Posts Tagged ‘Philadelphia Eagles’

Eagles, Seahawks D-line coaches at Delaware pro day

The defensive line coaches from the Philadelphia Eagles and Seattle Seahawks were in attendance for Delaware’s pro day March 18. Fourteen teams in all were on hand to watch 12 players work out indoors on artificial turf. The players worked out in spikes, which led to faster times than usual. Zach Kerr, DL: Kerr had a good workout on his pro day and stood on his numbers from the combine. He was also measured and weighed – 6-foot-1 5/8, 323 pounds, with 32 3/4-inch arms. Travis Hawkins, CB: Hawkins (5-foot-9 5/8, 192 pounds) ran the 40 twice, posting times of 4.37 and 4.44 seconds, but because they ran in spikes, those times would probably convert to 4.41 and 4.48 seconds. He […]

Tim Cornett of UNLV checked out by two NFL RB coaches

Representatives from nine NFL teams — including the running backs coaches from the Arizona Cardinals (Stump Mitchell) and Philadelphia Eagles (Duce Staley) — were present at UNLV’s pro day on March 13 to watch nine players work out outdoors on FieldTurf. The player those running backs coaches were there to see was Tim Cornett (6-foot-0 1/8, 209 pounds). Cornett stood on his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine in the 40-yard dash, broad jump, three-cone drill and shuttle runs (he was among the top performers in his position group in the 60-yard shuttle). At UNLV’s pro day, Cornett had a 36 1/2-inch vertical jump and had 32 lifts of 225 pounds on the bench press. Cornett was a second-team All-Mountain […]

Allen Robinson of Penn State among top receivers in draft

Representatives from 29 NFL teams — including Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly and Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin — were present for Penn State’s pro day on Tuesday, when a workout was held indoors on FieldTurf. Allen Robinson, WR (6-foot 7/8, 207) — Robinson ran the 40-yard dash in 4.48 and 4.50 seconds (improving on the 4.60 40 from the NFL Scouting Combine). He had a 42-inch vertical jump and 10-foot-11 broad jump. He also did the three-cone drill in 6.54 seconds. Robinson had a great pro-day workout. He looked very good running routes. Robinson’s performance really helped his draft stock a lot. It will push him into a crowded group of talented wide receivers in the 2014 […]

Brett Smith, Robert Herron of Wyoming to work out for Panthers

Representatives from 23 NFL teams — including Philadelphia Eagles quarterback coach Bill Musgrave — were present for Wyoming’s pro day on March 13, when nine players worked out indoors on FieldTurf. Robert Herron, WR (5-foot-9 1/8, 190 pounds) — Herron ran the 40-yard dash in 4.38, 4.37 and 4.35 seconds. He stood on his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine in the vertical and broad jumps, short shuttle and three-cone drill. Herron, who has 9 3/4-inch hands, did position drills with quarterback Brett Smith throwing passes. Herron has a visit scheduled with the New Orleans Saints later this week. Marqueston Huff, FS (5-11 1/8, 195) — Huff stood on his numbers from the combine (he was a top performer in […]

Three teams send assistants to check out UNA’s Tavarius Wilson

Three NFL teams — the Jacksonville Jaguars, New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles — sent linebackers coaches to North Alabama’s pro day on March 14, when 12 UNA players worked out outdoors on FieldTurf. The player those assistant coaches were on hand to see was linebacker (and special teams phenom) Tavarius Wilson. The 5-foot-11 1/8, 239-pound Wilson ran the 40-yard dash in 4.77 and 4.78 seconds. He had a 36 1/2-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot-6 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.40 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.10 seconds. He performed 26 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. Wilson — the 2013 Division II Defensive Player of the Year — is a potential seventh-round […]

Michael Vick to compete for Jets starting job

In today’s Three and Out: Michael Vick will compete for the Jets’ starting job; Maurice Jones-Drew is finding plenty of interest in the free agent market.

Michael Sam, Kony Ealy draw all 32 NFL teams to Mizzou pro day

Representatives from all 32 teams, including Eagles head coach Chip Kelly, Colts defensive coordinator Greg Manusky and nine position coaches were on hand for Missouri’s pro day Thursday. The workouts were held indoors on FieldTurf and featured 15 players. Justin Britt, OT: Britt (6-5 7/8, 317 pounds), who was at the combine, ran the 40 in 5.07 and 5.09 seconds. He had a 29 1/2-inch vertical and a 9-3 broad jump. He ran the short shuttle in 4.79 and the three-cone drill in 7.59 seconds. His arms measured 32 5/8 inches, and he had 26 reps in the bench press. Britt looked good in his workouts and also put in some work as a guard and showed he could be […]

