Saints News 2/23/13: 2013 NFL Combine Drills Start Today


Your daily collection of Saints/NFL-related news, opinion, analysis, commentary, and whatnot. TODAY'S HEADLINE: 2013 NFL Combine Drills Start Today.



Saints Stuff

2013 Position Review: Quarterbacks |
Andrew Doyle

St. Louis Rams Coach Jeff Fisher discusses brief time with Rob Ryan and Gregg Williams |
Nakia Hogan - Fisher reportedly said Ryan quit as the Rams' defensive coordinator.

Film of the NFC South chat - NFC South Blog |
Pat Y. - Let's take a team-by-team look at the highlights from Friday's NFC South chat.


Combine Coverage

The 2013 quarterback draft class isn't as highly regarded as the 2012 group |
Top prize winner in the "stating the obvious" category of today's FDL headlines.

Alabama running back Eddie Lacy is the top running back at the Combine |
Nakia Hogan - Hamstring injury will prevent the Gretna native from participating in drills.

Local Standout The Fastest Man In The NFL Draft? |
Mike Detillier - Despite not getting a Combine invitation WR/KR Charles Hawkins has gotten the attention of a number of teams in the NFL due to his all-purpose skills.

Terron Armstead, a 306-pound tackle, runs a jaw-dropping 40 | ProFootballTalk
Michael David Smith - Unless you’re a hard-core draft junkie or a fan of Arkansas Pine-Bluff, you’ve probably never heard of Terron Armstead.

Video: Armstead's incredible 40-yard dash |
306-pound Arkansas Pine-Bluff offensive tackle Terron Armstead runs an unofficial 4.65-second 40-yard dash.

2013 NFL Combine results: Don't let Luke Joeckel's 40 time fool you -
Dan Kadar - Luke Joeckel, arguably the top player in the 2013 NFL Draft ran poor 40-yard dash times at the NFL Combine.

Jarvis Jones’ neck causes red flag for multiple teams | ProFootballTalk
Mike Florio - It’s an injury that forced him out of Southern Cal that is getting NFL teams to yank him off their draft boards.

...and from The Lighter Side of the Combine

The NFL Combine's New Wonderlic Test, Designed To Measure Grown-Ass Adulthood -
Jon Bois - These days, 22-year-olds are miserably deficient in life skills.

Incompetents of the Life Combine, a test of us for the rest of us -
Jon Bois - Talent evaluations aren't just for football players. Here, we take a look at some of the worst-ever performances from the Life Combine, a series of tests designed to evaluate life skills for the rest of us.

Let's watch a large man running in slow-mo -
Brian Floyd - The 40 is a bit of a pointless exercise for offensive linemen, but it's still pretty fun to watch. Especially in slow-mo.



KSK Mock Draft: Potato Chip Flavors | Kissing Suzy Kolber
Unsilent Majority

2013 Dalton Hilliard Oilfield Networking & Celebrity Golf Tournament |
From the WTF? department. Some BS news release from Dalton's tax shelter.

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