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A representative from the Minnesota Vikings talked with USC tight
end Anthony McCoy after Tuesday's South Team practice.
California defensive lineman Tyson Alualu was asked to set aside some time
to meet with the Kansas City Chiefs this week.
Citadel wide receiver Andre Roberts wasn't the only wide receiver to
suffer from dehydration following Monday's practice. An NFL source said that
Clemson's Jacoby Ford was also dehydrated Monday evening. Both players
participated in Tuesday's workouts and performed very well.
Louisiana Tech defensive lineman D'Anthony Smith was spotted with
representatives of the Chargers and the Saints following Tuesday's practice.
Oklahoma State cornerback Perrish Cox spent some time talking with a
representative from the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday.
The Chargers have talked with a pair of tight ends this week--Illinois'
Mike Hoomanawanui and Miami's Jimmy Graham.
Linebacker Koa Misi drew the attention of a pair of representatives from
the Washington Redskins following Tuesday's practice session.
An NFL source says that Cincinnati Bengals are showing a high level of
interest in University of Cincinnati wide receiver Mardy Gilyard. The 6-foot
tall, 179-pound pass-catcher would make sense for the Bengals, who struggled
down the stretch after the loss of Chris Henry.
Ole Miss WR Shay Hodge Joe Murphy/Getty Images
The Cleveland Browns are aggressively evaluating new talent. They've
talked with Auburn running back Ben Tate, Ole Miss wide receiver Shay Hodge,
Iowa linebacker A.J. Edds, Alabama kicker Leigh Tiffin, North Carolina State
offensive lineman Ted Larsen, Utah offensive lineman Zane Beadles, Wake Forest cornerback Brandon Ghee, Maryland safety Terrell Skinner, Troy
linebacker Cameron Sheffield, and West Virginia quarterback Jarrett Brown.
The Eagles also talked with Brown and Hodge, and have talked with Idaho
offensive lineman Mike Iupati. All three players have been standouts at
their positions so far this week. Sheffield has also drawn interest from the
Ravens and the Patriots this week.
The Jacksonville Jaguars drafted a pair of offensive tackles with their
first two picks in the 2009 NFL Draft. However, they may not be done
retooling their offensive line. They're showing some interest in Baylor
center J.D. Walton.
Versatile Alabama guard Mike Johnson and Oklahoma State quarterback Zac Robinson talked with the Seattle Seahawks following practice.
Tennessee long-snapper Morgan Cox has drawn some attention from the
Missouri linebacker Sean Weatherspoon spoke with representatives from the
Raiders and the Browns.
Punter Matt Dodge ended up talking simultaneously with representatives of
rival AFC North teams--the Ravens and the Browns--following the South team's
practice on Tuesday. Prior to the practice, a scout from the New York Giants
was anxious to see how Dodge was going to perform since winds conditions
were typical of those on a typical Sunday in New York during the regular
season. The East Carolina kicker showed that he has a big foot that can
produce some eye-popping punts, but he was also inconsistent at times,
booting some wobbly balls.
Tulane wide receiver Jeremy Williams told one of our Scout.com writers
that he had a great interview with the Patriots this week. He's also talked
with the Chargers.
Ole Miss offensive lineman John Jerry had a lengthy discussion with the
Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday. Michigan State kicker Brett Swenson has also
drawn some interest from Baltimore.
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