Posts Tagged ‘Mark Ingram’

Data Points: DL, OL, QB ahead of the draft curve

Defensive line saw the biggest move from the previous 10 drafts, with 12 guys getting plucked where an average of just under eight were taken in years prior.

Mayock: Ingram could slide out of first

NEW YORK –- In the days leading up to the NFL Draft, much of what prognosticators see playing out is a matter of educated guessing. But some names continue to emerge as players who could slide in the first round Thursday night — a topic that was discussed among NFL Network’s analysts during their Tuesday production meeting.

Draft Countdown: A dozen days ’til draft

It may not be “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” but it is 12 days until Christmas for a bunch of college kids … the best amateur football players in the country.

Brown, Williams could be done in Miami

The Dolphins backfield could have a new look in 2011, but what will it mean for fantasy owners? Right now, it’s all a guessing game.

Data Points: Fewer first-round running backs

Between the emphasis on the passing game, backfields by committee, and the realization that good running backs can be found later in the draft, first-round running backs are becoming a rarity.

Draft Countdown: Catch 22

It’s 22 days until go-time for clubs looking to fill holes in their roster… 22 days as we count down the Path to Primetime. So what does the number 22 signify in our NFL draft conscious?

Ten quotes that could help fantasy owners

Based on the current state of things around the NFL, it’s tough to find any news that has major fantasy significance (sigh). So when several coaches and other organizational leaders discussed the state of their teams during the annual Owners Meetings, you can only imagine how quickly I jumped on the information.

Alabama’s Ingram could land in New Orleans

The Saints were on the clock on “Path to the Draft” on Wednesday and Mike Triplett of the New Orleans Times-Picayune joined the show to discuss where the team could be heading in the draft. The Saints could be in a tough spot with a potential 26 unrestricted free agents and one of the highest payrolls from last season. And the team would still like to lockup QB Drew Brees long term.

Dareus, Ingram wow scouts at ‘Bama pro day

As I expected, Marcell Dareus and Mark Ingram did not disappoint Wednesday.

Pick Six: All-time best NFL players from Alabama

RB Mark Ingram is participating in his pro day at Alabama on Wednesday, looking to follow in the footsteps in another former Crimson Tide back who made it big in the NFL — Shaun Alexander. But Alabama is more known for its quarterbacks that it has churned out.

But who is the tops?

Can Lex be super in South Florida?

If you’re looking for a deep sleeper to monitor this offseason, remember the name Lex Hilliard.

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.

Tale of the tape on top QBs and WRs

Here’s a look at how some of the top quarterback and wide receiver prospects measured out Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine.

A look back at Day 2

And now for a few thoughts, observations and highlights as we wrap up Day 2 of the NFL Scouting Combine.

Pro days are on the horizon for prospects

With the NFL Scouting Combine right around the corner (starting Feb. 24 on NFL Network), more than 300 prospects will descend upon Indianapolis to impress coaches, scouts and team executives. But that’s only the beginning of their journey, hopefully, to the NFL.

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