Stanford wide receivers should be productive in 2015

Will Stanford's passing game make a comeback in 2015? Obviously, for it to succeed the Cardinal are going to need a bounce back year from senior QB Kevin Hogan. However, it looks like his wide receivers have the talent necessary for him to elevate his game.ESPN's Dave Lombardi recently dove into the Pac-12 North receivers and graded Stanford's receiving group to be in "great shape...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Biggest Upgrade Comes from Within

Much has been written about the many off-season successes that the Green Bay Packers have manufactured for themselves. Immediately after the stinging playoff defeat in Seattle the team began planning for a Super Bowl run in 2015. First it was out with the old. Cutting ties with under-performing veterans AJ Hawk, Brad Jones, Brandon Bostick as well as Jarrett Bush (apparently). Then...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Draft Class NFL Player Comps

Often the easiest way to explain a draft pick to a fan is to compare a player (favorably or not) to a current NFL player.  You can take a look at how I pegged last year’s class here. As I said last year comparisons aren’t always perfect, and often they are a “poor man’s version” or a “rich man’s version” of that player.  The fact is that all these players are...
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May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers 2015 NFL Draft: Day 2 Grade and Analysis

With the 62nd pick of the NBA Draft the Green Bay Packers select… point guard Quinten Rollins from Miami (Ohio) University. Wait, that’s not right, sorry. With the 62nd pick of the NFL Draft the Green Bay Packers selected cornerback Quinten Rollins from Miami (Ohio) University. Between Rollins and Randall in the first round, you get the feeling that Ted Thompson just wants to...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

BREAKING: Green Bay Packers select Ty Montgomery, WR/KR, Stanford, 94

Analysis (Matt Bove) : Ted Thompson may have been content giving the special teams coordinator role to Ron Zook, which was very underwhelming in my opinion, but he certainly has made a concentrated effort to improve it through this draft. All three of his top picks should be instant special teams players. Stanford wide receiver Ty Montgomery will be an instant upgrade at kick returner...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers ignore linebacker need on day 2

It was something that I wrote could be a real possibility a few days ago (though for different reasons) but the Green Bay Packers ignored their major hole at linebacker on the second day of the draft. Despite TCU linebacker Paul Dawson being available at both of their picks in the second and third rounds of this year’s draft, they chose to address other positions and the void in...
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May 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers grab super talented WR from Stanford with No. 94 pick (video)

The Green Bay Packers finally took someone besides a cornerback in the 2015 NFL Draft. With the No. 94 overall pick on Friday night the team went wide receiver. With the 94th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, the #Packers select WR Ty Montgomery, Stanford. #PackersDraft pic.twitter.com/oLMUmIiqMR — Green Bay Packers (@packers) May 2, 2015 Check out some highlights from Montgomery’s...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers add Stanford receiver-returner Ty Montgomery

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) The Packers have added another potential target for quarterback Aaron Rodgers after taking Stanford receiver Ty Montgomery in the third round with the 94th overall selection. Montgomery led the Cardinal last season with 61 catches for 604 yards. He also has five career special teams returns for touchdowns. The senior missed two games last season with a shoulder...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers 2015 NFL Draft – Third Round Pick: Ty Montgomery, WR, Stanford

With their third-round pick (94 overall) in the 2015 NFL draft, the Green Bay Packers select Ty Montgomery, WR, Stanford PLAYER DETAILS:  Ty Momtgomery Wide Receiver Stanford 6-0/221 lbs CAREER NOTES:  After a breakout junior season in which the Dallas native racked up 2,208 all-purpose yards (third-most in school history) in helping the Cardinal finish 11-3 and a Rose Bowl berth...
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May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

First and Gold Podcast: Pac-12 NFL Draft preview

Welcome to the first installment of the First & Gold Podcast.  As the NFL Draft's first round approaches on Thursday, April 30th it's time to breakdown the Pac-12 draft prospects and evaluate some of the top players. On the podcast, we discuss some of the very best players the Pac-12 has to offer, such as Oregon's Marcus Mariota and Arik Armstead, USC's Leonard Williams, Stanford...
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April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

What can we learn from the Seattle Seahawks’ official seven round mock draft?

At this point everybody and their mother has done a full seven-round mock draft. You can find ours for the Seattle Seahawks here. What about the teams themselves? As it turns out they get in on the act, too. Yesterday on the team’s official website the Seahawks released a seven round mock of their own… Monday Round-Up: #Seahawks Seven-Round Mock #NFLDraft [http://t.co/r4Mlj0owwt...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Planning a Buccaneers Draft: the Seventh Round

With the acquisition of Lions defensive end George Johnson and a seventh round pick for one of their fifth round picks in this year’s draft, general manager Jason Licht has once again addressed one of the team’s weakest areas: the pass rush.With the addition of Johnson, and the hypothetical selection of Mississippi State defensive end Preston Smith at the top of the second round...
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April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Cowboys 7-Round Mock Draft Headlined by Byron Jones, CB, UConn

