Posts Tagged ‘2012 NFL Combine’

2012 NFL Draft: Potential Patriots Defensive Backs

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012
Jayron Hosley 2012 NFL Draft (Photo: ICON SMI)

Could Hosley fit the athletic protoype the Patriots look for in a cornerback?

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

Last month, I broke down all 21 defensive backs that the Patriots have drafted in my Drafting Defensive Backs: A Patriots Case Study post. The results were a little surprising: Bill Belichick has some Al Davis in him.

Now that the combine is over, we have a better idea of which defensive backs in this draft class may fit those standards, which seem to rely strongly on workout numbers.

In today’s post I’ll break down those players to see who may be the best fit in New England, and who the Pats might not even bother looking at.

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A Scout’s Take: 15 Thoughts on the NFL Draft

Saturday, March 3rd, 2012
Dontari Poe NFL Draft Combine

What is Mike's take on Dontari Poe?

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

The NFL Combine is over and we now have two months to wait until the actual draft. Free agency starts March 13th and everyhing will likely change after that, with teams filling some of their biggest needs.

On to our 15 thoughts this week.

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2012 NFL Draft: Combine Review

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012
Dontari Poe 2012 NFL Draft

Poe's athleticism for his size might have made him the biggest winner at this year's NFL Scouting Combine.

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

The 2012 NFL Combine has come to a close and that means one thing, we have eight weeks to sit and wait for the most anticipated three day event of the year.

No, not the Santee Birding and Nature Festival, the NFL Draft.

It’s a long two months to wait, but it also gives us plenty of time to review the tape, reorder our rankings and be fully prepared for anything that may be thrown at us in April. There was plenty of movement over the last week due to the Combine and I’m going to go position by position to tell you who made out best in Indianapolis.

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NEPD Radio: 2012 NFL Combine Recap – Day 5

Monday, February 27th, 2012
2012 NFL Scouting Combine

Mike and Doug wrap up the first five days at the NFL Combine.

Tonight on NEPD Radio, NEPD Editors Doug Kyed and Mike Loyko recapped the last two days of the combine and were joined by Rotoworld Draft analyst Josh Norris to discuss running backs, wide receivers, defensive line and linebackers.

We’ll be back tomorrow night recapping the defensive backs’ day to shine to at the NFL Combine.

You can call in ask a question or make a comment at (914) 338-1530 or just tune in Tuesday night at 9PM eastern. You can also download all of the NEPD Radio podcasts on iTunes here.

You can listen to or download last week’s episode after the jump.

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2012 NFL Combine: Day Four Wrap

Sunday, February 26th, 2012
2012 NFL Scouting Combine

Day four is in the books at the NFL Combine.

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

Today in Indianapolis we saw the offensive skill position players hit the field. The WRs, QBs, and RBs all took part in position and agility drills. In this wrap-up I break down all the happenings of Day Four and who impressed the scouts today.

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2012 NFL Combine: What We Learned – RB

Sunday, February 26th, 2012
2012 NFL Scouting Combine

The running backs have had their say - did their message get across in Indianapolis?

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

The longest day of the combine is complete and QBs, RBs and WRs are on their way home after a long four days.

I didn’t sense a lot of movement on draft boards from the drills and workouts today, but here are some notes on the running backs:

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2012 NFL Combine: First Impressions QB

Sunday, February 26th, 2012
2012 NFL Scouting Combine

How have the quarterbacks looked so far at the NFL Combine?

NEPD Editor: Doug Kyed

Top quarterbacks Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III… won’t throw.

And neither will Brock Osweiler or Ryan Tannehill. But most of those guys will run and go through the workouts, so lets see how they looked checking in to the combine:

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