Senior Bowl and East West Shrine Game Special Teams

SENIOR BOWL Tom Obarski K (Concordia-St. Paul) – 5100, 177. Made a 49 yard and a 28 yard field goal but missed from 44 and 43 yards. On eight kickoffs he averaged 62.8 yards and had two touchbacks. Justin Manton K (Louisiana-Monroe) – 6020, 196. Did the field goal kicking, punting, and kickoffs. He was booming his punts 50+ yards in practice and didn’t let up in the game with 3 punts averaging 49.7 yards with a long of 62 yards. He averaged 64.8 yards on kickoffs. He ... Read more >>
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Senior Bowl and East West Shrine Game Defensive Backs

SENIOR BOWL Quandre Diggs CB (Texas) – 5090, 196. Physical and shows quick break on the ball. Good range in coverage. He is undersized, but doesn’t shy away from contact. Demonstrates good ball skills and instincts. Quinten Rollins CB (Miami-OH) – 5110, 193. Good job of mirroring receivers’ cuts. Above average ball skills. Smooth and athletic when he changes direction. He is raw, but shows good recovery skills. Has the size teams like in an outside corner. Eric Rowe ... Read more >>
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Senior Bowl and East West Shrine Game Linebackers

SENIOR BOWL Curtis Grant IB (Ohio State) – 6030, 238. Was a late addition. Good initial read and react. Quick moving downhill along with good lateral movement. Did not look physical taking on blocks as he gets locked up and looked to go back door. Hayes Pullard IB (Southern Cal) – 6000, 236. A good athlete with quick change of direction. Very aggressive but tends to play out of control. Attacks downhill often without redirecting to the ball. Can get knocked upright. Overpowered ... Read more >>
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Senior Bowl and East West Shrine Game Defensive Line

SENIOR BOWL Nate Orchard DE (Utah) – 6030, 251. Quick hands. Good read step when playing over a tight end. Explosive attacking blocks, controlling the blocker, and shedding. Rushes well with his hand in the dirt. Can get around the corner with power and speed. Hau’oli Kikaha DE (Washington) – 6020, 246. Explosive attacking blockers. Plays with a good pad level getting separation. Has the ability to redirect off a block. Can be a little out of control at times and will ... Read more >>
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Senior Bowl and East West Shrine Game Offensive Line

SENIOR BOWL Max Garcia OC (Florida) – 6040, 305. Can bend and generally played in a bent knee athletic position on pass protection sets, but struggled some with outside speed rushers. Chris Jasperse OC (Marshall) – 6030, 297. Was a late addition. Got bounced around some but showed a degree of positive energy. Inconsistent sustain and finish with one-on-one blocks. Struggled with inside counter moves. Needs to improve his lower body flexibility. Dillon Day OC (Mississippi ... Read more >>
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Senior Bowl and East West Shrine Game Tight Ends

SENIOR BOWL Ben Koyack (Notre Dame) – 6050, 249. His fringe athletic ability was on display during the week. Lacks the pop and hip snap as a blocker. Struggled blocking in one-on-one matchups. Showed some stiffness and was deliberate in his routes. Not a big run after catch receiver. Casey Pierce (Kent State) – 6030, 244. Moves well in space. Good ball skills in a congested area. Has some run after catch ability. A good week of practice tracking the ball over his head ... Read more >>
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Senior Bowl and East West Shrine Game Wide Receivers

Senior Bowl Antwan Goodley (Baylor) – 5100, 210. Made a diving layout catch over the middle after a poorly thrown, wobbling pass from Bryce Petty. Build like a running back. He still can get off press coverage and has deep vertical speed and a burst to go after the ball. Dropped quite a few passes during the week. Tony Lippett (Michigan State) – 6020, 192. A smooth receiver with deceptive speed and a burst to run by defenders. Runs good routes, but needs to be fine-tuned ... Read more >>
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Senior Bowl and East West Shrine Game Running Backs

Senior Bowl David Cobb (Minnesota) – 5110, 229. Runs with good body lean and pushes the pile. Lacks game breaking speed but gets the tough two and three yard runs. Good vision. Must work on his pass protection blocking and hands to catch the ball more naturally. Jeremy Langford (Michigan State) – 6000, 211. Stood out in pass protection drills in Mobile. Shows good vision and cutback ability. Started the week strong and suffered some back tightness on Thursday. He did ... Read more >>
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Mike Wallace Traded to Vikings

by Dave Syvertsen, Ourlads' Draft Analyst What?  WR Mike Wallace TRADED to Minnesota  Why?  One of the top deep threats in the league fell out of favor with the Dolphins coaching staff and before it got too ugly, they shipped him to a team on the rise.  The Vikings have a solid ground attack and chain-moving offense but lacked a deep threat.  Wallace lacks a complete game but he can run under the deep ball and force the defense to react.  Teddy Bridgewater showed some ... Read more >>
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Brian Orakpo Signs with Titans

by Dave Syvertsen, Ourlads' Draft Analyst   What?   OLB Brian Orakpo SIGNED by Tennessee Why?  The Ray Horton-led defense lacked presence from the outside in 2014.  While they could look to the draft for pass rush upgrades, bringing in a veteran presence with proven success could go a long way as they chase after the Colts in the AFC South.  When healthy, Orakpo has proven to be a steady presence against the run and pass.  In a multi-front scheme like the one Tennessee ... Read more >>
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