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Tuesday morning one-liners

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Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports thinks that Auburn QB Cam Newton is “a whole lot closer to being the real deal” than Arkansas QB Ryan Mallett based on their media sessions at the Scouting Combine.

Michigan State LB Greg Jones doesn’t regret staying in school for his senior year.

Patriots OL Dan Connolly hit incentives in his contract to boost his 2011 salary to $1.025 million.

Could free agent DE Vernon Gholston rejuvenate his career under a line coach like Jim Washburn of the Eagles?

Ravens QB Joe Flacco reportedly has a “strained relationship” with offensive coordinator Cam Cameron.

Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer described LB Rey Maualuga’s 2010 season as “extremely average.”

UConn LB Greg Lloyd II has no contact with his father, former Steelers LB Greg Lloyd.

The Texans are very high on Texas A&M LB Von Miller.

Colts.com reviews the team’s rushing offense in 2010.

New Jaguars QBs coach Mike Sheppard has yet to study David Garrard on film.

The Titans are hoping to get bigger at defensive end.

NFL Network’s Steve Mariucci releases his top ten mock draft.

Possible Chiefs draft target Aldon Smith, a defensive end from Missouri, posted a disappointing ten-yard split at the Scouting Combine on Monday.

The Raiders met with California (Pa.) QB Josh Portis at the Scouting Combine.

Chargers WR Vincent Jackson says he’s in wait-and-see mode “with this CBA stuff.”

NFL Network’s Charley Casserly examines which running backs helped their stock at the Combine.

Eagles K David Akers reiterated disappointment that he was given the transition tag.

Free-agent RB Clinton Portis discusses his departure from the Redskins.

After cutting Tommie Harris, the Bears might draft a defensive tackle in the first round.

The Lions are expected to pass on Colorado CB Jimmy Smith in the first round.

Coach Mike McCarthy confirmed that Desmond Bishop is atop the Packers’ depth chart at inside linebacker.

The Vikings are interested in Arkansas TE D.J. Williams.

The Falcons met with speedy Fort Valley State WR Ricardo Lockette at the Combine.

NFL Network’s Jim Mora sends Clemson DE Da’Quan Bowers to the Panthers in his mock draft.

The Saints are not expected to draft a running back in the first round.

Potential Bucs draft target Ryan Kerrigan, a defensive end from Purdue, helped his stock at the Combine Monday.

Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic predicts that the Cardinals will draft Texas A&M LB Von Miller with the fifth overall pick.

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh plans to take an “honest” approach to the draft.

The Seahawks have re-signed CB Kennard Cox to a one-year, $555,000 contract.

Could Alabama WR Julio Jones’ foot surgery adversely affect his draft stock?

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7 Responses to “Tuesday morning one-liners”
  1. 4ever19 says: Mar 1, 2011 8:16 AM

    Review the Colts rushing offense? That shouldn’t take very long. Actually, my dawg Mr. Addai was coming on when he got hurt. My beloved Colts needs to re-sign that young man.

  2. BC says: Mar 1, 2011 9:00 AM

    “Could free agent DE Vernon Gholston rejuvenate his career…”
    When was it ever juvenated? He’s done il zipperino since coming into the league! Biggest top ten bust in the last five years this side of Jamarcus Russell.

  3. jc1958cool says: Mar 1, 2011 9:26 AM

    doesn’t everyone have a strained relationship, with cam cameron? the ravens will not win a super bowl with that jerk as the coordinator!

  4. Scott says: Mar 1, 2011 9:41 AM

    I love how Jason Cole thinks his opinion matters or anyone in the media for that matter. If those guys (mainly Cole) think for one second that their input is going to change the minds of NFL GMs they need to re-evaluate their intelligence. And if any GMs opinion on a player can be swayed by someone like Cole, they also need to re-evaluate their intelligence…AND lose their job.

  5. lunarpie says: Mar 1, 2011 10:48 AM

    David Akers complaining after he missed 2 key field goals in the playoffs!?!? Gimme a break!

  6. tjp2033 says: Mar 1, 2011 11:18 AM

    No thanks on Gholston to Philly. If he couldn’t produce with Rex Ryan he wont produce anywhere.

  7. thetownsfolk says: Mar 1, 2011 8:23 PM

    Jason Cole honestly evaluates player’s skills by their press sessions…what a d@uche bag extraordinaire.
    Does that make Dick Cavet an NFL Scout? Hey, Truman Capote is a great interview…suit him up!

    By the way, I heard a “rumor” that JasonCole wears gnormous women’s panties.

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