Posts Tagged ‘Jake Locker’

Four-QB run matches 2004 draft

Cam Newton (No. 1 to Panthers), Jake Locker (No. 8 to Titans), Blaine Gabbert (No. 10 to Jaguars) and Christian Ponder (No. 12 to Vikings) were taken among the top 12 selections in the draft.

Kirwan: Locker could be next Steve Young

Jake Locker, and not Blaine Gabbert, was the second quarterback taken in the 2011 NFL Draft, as the Titans provided the first true surprise pick at eighth overall.

Mayock: Teams either buy into QBs or don’t

The third annual NFL.com mock draft, like its predecessors, was an interesting endeavor in looking at how the first round could ultimately play out, with NFL Network and NFL.com analysts playing the roles of general managers.

Carucci: Ponder going in first round

Has Christian Ponder moved into the first round? Our Vic Carucci certainly believes so.

Mayock: Draft will be ‘feeding frenzy’ for QBs

NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock spent 90 minutes Wednesday on a conference call talking with reporters about the 2011 NFL Draft. Those 90 minutes proved to be a gold mine of pre-draft knowledge, with Mayock sharing his thoughts on many of the prospects and what NFL teams are thinking.

Lombardi: Locker, Newton good fits for Redskins

NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi sees two quarterbacks among the prospects in the NFL draft who posses the skill set to fit Mike Shanahan’s perimeter passing game in Washington.

La Canfora: I’d start my franchise with Freeman

If you had to start your NFL franchise with one of the following three quarterbacks — Matthew Stafford, Mark Sanchez or Josh Freeman — who would you choose?

Data Points: Finding fertile ground for QBs

Taking a quarterback early in the draft is pro football’s biggest gamble.

Wyche: Newton could be a Viking

In his latest NFL.com chat, Steve Wyche tossed out the idea that the Vikings could think about trading up a few spots for Cam Newton if the Auburn QB slides at all.

Getting to know … TCU QB Dalton

Texas Christian QB Andy Dalton stopped by the NFL Network studios Wednesday, and we took some time to get to know him as he prepares for the 2011 NFL Draft.

Should the Dolphins target a QB in the draft?

Are the Dolphins committed to QB Chad Henne? The owner wasn’t talking at the Super Bowl. But GM Jeff Ireland said that the team was committed to Henne … for now.

A look back at Day 4

Since the lights are still on at Lucas Oil Stadium, here’s a look back at what we saw, learned and heard on Day 4 of the Combine.

Mallett, Locker receive high marks from analysts

Much time has been spent discussing the merits of the top quarterbacks at the NFL Scouting Combine, and on Sunday, they finally took the field. So when all was said and done, who stood out?

Taylor officially fastest QB; Locker, Newton third

Official 40-yard dash times for quarterbacks are out, and Virginia Tech’s Tyrod Taylor is the man of the hour at Lucas Oil Stadium after his 4.51-second run clocked out best among his peers.

Taylor, Locker top QBs in 40; Newton sits fifth

With an athletic group of quarterbacks working out Sunday at the NFL Scouting Combine, all eyes are on their every move as they rotate between skill and position drills on the field at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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