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Dolphins looked at four wideouts on Tuesday

Reblogged from ProFootballTalk: With receiver Brandon Gibson placed on injured reserve after tearing a knee ligament against the Patriots, the Dolphins have needs at the position. On Tuesday, they look a look at four guys who could help them in that regard. Per a league source, Mohamed Massaquoi, Ben Obamanu (pictured), Mike Thomas, and Matt Willis had tryouts with the Dolphins...
Via In The Neutral Zone
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Redskins work out Mohamed Massaquoi, 17 other players

The Washington Redskins worked out free agent wide receiver Mohamed Massaquoi and 17 other players. Also attending the workout were defensive backs Al Afalava (Oregon State), Jalil Brown (Colorado), Mario Butler (Georgia Tech) and Ross Ventrone (Villanova), center Kevin Kowalski (Toledo), tackle Jason Smith (Baylor), linebackers Justin Cole (San Jose State), Josh Hull (Penn State...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions’ Jim Schwartz lost sight of statistics

Matt Willis didn’t make the cut.  Kris Durham did.  Patrick Edwards did.  Michael Spurlock, too.  Detroit Lions’ GM Martin Mayhew, head coach Jim Schwartz and the pertinent parts of the Detroit Lions’ coaching staff obviously had their reasons for keeping Durham and Edwards over Willis, but many fans will want to know why the decisions fell the way they did. It has appeared as...
Via The Penalty Flag
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions Training Camp Toss-up: Breaking Down the Cuts and Looking at Wide Receiver

With training camp and the preseason now complete for the Detroit Lions, we’re analyzing the decisions made as the team finalized their 53 man roster Saturday evening with a series of cuts. Final Training Camp Toss-up: The Lions paired down their roster to 53 on Saturday, with the biggest name releases being Amari Spievey, Chris Greenwood, Corey Fuller and Matt Willis. Any issues...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
September 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions need continuity for an effective secondary

ALLEN PARK, Mich. Its not easy to keep track of all the defensive backs who have made their way into the Detroit Lions lineup in recent years. Injuries and mediocre results led to six different cornerbacks and six different safeties getting at least one start just last season. Cornerback Chris Houston, in his fourth year with the club, has seen it all. Ive probably played with...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions need continuity for an effective secondary

ALLEN PARK, Mich. Its not easy to keep track of all the defensive backs who have made their way into the Detroit Lions lineup in recent years. Injuries and mediocre results led to six different cornerbacks and six different safeties getting at least one start just last season. Cornerback Chris Houston, in his fourth year with the club, has seen it all. Ive probably played with...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos: 2013-2014 Season Preview

The Denver Broncos finished the 2012 season with a 13-3 record before losing to the Baltimore Ravens in the Divisional Round of the NFL Playoffs. The Broncos had a very busy offseason, brining in Pro Bowl receiver Wes Welker, guard Louis Vasquez, defensive tackle Terrence Knighton, cornerbacks Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Quentin Jammer, and pass rusher Shaun Phillips. Denver...
Via Total Sports Blog
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Former aspiring ninja impresses Detroit Lions

Matt Willis made some acrobatic catches in the Detroit Lions preseason opener, forcing him to recall his ninja past. Willis has spent six years in the NFL as an unaccomplished wide receiver/special teams player. Please click here to read this story The post Former aspiring ninja impresses Detroit Lions appeared first on Players View.
Via Players View
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Detroit Lions WR Matt Willis’ American Ninja Warrior Appearance

Detroit Lions wide receiver Matt Willis, who is in contention for the final receiver spot, participated in American Ninja Warrior during the NFL Lockout while he was a member of the Denver Broncos. Despite finishing the course, he swears he is not a ninja.
Via The Detroit Sports Site
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Lions sign WR Matt Willis

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Via profootball.scout.com
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Woodyard, Stokley not expected to play on TNF

On Sunday, wide receiver Brandon Stokley (hip) sat out as the Denver Broncos overcame the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 31-23. With just four days to continue his recovery, Stokley is not expected to play on Thursday against the Raiders. Limited in practice throughout the week, Stokley is officially listed as “questionable” on the team’s injury report. In Stokley’s place, Matt Willis...
Via BroncoTalk
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Small School Scouting Notebook: November 13th

In a (late) edition of the Small School Scouting Notebook, we’ll take a look at an FCS match-up of Alabama schools that had a sneaky amount of NFL talent. Also, we’ll look at three fairly well known (among FCS followers) talents at Howard and Eastern Washington, including a junior receiver who should at least consider the 2013 NFL Draft. That, plus news and notes from around...
Via Optimum Scouting
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Small School Scouting Notebook: November 13th

