While many NFL scouts are in Gainesville, Fla. this morning in anticipation of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow’s first throwing session since retooling his throwing motion, Bucky Brooks of the NFL Network says the Heisman Trophy winner’s workout will not raise his stock considerably.
Tim Tebow's well-publicized makeover has created quite a stir in the scouting community, but will do little to impact his draft status across the league. Teams that were fond of Tebow prior to the change will remain enamored with him due to his extraordinary intangibles and leadership skills. On the other hand, teams that regard the former Heisman Trophy winner lightly will continue to have issues with his skills as a passer.
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Tebow is reportedly scheduled to visit Seattle sometime after his Pro Day workout today. And according to this report from the Gainesville Sun, the public is open to attend the event, which is rare for pro days. The school will even have the concession stands open.
According to his agent David Canter, linebacker Lance Laury will visit the N.Y. Jets on Thursday and Friday.
Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com writes about the new beginning at VMAC, with the team’s off-season conditioning program starting this week.
Ed Thompson of Scout.com says Notre Dame’s Golden Tate could be the next Percy Harvin, and the Seahawks are one of a handful of teams showing a strong interest in Georgia Tech running back Jonathan Dwyer
Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports ranks the top 20 moves in free agency. Detroit signing Seattle unrestricted free agent WR Nate Burleson makes the list.
The Eagles agree to an offer sheet for New Orleans restricted free agent running back Mike Bell, signing him to a one-year, $1.7 million deal. The Saints have seven days to match. Bell visited Seattle last week, but likely the Seahawks thought his deal was too rich considering the production they would get back in return, and Seattle could get a quality running back this year’s draft that is deep in running back talent.
Les Bowen of the Philadelphia Daily News does a nice job of breaking down the Eagles quarterback situation and the possibility of guys like Donovan McNabb and Kevin Kolb moving to greener pastures.