Posts Tagged ‘Ezekiel Ansah’

Patriots to Hold Private Workout With Ezekiel Ansah (DE, BYU)

Friday, April 12th, 2013
Ezekiel Ansah

Ezekiel Ansah is the latest workout target for New England. (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

In the annual cacophony of private workouts and official visits by the Patriots, a prospect will sometimes catch your eye and make you think twice about things.

Ezekiel Ansah is just that sort of prospect.

According to a source close to the situation, the Patriots will be working Ansah out this Saturday. Read on to see what I think of the player and the potential draft pick.

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2013 Senior Bowl: 15 Thoughts from Day Two (South Practice)

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
2013 NFL Draft Robert Alford

Robert Alford (CB, SE Louisiana) has certainly made an impression. (USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Editor: Mike Loyko

Day two was my first opportunity to see the South team on the field practicing. With no QB separating himself from the pack it was a chance for the South QBs to steal the show and possibly improve their draft standing. The competition was good throughout the day, as the players settled in and got acquainted to their surroundings.

Who were the players who stood out? What was the highlight of the day? Which players struggled in this environment? All that and more in my 15 thoughts.

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2013 NFL Draft Scouting Notes: Poinsettia Bowl (BYU vs San Diego State)

Thursday, December 20th, 2012
Kyle Van Noy BYU

Kyle Van Noy was an under the radar linebacker prospect… not anymore. (USA Today Sports Images)

BIG 10 / BIG 12 / SEC / PAC 12 / ACC / BIG EAST / OTHER FBS / FCS

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

The Poinsettia Bowl featured four of my favorite draft-eligible prospects in the 2013 NFL Draft, including the first round pick for the Patriots in our latest 2013 NFL Mock Draft.

Here are how the players from BYU and San Diego State performed. Spoiler alter: Kyle Van Noy was quite impressive.

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2013 NFL Draft Prospects: Potential Patriots in the Poinsettia Bowl

Thursday, December 20th, 2012
Leon McFadden NFL Draft

Leon McFadden is an under the radar cornerback prospect. (Photo: USA Today Sports Images)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

Following the New Mexico Bowl and Potato Bowl, the Poinsettia Bowl delivers on some top-notch prospects for the 2013 NFL Draft.

Here are the top fits for the Patriots in this game.

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2013 NFL Mock Draft: James Christensen (12/18)

Monday, December 17th, 2012
Chandler Jones Patriots

Will the Patriots find another pass-rusher to add to Chandler Jones and company in this 2013 NFL Mock Draft? (Photo: US Presswire)

NEPD Editor: James Christensen

2013 NFL Mock Draft: Updated December 18, 2012

1. Kansas City Chiefs
Geno Smith, QB, West Virginia (SCOUTING REPORT)
Matt Cassel isn’t cutting it. Brady Quinn isn’t the guy. Draft yourself the most talented quarterback in this class, be patient, and build around him. To me, that guy is Geno Smith.

There are options at quarterback if the Chiefs trade down or move back into the first round (Matt Barkley, Ryan Nassib, Mike Glennon, Zac Dysert), but I feel strongly about how good Smith can be.

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