Class (still) in session: Lions go to work

Calvin Johnson, Detroit's No. 2 overall pick in last weekend's draft, learned first hand on Friday that with skill and investment comes great responsibility. The Lions opened up mini-camp to the new class of rookies, a rather brief period that is more excercise and homework than fun and games.
May 4, 2007

Lions get busy (and Stanton) in round two

The Detroit Lions jumped around more in the second-round than they have ever have on draft day, securing three more players -- including Michigan State quarterback Drew Stanton -- before the round was finished.
April 28, 2007

The Hot List

During interviews with NFL prospects and direct contact with NFL sources, I was able to compile this list of players who either visited with the team, worked out for them or interviewed with them. Will some of them get picked up by the Colts this weekend? We'll have to wait and see...
April 28, 2007

Draft series: Defensive line

The draft season is hitting the home stretch. We've moved into the defensive line portion of our series on this year's Steelers draft.
April 24, 2007

NFL Draft Buzz: April 19th

Scout.com's Ed Thompson has been talking to his NFL sources and to NFL prospects like Hawaii defensive end Ikaika Alama-Francis to find out about team interests, workouts and visits. Alama-Francis had more visits this week while other players were also on the move. Get the details inside...
April 19, 2007

NFL Draft Buzz: April 10th

Scout.com's Ed Thompson has been talking to his NFL sources and to NFL prospects like Georgia Tech OG Mansfield Wrotto to find out about team interests, workouts and visits. Wrotto has his first visit this week while other players were also on the move. Get the details inside...
April 10, 2007

NFL Draft Q&A With DE Ikaika Alama-Francis

Hawaii's Akaika Alama-Francis talked to Scout.com's Ed Thompson about Oregon's Enoka Lucas, teammate Samson Satele, the possibility of switching to linebacker at the pro level, what you should know about him as a person, and more!
April 6, 2007

7 Points With DE Ikaika Alama-Francis

Ikaika Alama-Francis didn't play football in high school and waited until his sophomore year to try it out in college. Since then, he's been a two-year starter who is now projected as no worse than a second-round pick in the NFL Draft. Learn more about him in this Scout.com interview with Ed Thompson.
April 5, 2007