Gil Brandt still believes in Tim Tebow as a viable NFL quarterback, but he does buy into the notion that John Elway and John Fox might not share his opinion — and that they very well could take a quarterback with the second overall pick in the draft.
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We all know that NFL.com’s Gil Brandt is a wealth of information, especially this time of year. When it comes to NFL happenings, Brandt leaves no stone unturned. Or in this case, no Blarney Stone unturned.
Ohio State defensive end Cam Heyward, who underwent Tommy John surgery in January, will miss the Buckeyes’ pro day on March 11, according to a source close to Heyward.
The talk of the combine — at least as far as quarterbacks go — has been Cam Newton. And then followed by Cam Newton, with a little more Cam Newton sprinkled in. Although to be fair, there also has been some talk about Cam Newton.
It seemed like an unfair question. Someone asked NFL.com analyst Gil Brandt during a live chat Monday afternoon what player at the NFL Scouting Combine might be the biggest steal of the later rounds in April’s draft. Rather than sidestep the question, however, Brandt had a ready response.
Defensive linemen, considered to be a strength of this year’s draft class, were weighed and measured Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Like a hostage victim sympathizing with their captures, I have finally worn down the esteemed Gil Brandt, as he is now adorned with my Terrible Towel.
Posted: Sunday, February 6th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Super Bowl XLV, Aaron Rodgers, Ben Roethlisberger, Charles Woodson, Craig Ellenport, Dave Dameshek, Desmond Howard, Gil Brandt, Hugh Jackman, James Harrison, LaMarr Woodley, Marcus Allen, Mike Wallace
We made it to the press box, and we are ready to start the game. But in the meantime, we kick around our picks for Super Bowl MVP. Come on in and make your own.
As Rich Eisen said this morning on NFL GameDay, today just happens to be the nicest day all week. Good omen? Let’s hope so.
Posted: Monday, January 3rd, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Michael Vick, Andy Reid, Arian Foster, Beanie Wells, Billy Ray Cyrus, Brad Childress, Brandon Lloyd, Brandon Marshall, Craig Ellenport, Derek Anderson, Gary Kubiak, Gil Brandt, Jahvid Best, James Buckley Jr., Jim Gigliotti, Joe Flacco, Joe McKnight, Kevin Boothe, Kevin Kolb, Kyle Orton, LaDainian Tomlinson, Larry Fitzgerald, Matt Forte, Michael Fabiano, Miley Cyrus, Nick Bakay, Richard Todd, Ryan Mathews, Santana Moss, Shonn Greene, Steve Buscemi, Steve Young, Todd Haley
The 2010 fantasy season is over, and what a strange year it was. Here is a quick look back, and some thoughts for the future.
Anyone remember the first time there was a hole in the Metrodome roof? NFL.com senior analyst Gil Brandt was there, back when he was VP of Player Personnel for the Dallas Cowboys. And he is quick to remind us that the game was played as scheduled – and produced a record that will never be broken.
NFL.com analyst Gil Brandt views Auburn QB Cam Newton as a better pro prospect than rookie Tim Tebow, a first-round pick by the Broncos.
Posted: Thursday, September 2nd, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Antonio Gates, Arian Foster, Dallas Clark, Eli Manning, Gil Brandt, Jay Cutler, Jermichael Finley, Joe Flacco, Mike Leach, Mike Sims-Walker, Mike Williams, Steve Slaton, Terrell Owens, Tom Brady, Tony Romo, Vernon Davis
You all may have your Christmas day, your St. Patrick’s day or your Talk Like a Pirate day — but my favorite holiday occurs when Gil Brandt hands over his fantasy football draft board.
Whenever I hear the phrase, “This is the year the Raiders return,” my mind immediately starts to wander and I wish for more Brett Favre updates. Honestly, I would probably much rather read about how cool it would be for the Cowboys to play in the Super Bowl in their home stadium! Because nobody has brought that up before. Ever.
NFL.com’s Gil Brandt has always been an early-riser. On Enshrinement Day in Canton, he’s not alone. Brandt showed up outside the Pro Football Hall of Fame at 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning, and the place was already buzzing with fans wearing the team colors of all seven men being inducted into the Hall – even though the ceremony wasn’t set to begin for another 10-plus hours.