Archive for the ‘2010 NFL Draft’ Category

Developing Is Drafting

Alternately titled, “Drafting is Developing”… There’s been a lot of talk recently about the Rams terrible draft record from the year 2000 to now.  The Rams have had a few solid picks in the 1st round, but have swung and missed on late round picks.  There is a lot of talk about how the Rams […]

Morgan Not Worried About Talk Of Being a “Bust”

Derrick Morgan was expected to be the answer to the Tennessee Titans pass rush problems a year ago when the team made him the 16th overall pick in the 2010 draft. That plan seemed to be working until Morgan tore the ACL in his left knee in the fourth game of his rookie season, sidelining […]

Former Jets and Chiefs Coach Edwards Address Rookies at Symposium

Former Jets and Chiefs coach Herm Edwards gave a great speech earlier at the NFL Rookie Symposium.

Packers: NFL Draft Choices Grades

Legendary senior writer jclombardi grades Packers draft choices. Round Player Position CBS   Grade Jclombardi’s   Final Grade 1 Derek Sherrod OT B+ A- 2 Randall Cobb WR A A- 3 Alex Green RB B+ B 4 Davon House CB A A 5 D.J. Williams TE B+ B+ 6 C. Schlauderaf OG C- C 6 D.J. […]

Packers Draft: Moving Up or Moving Down?

Legendary senior writer jclombardi–possible Packers trades on draft day. On his philosophy to draft the best player available, GM Thompson said, “Obviously, if there are what we would perceive as needs, that position might get a little extra care or we might re-evaluate things a bit more. But at the end of the day, we […]

New England Working Out QB’s; Will They Take One in the Draft?

Adam Caplan of reports the Patriots have worked out at least two quarterbacks Ricky Stanzi (Iowa) and Andy Dalton (TCU). The Patriots have also had Jake Locker and Ryan Mallett in for pre-draft visits. Three of those quarterbacks are expected to go off the board before the second round ends. Stanzi is expected to […]

2010 Impact Rookies on Defense

Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh — Lions head coach Jim Schwartz and GM Martin Mayhew seem to have finally found their much-needed cornerstone for a defense that allowed an NFL-high 494 points in 2009.  Suh is a dominant player, who produced 85 tackles, a NCAA leading 24 tackles for loss, 12 sacks, and 1 forced […]

2010 NFL Impact Rookies (Offense)

Special to NFLGridironGab More than ever, teams are now looking for rookies to make an immediate impact in their first year. Long gone are the “redshirt” mentalities of most teams, because rookies at all levels (high draft picks, middle and low draft picks, and undrafted free agents) must earn their spot and contribute from Day […]