Senior Bowl: NFL scouts get busy

MOBILE, AL - This sleepy Alabama town started humming over the weekend as NFL executives and draft prospects poured into town. Activity has reached a frantic pace as all NFL teams look to take advantage of their prime pre-combine scouting opportunity. has been tracking the activity of NFL personnel execs as they peer over the available prospects. Their activity can provide some insight into the off-season priorities for their franchises, if not an actual heads-up on their eventual draft picks.

A number of top-level executives took in the North practice on Monday. Among the onlookers were Packers general manager Ted Thompson, Terry Bradway of the New York Jets, Phil Savage of the Cleveland Browns, and Scott Pioli of the New England Patriots. Also on hand were head coaches Bill Belichick and Sean Payton, newly appointed to the New Orleans Saints. Green Bay new head coach Mike McCarthy also has traveled to Mobile to evaluate players.

After practice, executives and scouts pulled aside players for chats and interviews. Here's a listing:

Baltimore Ravens: The Ravens were looking at a number of positions, but emphasized offensive line on Monday. WR Hank Baskett, New Mexico; C Ryan Cook, New Mexico; RB Andre Hall, South Florida; OL Daryn Colledge, Boise State; OL Charles Spencer, Pitt; DB Will Blackmon, Boston College.

Carolina Panthers: TE T.J. Williams, North Carolina State; DT Gabe Watson, Michigan; RB Jerome Harrison, Washington State; LB Abdul Hodge, Iowa.

Cleveland Browns: The Browns spent a lot of time studying DT Broderick Bunkley (Florida State) who would likely be a defensive end in the team's 3-4 scheme. The Browns also spent time with offensive linemen Daryn Colledge and highly-regarded OT D'Brickashaw Ferguson.

Dallas Cowboys: RB Jerios Norwood, Mississippi State

Jacksonville Jaguars: TE Marcedes Lewis, UCLA

Kansas City Chiefs: WR Anthony Mix, Auburn

Miami Dolphins: LB Spencer Havner, UCLA; OL Ryan Cook, New Mexico

New York Jets: The Jets interest in D'Brickashaw Ferguson was evidenced by Terry Bradway waiting in line to speak to him. Ferguson is a strong possibility to the Jets with their first-round pick. The Jets also talked to defensive backs Cedric Griffen (Texas) and Will Blackmon (Boston College).

San Diego Chargers: The Chargers were very active and spoke with LB D'qwell Jackson, Maryland; TE Dominique Byrd, USC; DL Victor Adeyanju, Indiana; LB Abdul Hodge, Iowa; OT Jon Scott, Texas; WR Maurice Stovall, Notre Dame.

Philadelphia Eagles: The Eagles spent time interviewing WR Hank Baskett, New Mexico, as well as QB D.J. Shockley, Georgia.

Washington Redskins: The Redskins showed their interest in defensive linemen as two different Redskins scouts spoke with DT Gabe Watson and DL Dusty Dvoracek seperately. The Redskins also talked to LB Spencer Havner, UCLA; OT Marcus McNeill, Auburn; RB Jerome Harrison, Washington State.

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