NFL Combine is a business venture now - NFL News | FOX Sports on MSN
After reading that the NFL Combine attracted 5.2 million viewers last season, or more than double the viewers to ESPN’s baseball telecasts on a typical week, I thought two things: Football draftniks have absolutely no lives, and the news probably emboldened the NFL owners to hold out for a better deal with the players. They were probably shocked to hear that their network had that many viewers, considering the NFL Network is in 43 million fewer homes than powerful ESPN.
Should the Eagles Pursue Nnamdi Asomugha? — McNabb or Kolb | Philadelphia Eagles Blog
His talent is not in question, but what about his age?
NFL: The best and worst uses of the franchise tag this offseason - ESPN
Football Outsiders analyzes the use of the franchise tag on Vincent Jackson, David Harris, LaMarr Woodley and Michael Vick, deciding whether each one was a good or bad use of the tag. Hint - They say it was a mistake to tag Vick because he is not likely to produce like a top 5 QB next season.
Pair of Philly products looking to shine at combine
Temple's Muhammad Wilkerson is one of a few local products looking to turn heads at this week's NFL scouting combine. By Reuben Frank
Andy Says In Joe He Trusts | Eagletarian | 02/23/2011
As Eagles coach Andy Reid arrived in Indianapolis today, he told your Eagletarian he was unaware of team president Joe Banner's remarks last week. Banner expressed strong support for Reid and his ability to win a Super Bowl, but Banner also indicated Reid needs to win one to get another contract, after the one that expires after the 2013 season. "I haven't read anything about that," said Reid, who is attending the annual NFL scouting combine. "But I have full trust in Joe."