Posts Tagged ‘Michael Lombardi’

Concerns in Minnesota are legit

NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi believes there’s legitimacy to the concern over the offense in Minnesota.

Lombardi: McNabb taking heat for entire offense

Donovan McNabb and the Vikings have spent the week convincing anyone who will listen that it’s not all about stats. NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi agrees.

Lombardi appreciates evolution of Belichick

Some people don’t look too far in the past, and they know Bill Belichick only as a three-time Super Bowl championship coach with the Patriots. But things haven’t always been peachy keen in Belichick’s career.

First and 10: Getting chippy about blue chips

Did you have any issues with Michael Lombardi‘s blue-chip and red-chip rankings of the best players at each position? If you did, you weren’t alone. Watch this clip of Heath Evans and Antwaan Randle El attacking Lombardi for his take on Philip Rivers.

Lombardi: Tebow isn’t in Broncos’ future plans

It now seems very possible that Tim Tebow — and not Kyle Orton — is the odd man out in Denver.

For many, jury is still out on Kevin Kolb

One of the major storylines of the locked-out offseason has been where Kevin Kolb will land when the lockout finally ends, and in the four months of non-activity the Eagles’ backup quarterback has ascended to the status of an elixir for the handful of teams still needing a starter.

Experts: Big Ben better than his No. 41 ranking

Dave Dameshek is outraged over Ben Roethlisberger‘s No. 41 ranking in NFL Network’s “The Top 100 Players of 2011.” What say you, NFL Network experts?

Analysts tab favorite picks of Day 3

In an unscientific straw poll conducted during the seventh round, we asked some and NFL Network personalities for their favorite picks of Day 3 of the 2011 NFL Draft.

Lombardi: Patriots took ‘calculated risk’ in Cannon

It’s far too early to anoint anyone the steal of the 2011 NFL Draft. But if Marcus Cannon can bounce back from a reportedly treatable form of non-Hodgkins lymphoma — which he found out about last week and is expected to be mostly recovered from in several weeks — he could be that player.

Patriots did homework on Mallett

While investigating every quarterback available in the draft, the Patriots did their homework on Ryan Mallett.

Niners beat Raiders in Kaepernick chase

Nevada QB Colin Kaepernick is headed to San Francisco. Explaining how it happened shows the wheelin’-and-dealin’ side of the NFL draft.

Lombardi: Carter value pick, fills need for Cowboys

The Cowboys found value and filled a need with their selection of LB Bruce Carter at No. 40 overall in the second round.

Mayock: Solder has ‘tremendously high ceiling’

On the clock with the No. 17 overall pick in the draft, the Patriots saw the chance to take their left tackle of the future. They didn’t pass on it.

Faulk: Don’t be shocked if Pouncey’s a Ram

It’s a longstanding strategy among teams to avoid drafting interior offensive linemen too early, based on their value in relation to other positions. But we know this draft is setting up to be unlike any other.

Lombardi: Mallett dedicated to football

The personal life of Ryan Mallett has been dissected and discussed in the days leading up to the 2011 NFL Draft, but our Micheal Lombardi believes that the talented quarterback will end up going in the first round. Possibly to the Dolphins.

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