This may be surprising, but there is not really much to talk about today when it comes to news from around the league. I blame the rain. Oh, and the lockout. Last Friday, we took a look at the player-led workouts from around the league, so today we’ll update you on some of those teams.
Baltimore Ravens – Next week, at a workout organized by WR Derrick Mason, at least 20 Ravens will be together at Towson University from May 24-26. Mason said the focus was going to be on conditioning, and that there wouldn’t be any contact.
Buffalo Bills – About 30 Bill players will meet on Monday for what is expected to be a week-long set of workouts in Buffalo. The workouts were set up by veterans such as LB Andra Davis and S George Wilson with QB Ryan Fitzpatrick expected to attend. Fitzpatrick held a small passing camp near his home in Arizona last month.
Chicago Bears – After backup QB Caleb Hanie recently said there were no plans for player-led workouts, starter Jay Cutler said he’s been talking with WRs and RBs to organize a passing camp.
Denver Broncos – QB Tim Tebow, who had [...]
This is typically the time of year when we are closely monitoring OTAs and voluntary minicamps looking for nuggets to put in our team reports. With the lockout still in effect, the best we can do is keep an eye on the player-led workouts taking place across the league. Not all the workouts are made public, so please don’t consider this the definitive list of what’s going on with every player. However, we’ve done our best to give you an update of what players are doing on their own.
Arizona Cardinals – WR Larry Fitzgerald took the lead once again, organizing workouts at Arizona State University earlier this month, which included 20 players from various teams including Cardinal QBs John Skelton, Max Hall, and Richard Bartel in addition to WRs Steve Breaston, Stephen Williams, Max Komar, and 2011 7th-round pick DeMarco Sampson. Sampson did miss some drills due to conditioning issues, but his speed and hands were noted by Skelton, who also complemented Sampson on his route running. WR Early Doucet is still rehabbing from sports hernia surgery, and did not want to risk doing too much, so he skipped the Fitzgerald-led workouts. The workouts, which are considered low-key, also [...]