Archive for: January, 2012

NFL Rookie Advice – Three Tips to Sticking Around and Earning Some Practice Squad Salary

NFL Rookie Advice – Three Tips to Sticking Around and Earning Some Practice Squad Salary

  Let’s be honest.  Gettin’ cut is a part of pro football, and it can happen to the biggest names in the game. Unfortunately, if you’re lucky enough to land in camp with an NFL team, it can happen to you. Instead of...

 

What Every NFL Hopeful Should Know About the NFL Draft Part 2

What Every NFL Hopeful Should Know About the NFL Draft Part 2

  Welcome back for What Every NFL Hopeful Should Know About the NFL Draft Part 2. Click here if you missed part 1. Let’s finish up, with lesson’s four and five that we can get from Greg Gabriel’s Seeking the Truth Between...

 

What Every NFL Hopeful Should Know about the NFL Draft – Part 1

What Every NFL Hopeful Should Know about the NFL Draft – Part 1

  Greg Gabriel, former Director of Scouting for the Chicago Bears put together yet another gem of an article last year that I want to elaborate on. Former Alabama cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick is expected to be a first-round draft pick in...

 

Bet You Didn’t Know NFL Scouts Look for Some of this Stuff…

Bet You Didn’t Know NFL Scouts Look for Some of this Stuff…

  Look, I know you wanna play in “The League,” but it’s no secret that the odds are against you, so you need every edge you can get. Scouts will even observe your conduct in pre-game warm-ups. (ICON Sports) Let me ask...

 

How the NFL Analyzes Combine/Pro Day Results

How the NFL Analyzes Combine/Pro Day Results

  Yesterday, I came across an article from NFL.com by Gil Brandt, Senior Analyst with NFL.com about how NFL Scouts and personnel judge player’s Combine/Pro Day perfomances. Gil did a great job explaining how certain drills mean...

 

Pro Day 2012 – 2 Tips to Calm Your Nerves Heading Into Pro Day

Pro Day 2012 – 2 Tips to Calm Your Nerves Heading Into Pro Day

  I’m a firm believer that knowing as much as you can before you do something is always a way to decrease anxiety and to improve confidence before getting involved, and I think Pro Days are no different. So today, we’re going...

 

Offensive Lineman Workouts for Centers

Offensive Lineman Workouts for Centers

    In our post on what scouts look for in the center position we talked about, well, what NFL scouts look for centers.  But now what? Pittsburgh Steelers’ Two-Time Pro Bowl/All-Pro Center Maurkice Pouncey. (ICON Sports) I...

 

How Aspiring NFL Players Should Watch the BCS Championship Game Tonight

How Aspiring NFL Players Should Watch the BCS Championship Game Tonight

  Wanna enjoy the game tonight and help increase your shot for playing pro? Of course you do. Alabama running back Trent Richardson (ICON Sports) Sittin’ at my desk earlier, it dawned on me how an aspiring pro player could take...

 

Offensive Lineman Workouts – Drills for Offensive Guards

Offensive Lineman Workouts – Drills for Offensive Guards

  In the offensive lineman tips posts (click here for part 2) we discussed what NFL scouts look for offensive guards, but now what? Marshal Yanda is one of the NFL’s best run-blocking guards. (ICON Sports) Knowing what they look...

 

Football Offseason Workout – What Every Player Should Know About Eating Right – Part 2

Football Offseason Workout – What Every Player Should Know About Eating Right – Part 2

  Welcome back.  In part 1, we talked about why eating right is so important to your football offseason workout, the importance of carbs and protein, and a few other things. In part 2, we’re going to take a look at what the experts...

 
 
 
 
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