Posts Tagged ‘Michael Oher’

Goodell among those at ‘The Blind Side’ premiere

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was among a host of NFL executives and current and former players who appeared Tuesday night at a gala premiere for the movie “The Blind Side” at New York’s Ziegfeld Theater.

Gaither out, Oher will start for Ravens

Ravens starting LT Jared Gaither will not play and rookie Michael Oher will start in his place today against the visiting Bengals, a source confirmed.

Baptism by fire for nine rookie O-linemen

We’ve seen the numbers grow in recent years, but since the merger in 1970, we’ve never seen as many rookie offensive linemen start in Week 1 like we did this past week.

Around the league

Some news and notes from around the league, including a look at Tom Brady’s return, some impressive rookies, the latest on the Detroit quarterback battle and some other odds and ends.

Ravens rookie Oher agrees to terms on five-year deal

Rookie OT Michael Oher ended a two-day holdout from Ravens camp after agreeing to terms on a five-year contract. Oher was the 23rd overall pick in April’s NFL draft.

Ravens waiting on WR Mason, first-round pick Oher

The Ravens started training camp Monday without their most productive wide receiver and their first-round draft pick.

Will Bills open camp without top draft picks?

The Bills become the first NFL team to take the field for camp, doing so Saturday morning, but it will be virtually impossible to have all of their top remain picks signed by then.

Ravens place OT Anderson on Reserve/Retired list

NFL Network’s Michael Lombardi reported Wednesday the Baltimore Ravens have placed offensive tackle Willie Anderson on the Reserve/Retired list.

Nine prospects to attend draft

Nine top prospects will attend Day 1 of the 2009 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall in New York City on April 25, the league announced Monday.

Mississippi OT Oher uses pro day to improve 40 times

OT Michael Oher was the highlight of Mississippi’s pro day, which drew 65 player personnel people from 32 teams, including John Dorsey, Green Bay’s director of player personnel and Rick Repish, the Saints’ director of college scouting.

No shortage of options for Bengals with sixth pick

With the sixth overall pick in April’s NFL Draft, the Cincinnati Bengals will have plenty of options to fill a roster that could use an impact player on either side of the ball.

Some teams more prepared than others

The combine is an exercise focused on NFL teams becoming familiar with more than 300 players. The teams rank the players with the help of workouts and interviews. But some of the players pay attention to the process and flip it.

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