Posts Tagged ‘Matt Kalil’
Posted: Thursday, December 27th, 2012 | Alex Gelhar Tags: Andrew Luck, Chandler Jones, Doug Martin, first round picks, Harrison Smith, Kevin Zeitler, Luke Kuechly, Matt Kalil, NFL Draft, RG3, Russell Wilson, underrate rookies
The season may be winding down, but the hyperbole is just getting started. The much-lauded 2012 rookie class has featured the likes of such playmakers as Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, and Doug Martin, all of whom have been fixtures in league headlines for the last 16 weeks. But what about the rest of the gang? I’m not talking about the likes of Alfred Morris or Josh Gordon, going from draft day afterthoughts to key players in their teams’ seasons. I’m talking about the other big guns, the best of the rest who stood in the spotlight on the Radio City Music Hall stage with the commish, but have somehow ended up in the shadows during the 2012 season. Well, their […]
Posted: Thursday, August 30th, 2012 | Adam Rank Tags: Andrew Luck, Brandon Weeden, Calvin Johnson, Dez Bryant, Doug Martin, Jim Brown, Joe Thomas, Justin Blackmon, Kevin Smith, Kurt Warner, Matt Kalil, Melvin Ingram, Michael Vick, Morris Claiborne, Peyton Manning, Ray Rice, Robert Griffin III, Russell Wilson, Shawne Merriman, Stephen Hill, Tim Tebow, Trent Richardson
The 2012 season is just days away from kicking off and this looks like an exciting season with a lot of big-name rookies expected to make a huge impact. But you can’t talk about those rookies without the inevitable comparisons. Here’s a look at some of the top rookies and how they compare to their contemporaries.
Posted: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 | Steve Wyche Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Brandon Weeden, Cleveland Browns, Matt Kalil, Minnesota Vikings, Morris Claiborne
To follow up on what we’re hearing, a league source reinforced that the Minnesota Vikings are leaning toward drafting LSU CB Morris Claiborne. Minnesota has Claiborne rated highest on their draft board and the team reportedly likes him more than USC OT Matt Kalil.
Also, Cleveland appears to be leaning toward taking Oklahoma State QB Brandon Weeden with the No. 22 pick, league sources said.
Posted: Wednesday, April 25th, 2012 | NFL.com staff Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Andrew Luck, Arthur Jones, Chandler Jones, Chase Minnifield, Dan Herron, Davin Meggett, Drake Dunsmore, Emmanuel Acho, Jeff Fuller, Jonathan Massaquoi, Matt Kalil, Mohamed Massaquoi, Oliver Luck, Ryan Kalil, Visanthe Shiancoe, William "Link" Lyman
Several players in this year’s draft crop have family connections to the NFL, starting with Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck.
Posted: Monday, April 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com staff Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Matt Kalil, Minnesota Vikings, Peter King
The speculation has increased of late that Matt Kalil could fall past the Vikings at No. 3. But how far could he fall? According to SI.com’s Peter King, the Bills could be very much in play.
Posted: Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Justin Blackmon, Leslie Frazier, Matt Kalil, Minnesota Vikings, Morris Claiborne, Rick Spielman
Many are assuming that the Vikings will take left tackle Matt Kalil with the third overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, but comments that coach Leslie Frazier made to The Star Tribune on Sunday might cast that idea in doubt.
Posted: Sunday, April 22nd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2012 NFL Draft, Coby Fleener, Matt Kalil, Robert Griffin III
Considered by many to be the top tight end in the 2012 NFL Draft, an unnamed scout has taken aim Stanford’s Coby Fleener saying he “might be the most overrated guy in the draft.”
Posted: Thursday, April 19th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Cleveland Browns, Justin Blackmon, Ryan Tannehill, Justin Blackmon, Matt Kalil, Mike Mayock, NFL Draft, Ryan Tannehill, Trent Richardson
No one is quite sure what the Cleveland Browns are going to do with the No. 4 overall pick at the NFL draft next week, but one thing is certain, if the team isn’t in love with Ryan Tannehill they shouldn’t be considering Justin Blackmon, says NFL Network’s Mike Mayock.
Posted: Thursday, March 8th, 2012 | Gil Brandt Tags: 2012 pro days, Matt Kalil, Nick Perry, Southern California
Matt Kalil solidified himself as the player who will be the first non-quarterback drafted in April during Southern California’s pro day on Wednesday
Posted: Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2012 NFL Scouting Combine, Frank Kalil, Matt Kalil, Ryan Kalil
The way Matt Kalil describes it, the top offensive line prospect in this year’s NFL draft almost played tight end instead.
Posted: Wednesday, February 15th, 2012 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Minnesota Vikings, 2012 NFL Draft, Matt Kalil, Minnesota Vikings, Morris Claiborne, Playbook
What route the Vikings take with the No. 3 overall pick in the draft will determine their course of action in free agency.
Posted: Wednesday, January 25th, 2012 | Simon Samano Tags: 2012 Senior Bowl, Christian Ponder, Justin Blackmon, Matt Kalil, Minnesota Vikings
Well, now. Here’s something Vikings fans maybe didn’t think about before: their team trading the No. 3 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.