Make No Mistakes About It - Tex Maule
As examples of what Schramm means by emotional judgment, he admits that for years he has been partial to speed to the exclusion of other qualities when judging the ability of a player. "If a guy can run a 9.4 hundred," he says, "I'll overlook a lot of faults. Some coaches have built-in prejudices against small colleges, and some coaches feel that a Big Ten player automatically is good. There are prejudices for and against regions and for and against individual coaches. These prejudices all lead to inaccurate judgments."
Rounding Up the Offense at the Combine - Ricky Henne
This past Saturday and Sunday, the top offensive prospects in this year’s NFL draft took to the field at Lucas Oil Stadium. So who impressed under the bright lights?
Rounding Up the Defense at the Combine - Ricky Henne
On Monday and Tuesday, the top defensive prospects in this year’s NFL draft took to the field at Lucas Oil Stadium. Who improved their stock in front of the entire league?
Tomlinson calls out local pro athletes - Michael Gehlken (paywall)
The retired Chargers running back jabbed local professional athletes Wednesday, imploring them to do more in the community. He spoke at a downtown San Diego bar and restaurant, hours before a launch party for TangoTab, a company whose business plan works to feed local families.
Free agent watch: O'Brien Schofield - Tom Krasovic (paywall)
Healthy, Schofield would be a threat to quarterbacks. Five years ago, playing end for Wisconsin, he had 12 sacks and 24.5 tackles for a loss. He had nine sacks in 25 games, with the Cardinals in 2011-12. Last year he worked at four spots with the Seahawks' NFL-best defense.
Colts QB Andrew Luck a Philip Rivers fan - Tom Krasovic (paywall)
"That’s what I’ve always been so impressed with Philip about – his feet, the way he moves around in the pocket, and how he creates angles to throw the ball," Luck said.