Representatives from 23 teams attended Connecticut’s pro day on March 11, including Detroit Lions defensive line coach Kris Kocurek. Twelve players worked out indoors on FieldTurf, including two guys who were at the combine. Yawin Smallwood, LB: Smallwood (6-foot-2 1/8, 242 pounds) was unable to jump at his pro day because of a left hamstring injury. I spoke with him today to see if he was ever able to put in a timed run, and he said no. He did perform position workouts with Kocurek at his pro day, however. Shamar Stephen, DL: Stephen (6-foot-4 5/8, 307 pounds) also had a hamstring issue at his pro day and did not run the 40, but he put in a nice workout […]
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Representatives from 12 NFL teams — including an offensive line coach from the Detroit Lions — were present at Grand Valley State’s pro day on April 11, when seven Lakers players worked out indoors on FieldTurf. Matt Armstrong, C (6-foot-1 5/8, 298 pounds) — Armstrong — who was at the NFL Scouting Combine — ran the 40-yard dash in 5.18 seconds. He had a 32-inch vertical jump and 8-foot-10 broad jump. He did 24 lifts of 225 pounds on the bench press. Armstrong did not do the shuttle runs or three-cone drill. Armstrong — who was a three-time first-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection (2010, 2012-13) — has 32 7/8-inch arms.
In today’s Three and Out: Golden Tate is happy about his new offense; the Titans are happy about having Dexter McCluster.
Posted: Thursday, April 10th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Carolina Panthers, DeAngelo Williams, Detroit Lions, Jason Avant, Jerricho Cotchery, Jimmy Graham, Joique Bell, Jonathan Stewart, New Orleans Saints, Reggie Bush, Steve Smith, Tiquan Underwood
In today’s Three and Out: DeAngelo Williams isn’t happy with the Panthers offseason; the Lions could have a bigger backfield split in 2014.
Posted: Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Daniel Thomas, Detroit Lions, Golden Tate, Kenny Britt, Knowshon Moreno, Lamar Miller, Miami Dolphins, Ryan Broyles, St. Louis Rams, Tavon Austin
In today’s Three and Out: Lamar Miller is being asked to step his game up to compete with Knowshon Moreno; a pair of underachieving WRs get their chance to start over.
In today’s Three and Out: The Houston Texans and Detroit Lions are filling out their respective shopping lists; the Eagles are determining who will fill their slot WR role.
Posted: Monday, February 3rd, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Buffalo Bills, C.J. Spiller, Detroit Lions, Fred Jackson, Joe Lombardi, Kirk Cousins, Matthew Stafford, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins
In today’s Three and Out: Drew Brees thinks Matthew Stafford will improve under his new O.C.; Kirk Cousins says he’s open to being traded.
Posted: Thursday, January 30th, 2014 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Buffalo Bills, C.J. Spiller, Detroit Lions, Fred Davis, Fred Jackson, Joique Bell, Jordan Reed, Pierre Garcon, Reggie Bush, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins
In today’s Three and Out: Is C.J. Spiller suited to be a workhorse back? Jordan Reed earns rave reviews from his new offensive coordinator.
Posted: Sunday, December 8th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar Tags: blizzard, Buccaneers, Detroit Lions, Eagles, Fantasy football, franchise record, LeSean McCoy, Lincoln Financial, Packers, Philadelphia Eagles, Shady, snow
LeSean McCoy set a Philadelphia Eagles’ franchise record with 217 rushing yards en route to claiming the NFL.com Fantasy Football Week 14 KABOOM! award.
Posted: Sunday, November 24th, 2013 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Bobby Rainey, Detroit Lions, Fantasy football, Mike Glennon, Rutgers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, That Helps No One, Tiquan Underwood, Vincent Jackson
Tiquan Underwood torched the Detroit Lions secondary for 108 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Unfortunately for fantasy owners, those points torched the waiver wire and not any (or at least, many) starting lineups.
In today’s Three and Out: Adrian Peterson says he’ll play in Week 12, but he might not be a must-start for some fantasy owners.
Calvin Johnson had a monster day in Week 8, catching 14 passes for 329 yards and a touchdown in a win over the Dallas Cowboys. He’s this week’s fantasy showstopper. Read on for more.
Burleson has lofty post-injury goals: Can Nate Burleson reach 1,000 receiving yards this season despite missing time after a pizza-related car accident that even he is laughing about now? He certainly thinks so. Burleson averaged about 80 receiving yards per game in the first three weeks of the season, which would have put him on pace to go well over 1,000 over the course of a 16-game season. But the recent accident will become a bigger obstacle the longer it lingers. The good news, though? With a number of inter-divisional games left, the Vikings, Packers and Bears all rank in the bottom 10 at defending the pass this season. Yes, it’s early. But the opportunities will be there. Get back […]
In today’s Three and Out: Terrelle Pryor’s status for Week 4 is up in the air while Le’Veon Bell could touch down for the Steelers this week.
Posted: Monday, September 2nd, 2013 | Marcas Grant Tags: Three and out, Ahmad Bradshaw, Detroit Lions, Felix Jones, Indianapolis Colts, Isaac Redman, Jonathan Dwyer, LaRod Stephens-Howling, Le'Veon Bell, Patrick Edwards, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ryan Broyles
In today’s Three and Out: Ahmad Bradshaw expects to be ready for Week 1; Dwyer’s release adds little clarity to the Steelers backfield situation.