The rookie from Wisconsin ran well but as long as Peyton Manning is taking snaps in Denver, backs need to be effective in the passing game too. Ball struggled in this role throughout the first half of the Broncos' preseason tilt with the Seahawks.
Attempting to prove he's well on his way to recovering from the torn ACL suffered on Nov. 24, Florida State pass rusher Cornellius 'Tank' Carradine worked out for scouts on Saturday. He was clocked at 4.93 seconds in the 40-yard dash, according to a high-ranking league source.
Representatives from half of the NFL were on hand to see OL Luke Marquardt work out Thursday. At nearly 6-9, 315-pounds, Marquardt is an imposing physical specimen who was invited to the combine but was unable to work out there due to a broken foot. Eight NFL teams have requested meetings with Marquardt, who's expected to be the first Cougar drafted since Christian Okoye in 1987.