Author Archives: Tommy Lawlor

South Practice – Day 1

4 players were practicing catching punts. Ryan Switzer caught the ball really well. Cam Sutton and Donnel Pumphrey also looked natural. CB Demontae Kazee struggled. ***** TE O.J. Howard might have been the star of the day. He ran good … Continue reading

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Senior Bowl Weigh-In Notes

On Tuesday morning we had the weigh-in at the Senior Bowl. Here are some things that stood out to me. TCU pass rusher Josh Carraway listed at 6-4, 250, but acutally measured in at 6-3, 241. He is cut and … Continue reading

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Shrine Game Thoughts

The East-West Shrine Game was played on Saturday. I haven’t had a chance to study the tape, but there were some impressive performances. Here are some initial thoughts. EAST DE Bryan Cox – Active, productive and disruptive. Played both right … Continue reading

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Value of Comparisons

Former NFL scout Daniel Jeremiah is always a great source of draft and scouting information. Some folks hate player comps for prospects but I think it's helpful. We were required to do it as team scouts. At his best, who … Continue reading

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Senior Bowl Update

The draft features a really strong set of CBs and the list of guys playing in Mobile in a few weeks is very impressive. Jourdan Lewis – Michigan Desmond King – Iowa Marquez White – Florida State Rasul Douglas – … Continue reading

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Mystery Man

Solomon Thomas had a great year for Stanford. He’s now off to the NFL. I’m interested to see how teams look at him. 4-3 DE? 3-4 DE? 4-3 DT? Thomas goes about 6-3, 275. That’s not an ideal size for … Continue reading

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Freak

Wow. Just wow. Check Out The Official Highlights of Mami's Freakish Tight End David Njoku!!! pic.twitter.com/LayYmKjnoA — ACC Digital Network (@theACCDN) January 2, 2017

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Around the League

Sean Payton is one of my favorite coaches. The Saints offense was so much fun to watch a few years back when Drew Brees was in top form and he had some good playmakers around him. Payton knew how to … Continue reading

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Next Little Man Up

There was Deion Branch. And Troy Brown. Then Wes Welker came along. Danny Amendola. Now we have Julian Edelman. Who is next? The Patriots seem to do a great job with developing small to medium-sized slot receiver types. Ryan Switzer … Continue reading

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Staying Put

It seems like every underclassman is coming out, but that isn’t the case. A few key guys are staying in school. Luke Falk will return to Washington State. Falk had a good year, but there was no reason to come … Continue reading

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