Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Colbert’

Steelers’ Tomlin, Colbert attend Michigan State’s pro day

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ general manager (Kevin Colbert) and head coach (Mike Tomlin) were among the NFL personnel representing 31 different teams Tuesday at Michigan State’s pro day. A total of 16 prospects in this year’s draft and two others from the 2012 class worked out indoors on FieldTurf. Darqueze Dennard, CB (5-foot-11, 195 pounds) — Dennard had a 36-inch vertical jump and an 11-foot-2 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.18 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.83 seconds. He stood on his 40-yard dash time from the NFL Scouting Combine. Dennard had a very good pro day workout. Michigan State defensive coordinator Pat Narduzzi does as good of a job as anybody in the country at coaching defensive […]

Patterson, other WRs come to shine at Tennessee pro day

A wide receiver group led by Cordarrelle Patterson was the big attraction at Tennessee’s pro day, which also showcased quarterback Tyler Bray.

Snoop Dogg to Pittsburgh Steelers on Mike Wallace: Pay the man

Snoop Dogg implores the Pittsburgh Steelers to bring Mike Wallace back into the fold.

Richardson runs for slew of team reps at Alabama pro day

Top RB prospect Trent Richardson posted 40-yard dash times in the 4.45-to-4.49-second range at Alabama’s pro day on Thursday according to NFL draft analyst Bucky Brooks.

Colbert wants to keep Wallace a Steeler for life

Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert assertively answered a reporter’s question Thursday about the “dilemma” surrounding restricted free-agent WR Mike Wallace.

Three and out: Whither Mike Wallace?

With so many salary cap issues to wade through, the Steelers are in danger of losing Mike Wallace which would impact Pittsburgh’s offense and Wallace’s fantasy value.

Steelers likely will use high tender on Wallace

The Steelers haven’t hidden the fact that they plan to retain Pro Bowl WR Mike Wallace. But how they’ll go about it remains undecided.

Three and out: Steelers facing major changes

With a number of salary cap issues to deal with and the future of Hines Ward up for debate, the Pittsburgh Steelers could look significantly different next season.

Seventeen teams present at Pryor workout

Former Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor is holding his pro day workout Saturday in front of 14 NFL teams at a high school field in Hempfield, P.A.

Surprise QB picks push down quality prospects

The run on quarterbacks during the early portions of the 2011 NFL Draft — four went in the first 12 picks, including surprise selections of Jake Locker (eighth) and Christian Ponder (12th)had another subtle result.

Steelers’ draft emphasis helpful in unsure times

A potential lockout figures to disrupt the player-personnel dealings of some teams more than others. One team that isn’t expected to be impacted all that much is the Steelers.

Evaluating QB class confounds NFL teams

Quarterbacks were a main thread of discussion as the NFL Scouting Combine opened because the position presents some interesting challenges for NFL teams.

Smile! You’re on combine camera!

Georgia DT Geno Atkins stared at a camera following his first 40-yard dash and made a celebratory gesture. Later, after his short shuttle run, he again looked into a camera, this time flashing a broad smile. Before 2004, that never would have happened.

Talent evaluators differ on prospects sitting out

With Tim Tebow not participating in throwing drills at the combine, it means none of the top-rated quarterbacks will be throwing this weekend in front of a league-wide audience.

Short can be sweet for pass rushers

Traditionally, 6-foot-3 is considered the prototypical height for a standout defensive end/outside linebacker. But the times could be changing. Steelers director of football operations Kevin Colbert said there is a place for shorter players on the edge.

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