Written by John Owning on January 15, 2015
The Shrine Game practice week is coming to its end and while it doesn’t have the talent that the Senior Bowl boasts, there are plenty of draftable players who can make an impact on NFL rosters down in St. Petersburg.
Both teams had trouble with their footing as heavy rainfall on Tuesday significantly diminished the quality of each field. The West team really got the bad end of the stick as their field was barely playable, which led to players slipping and sliding through the drills on all three days.
While my eyes were glued to the trench battles for most of each practice, there were some skill position players who stood out, for the right and wrong reasons.
First off, the quarterbacks were downright awful for most of each practice. Old Dominion’s Taylor Heinicke was the best of the bunch, but even he had his fair share (read more…)