Monthly Archives: March 2011

Jabaal Sheard scouting report

March 30th, 2011 (1 Comment)

Jabaal Sheard DE Pittsburgh Ht: 6’3″ Wt: 264 Strengths: Three-year starter. Impressive athleticism and quickness for his size. Coming off a dominant senior year. Has flashed the ability to be a dominant edge rusher at times. Quick first step off the snap and capable of easily beating less athletic offensive tackles. May have the ability [...]

Arizona Cardinals could trade up for No. 1 pick

March 29th, 2011 (1 Comment)

Yesterday I speculated that the 49ers could be a candidate to trade up for the No. 1 pick in an effort to land Blaine Gabbert. Another team in the mix to move up No. 1 is the Arizona Cardinals. The Cardinals have made their interest in Gabbert very clear, and I believe there is a [...]

Draft Needs: Chicago Bears

March 29th, 2011 (No Comments)

Matt Peterson tracks the offseason needs of every team in the league. Today’s franchise, the Chicago Bears [full archive here]. Season Recap – Chicago rebounded from a 7-9 record in 2009 by finishing with a 11-5 record and winning the division in 2010. Jay Cutler improved under Mike Martz and the Bears’ defense looked like [...]

Da’Quan Bowers failed two physicals

March 28th, 2011 (No Comments)

According to SI’s Peter King, Da’Quan Bowers has failed “at least two team physicals” this offseason. This report may be concerning, but it needs to be taken with a giant grain of salt. In his report, King fails to mention when these physicals occurred. We know Bowers will hold his pro day on Friday and [...]

Sam Acho scouting report

March 28th, 2011 (No Comments)

Sam Acho DE Texas Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 260 Strengths: Smart, hard-working player that coaches have nothing but great things to say about. A decent athlete for his size. Shows good quickness off the snap and does a nice job getting into the backfield with his speed off the edge. Has the ability to play linebacker [...]

Could the 49ers trade up to No. 1 for Gabbert?

March 28th, 2011 (4 Comments)

Jim Harbaugh was brought in to fix the San Francisco 49ers. And it’s no coincidence that they brought in a former quarterback who helped develop Josh Johnson and Andrew Luck at the college ranks. Make no mistake about it, Harbaugh’s job is to find the 49ers a franchise quarterback and turn him into a star. So could they [...]

McCrystal’s updated mock draft

March 28th, 2011 (No Comments)

1. Carolina Panthers Blaine Gabbert QB Missouri I have no idea what the Panthers are going to do with this pick and you’re lying to yourself if you think you do. But here’s my best guess: they really want to trade down. So they’re making sure that no one knows who they want by saying [...]

Jurrell Casey scouting report

March 26th, 2011 (No Comments)

Jurrell Casey DT USC Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 300 Strengths: Decent athleticism for his size. Quick off the snap and does a nice job getting into the backfield. Shows a nice array of pass rush moves. Has the skills necessary to play end in a 3-4 scheme. Showed steady improvement throughout his career; still developing and [...]

Lawrence Guy scouting report

March 26th, 2011 (No Comments)

Lawrence Guy DT Arizona State Ht: 6’4″ Wt: 305 Strengths: Plenty of experience despite leaving after junior year; stepped into starting lineup early in true freshman year. An impressive athlete for an interior lineman; has the skills necessary to shift outside to end in a 3-4 scheme. Weaknesses: Still fairly raw. A high energy player, [...]

Sione Fua scouting report

March 26th, 2011 (No Comments)

Sione Fua DT Stanford Ht: 6’2″ Wt: 308 Strengths: Decent size. Has the build and strength to play nose tackle at the next level; experienced at nose tackle and the three-technique. Does a good job staying low and using leverage to power his way into the backfield. A physical player with an impressive motor. Quick [...]