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Detroit Lions: A Senior Bowl Player for Every Round

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Bennett

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

This mock draft is limited to players who appeared in the Senior Bowl, where I watched every practice and talked with several players, agents and various other sources and draftniks.  (more…)


Senior Bowl Weigh-in Notes

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015
Photo by Jeff Risdon

Photo by Jeff Risdon

Jeff Risdon

Tuesday morning’s weigh-in kicked off the Senior Bowl festivities. It’s one of the oddest things you’ll ever see.

Picture a ballroom filled with about 1500 men. They are gazing up at a stage where young men parade in front of them wearing nothing but Under Armour underwear to get weighed and measured. That’s how I spent my morning. (more…)


10 Things I’ve Learned from Shrine Game Practices

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
Photo by Jeff Risdon

Photo by Jeff Risdon

Jeff Risdon

 

I’ve been at every minute of the first three days of practices here in St. Petersburg, watching as many of the players in as much detail as possible. Here are 10 of the things I have taken away so far… (more…)


Shrine Week Notes Day 3

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015
Photo by Jeff Risdon

Photo by Jeff Risdon

Paulo Figari

With a calm wind and decent temperature the evaluators and scouts were in for a great day of viewership at the east and west practices. To start the day the East practice starts with some light drills followed by my favorite the 1 on 1′s with Defensive Backs and Wide Receivers. It was than followed by a lot of special teams drills which drew loud roaring yawns. (more…)


Notes from Shrine Game Day 1 and 2

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Paulo Figari

Day 1 and Day 2 have commenced and plenty of small things with many of these players stand out. The conditions were very difficult for the participants on Monday and it was incredibly difficult for evolutional purposes.  The surface was wet and slick which caused many difficulties for quarterbacks, defensive backs, and wide receivers. It is apparent that a lot of the skill positions struggled because of the surfaces on day 1 but day 2 was a completely  different story. With the sun in the sky and a calm breeze the conditions were much more bearable.  With stories of Josh Shaw, Darren Waller, and Daryl Waud, there are plenty of intriguing prospects and stories. Here are some of my notes and thoughts: (more…)


Shrine Game East Notes: Tuesday

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

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Jeff Risdon

These are from both Monday and Tuesday practices.

Much of the focus is on the offensive and defensive lines, though I did catch some of the outside players in Monday’s damp session. (more…)






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