NFL Draft Coverage: The Importance of Physical Testing vs. On-Field Production Alex Dunlap, Rosterwatch.com Photo Credit Last week, I wrote a column for my “NFL Beat” weekly in the Austin Chronicle regarding the effectiveness of Wonderlic Test results (or I should say, lack thereof) in predicting future NFL productivity among draft prospects. In this piece,
Dennis Allen on Current LBs / DEs Byron asked Dennis Allen about the development of the current state of the Raiders Pass Rush personnel going into his first season. Dennis Allen also told us he was very confident in the abilities of Rolando McClain, which is in stark contrast to the vibe we were getting
Alex Dunlap 2012 NFL Mock Draft Version 4 – 2-21-2012 FOR THE WEEK LEADING UP TO THE NFL COMBINE / 2-21-2012 WASHINGTON REDSKINS TRADE UP TO 2nd PICK TO MAKE THE SELECTION IN PLACE OF THE: ST LOUIS RAMS MAKE THE FOLLOWING SELECTION IN PLACE OF THE: ROUND TWO NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS
NFL Draft Coverage: Mayock Conference Call Alex Dunlap, Rosterwatch.com Photo Credit I participated in the NFL Combine Media Conference Call with Mike Mayock this afternoon, and here are some notes from the event: Positions of strength in the 2012 Draft- DT really strong- not big on DE, Lot of question marks after the first 4.
Live Senior Bowl Podcasts Byron Lambert, Rosterwatch.com CHECK IT OUT!!!!! Click Here. – Senior Bowl Day 1 Recap – Senior Bowl Day 2 North Team Practice Recap – Jeff Fuller, WR Texas A&M – Dan “Boom” Herron, RB Ohio St. – Keenan Robinson, LB University of Texas – DeVier Posey, WR Ohio St.
NFL Draft Spotlight- T.Y. Hilton Alex Dunlap, Rosterwatch.com T.Y Hilton, WR Florida International Size: 5’10”, 185 pounds Speed: 40 yard Dash: Mid-4.3s to Mid-4.4s 2011 Season – Suffered hamstring strain in Week 3 of the 2011 that was a lingering issue for the remainder of the season. Hilton did not miss a game, however, and
NFL Draft Spotlight- Dan “Boom” Herron, Ohio State Alex Dunlap, Rosterwatch.com Dan “Boom” Herron, RB Ohio State Size: 5’10”, 205 pounds Speed: 40 yard dash- High-4.4s to mid-4.5s 2011 Season – Was suspended for the first 6 games of 2011 along with fellow Senior Bowler DeVier Posey for receipt of improper benefits. – Ran for
NFL Draft Spotlight- Kendall Wright Byron Lambert, Rosterwatch.com Kendall Wright, WR Baylor Height: 5’10” Weight: 190 lb Age: 22 Career Statistics: 302 rec 4,004 yds 30 td 2011 Statistics: 108 rec 1663 yds 14 td NFL Comparison: Steve Smith, Santonio Holmes, Jacoby Ford Evaluation: Kendall Wright should be a 1st round pick in
Player Spotlight- Ryan Lindley Byron Lambert, Rosterwatch.com Ryan Lindley, QB San Diego State Height: 6’4″ Weight: 230 lb Age: 22 NFL Comparison: Andrew Walter / Ryan Mallett Career Statistics: 12,690 yards 90 td 47 int 1.9:1 (td/int) 55% completion 23 wins 2011 Statistics: 3,153 yards 23 td 8 int 2.9:1 (td/int) 53% completion 8