Senior Bowl Practice Notes

Track the progress of Michael Robinson, Tamba Hali and Anwar Phillips as they prepare for the 2006 Senior Bowl and showcase their talents for a wide variety of NFL Scouts.

Anwar Phillips:

Weigh-In Assessment: Very lean.

Monday Practice Notes: The best defensive back on the field today. Shows a great ability to stay with opposing receivers out from their breaks, offering blanket coverage. Stayed step-for-step with opponents across the field. Really looked good today.

Tuesday Practice Notes: Sneaks looks into the quarterback and will lose some space to the wide receivers as a result. Gives a lot of cushion but has closing ability. Did very well locating the ball in the air.

Tamba Hali:

Weigh-In Assessment: Slender shoulders but trim and lean.

Monday Practice Notes: Displayed great edge speed as well as the ability to flatten, change direction and pursue from the backside. Very quick as well. Had trouble getting off blocks.

Tuesday Practice Notes: While Hali showed the ability to get off blocks in the running game, his pass rush overall was not overly impressive. Only once did he ever get near the quarterback. Does play with a nice pad level and always hustles.

Michael Robinson

Weigh-In Assessment: Long and lean yet well built.

Monday Practice Notes: His delivery caused some of his throws to be off line. He showed to have an above average arm and he did a good job in throwing under duress. The longer the throw the less accurate he was, however.

Tuesday Practice Notes: He struggled mightily for the first half of the session as many of his passes sailed high or wide. After settling down with his mechanics, he was more accurate. He still takes too long with his setup.

Wednesday Practice Notes: Robinson is expected to see some wide receiver reps in practice to show the NFL scouts what his abilities are catching the ball.

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