Twitter Tuesday: St. Louis Rams fans overwhelmingly want this offensive lineman

Our friends at Turf Show Times put together an article regarding the top offensive linemen in the NFL draft. Because the Rams’ offensive line is once again a big question mark, the team is quite likely to draft a big-time prospect with one of its top picks. According to the informal Turf Show Times poll at the bottom of the article, it’s clear who most Rams fans will clamor for...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas tackle goes to New York Giants in first round for latest NFL mock draft

The latest round of mock drafts are out following the end of the NFL scouting combine. Previous versions have indicated that the New York Giants would take either Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff or Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper at number nine overall, but the newest from projects that they will take Texas defensive tackle Malcom Brown:   Here’s what CBS Sports’...
Via cover32 - Giants
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The 13th pick looking better and better for the Saints

Humor me for a second. Let’s just say Marcus Mariotta, Jameis Winston, Kevin White and Amari Cooper all get taken before 13. That leaves 8 picks before we get to the Saints. Here are guys I’d be happy with: Dante Fowler, Jr., OLB, Florida Leonard Williams, DE, USC Danny Shelton, DT, Washington Randy Gregory, OLB, Nebraska Shane Ray, DE, Missouri Brandon Scherff, G/T, Iowa Arik...
Via The Saints Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Washington Redskins looking at offensive linemen in the first round?

A first round pick in the NFL Draft is nothing to trifle with. You either get it right or squander maybe the best resource you have to improve your team… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: How to improve the NFL Scouting Combine Draft Preview: The top 10 tight ends available in 2015 The Washington Redskins hold the number five overall pick this year so they’re in great position to...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Bengals, Cowboys, Falcons, Jets, & Seahawks

Draft Todd McShay of ESPN (Insider) offers some speculative landing spots for this year’s crop of offensive linemen. Pittsburgh OT T.J. Clemmings – Rams, Browns, Saints, Texans, Lions and Panthers. Stanford OT Andrus Peat – Saints, Texans and Lions . Iowa OL Brandon Scherff – Giants, Rams, Vikings, and 49ers. Florida OT D.J. Humphries – Eagles and Panthers. Miami OT Ereck...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa lineman injures hamstring, Gurley reluctant about knee

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff injured his hamstring during the first full day of workouts at the NFL's scouting combine in Indianapolis. Scherff is considered one of the top tackles in this year's draft. It was not immediately clear how serious the injury is or whether he'll be healthy for his pro day. He was hurt after running the 40-yard dash in 5.05...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Iowa Offensive Tackle Brandon Scherff Can Move Some Serious Weight

Brandon Scherff's story is not unusual. A 3-star recruit coming out of high school, he was not heavily recruited, but was sought after by the two biggest schools in state, Iowa and Iowa State. Five years (thanks to a redshirt year) and 38 starts (26 at left tackle) he is expected to be one of the first offensive linemen to come off the board. With size and strength like his I can...
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Combine: Scherff, Johnson overcame emotional lowpoints to make it to the combine

INDIANAPOLIS — For a moment, Brandon Scherff thought his season was over. The Iowa lineman struggled off the turf at Kinnick Stadium on Sept. 9, unable to bend his right knee and fearing the worst.“Oh, boy,” he t
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
15 days ago

Patriots Combine Day 2 Interviews Include Top O-Lineman Brandon Scherff

INDIANAPOLIS — The New England Patriots are expected to spend a top pick on an offensive lineman in the 2015 NFL draft, and they met with the top-rated blocker Wednesday night. The Patriots had a formal interview with Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff, who played left tackle with the Hawkeyes but might project better in the NFL at guard, where New England has a major need...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Cardinals, Cowboys, Eagles, & Saints

Draft Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon confirmed that he has a formal interview scheduled with the Ravens. (Aaron Wilson) Iowa OL Brandon Scherff said: “I’ll play wherever” and added that he doesn’t have a preference between OT and G. (Dane Brugler) Scherff said that he’s met with the Redskins at the Combine. (Dianna Marie Russini) Cardinals Cardinals HC Bruce Arians...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Combine: Exploring the Combine’s Prop Bets

Fans of the NFL can always find a way to gamble on sports. While we don’t condone gambling in anyway, exploring prop bets, particularly NFL Draft related ones, can be an entertaining way to “handicap” the non-playing season. With the NFL Combine the featured football attraction, a handful of betting companies released prop bets related to the NFL Combine workouts. Here’s...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Playing in a big shadow

INDIANAPOLIS — It’s tough to mention Iowa offensive lineman Andrew Donnal without throwing Brandon Scherff into the conversation, too.The 2010 Hawkeye recruits have been inseparable since suffering season-ending injurie
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
16 days ago

