Wendi and Mort discuss the future of Hines Ward, David Diehl answers a Facebook question, and in Did You Hear That?, Dontari Poe talks about his impressive combine performance.
The cornerback workouts at the NFL combine put the Cincinnati Bengals in tough spot.North Alabama's Janoris Jenkins had the best workout among the corners, which puts him in the conversation as the second-best corner in the draft.
INDIANAPOLIS -- There has been a lot of speculation that the San Diego Chargers could potentially be in play for Indianapolis Colts’ pass-rusher Robert Mathis in free agency.
Memphis defensive tackle Dontari Poe is the perfect fit for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who need to find the heir apparent to nose tackle Casey Hampton. Most mock drafts agreed, linking Poe to the Steelers' 24th overall pick in the first round.
Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the NFL Combine's best performances; Merril Hoge wonders if the Indianapolis Colts will draft Andrew Luck or Robert Griffin III; and in "Did You Hear That?
Bob Glauber of Newsday tweeted that the Colts are not inclined to pursue tampering charges against Kansas City coach Romeo Crennel for comments he made about Indianapolis quarterback Peyton Manning on Saturday at the NFL combine.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Alabama's Mark Barron, the top-rated safety in the 2012 NFL draft, will have to deal with stricter safety rules once he recovers from hernia surgery.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Let's hop around to seven things I took away from the NFL scouting combine with an AFC South takeaway on each:1. There are a lot of intriguing receivers, but some insiders don’t expect even Justin Blackmon to be a quick, high-impact guy like A.
You can argue whether the Browns should trade up to draft Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III. What's not debatable is that RG3 had the most dazzling NFL combine showing of any quarterback in this draft class.
INDIANAPOLIS -- The St. Louis Rams have not given up on 2009 first-round draft choice Jason Smith.Their new coach, Jeff Fisher, and new general manager, Les Snead, said during the NFL scouting combine that they hoped to bring back Smith following three disappointing seasons.
The tampering rules and the general lack of enforcement of them get some analysts all stirred up.I’m not one of them. Everyone understands how things work, and there is a tacit understanding that preliminary contact takes place between team executives and agents of free-agents-to-be before free agency officially opens.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Wide receivers stood out Sunday with blazing 40-yard dash times at the NFL scouting combine.Todd McShay of Scouts Inc. summed up the implications from his perspective .
Combine meetings really don’t mean much. Every team meets with several players. It’s just an example of teams doing their due diligence. That’s why the Chiefs talked to quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III.
INDIANAPOLIS -- NFL teams can at least partially thank Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson for delivering one of the top prospects at the position to the 2012 draft.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Morris Claiborne is largely regarded as the top cornerback available in the draft.The Jaguars may be drafting a bit too late at No. 7 to get him, but he’d sure be a great fit.