Tag: 2012 Senior Bowl

  • What to Expect from the Senior Bowl

    College all-star game practices are different every year because there’s always a new coaching staff running them. This year, both the Redskins and Vikings coaches did less with its running backs and quarterbacks than what I saw in team practices run by the Lions, Bengals, Bills, and Dolphins in recent years. The same can be […]

  • Jene Bramel: Scheme Versatility

    NFL offenses continue to stretch the binding of their playbooks. Many offenses have gone to spread concepts as their base alignment, using multiple receivers on every down. Those receiving options aren’t necessarily traditional wideouts. The New England Patriots have generated match up nightmares over the past two seasons by huddling with two tight ends and/or […]

  • Senior Bowl Day Three Observations

    Wide Receivers Marvin Jones, Cal: The North receivers ran a variation of a four-cone drill that ended with a pass thrown after the final turn among these four cones and then cut between a narrow alley between two cones. After Marvin McNutt felt his way through the cones at 3/4 speed, Jones breezed through the […]

  • Fifth Down Blog Sr. Bowl Practice Notes

    Here’s a current list of links to this week’s practice notes from the Senior Bowl: Day 3 Risers and Fallers Day 3 Practice Notes – Offense Day 2 Practice Notes – Offense Day 2 Practice Notes – Defense Day 1 Practice Notes – All Positions, but WR Day 1 Practice Spotlight on WR Tomorrow morning […]

  • Senior Bowl Interview with Marvin Jones

    Marvin, let’s talk about the technique involved with playing wide receiver.

  • Senior Bowl First Impressions

    Day 1 Impressions By Jene Bramel Under the mentorship (and light hazing) of Matt and Cecil Lammey, I’m credentialed to cover the Senior Bowl for the first time and getting a crash course in the world of pre-draft scouting in Mobile this week. You can read our detailed scouting observations from Day 1 and check […]

  • Roster Notables for 2012 Senior Bowl

    This will be my third season watching prospects at the Senior Bowl and my second covering it for the New York Times Fifth Down Blog. Here are some of the prospects on the current roster list that I’m looking forward to watching up close and a few notes as to why. WR Joe Adams, Arkansas: […]