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Cowboys get Texans WR Cooks for late picks

Cowboys get Texans WR Cooks for late picks … Updated: The 5th round pick the Texans acquired in the trade for WR Brandin Cooks is being reported as #161. Dallas has completed a deal with cross-state rival Houston in which the Cowboys will acquire veteran WR Brandin Cooks in exchange for a 5th round pick this year and… Read More »

Why the NFL is the world’s greatest sport???

Football is more than just a sport for many people—it’s a way of life. From the first Sunday of regular season play to the Super Bowl, NFL football captivates fans from every corner of the globe and creates an energy like no other sport can. Whether you’re watching from your living room or in person at a stadium… Read More »

End of week pro day updates

End of week pro day updates … Still not a whole lot of info coming out of the various pro days around the country. We did get a second report, for example, that Georgia Tech DE Keion White was timed in the 4.65-4.75 range on his one 40 run yesterday, but again that doesn’t tell us very much.… Read More »

Big pro day at UGA

Big pro day at UGA … Just about every NFL team circled March 15th on their pro day calendars as defending national champion Georgia will do its on-field thing later today. A goodly turnout is expected, although some team execs that might otherwise have gone to the Bulldogs workout may stay closer to home to be near the… Read More »

Pats get late pick from Falscons for TE Smith

Pats get late pick from Falcons for TE Smith … It won’t be official until Wednesday, but New England has acquired a 7th round pick – #245 overall – from Atlanta for veteran TE Jonnu Smith. The acquisition of the 7th rounder gives the Patriots 11 picks overall, tying them with Houston, Las Vegas, San Francisco, the NY… Read More »


Now that I have recovered from the “shock and awe” of the CARR/SAINTS marriage announcement, as well as the BEARS taking advantage of the Panthers impatient Owner Mr. Tepper and moving off Pick One in the 2023 Draft, I am getting back to the guys who used the Combine to raise their Draft stock in my mind, and… Read More »

Legal tampering window opens

Legal tampering window opens … Starting at Noon ET this afternoon, the window of opportunity for NFL teams to talk with the agents of prospective free agents without penalty opens. However, while teams can talk the parameters of deals, no one free agents can actually sign until the start of the new football year on Wednesday.

Pro day schedule to start to heat up

Pro day schedule to start to heat up … The first really busy week on the annual pro day schedule gets underway later today with workouts at South Carolina and Oregon State among other schools. things get really interesting on Wednesday, though, when national champion Georgia holds its pro day. Indeed, expect anyone who is anybody in the… Read More »

QBs go 1-2-3 and 4 in post-combine projection

QBs go 1-2-3 and 4 in post-combine projection … Clearly with the #1 pick overall changing hands in a major trade, it is time to update our projection and in this one its just not hard to see QBs going with the first four picks. Indeed, Carolina, which just acquired the #1 pick overall from Chicago, and Houston,… Read More »

Full selection order announced

Full selection order announced … In the wake of the NFL’s announcement earlier this week detailing this year’s compensatory picks, the league released the full, updated selection order for the 2023 draft, now just 47 days away. And while there were a few changes from what was already known but which teams had which picks, according to our… Read More »


I had it in my head not to make too big of a deal about the QB at this Combine and in the upcoming Draft. But I had to face up to the reality that QB are the true stars of the NFL. They used to say ‘Defense wins championships’. But to say that today is less than… Read More »

Seahawks re-sign QB Smith; still looking at the position at the draft?

Seahawks re-sign QB Smith; still looking at the position at the draft? … The fact that Seattle resigned veteran QB Geno Smith to a reported 3Y, $105M contract extension would seem, at least on first blush, preclude the Seahawks from selecting a QB with the 5th pick at the 2023 draft. However, my understanding is that the contract… Read More »

COMBINE 2023 Day 4

We have seen a slight moderation in parameters and nomenclature as it applies to labeling and grading of the OL Group, which started off our day as the Combine progressed to Day 4.  51 players were packed into this group of the “big uglies”. In reality guys in this grouping are either OT or IOL, meaning the OG/OC… Read More »

That’s a wrap; on to pro days

That’s a wrap; on to pro days … The 2023 scouting combine wrapped up within the last hour in Indianapolis. And the early returns appear to be that far more guys helped themselves with their performances this weekend than were hurt. Certainly, there’s still plenty to chew over based on what we saw in Indianapolis. However, there won’t… Read More »

RB 40 times

Devin Achane                        Texas A&M                 4.32 Jahmyr Gibbs                        Alabama                      4.36 Keaton Mitchell                     East Carolina             4.38 Deneric Prince                       Tulsa                            4.41 Chase Brown                          Illinois                         4.43 Bijan Robinson                      Texas                           4.47 Evan Hull                                Northwestern            4.47 Tiyon Evans                           Louisville                    4.52 Zach Charbonnet                   UCLA                          4.56 Tank Bigsby                            Auburn                       4.56 Roschon Johnson                  Texas                           4.59 Cam Peoples                          Appalachian State     4.61 Kenny McIntosh                     Georgia                      4.62 SaRodrick Thompson            Texas… Read More »

