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Pat White to compete for Dolphins QB job, possibly supplant Henne

Apr 27th, 2009 | By Pete Dymeck | Category: News

We believed before the draft that the teams interested in former West Virginia quarterback Pat White fell into two camps: (1) those that want him to be a Wildcat-style jack-of-all-trades; and (2) those that want him to play quarterback.
The Dolphins fell into a category we had not yet envisioned.
GM Jeff Ireland said Sunday that White [...]

It’s never too early to mock the 2010 draft

Apr 27th, 2009 | By Pete Dymeck | Category: Mock Draft

The 2010 NFL Draft may be about 363 days away but we actually started preparing for this since last January when underclassmen decided to stay or leave school. Many top prospects, including Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford, USC S Taylor Mays, and Florida LB Brandon Spikes decided to return to school instead of risking a lower [...]

Record 95,722 show up to see Ohio State, Pryor

Apr 27th, 2009 | By Pete Dymeck | Category: Other News

A national spring game record crowd of 95,722 came out to enjoy the high temperatures and watch Terrelle Pryor throw two long touchdown passes in 30 seconds, leading the Gray over the Scarlet 23-3 on Saturday at sun-drenched Ohio Stadium.
The 80-degree weather played a big role in the attendance, which topped the 92,138 Alabama drew [...]

Locker ‘felt good’ throwing the ball in spring game

Apr 27th, 2009 | By Pete Dymeck | Category: News

Any questions about Jake Locker’s throwing ability after surgery to repair a broken thumb were quickly put to rest Saturday during Washington’s spring game.
And Locker seemed to have a solid grasp of new coach Steve Sarkisian’s offense as well.
Missing on just one pass in each half - both times hitting receivers in the hands - [...]

Yates injures thumb playing frisbee

Apr 27th, 2009 | By Pete Dymeck | Category: News

UNC quarterback T.J. Yates made it through spring practice unscathed but not an impromptu game of Ultimate Frisbee.
Yates sprained his right thumb playing Ultimate Frisbee during an end-of-spring team activity session on Wednesday in Chapel Hill, a UNC spokesman said Friday.
Yates will need six weeks to rehabilitate his throwing hand and will have to wear [...]

Ex-Giant Discussed as Sanchez arrives

Apr 27th, 2009 | By Pete Dymeck | Category: News

The Jets added a big gun in quarterback Mark Sanchez this weekend. Now they’re looking a player with a big gun problem.
The team has talked to the agent for former Giants receiver Plaxico Burress, though no signing is imminent.
A source familiar with the discussions said the team “kicked the tires,” but that’s as far as [...]