Analyzing first round draft prospects for the New York Giants

The first big step in a long, arduous draft process is the NFL’s Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. With the combine set to begin tomorrow, draft buzz around league is really starting to heat up. The Giants own the ninth overall pick in that draft, their highest since 2004, and it will be tough for any rookie to top Odell Beckham Jr.’s impact last season… AROUND COVER32 Free...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL analyst: Scherff top O-lineman, UNI’s Johnson grades high

NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock compared Iowa offensive tackle Brandon Scherff to Dallas Cowboys rookie guard Zack Martin and said the Outland Trophy winner is the top offensive linemen entering this year’s draft.Scherff
Via The Gazette - Iowa Hawkeyes
18 days ago

Mock Draft: Experts project New York Giants will take Iowa tackle in first round

The NFL season is over and so now the epic circus show that is the draft is the main attraction. There’s still a lot of time left on the clock, but let’s take a look and see who the experts are projecting the New York Giants take in the first round with their number nine overall pick… AROUND COVER32 QB Rankings: Rating all 32 starters if needed for just one game Power Rankings...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars Instantly Improve on Offense in #PFSMockDraft 1.0

Last night the Pro Football Spot staff held our first two-round 2015 #PFSMockDraft, kicking off the draft season in very interesting fashion. After studying team specific needs, and the talent that fills this year’s draft, each team representative attempted to solidify key positions in their rosters. Starting with the third-overall selection, the Jaguars were in great position...
Via Pro Football Spot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Draft Profile: Brandon Scherff

If you’ve read much about the Minnesota Vikings in 2014, you would know that the team struggled in the trenches offensively. Matt Kalil continued his steep regression while the rest of the line suffered through major injuries and it made things difficult to run the ball and protect Teddy Bridgewater.Coming into the offseason, the Vikings need to find a way to reinforce their offensive...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts: You Got One Pick - Offense

Several holes have been exposed within the Indianapolis Colts roster that have directly led to some lopsided losses in the past few seasons. Chuck Pagano and Ryan Grigson have reiterated numerous times how protecting Andrew Luck was priority number one - and being able to run effectively as well as stopping the run were paramount to the team’s success. Considering that these have...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Draft Watch: Brandon Scherff, OL, Iowa

Shifting to the offense now, there is one key area that needs improvement—the offensive line. While this year did see a marked improvement along the offensive front, there are still a couple positions that need to be shored up. While William Beatty had a bounce back year at left tackle and Weston Richburg figures to hold the center duties for a while, Justin Pugh is still looking...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Mock Draft: 1.0

Round 1: Brandon Scherff: OT: Iowa  With the sixth pick in the NFL Draft it looks like the Jets will miss out on the two top quarterbacks and top receiver in the Draft. In my mock I have Winston and Mariota going first and second while the Raiders will pick Amari Cooper at number four. The safe and smart pick would be for the Jets to improve their offensive line with the best lineman...
Via Standing O Sports
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Giants 2015 Draft: Offensive Line

The New York Giants will be entering the 2015 NFL draft with many needs for a team that finished 6-10. Based on many of the football experts, the Giants top 4 needs are OL (OT or OG), DL (Either DE or DT), LBer (either OLB or MLB) and secondary (either CB or S).  With this in mind, I have assembled the top 3 prospects at each position in each round that could be available when the...
Via Football Nation
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Browns Should Trade Up From 19

The Browns are in a position to really make a splash in the upcoming draft holding the 12th and 19th pick in the first round. If you read my last article you can see that at 12 I had the Browns staying there and taking West Virginia’s Kevin White. With chances looking good of him being there at 12, there is no need to trade up from that position. The 19th pick however is a different...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 17, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Draft: Top 5 Options for the New York Jets At #6

Every week, we will count down a top 5 for a different position group, as well as favorites, sleepers, and preferences. Today, we will take a look at my top 5 preferences for the New York Jets at the 6th pick overall. La’El Collins, OT, LSUWhy? If you follow me on Twitter, you know that Collins has become sort of my drunk crush. To me, he is the best offensive lineman in the draft...
Via Turn On The Jets
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings 7 Round Mock Draft | January Edition

It’s January and with the end of the NFL regular season, the draft season officially starts.  We take another look at what the Minnesota Vikings could do in all 7 rounds, having a better idea of where they will actually be selecting.Follow @lupagusPrevious Versions | December Round 1 - Brandon Scherff G/T, Iowa The Vikings offensive line was a major weak spot in 2014.  Teddy...
Via DraftSeason
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

What is Carolina Looking for in the 2015 Draft?

After Carolina lost to Minnesota in Week 13 and slumped to 3-8-1, there were many Panthers fans who began to look forward to having a top-ten pick in the 2015 NFL draft. Nobody predicted what would happen next. Four straight victories propelled Ron Rivera's men to a second consecutive NFC South title, a feat that had never been managed before. However, now Carolina is sliding down...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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