Posts Tagged ‘Martin Mayhew’

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.

Wyche: Lions will challenge for playoffs

Is Matthew Stafford the key for the Lions to make the playoffs in 2011, or can they win with a different quarterback?

Ayers bolsters draft stock at UCLA pro day

UCLA hosted its pro day on March 29, giving 11 Bruins a major chance to sell their abilities ahead of the NFL Draft.

Bills dine with Gabbert prior to workout

COLUMBIA, Mo. – On the in-house TV monitors here at the athletic facility, there is a graphic that reads, “Welcome NFL scouts to the 2011 University of Missouri Pro Day.” And with QB prospect Blaine Gabbert set to work out, there will be plenty of scouts in attendance — not to mention coaches and GMs.

Lions are close, and Stafford is the catalyst

We’re going to find out more about the Lions when QB Matthew Stafford returns. What the Lions need is some validation by getting some wins, and Stafford is the key.

Tuesday bullets: Johnson sets sights on new heights

A quick look at some of the stories on the radar on Tuesday.

Suh wants to be signed by start of training camp

The Lions are looking for a big season. And by big season, that could mean anything more than two wins. But as recently said in this space, the Lions have a lot of things going for them. All of that, however, could be derailed with a lengthy holdout by first-round draft pick Ndamukong Suh.

Roundup: 49ers reportedly have interest in Clausen

Jimmy Clausen to the 49ers? Sincere interest, or pre-draft wrangling?

Roundup: Williams warming up Chargers/Broncos fued

The rivalry between the Broncos and Chargers could see a boost because of DT Jamal Williams who has warned QB Philip Rivers.

Thomas says Saints are working on deal

Saints restricted free agent Pierre Thomas hasn’t made any visits to other teams, and hinted the two sides are working on a deal, according to The Times-Picayne.

Lions GM Mayhew confirms interest in ‘Pacman’ Jones

Lions general manager Martin Mayhew says nothing is imminent, but that the team is interested in Adam “Pacman” Jones’ services.

Lions, Rams check out Suh at Nebraska’s pro day

While Ndamukong Suh may have decided to stand on all of his drill numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine, the prospect of seeing him participate in positional drills was enough to attract Rams coach Steve Spagnuolo, Rams general manager Billy Devaney and Lions general manager Martin Mayhew to see him at Nebraska’s pro day. The Rams and Lions have the top two picks in the 2010 NFL Draft, and most draft analysts expect one of those two teams to choose Suh. NFL.com’s Pat Kirwan has him going to the Lions, while Bucky Brooks has him landing in St. Louis. As expected, Suh looked very good in the position drills and weighed in three pounds lighter (304) than he did at […]

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.

Roundup: Panthers’ Smith open to fast help

Steve Smith says the Panthers could use some help in the form of a speedy receiver to compliment his game.

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