We are two weeks out from the NFL Draft in Chicago and the Cowboys draft targets have been visiting Valley Ranch at a furious pace. The Cowboys have brought in a lot of running backs, cornerbacks, and quarterbacks to run a fine tooth comb through. It sure feels like those three are atop the Cowboys positional targets with the amount of time they have put in with private workouts...
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April 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Planning a Buccaneers Draft: the Sixth Round

Saturday, we broke down what players could be available when the Bucs have their two selections in the fifth round. Well, here’s who they should take with those picks, as well as whom we have the team taking in the first four rounds.Round 1: Jameis Winston, Quarterback, Florida StateRound 2: Preston Smith, Defensive End, Mississippi StateRound 3: Ty Sambrailo, Offensive Tackle...
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April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Planning a Buccaneers Draft: the Fifth Round

The first four rounds have come and gone. In our projections, here is what the Bucs will do with their first four picks.Round 1: Jameis Winston, Quarterback, Florida StateRound 2: Preston Smith, Defensive End, Mississippi StateRound 3: Ty Sambrailo, Offensive Tackle, Colorado StateRound 4: Josue Matias, Guard, Florida StateMatias is the pick in the fourth round because he can come...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Treading Lightly: Seahawks keeping draft visits quiet

With the draft just under a month away and with Pro Days taking place all over the country in the last few weeks, private visits and workouts from teams are the common 'leak' between now and draft night.As is the new normal with Seattle, the number and players who take their visits are small in known number- as Seahawks GM John Schneider trying to keep his cards as close to his chest...
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April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Speedy Stanford wide receiver will have pre-draft visit with Seattle Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks already have a couple of Standford graduates on their roster in wide receiver Doug Baldwin and cornerback Richard Sherman. Word on the street is they may be looking to add another one in this year’s draft… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: Ten NFL head coaches already on the hot seat QB Rankings: Rating today’s starters from 1-32 based on their chances to win...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Draft, Dolphins, Falcons, Patriots, Rams, Redskins & Titans

Draft Rand Getlin reports that Stanford WR Ty Montgomery has “multiple” scheduled visits with teams including the Panthers and Texans. Dolphins TE Jordan Cameron‘s two-year deal with the Dolphins includes a $15 million total salary, $12.5 million guaranteed, and a $4 million bonus. (Aaron Wilson) Cameron will make a base salary of $1 million in 2015 (guaranteed) and another ...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Taking Stock: Players Who Won And Lost At the Senior Bowl

With fewer underclassmen declaring for the 2015 NFL Draft, what better way to see what this class has to offer than at the Senior Bowl on Saturday? The game produced several strong performers, but as most know, it is the performance through the week at practice for the scouts that makes or breaks an NFL prospect’s Senior Bowl as a whole. With this in mind, here is a list of winners...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Winners and losers of the Senior Bowl

With fewer underclassmen declaring for the 2015 NFL Draft, what better way to see what this class has to offer than at the Senior Bowl on Saturday? The game produced several strong performers, but as most know, it is the performance through the week at practice for the scouts that makes or breaks an NFL prospect’s Senior Bowl as a whole. With this in mind, here is a list of...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Senior Bowl: 10 Wednesday observations about the North squad

MOBILE, Ala. -- Here are 10 random observations from Day 2 at the Senior Bowl -- specifically the morning practice session involving the North squad, coached by Ken Whisenhunt and the Tennessee Titans staffers: 1. The practice tempo was substantially faster on Wednesday, compared to Tuesday. The reasoning for this: The players have a better (dare we say, complete) understanding...
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January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Stanford, Maryland to meet in Foster Farms Bowl

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) The Foster Farms Bowl is hardly the place Stanford and Maryland wanted to end up. The Cardinal (7-5) had made a BCS bowl each of the previous four seasons, including back-to-back Pac-12 titles, before falling back in 2014. Randy Edsall has taken the Terrapins (7-5) to two straight bowls as coach, but he's trying to build them into a Big Ten football champion...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Poll Position: tBBC Top Ten, Week 14

And then there were two……….weeks left in the college football regular season. It seems like yesterday that I was going to bed in Baltimore, filled with anticipation of the Buckeyes facing Navy the next day. Week 14 brings us a new number one to tBBC top ten. In a week where little movement was made regarding the new 4 team playoff, one thing is for sure…..eyes will be glued...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford-UCLA Preview

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 6-5 team is all that stands between No. 9 UCLA and the Pac-12 title game, but Stanford is no average team. Well, no average defense, anyway. The outstanding play of the Cardinal defense has been overshadowed by the team's offensive shortcomings, but the Bruins are well aware of the challenge they face Friday at the Rose Bowl in their regular-season finale. '...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Stanford's top playmaker to sit out vs. No. 9 UCLA

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Stanford will be without top playmaker Ty Montgomery for the regular-season finale at No. 9 UCLA on Friday. Cardinal coach David Shaw said Tuesday that Montgomery will sit out with a right shoulder injury but is hopeful to return for the team's bowl game. The wide receiver and All-American kick returner was injured in the first quarter of Stanford's 38-17 win...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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