Mar 28, 2011 0
While we are all impatiently waiting for the April 6th injunction hearing, much of the focus has shifted to the draft, which takes place in exactly on month. Pro days are underway and we will be seeing many mock drafts in the weeks to comes as teams start to formulate their draft plans. Of course things could change dramatically if the lockout is lifted before the draft since teams should be able to sign players and make trades.
Mike Tomlin makes his plans clear … when it comes to RB Rashard Mendenhall. While speaking at the NFL meetings last week, Tomlin made it clear that he’d have no problem continuing to feed Mendenhall noting “wear and tear is part of the game, specifically at the (running back) position.” While Tomlin said his vision after taking over in 2006 was to split the carries, he admitted that hasn’t always been the case although he’s tried to get Mewelde Moore and Isaac Redman involved. Tomlin called Moore “third-down capable” and said Redman is a “short-yardage and goal-line specialist” but also made a point of [...]