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Senior Bowl Rules Of Thumb

by Jeff Risdon

Jan 25, 2015 10:13 PM

It was a wonderful week of action in Mobile for the Senior Bowl. From Tuesday morning’s weigh-in to Saturday’s 34-13 victory by the North, over 100 aspiring NFL prospects did their best to impress the hundreds of NFL personnel evaluators and credentialed media. Read more »

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Senior Bowl: Wed. South Notes

by Jeff Risdon

Jan 21, 2015 8:19 PM

As with the North session earlier in the day, my focus was on the offensive and defensive linemen, with a little bit of running backs and linebackers mixed in. Read more »

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Senior Bowl: Wed. North Notes

by Jeff Risdon

Jan 21, 2015 3:11 PM

The focus on Wednesday was on the big boys in the trenches, as well as some linebacker and running back work in the passing drill. Read more »

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Senior Bowl Notebook: Weigh-In And Tuesday Practices

by Jeff Risdon

Tuesday was a long day of football in Mobile for the first real day of Senior Bowl work with weigh-ins and practice. Here's some of the more intriguing measurements. Read more »
Senior Bowl Week Preview

by Jeff Risdon

The Senior Bowl is the biggest event on the NFL Draft calendar outside of the Combine and the actual draft, which takes place in Chicago in April. Mobile, Alabama becomes the epicenter of the football world for this week. Read more »
Rules Of Thumb From The Shrine Game

by Jeff Risdon

Practice sessions throughout the week and interviewing players and scouts at the hotels and surrounding restaurants was much more valuable than the game itself. Read more »
Football Meteorology For Championship Weekend

by Jeff Risdon

Both games feature the home team favored by a touchdown, which is a rather large spread for a conference championship game. And given the matchups, that touchdown might not come close to covering the final score… Read more »
Shrine Game Practice: Wednesday West Notes

by Jeff Risdon

Jim Zorn coaches the West squad and there is a very discernible difference between the pace and purpose of practices compared to Mike Singletary’s East team. There is always something going on and the staff here isn’t afraid to let the offense face the defense. Read more »
Shrine Game Practice: Wednesday East Notes

by Jeff Risdon

Chip Kelly and Martin Mayhew were among the higher-ups in attendance on Wednesday to watch Tre McBride, Damian Parms, Craig Mager, Parrish Gaines and others. Read more »
Shrine Bowl Practices: Monday, Tuesday Notes

by Jeff Risdon

Two days of practices are in the books in St. Petersburg, and there has been a lot to take in. Here are a few standouts and observations from the East and West sessions. Read more »
$.07 For Divisional Round

by Jeff Risdon

On the Patriots instant classic win over Baltimore, a rough loss for Peyton Manning and the Broncos, controversial calls surrounding Dallas again, Seattle cruises, Jameis Winston and the Mueller report. Read more »
Football Meteorology For Divisional Round

by Jeff Risdon

Four playoff games, all featuring one team that won last week against one of the four teams coming off a bye week, makes for a full plate of what should be great football. Read more »
10 Players To Watch During Shrine Game Week

by Jeff Risdon

The Shrine Game doesn’t typically have any first or second round picks among their crop of seniors, but in most years the two rosters are filled with players taken on the draft’s third day. That appears to be the case once again. Read more »
$.10 After NFL Wildcard Round

by Jeff Risdon

On the Cowboys' controversial win over Detroit, Ravens over Steelers, another playoff loss for Marvin Lewis and the Bengals, the end of Arizona's run, Marrone, Oregon, Jameis, B1G, SEC and more. Read more »
Prospects To Watch In The New Year

by Jeff Risdon

Here is one player from each bowl game to focus on from a scouting perspective and how to watch them a little differently than in just casual football observation. Read more »
Final NFL Team Rankings For 2014

by Christopher Reina

Aaron Rodgers and the Packers finished just ahead of the Seahawks in the Trench Counter with the Broncos, Ravens and Cowboys rounding out the top-5. Read more »
$.10 After NFL Week 17

by Jeff Risdon

The Panthers and Ravens make the playoffs, Green Bay beats Detroit, Steelers/Bengals' hard-hitting affair, 49ers' future, awards for 2014 and more. Read more »
Football Meteorology For NFL Week 17

by Jeff Risdon

On the critical games between the Packers/Lions, Panthers/Falcons and Bengals/Steelers, along with the rest of games from the final week of the season. Read more »
NFL Team Rankings, Week 16

by Christopher Reina

The Packers and Seahawks are atop our rankings and appear to be on course to meet in the NFC Championship game, which would be a rematch of the first game of 2014. Read more »
$.10 After NFL Week 16

by Jeff Risdon

On Cam Newton's return, easy wins for the Cowboys and Seahawks, Texans' playoff hopes remain alive, Philip Rivers and more. Read more »

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