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Eagles, Jets RB coaches attend Central Michigan pro day

A total of 11 players worked out in front of representatives from 10 NFL teams — including the running backs coaches from the Philadelphia Eagles (Duce Staley) and New York Jets (Anthony Lynn) — at Central Michigan’s pro day Wednesday. The workout was conducted indoors on FieldTurf. The player that the NFL running backs coaches were on hand to see work out was Zurlon Tipton, a 5-foot-11 3/4, 223-pound back who was on the 2013 Maxwell and Doak Walker Award watch lists. However, a broken ankle suffered in the season opener derailed those award hopes, and Tipton missed seven games. At Central Michigan’s pro day, Tipton ran the 40-yard dash in 4.70 and 4.73 seconds. He had a 32-inch vertical […]

Central Michigan’s Eric Fisher keeps his draft stock soaring

Representatives from 28 NFL teams gathered at Central Michigan’s pro day Monday, where 18 players participated in a workout that was held indoors on FieldTurf. Projected top-10 draft pick Eric Fisher —’s Bucky Brooks had him going No. 1 to the Kansas City Chiefs in his latest mock draft — was the main attraction and did not discourage the continuing rise of his draft stock. Fisher (6-foot-7 1/2, 304 pounds) displayed his athleticism in a workout led by Jacksonville Jaguars offensive line coach George Yarno. Fisher stood by his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine, where he was a top performer in his position group in both the broad jump and 20-yard short shuttle. Fisher can follow in the […]

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