Recent rumblings suggest Oklahoma State LT Russell Okung is on the Lions’ radar with the No. 2 pick in the draft.
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With the second overall pick in April’s NFL draft, the Lions have been linked most closely with Oklahoma’s Gerald McCoy and Nebraska’s Ndamukong Suh — widely considered the top two defensive tackles in the draft. But league sources maintain that Oklahoma State’s Russell Okung, a left tackle, remains high on the Lions’ radar because protecting quarterback Matthew Stafford is a top priority.
Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2010 Pro Days, Auston English, Bill Devaney, Brian Jackson, Bropdy Eldridge, Chris Brown, DeMarcus Granger, Dominique Franks, Gerald McCoy, Gil Brandt, Jermaine Gresham, Keenan Clayton, Martin Mayhew, Oklahoma Pro Day, Sam Bradford, Scot McCloughan, Steve Spagnuolo, Ted Thompson, Trent Williams
Oklahoma has three prospects whom many consider the top player in the draft at his position, and a fourth who is quickly rising up draft boards after a superb combine. That’s why representatives from 31 of the 32 NFL teams showed up Tuesday morning in Norman for OU’s pro day.
Posted: Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Antonio Bryant, Baltimore Ravens, Brandon Marshall, Brian Billick, Chicago Bears, Cleveland Browns, Detroit Lions, Gerald McCoy, Greg Olsen, Josh Cribbs, Kevin Walter, Mark Brunell, Mike Martz, Mike Mayock, Miles Austin, Ndamukong Suh, New Orleans Saints, Sam Bradford, Terrell Owens, Vincent Jackson
The Browns and the agents for Josh Cribbs are close to finally completing a deal for the Pro Bowl kick returner.
All of the defensive backs have completed their drills, every scout has left the building and many of the workout areas have been taken down: Consider the 2010 NFL Scouting Combine finished.
One strange aspect of the NFL Scouting Combine is how it turns a team sport into an individual battle for prestige, draft placement and money — lots of money. But don’t tell that to the prospects working out at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Posted: Monday, March 1st, 2010 | Jason Feller Tags: 2010 NFL Scouting Combine, Alex Carrington, Arthur Moats, Brandon Graham, Carlos Dunlap, Dexter Davis, Everson Griffen, Gerald McCoy, Jerry Hughes, Ricky Sapp, Sergio Kindle, Terrence Cody
Michigan DE Brandon Graham tweaked his hamstring during his second 40-yard dash and will sit out the rest of Monday’s drills. NFL Network’s Paul Burmeister had a chance to talk with Graham, who assured him that it was just a minor injury, and he was sitting out as a precautionary measure.
Oklahoma DT Gerald McCoy issued a foreboding message to teammate Sam Bradford if he plays against the quarterback in an NFL game: “I’ll kill Sam.”
Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2010 NFL Scouting Combine, Brandon Graham, Brian Price, Derrick Morgan, Erik Lorig, Everson Griffen, Geno Atkins, Gerald McCoy, Jeff Owens, Linval Joseph, Ndamukong Suh, Rex Ryan, Rob Ryan, Terrence Cody, Thaddeus Gibson
The defensive linemen might have just completed the most entertaining two hours of bench pressing at the NFL Scouting Combine. Sunday’s bench-a-thon was pretty amped as the prospects became competitive.
Brian Price is accustomed to being overlooked. He played for UCLA at a time when USC dominated the Los Angeles sports scene, and now he finds himself — despite being a potential top-10 draft pick — in the large shadow of Nebraska’s Ndamukong Suh and Oklahoma’s Gerald McCoy.
During combine week, downtown Indianapolis becomes one strange place.
Rams GM Billy Devaney believes high draft grades by the top quarterbacks could sway the direction of the top pick in the draft.
The Detroit Lions are actively shopping the second overall pick in April’s draft, according to a league source, and would be very comfortable trading down, looking to stockpile three or four assets.
With the combine just over the horizon, the cream of this draft crop remains at defensive tackle, where Gerald McCoy and Ndamukong Suh are the contenders to be the No. 1 overall pick.