All OL times

OL 40 times … For the record, here are the 40 times now for both groups of offensive linemen. A couple of highlights from the second group to note. Most notable may have been the run of Tennessee OT Darnell Wright. There was a bit of a first-round buzz about Wright the past couple of weeks, but there… Read More »

OL 40 times

Offensive tackles Blake Freeland                         BYU                  1.68                 4.96 Broderick Jones                      Georgia             1.75                  4.98 Anton Harrison                       Oklahoma         1.77                 4.99 Braeden Daniels                      Utah                   1.71                 5.00 Darnell Wright                         Tennessee         1.81                5.01 Earl Bostick                              Kansas               1.74                 5.06 Cody Mauch                             North Dakota State   1.79       5.09 Jaelyn Duncan                         Maryland           1.78                5.11 Peter Skoronski                       Penn State         1.75                5.18 Ryan Hayes                              Michigan           1.78                 5.18 Wanya Morris                          Oklahoma        … Read More »

COMBINE 2023 Day Three

It was time for some Offense to take over the spotlight at the COMBINE. But I looked forward to it with some degree of trepidation. I did so because as I had expected the CB group on Friday Night showed out with their athleticism. And let’s acknowledge the fact that the Combine is about athleticism, at least in… Read More »

Post workout thoughts on combine WRs

Post workout thoughts on combine WRs … One of the questions heading into the combine was whether Tennessee WR Jalin Hyatt rightly belonged to be grouped with the top 4-5 receivers for this year’s draft or whether he was still more a leading second-tier type. And we likely won’t know the final answer to that question, maybe even… Read More »

TE 40 Times

Will Mallory                         Miami                       4.54 Sam LaPorta                         Iowa                          4.59 Zack Kuntz                            Old Dominion         4.63 Luke Musgrave                     Oregon                     4.62 Luke Schoonmaker              Michigan                 4.63 Darnell Washington             Georgia                   4.65 Josh Whyle                             Cincinnati               4.69 Brenton Strange                    Penn State              4.70 Blake Whiteheart                  Wake Forest           4.70 Tucker Kraft                          North Dakota State   4.70 Michael Mayer                      Notre Dame               4.72 Davis Allen                            Clemson                     4.86 Payne Durham                      Purdue                       4.91… Read More »

WR 40 times

Trey Palmer                                Nebraska                                4.33 Derius Davis                                TCU                                        4.36 Matt Landers                               Arkansas                                4.37 Brice Ford-Wheaton                  West Virginia                        4.38 Marvin Mims                               Oklahoma                              4.38 Jalen Cropper                              Fresno State                         4.40 Jalin Hyatt                                    Tennessee                             4.40 Tre Tucker                                     Cincinnati                             4.41 Zay Flowers                                  Boston College                     4.42 Jacob Copeland                           Maryland                              4.42 Andrei Iosivas                             Princeton                               4.43 Charlie Jones                               Purdue                                   4.44 Demarrio Douglas                      Liberty                                   4.44 Rakim Jarrett                              Maryland                              … Read More »

QB 40 Times

Anthony Richardson             Florida                       4.44 Max Duggan                           TCU                            4.52 Malik Cunningham              Louisville                   4.54 Dorian Thompson-Robinson   UCLA                    4.56 Clayton Tune                          Houston                    4.64 Stetson Bennett                     Georgia                      4.67 Tyson Bagent                         Shepherd                    4.79    

COMBINE 2023 Day Two

Now that Coach Prime has taken his career’s work to Colorado as Head Coach of the Buffaloes, there is no need to present the DB Group on the final day of the Combine. So they were relegated to Friday afternoon, and are heading toward the Indy Airport and to  their planes back to where they had cone from.… Read More »

Morning after thoughts from DB workout

There was a lot o chew on at yesterday’s on-field workout for the defensive backs at the scouting combine in Indianapolis. We are also always reluctant to read too much into the combine results as for the most part we suspect that NFL teams already know most of what we see on the field in Indy. That said,… Read More »

Safety 40 times

Brandon Hill                                   Pittsburgh                         4.43 Daniel Scott                                     California                          4.45 Jartavius Martin                            Illinois                                4.46 Sidney Brown                                  Illinois                              4.47 Jordan Howden                              Minnesota                        4.49 Jason Taylor                                   Oklahoma State                4.50 Antonio Johnson                            Alabama                            4.52 Tyreque Jones                                 Boise State                        4.52 Chamarri Conner                            Virginia Tech                   4.51 Anthony Johnson                            Iowa State                       4.54 Jordan Battle                                   Alabama                          4.55 DeMarco Hellams                           Alabama                          4.57 Jammie Robinson                          Florida State                    4.59 Chris… Read More »