan, Ron Rivera, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Tim Tebow, Trent Baalke
As we wrap up Day 1 of the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, we’ll leave you with a few thoughts (some random), observations and highlights from what we’ve heard.
Posted: Friday, February 18th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Nate Solder, 2011 Scouting Combine, Anthony Castonzo, Bucky Brooks, Clint Boling, Danny Watkins, Derek Sherrod, Gabe Carimi, Mike Pouncey, Rodney Hudson, Tyron Smith, William Rackley
In his latest position review for the 2011 Scouting Combine, NFL.com analyst Bucky Brooks unveiled his breakdown of the top five tackles and top five centers/guards scouts will be watching in Indianapolis.
Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 | Mike Mayock Tags: 2011 Senior Bowl, 2011 Senior Bowl, Anthony Castonzo, Gabe Carimi, Mike Mayock, Nate Solder, Texas A&M, Von Miller
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.
Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 | Mike Mayock Tags: 2011 Senior Bowl, 2011 Senior Bowl, Anthony Castonzo, Gabe Carimi, James Carpenter, Mike Mayock, Nate Solder
The first-round offensive tackles that I’ve been talking about all week long really impressed me.
Posted: Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 | Bucky Brooks Tags: 2011 Senior Bowl, 2011 Senior Bowl, Anthony Castonzo, Boston College
Boston College’s Anthony Castonzo has been impressive in every practice, and has emerged as the top offensive tackle here at the Senior Bowl.