The Underwear Olympics has morphed into the Under Armour Olympics.
But don’t be fooled by the stylish, TV-friendly aspects of the NFL Scouting Combine. There are events of substance that still matter to teams trying to make all-important draft decisions.
How fast prospects run in a straight line over 40 yards or how many reps they can get up in the bench press have historically not been good indicators of how good they’ll be as pros.
— Everybody dominated with Vick in the video game Madden NFL 2004 … except Vick. He admits he’s proud to be one of the most unstoppable players in football video game history, but he was never able to experience his virtual self. And not because he never tried.
“To be honest, and I’m glad I can finally admit this, I never really understood what they were talking about,” Vick wrote. “Don’t get me wrong — I tried. Once in a Cheap Jerseys And Hats From China while, when no one was around, I’d turn on the PlayStation and throw on Madden. And I’d pick the Falcons. And I’d try to see what all the fuss was about. But the truth is … I was never very good at playing as myself.
Pittsburgh did not want to allow the Cheap Jerseys Direct Coupon All-Pro running back to hit the free-agent market next week and assigned an exclusive franchise tag to Bell on Monday, in what was an expected move.
“The tag is always an option, and it’s something we’ll use if necessary,” Colbert said on Feb. 16. “This thing is very fluid. It changes daily, once you start into talks with players and start to see how it’s all going to fit. We know that’s an option.”