In a (late) edition of the Small School Scouting Notebook, we’ll take a look at an FCS match-up of Alabama schools that had a sneaky amount of NFL talent. Also, we’ll look at three fairly well known (among FCS followers) talents at Howard and Eastern Washington, including a junior receiver who should at least consider the 2013 NFL Draft. That, plus news and notes from around...
Via Optimum Scouting
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Swede's Five Minutes On The Gulf South Conference

((HT: d2Football.com)) This is a reprint of FOSG Big Swede's new column about life in the Gulf South Conference... they got a head start in the recognition department with Shorter's win over Campbell... The names of programs in transition mean nothing. History is dead. Things are not what they used to be in the Gulf South Conference. That is what we found out last weekend...
Via Online Sports Guys
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Moreno skyrockets up depth chart overnight

Moreno seen during a training camp practice session at Dove Valley in July. (BroncoTalk.net) On Monday, the Denver Broncos held their first practice of the regular season.  Following practice, several changes were made to the team’s depth chart. On Sunday evening, fourth-year running back Knowshon Moreno was listed behind starter Willis McGahee, Lance Ball and rookie Ronnie Hillman...
Via BroncoTalk
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Gerell Robinson lands in Arizona with Cardinals

(US Presswire) A total of five former Denver Broncos have now landed with new teams since being cut on Friday.  Rookie wide receiver Gerell Robinson became the fifth player to land on his feet when he signed with the Arizona Cardinals‘ practice squad over the weekend. The Broncos played Arizona on Friday and Robinson caught two passes for 31 yards.  More impressive than those...
Via BroncoTalk
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Who Will Emerge as Denver's Slot Receiver?

It's safe to assume a couple of things heading into training camp in the next couple of weeks. Both of those things happen to be related to the wide receiver position for the Denver Broncos. One of those things to expect is that Demaryius Thomas will likely be the starting receiver and Peyton's go-to-guy throughout 2012. The second thing to expect is that Eric Decker will...
Via 60 Max Power O
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Speak Up: Who should be Denver’s No. 3 WR?

This offseason, we’re going to do a Speak Up series looking at each position (o-line, d-line, etc).  Today, we’re looking at the wide receivers. We want to know who you think should be the main three wide receivers in Denver this season.  Should the team value veteran experience, or youthful potential? Returning:  Matt Willis, Eric Decker, Demaryius Thomas, Mark Dell, D...
Via BroncoTalk
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning Update

Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos officially started Organized Team Activities (OTAs) Monday at Dove Valley. The place was buzzing with excitement as old and new Broncos got acquainted during their first official workout with coach Luke Richesson, the new strength and conditioning coach. The start of OTAs weren't the only news coming out of Dove Valley today as they were...
Via Sports-Glory
April 16, 2012  |  Discuss

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: AFC West

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: AFC West Denver Broncos The Good: The Broncos won the weak AFC West based off of the tiebreakers of a three-way-tie with everyone but Kansas City. During the 8-8 season, there were many good things about the Broncos. They got off to a 1-4 start with QB Kyle Orton before making the change to Tim Tebow, as many Denver fans publicly displayed their desire...
Via Down and Distance
March 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Broncos place tenders on Colquitt, four others

More to come… Broncos have tendered all their restricted free agents: DT Ryan McBean, WR Matt Willis; Exclusive right FA: L. Ball, C. Clark, B. Colquitt — Mike Klis (@MikeKlis) March 13, 2012
Via BroncoTalk
March 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Vandals land All-American JUCO LB

One of the top JUCO linebackers in the country, L.A. Harbor's Matt Willis (6-0, 220), took an official visit to Idaho over the weekend and while he was on campus, he decided he'd seen enough and he committed to the Vandals...
Via jcfootball.scout.com
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

JUCO LB hauls in Idaho offer and will visit this weekend

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Via jcfootball.scout.com
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Decker To Miss Divisional Round

Wide receiver Eric Decker is expected to be on the shelf for the Divisional Round at New England after spraining his MCL in Sunday's Wild Card win over Pittsburgh, according to Mike Klis of the Denver Post. Fantasy Spin: Overtime hero Demaryius Thomas and Eddie Royal will serve as Denvers starting tandem this weekend with Decker out, with Matt Willis working in the No. 3 role.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
January 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Willis hopes to see recruiting pick up soon

Now that L.A. Harbor LB Matt Willis (6-1, 235) has been named a JCFootball.com/JC Grid-Wire First Team All-American, he hopes that recruiting will start to pick up. The tackling-machine has heard from several schools and he's expecting to set up some visits before he needs to make a decision the in early February...
Via jcfootball.scout.com
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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