Bengals take close look at Nebraska’s Amukamara

Published on March 11, 2011 by     Seahawk Fanatic

 

The Bengals only send defensive backs coach Kevin Coyle to pro days when they have serious thoughts about drafting a particular player.

So the fact that Coyle was present at Nebraska’s pro day held Thursday must mean only one thing: They have their eyes on CB Prince Amukamara.

The Bengals hold the No. 4 overall pick in the draft, and with all the recent talk of LSU CB Patrick Peterson potentially going No. 1, Cincinnati might be wise to take a hard look at Amukamara.

In my estimation, Amukamara (6 ½ feet, 205 pounds), who stood on his NFL Scouting Combine numbers but looked very smooth and fluid in his workout, is worth a top-10 selection. The good thing about him is that he can play press coverage and off coverage, which makes him ready for the NFL. He’s not afraid to tackle, either.

Among the other 18 players to workout indoors on FieldTurf:

WR/KR Niles Paul (6-1 ½, 225) — He ran 4.45 and 4.42 seconds in the 40-yard dash and had a 36-inch vertical jump. He stood on everything else at the combine.

RB Roy Helu (6-0 3/8, 220) — He stood on his combine numbers and did position drills.

DB Eric Hagg (6-2, 206) — He ran 4.57 and 4.55 in the 40 and had a 38½-inch vertical. He looked good in individual drills.

S Dejon Gomes (5-11 7/8) — He stood on his combine numbers, but he did the short shuttle in 4.15 seconds and the 3-cone drill in 6.82.

P/K Alex Henry (6-1 7/8, 178) – He worked out for scouts after averaging 43.9 yards per punt last season.

K Adi Kunalic (5-11 ¾, 184) – He’s a kickoff specialist who worked out. In his four years at Nebraska, he had 125 touchbacks. He’ll be considered by a team wanting a kickoff specialist.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fair Use Notice This website may at times present copyrighted material, the use of which might not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available in an effort to advance understandings of democratic, economic, environmental, human rights, political, scientific, and social justice issues, among others. The author believes that this constitutes a fair use of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the U. S. Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the articles published on this website are distributed without profit for research and informational purposes. In most instances a link is placed to originator of Article and it is never expressly mentioned as written by, we use published by certain entities who write or publish for this said Blog..

Tell Us What's On Your Mind (0)




WP-SpamFree by Pole Position Marketing

REMEMBERING A LEGEND!

LATEST SEAHAWKS NEWS

052314-nfl-Garrett-Scott-pi-mp.vadapt.955.medium.75

Seahawks waive sixth-round pick Scott after tackle fails physical

The Seahawks waived tackle Garrett Scott today after the sixth-round pick failed his physical because of a rare ...
NFL.com   Official Site of the National Football League

President Obama jokes with, lauds Seahawks

The Seahawks visited the White House today and met with President Barack Obama in the East Room. It ...
bI9wJ.AuSt.5

Rookie receivers shine at Seahawks minicamp

Hoping to come out of the recent NFL draft with a receiver who could provide the offense with ...
140517marsh660

Cassius Marsh has found his football Nirvana

He has gone through life bearing the given first name of Muhammad Ali, but the knockout moment of ...
140515-price-600

Keith Price optimistic about his latest opportunity

When the Seahawks kickoff their three-day rookie minicamp Friday, former University of Washington quarterback Keith Price will get ...
tempcst_K2V8670--nfl_mezz_1280_1024

Seahawks Receivers room is packed full

It’s getting crowded on the sidewalk. After fighting off the label of being a “pedestrian” group last season, the ...
HPv9A.AuSt.5

Youth not a burden for Pete Carroll

When the NFL draft lights go out, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll picks up the phone. Just thinking about ...
1cdoa9.AuSt.5

Seahawks draft for the 2 P’s: passion, perseverance

Last week, coach Pete Carroll came up with the term “gritty” to describe the kind of player the ...

Shop for Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl XLVIII Champs Merchandise at NFLShop.com

Shop for Conference Champs and Super Bowl XLVIII Match Up Merchandise at NFLShop.com

WELCOME TO THE SEAHAWKS 12TH MAN ARMY.

WE TAKE PRIDE IN GIVING SEAHAWKS FANS AROUND THE CLOCK UPDATES,  ALL SEAHAWKS ALL THE TIME. SO IF YOU WANT THE LATEST SEAHAWKS NEWS DELIVERED FOR FREE RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX ONCE A WEEK, SIGN UP AND ENJOY!

WE HAVE BEEN PROUDLY SERVING DIEHARD SEAHAWKS FANS SINCE 2004.

Enter your Email

Preview | Powered by FeedBlitz