Posts Tagged ‘Earl Watford’

Combine Watch: Interior Offensive Line

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Ohio’s Eric Herman won the Saturday bench press competition, but how does he fit as a potential Lion?


Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

Because the Lions are in the midst of an offensive line overhaul, here are some thoughts on some of the interior linemen that worked out in Indy that are viable potential picks at some point in the draft. I do think there’s a chance the Lions select Central Michigan T Eric Fisher at #5 overall, though I believe it’s more credible that Mayhew & Co. float that concept to scare someone into trading up for the pick.
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Shrine Game Notebook: East Squad Day Three

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

I started the day watching DB drills before moving to some OL/DL reps, and then full 11s. I also caught some QB/WR work in a red zone drill as special teams engulfed the rest of the field.
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Shrine Game Notebook: East Squad Day One

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Jeff Risdon, DLD Editor

It was a beautiful sunny day 80 degrees with no real breeze. I did not see a lot of NFL personnel other than scouts and a handful of Directors of Collegiate Scouting and a couple of GMs. I saw two Lions scouts but no coaches or personnel people. That doesn’t mean they’re not here but I didn’t see them.

Stars of the Day:
Auburn WR Emory Blake, who consistently caught everything thrown near him with great hands well away from his body. He made an inside-out double move that completely spun NC State safety Earl Wolff into the ground as if Allen Iverson just crossed him over. It was a filthy move that drew lots of oohs and aahs. Better yet Blake made the catch to finish the play.
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