Older QBs, and Combine honors

Published on March 1, 2012 by     Tacoma News Tribune (Feed)

Good morning. Here’s what’s “out there” about the Seahawks for today, March 1:

What could Peyton Manning possibly have in common with Warren Moon – other than Moon being in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Manning a slam dunk to join him someday? Mike Sando at ESPN.com explains: “Peyton Manning will be 36 if and when he resumes his career with a still-unknown team. … A search for the most productive seasons from quarterbacks at least 36 years old turned up memorable ones from NFC West alums Steve Young, Kurt Warner and Warren Moon.” Check this out, if only for a reminder of just how productive Moon was with the Seahawks in what was supposed to be the twilight of his career.

Also from Sando, a best/worst list of the performances from the NFL Scouting Combine.

Also at ESPN.com, Ashley Fox says it’s OK to break the bank to acquire Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III in the draft, because the Heisman Trophy winner is worth the price: “Trade the house. Go Mike Ditka. Rarely is it worth it, but this time it is. There’s nothing left to scare you, not size nor character nor production nor arm strength. Robert Griffin III has the entire package. He can be the face of a franchise. He can be a savior.”

Don Banks at SI.com passes out some awards from the Combine, and flaunts a little imagination while doing it – as in giving Dontari Poe the “Sexy and I Know It” honor: “I don’t think you get to pick your own music yet during the combine drills, but Poe was probably humming the song in the title, with its signature riff: “I work out.” But he need not remind us, because his results in Indy did the trick nicely. Where to begin? At 6-4, and a cool 346 pounds, Poe did a combine-best 44 reps on the bench press, and ran a 4.98, making him the World’s Fastest Largest Man. In addition, he vertically jumped 29.5 inches, and that’s the equivalent of fitting at least 10 phone books between him and the floor. Before the combine I was rooting like heck for Poe to slip some in the first round and last all the way until No. 29 Baltimore — Poe, a Raven, alas, nevermore — but it is not to be. He came out of Indy as a top 15 pick, and it’s not out of the question that someone in the top 10 could fall in love with him. In the NFL, big, fast and good is a very intriguing combination.”

Here at Seahawks.com, we take a look at the week that was/week that wasn’t for some of the Combine participants, including Stephen Hill: “The Georgia Tech wide receiver was “off the charts” in Indy, as one scout put it. It wasn’t just that Hill ran the 40 in 4.36 seconds, it’s also that he is 6-4, 215. And it wasn’t just his combination of size and speed; it’s also that Hill made a diving, tumbling catch of a pass during his workout. ‘Stephen Hill killed it,’ said Mike Mayock, draft analyst for the NFL Network. ‘I had a bunch of scouts tell me before the Combine this kid might blow the roof off. And he did.’ ”

via Seahawks.com Blog | Thursday cyber surfing: Older QBs, and Combine honors «.

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

131230bennett6vgdfgdgdfg60

Less dancing, more tackling from Seahawks, please

As the Dallas Cowboys were giving them a beating last Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks defense provided a CenturyLink ...
17YsDE.AuSt.5

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll: “Whenever we’re running the ball, we’re fine”

Marshawn Lynch sprinted down the right sideline untouched, into and out of the end zone. But he wasn’t carrying ...
Seahawks Broncos Football

Hawks waive DB Steven Terrell, bring back DE Greg Scruggs

The Seahawks today essentially reversed the move they made on Saturday, waiving defensive back Steven Terrell and bringing ...
141013hawkville660

Marshawn Lynch’s limited carries glaring in Seahawks’ two losses

Marshawn Lynch was limited to 10 carries in Sunday’s loss to Cowboys at CenturyLink Field, prompting coach Pete ...
141013injuries660

Seahawks’ depth being tested by rash of injuries

Middle linebacker Bobby Wagner left Sunday’s game, but returned. Cornerback Byron Maxwell did not. And their status for ...
on January 30, 2014 in Jersey City, New Jersey.

Russell Okung has torn labrum in shoulder

Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung has a torn labrum in his shoulder, according to team sources. Okung suffered the ...
141013-maxwell-600

Calf strain, not high-ankle sprain, for cornerback Byron Maxwell

Byron Maxwell Injury Deemed Less Serious Cornerback Byron Maxwell, who left Sunday's game against the Cowboys in the second ...
Doug Baldwin rants on Seahawks  offensive struggles   NFL.com

Doug Baldwin rants on Seahawks’ offensive struggles

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin was a tad angry at the offense's struggles after being upset by ...

Shop for 2014 Seahawks Gameday Gear at NFLShop.com

Shop for 2014 Seahawks Gameday Gear at NFLShop.com
 

lat-noise-wre0011368363-20130915

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