Chip Kelly, Jim Harbaugh on hand for Virginia Tech’s pro day

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly and San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh were among those from NFL teams on hand for Virginia Tech’s pro day Wednesday. The event was held indoors and run on a tartan surface, which is a little faster than the FieldTurf featured inside most indoor facilities. Antone Exum, CB (5-foot-11 3/8, 219 pounds) — Exum ran the 40-yard dash in 4.53 and 4.55 seconds. He had a 33 1/2-inch vertical jump and 9-foot-11 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.18 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.01 seconds. Exum is a well-built individual, and showed good fluidity in pass coverage and also an ability to track the ball well. Exum was a […]

Teddy Bridgewater solid, not spectacular at Louisville’s pro day

LOUISVILLE — Two potential first-round selections in the 2014 NFL Draft worked out at Louisville’s pro day Monday in front of representatives from 30 NFL teams — including the head coaches for the Houston Texans (Bill O’Brien), Jacksonville Jaguars (Gus Bradley), Oakland Raiders (Dennis Allen), Philadelphia Eagles (Chip Kelly) and Tennessee Titans (Ken Whisenhunt). In all, 15 Louisville players took part in the pro day, which was held indoors on FieldTurf. Projected first-rounders Teddy Bridgewater and Calvin Pryor were the main attractions for the approximately 100 NFL coaches and scouts on hand. Teddy Bridgewater, QB (6-foot-2, 208 pounds) — Bridgewater ran the 40-yard dash just once, doing so in 4.79 seconds. Bridgewater’s hands measured 9 1/4 inches. He stood on […]

De’Anthony Thomas has electric workout at Oregon’s pro day

Running back De’Anthony Thomas was absolutely electric when working out Thursday at Oregon’s pro day, which was attended by representatives from 20 NFL teams who were on hand to witness 11 Ducks players work out indoors on FieldTurf. Thomas (5-foot-8 5/8, 174 pounds) — who was at the NFL Scouting Combine — ran the 40-yard dash in 4.34 and 4.35 seconds. He had a 34-inch vertical jump and a 10-foot-3 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.21 seconds and the three-cone drill in 6.83 seconds. He performed nine reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. Thomas is going to be a lot like a running back version of Philadelphia Eagles WR DeSean Jackson. That is, Thomas will […]

Eagles acquire Darren Sproles in trade

In today’s Three and Out: Darren Sproles is the newest cog in Philadelphia’s offensive machine; Steve Smith is looking for a new home while Matt Schaub probably isn’t.

Texans interested in adding Matt Cassel

In today’s Three and Out: The Houston Texans and Detroit Lions are filling out their respective shopping lists; the Eagles are determining who will fill their slot WR role.

Dee Ford finally gets chance to work out for scouts

Offensive tackle Greg Robinson and defensive end Dee Ford were the top attractions when Auburn held its pro day Tuesday. Representatives from all 32 NFL teams were in attendance to see 15 Auburn players work out plus one player from West Liberty. Robinson (6-foot-5 1/8, 327 pounds) stood on all his numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine. At the pro day, his arms were measured at 34 3/8 inches and his hands measured 10 1/8 inches. St. Louis Rams offensive line coach Paul Boudreau worked out Robinson, who looked good in the field drills and appears destined to be a top-five pick in the 2014 NFL Draft. Ford (6-2 1/8, 244) was unable to work out at the combine after […]

Busy Philadelphia Eagles staff present at Slippery Rock pro day

One team was represented — the Philadelphia Eagles — when Slippery Rock held its pro day on March 4. Of the 10 Slippery Rock athletes to work out, two were notable: James McCombie, punter (5-foot-10 1/2, 181 pounds) — McCombie punted outdoors in cold weather (Slippery Rock is located in Western Pennsylvania). He had a 47.2-yard average on those punts and an average hang time of 4.17 seconds. John Schademan, WR (5-11, 188) — Schademan ran the 40-yard dash in 4.53 and 4.49 seconds. He had a 38-inch vertical jump and a 9-foot-11 broad jump. He did the short shuttle in 4.35 seconds and the three-cone drill in 7.15 seconds. He looked good catching the ball, and is a possible […]

Eagles coach on hand to watch Ole Miss pro day

Scouts from five NFL teams, as well as a coach from one — Philadelphia Eagles wide receivers coach Bob Bicknell — watched 18 players work out at Ole Miss’ pro day Monday. The workouts took place indoors and on field turf. Donte Moncrief, who participated at the NFL Scouting combine, was among the 18 players who worked out, but three others looked like they were good enough to bring to camp as free agents. Donte Moncrief, WR: Moncrief was weighed and measured (6-foot-2 3/8, 219 pounds) and did position drills only. Scouts said that he looked very, very impressive. Jeff Scott, RB: Scott measured in at 5-6, 165 pounds, and posted times of 4.49 and 4.47 in the 40-yard dash. […]

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