Posts Tagged ‘Gerald McCoy’

Burmeister: Okung to Lions ‘makes perfect sense’

Recent rumblings suggest Oklahoma State LT Russell Okung is on the Lions’ radar with the No. 2 pick in the draft.

Lions attend Oklahoma, Oklahoma State pro days

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.

Large NFL contingent on hand at Oklahoma

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.

Browns, Cribbs’ agents moving close to a deal

The Browns and the agents for Josh Cribbs are close to finally completing a deal for the Pro Bowl kick returner.

And that’s a wrap on the 2010 combine

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.

Prospects make individual-based combine a team sport

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.

Michigan DE Graham suffers hamstring injury in 40

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.

McCoy wants a piece of Bradford in the NFL

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.”

D-linemen bring power, intensity to bench press

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.

Price showcases million-dollar ability, smile

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.

Indianapolis transforms into a football madhouse

During combine week, downtown Indianapolis becomes one strange place.

Quarterbacks could enter into equation for Rams

Rams GM Billy Devaney believes high draft grades by the top quarterbacks could sway the direction of the top pick in the draft.

Lions soliciting offers for No. 2 draft pick

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.

Mock draft 2.0: Top pick could be McCoy or Suh

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.

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