Bryant and Merrimack put on a show at Harvard Pro Day

March 9, 2023

CAMBRIDGE – Harvard may have hosted an NFL Pro Day for 11 guys on Thursday, but it soon turned into a show featuring three guys from Merrimack and one from Bryant. The Bulldogs are coming off their inaugural season as a Big South School and were competitive in just about every single game last season. Meanwhile, Merrimack was a win away from the NEC conference title and can now pursue…


Zay Flowers’ strong NFL Combine weekend should lock up a first round spot for him

March 4, 2023

Image courtesy of @andybackstrom It’s tough to have a better couple months than Zay Flowers is having. With his draft stock soaring despite being on a 3-9 team last year, the guy that holds every major receiving record at Boston College went and worked with the Patriots coaching staff in Las Vegas. Now, this weekend Flowers – in front of his now former head coach Troy Brown – has consistently…


NFL Draft: 3 Thoughts on E.J Perry’s Combine Performance

March 4, 2022

E.J Perry worked out for coaches and front office personnel last night at the Combine in Indianapolis. Here are three thoughts on his workout. 1. Ran an impressive 4.65 forty: Perry ran a 4.65 forty which is a good time for a quarterback. In this era of athletic, dual threat quarterbacks, forty times are more important. Perry showcased his running ability in college and backed it up at the combine…


Patriots Draft: Patriots type players to watch at the Combine this weekend

March 1, 2022

The NFL Combine is back and it will once again be held in Indianapolis this upcoming weekend. Teams will gather to interview prospects, get medical information on them and work them out as they continue the evaluation process. Expect Bill Belichick and the Patriots brass to be there evaluating all of the positions but especially the areas the Patriots have the most needs in. Cornerback, linebacker, wide receiver, defensive tackle…


Boston College: A.J Dillon impresses at the combine and watches his stock rise

March 1, 2020

Image courtesy of Michael Conroy/Associated Press Former Boston College running back A.J Dillon put on a show at the NFL Combine on Friday night. Dillon measured in at 6’0″ 247 pounds. with 31 5/8″ arms and 9 5/8″ hands. It is abundantly obvious that Dillon is a specimen physically but his workout numbers were truly off the charts. Here is a breakdown of each category and how Dillon performed. 40…


Patriots: Thoughts on the Patriots and the combine

February 27, 2020

With the on field workouts of the NFL Combine kicking off tonight, I thought I would share some of my thoughts on what this combine means for the Patriots. Here are ten thoughts. 1.It doesn’t appear the Patriots have met with Tom Brady’s agent Don Yee as was reported earlier in the week. In fact, Karen Guregian of the Boston Herald has reported that the Patriots have not spoken to…


Boston College: Eagles coaches and players reflect on the NFL Combine and what it means to them.

February 25, 2020

By Kevin J. Stone/@kstone06/@newftbj CHESTNUT HILL — All eyes in the football world will be on Indianapolis this weekend and early next week for the 2020 NFL Combine, and there will be plenty of attention on it all the way from the Heights. Last week, the Eagles – and in particular new strength and conditioning coach Phil Matusz – put together a nearly-identical replica of the NFL combine for the…


Patriots Draft: Six positions the Patriots will focus on at the Combine

March 2, 2019

The Patriots have several key free agents this off-season and there is a good chance they may lose a couple of them, most notably Trey Flowers and Trent Brown who could both command big money on the open market. The combine will give Bill Belichick and his staff an opportunity to see some of the top talent in this upcoming draft workout and possibly fill some of the positions that…


Patriots Draft: 10 prospects to watch at the combine

March 1, 2019

The Patriots will have their eyes in all of the participants at this year’s combine but here are ten participants that will intrigue them because they are ideal scheme fits. 1. Ryan Finley, QB, N.C State: At 6-4 213, Finley has the size and the arm strength the Patriots look for in the quarterback position. 2. Deebo Samuel, WR, South Carolina: Versatile and explosive after the catch, Samuel would give…


Boston College: B.C having seven players at the NFL Combine is a double edge sword

February 19, 2019

Boston College will have seven prospects test at the NFL Combine starting on March 1st. The seven players are the most in program history and top ten in terms of number of players attending the combine this year. Zach Allen, Chris Lindstrom, Tommy Sweeney, Lukas Denis, Will Harris, Hamp Cheevers, and Wyatt Ray will all be representing BC in Indianapolis. It is an impressive group of talent. All seven players…