The Daily Lard 4-3-11

Good Morning, Broncos fans! Not that we've ever come out and branded ourselves as Fair & Balanced™ but perhaps some levity is due after yesterday's somber Lard. Thankfully, Wesley Woodyard has come through with some comic Broncos gold; he announced via Twitter last night that he'd posted on YouTube his own spoof of teammate Brian Dawkins. As Woodyard explains, the video was created during training camp last year, and it involves multiple costumes for him and clearly a good deal of production help. It's quite brilliant, especially the Wolverine-clawed butt scratching...

AFC West

As Kiszla astutely points out, the selling of Tim Tebow may be a bit ridiculous as it relates to the Broncos and his accomplishment(s) in the NFL.

Buffs WR Scotty McKnight will be visiting with the Chargers tomorrow.

Jamaal Charles is thinking about running track, albeit on a lesser scale than is Chris Johnson.


In his Sunday column, Dan Pompei writes that teams think Da'Quan Bowers' knee issues are serious and that at least one GM agrees with Warren Moon's reaction to the criticism of Cam Newton.

Thankfully, Madden 12 will take a more serious approach to concussions than did prior versions.

The career of former Rutgers and Steelers guard Darnell Stapleton was cut short by injury; he's now coaching women's football in NYC.

One-liners via PFT.

This year's draft activities promise to be numerous, what with the NFL and players' union competing for public attention. Mike Tanier imagines what it could end up like.


The latest draft rumors Wes Bunting's been hearing, including that some scouts think Jake Locker could be an NFL safety if not a QB.

Gil Brandt on the pro days of Hawaii and UCLA.

Nolan Nawrocki isn't backing off his evaluation of Cam Newton.

Pat Kirwan has revisited and revised his assessment of Locker.

Matt Waldman evaluates USC tight end Jordan Cameron. Anyone else confused as all heck by the fact that there's also a top prospect named Cameron Jordan, and from a neighboring school (Cal)?

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