Posts Tagged ‘Nick Fairley’
Posted: Friday, September 16th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Week 2 injuries 2011, Alphonso Smith, Andy Dalton, Anthony Gonzalez, Ben Grubbs, Calvin Johnson, Chris Carr, Chris Hope, Dan Koppen, Danny Amendola, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Dashon Goldson, David Harris, Dez Bryant, E.J. Henderson, Eric Smith, Gary Brackett, Hakeem Nicks, Jacoby Ford, Jason Peters, Jason Smith, Jeff Otah, Jerricho Cotchery, Jimmy Smith, Justin Tuck, Kevin Boss, Kevin Walter, Lance Moore, Lee Evans, Louis Murphy, Luis Castillo, marion barber, Matt Light, Michael Crabtree, Michael Hoomanawanui, Michael Huff, Nate Solder, Nick Fairley, Orlando Scandrick, Richard Seymour, Robert Gallery, Robert Mathis, Sam Bradford, Santonio Holmes, Sebastian Vollmer, Sidney Rice, Steven Jackson, Stevie Johnson, Terence Newman, Tramon Williams, William Hayes
Star receiver Calvin Johnson’s status is in doubt for the Lions’ home opener against the Chiefs.
Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Jim Schwartz, Cliff Avril, Corey Williams, Detroit Lions, Kyle Vanden Bosch, Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley
Lions coach Jim Schwartz is fast becoming one of the NFL’s more influential tweeters. His latest initiative is a perfect example. Schwartz, tweeting as @jschwartzlions, asked Lions fans to come up with a nickname for the team’s ballyhooed defensive line, offering a signed football to the winner.
Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Arizona Cardinals, Detroit Lions, Nick Fairley, Patrick Peterson
The Lions tried to trade up for Patrick Peterson in the first round of the NFL draft before the Cardinals selected him fifth overall, a league source said Friday.
Posted: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Mike Mayock, A.J. Green, Anthony Castonzo, Blaine Gabbert, Brian Billick, Cam Jordan, Cam Newton, Charles Davis, Da'Quan Bowers, Danny Watkins, Jake Locker, Justin Houston, Marcell Dareus, Marshall Faulk, Marvin Austin, Nick Fairley, Patrick Peterson, Rex Ryan, RObert Quinn, Ryan Mallett, Steve Mariucci, Tryon Smith, Von Miller
The third annual NFL.com mock draft, like its predecessors, was an interesting endeavor in looking at how the first round could ultimately play out, with NFL Network and NFL.com analysts playing the roles of general managers.
Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2011 NFL Draft, A.J. Green, Anthony Castonzo, Ben Ijalana, Blaine Gabbert, Cam Newton, Da'Quan Bowers, Edmund Gates, Jake Locker, Jimmy Smith, Julio Jones, Kenrick Ellis, Mike Mayock, Mike Pouncey, Nick Fairley, Patrick Peterson, Prince Amukamara, RObert Quinn, Taiwan Jones, Tim Tebow, Tyron Smith, Vince Young, Will Rackley
NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock spent 90 minutes Wednesday on a conference call talking with reporters about the 2011 NFL Draft. Those 90 minutes proved to be a gold mine of pre-draft knowledge, with Mayock sharing his thoughts on many of the prospects and what NFL teams are thinking.
Posted: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 | Gil Brandt Tags: Cam Newton, Auburn pro day, Carolina Panthers, Nick Fairley, Ron Rivera, Zach Clayton
Consider Cam Newton a man of his word. And if I’m the Carolina Panthers, I would take this quarterback with the No. 1 overall pick.
Posted: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 | Gil Brandt Tags: Auburn pro day, Cam Newton, Nick Fairley
The main attractions at Auburn’s pro day on Tuesday were QB Cam Newton and DT Nick Fairley, but here are some more results to pass along from the other 20 prospects who worked out.
Posted: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 | Gil Brandt Tags: Cam Newton, Auburn pro day, Marvin Lewis, Nick Fairley, Ron Rivera
They still talk about Miami’s pro day in 2004 when an estimated 125 NFL coaches, GMs and scouts showed up to see one of the best draft classes a school has ever assembled — six prospects who went on to get selected among the top 19 picks. It might get topped here today when Auburn holds its pro day.
Posted: Monday, February 28th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, Marcell Dareus, Nick Fairley
One of the main threads of chatter throughout the NFL Scouting Combine has been about the depth and talent of the defensive linemen, whom coaches and GMs pointed to all week as the strength of the draft. Within that group, the conversation narrows to Nick Fairley versus Marcell Dareus as to who the top interior lineman available has been.
Posted: Monday, February 28th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Sam Acho, 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, Cameron Jordan, Chris Carter, Christian Ballard, Marcell Dareus, Nick Fairley, Ryan Kerrigan, Ugo Chinasa
The first group of defensive linemen is done with the 40-yard dash, so we have some unofficial times to pass along.
Posted: Monday, February 28th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Da'Quan Bowers, 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, Adrian Clayborn, Cameron Jordan, J.J. Watt, Marcell Dareus, Muhammad Wilkerson, Nick Fairley, RObert Quinn, Stephen Paea
There’s no rest for the weary. We’ve reached Day 5 of the NFL Scouting Combine, and many of the draft’s top prospects along the defensive line and at linebacker will work out at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Posted: Monday, February 28th, 2011 | Vic Carucci Tags: 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, Nick Fairley
When it comes to touting their prospective NFL players, representatives of college football programs can be a little, uh, creative with some of the vital statistics. Listed heights and weights are routinely embellished for the sake of making the prospects look more attractive to potential employers.
Posted: Sunday, February 27th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Cam Newton, 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, A.J. Green, Edmond Gates, Jake Locker, Julio Jones, Mark Ingram, Nick Fairley, Randall Cobb, Ricardo Lockette, Ryan Mallett, Stephen Paea, Tyrod Taylor
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.
Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, Da'Quan Bowers, Gil Brandt, Marcell Dareus, Nick Fairley, RObert Quinn
Defensive linemen, considered to be a strength of this year’s draft class, were weighed and measured Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, 2011 NFL Draft, Jamie Dukes, Mike Mayock, Nick Fairley
Jamie Dukes cross-examines Mike Mayock‘s top 5 defensive tackle prospects, shedding light on why Auburn’s Nick Fairley and four others are ready to bring immediate value to an NFL defense.