Draft Misc - Football Wiretap
Source: Rams Workout Colt McCoy
The Rams will hold a private workout with Colt McCoy before next month's NFL Draft, according to a league source. St. Louis is expected to take Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford with the first overall pick, which makes their interest in McCoy noteworthy.
Raiders Getting Offers For 8th Pick
The Raiders have received offers for the eighth overall pick. An unknown team has offered Oakland a second-round pick this year and first-round pick in 2011 for the eighth pick next month, according to San Francisco Chronicle. The deal would allow the Raiders to get back in the 2011 first round after they dealt their pick to the Patriots in the Richard Seymour deal.
Sources: Patriots Have Dinner With Tebow
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and personnel head Nick Caserio dined with Tim Tebow on Monday night, according to sources. Tebow had been in Buffalo, making the rounds with Bills personnel, and was scheduled for a private workout with the Patriots.
Report: Bradford Could Refuse Pre-Draft Contract With Rams
Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford could refuse a pre-draft contract with the Rams, according to Pro Football Talk, which cited multiple league and media sources. In the past four years, the only top pick not signed prior to the draft was Oakland's JaMarcus Russell, who held out into the regular season. If Bradford declines a pre-draft agreement, he could slide to the Redskins with the fourth pick, at worst.
Source: Rams Patient On Bradford Decision
The Rams are expected to use the first overall pick on Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford, but they won't make a final decision until after the team holds a private workout for him on April 19, according to a team source. Bradford went through his first public workout on Monday in front of the Rams and other NFL teams at Oklahoma's pro day in Norman.
Source: Mesko To Work Out For Eagles
Punter Zoltan Mesko is set to workout for the Eagles on Tuesday at the University of Michigan, according to a source. The All-Big Ten Conference punter held a private workout with the Chiefs last week.
Source: Gerhart To Meet With Jets, Chargers
Stanford running back Toby Gerhart will hold a private workout for the Jets on Monday. According to an NFL source with knowledge of the situation, Gerhart will visit the Chargers on Thursday. Gerhart worked out for the Broncos last week.
Patriots Interested In Pair Of USC Players
The Patriots are expected to take long looks at USC wide receiver Damien Williams and tight end Anthony McCoy. New England reportedly met with Williams last week, and another team contingent will be at USC's pro day on Wednesday to review both players, as well defensive end Everson Griffen, safety Taylor Mays and offensive tackle Charles Brown.
Browns Will Spend Time Looking At QBs
The Browns will spend time evaluating quarterbacks Sam Bradford of Oklahoma and Jimmy Clausen of Notre Dame leading up to next month's NFL Draft. Cleveland will either visit Bradford and Clausen or have the quarterbacks come to them. The Browns have the No. 7 overall pick in the draft, and Browns president Mike Holmgren has said he will consider taking a quarterback with that pick -- or trading up for one.
Clausen Set To Meet With Five Teams In Top 10
Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen has interviews set up with at least five teams picking at the front of the NFL draft, according to a source. Over the next few days, Clausen will meet with the Rams, Redskins, Browns, Bills and Jaguars.
Source: Earl Thomas To Visit Cincinnati
The Bengals are set to meet with Texas safety Earl Thomas.
NFL Awards 32 Compensatory Picks To 19 Teams
The league has handed out 32 compensatory picks.
Steelers Don't Plan On Drafting Top QB
The Steelers like their three quarterbacks.
Redskins Meet With Tebow On Saturday
The Redskins have Jason Campbell, but are targeting a quarterback in the NFL Draft.
Suh Excited After Visit With Lions
Ndamukong Suh was positive after meeting with the Lions.
Sources: Dez Bryant To Visit Dallas
Dez Bryant will have a private workout with the Cowboys on April 1.
Lions Won't Rule Out Drafting Quarterback
Detroit might look to add a quarterback through the draft.