Here we will keep track of the 2011 NFL Draft form New York City as each first round pick takes the stage to shake hands with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
The Carolina Panthers wasted no time in taking controversial Auburn QB Cam Newton with the 1st overall pick.
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NFL Hall-of-Famer Warren Moon is unhappy with the criticism Cam Newton has received lately. In fact, he thinks that some jabs at Newton in the media are “racially based”. According to ESPN:
“A lot of the criticism he’s receiving is unfortunate and racially based,” Moon, who is Newton’s adviser, told the website. “I thought we [...]
Any problems that Cam Newton ran into throwing at the NFL Combine 10 days ago are quickly getting worked out. Newton was on target and impressive at his “Pro Day” showing at Auburn today according to a report by ESPN:
The workout was scripted to include 55 throws but expanded to 67 as Newton and [...]
It’s NFL Combine time again. So, what does that mean? Well, observing players in the Combine is not exactly like watching practice and its miles away from gameday, but it does whet our whistles for all things professional football. Also, it reminds us that the NFL Draft is less than 2 months away; a fact [...]
The NFL Combine is an interesting beast. It puts a lot of emphasis on some qualities that aren’t usually all that important in a player, especially a quarterback. But this is the way it’s been done for years, and the NFL likes it that way. So here are a couple of things we’ve found out [...]
During an impressive NFL Network interview that may have just propelled Cam Newton to the #1 overall draft pick, the former Auburn quarterback let something slip. He mentioned, quite directly, that he’d met with the Dallas Cowboys on Friday night of the NFL Combine. He tried to deftly cover it up later in the interview, [...]
When you’re sitting at the NFL Draft with the #1 pick, you’ll either strike gold or end up with something on par with Ryan Leaf. Okay, NO one is on par with Ryan Leaf. That guy’s suck was clearly epic. Nevertheless, it’s usually boom or bust. So, for the Carolina Panthers to seriously consider investing [...]
Auburn’s Cam Newton has been projected by draft experts to fall anywhere between #3 and #10 in April’s NFL Draft. Mel Kiper, Jr. thought he’d be an excellent fit for the woeful Buffalo Bills and ranked him at #3. But others think MU’s Blaine Gabbert will be picked higher than Newton, despite Newton’s incredible athletic [...]
It was the type of game most of the nation was hoping to see from the BCS #1 and #2; close. But Auburn pulled it out at the very end with a 19-yard field goal from Wes Byrum and no time left on the clock. Auburn 22, Oregon 19
Byrum scored from 28 yards earlier in [...]
From Cam Newtown of Auburn to David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays, SI has laid out a nice photo gallery of its “Breakout Athletes of 2010″. There’s quite a spread across the sports genre; MMA, soccer, tennis and hockey to name a few. Enjoy.
[Source: The Matador Sports]