Lamar to DC? It's possible.
And more musings from the NFL Combine. This could be a wild week in pro football. Will Daniel Jones realize it's best to stay with the New York Giants? Why is Brandon Beane bullish on Gabe Davis?
INDIANAPOLIS — Many large cities are rotting from within but that’s most certainly not the case here. Every time the NFL descends upon the great city of Indianapolis, I’m blown away. Let’s hope the suits don’t screw this one up. Along its ceaseless pursuit of another buck, the NFL needs to keep the scouting combine right in America’s heartland.
Indy is the perfect host, right down to the indoor walkways and shrimp cocktail sauce.
We’ve got time to dive into the prospects. The NFL Draft is still eight weeks away.
Anthony Richardson’s workout was worthy of a double (and triple) take.
Throwing a football looks like something C.J. Stroud’s done since exiting the womb.
And I know, I know. Dan Campbell is correct. We’re not supposed to be enamored by prospects running around in “pajamas,” as the Lions head coach poignantly said. But did you see Darnell Washington? The Georgia tight end did his tight end forefathers proud with an all-time workout.
We’ll have you covered as the draft closes in. Bob McGinn will again bring his signature series to Go Long. Subscribers can review McGinn’s exceptional 2022 series in the archives. I’ll also be writing more profiles on prospects and trends.
But first, free agency.
The deadline to place the franchise tag on players is Tuesday, which means it’s decision day for the Baltimore Ravens and New York Giants. Meanwhile, Aaron Rodgers keeps the Green Bay Packers (and the entire NFL) in the dark.
What should we expect with Lamar Jackson and Daniel Jones? With so many execs and scouts and agents in Indianapolis, you’re bound to hear a thing or two. A handful of thoughts as the 2023 NFL league year closes in…