Su’a Cravens has several pre-draft visits booked

USC safety/linebacker Su’a Cravens won’t be submitting to private workouts with teams. But he will be making pre-draft visits to various NFL cities. Appearing on Wednesday’s PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio and NBCSN, Cravens said he has six visits lined up, and another eight pending requests. Cravens said he’ll visit the Saints, Lions, Raiders,…

For tackles, running 40-yard dash is hardly critical to NFL success

So Mississippi tackle Laremy Tunsil won’t run the 40-yard dash before the draft. So what? While those obsessed with measurables in a process that ultimately hinges on the unmeasurable, the question of how quickly an offensive tackle can cover 120 feet means little to his success. Case in point: Bruce Campbell. Remember Bruce Campbell? If…

Now’s the time to catch up on PFT Live

If you’re not listening to PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio when it’s live or downloading the podcast, you’re missing plenty of stuff. This past week, for example, you missed compelling interviews with Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu, Vikings guard Alex Boone, Raiders tackle Donald Penn, Broncos running back C.J. Anderson, Bears linebacker Jerrell Freeman,…

Penn, Ogbah, Freeman join Friday’s PFT Live

Another week of PFT Live comes to a conclusion relatively soon, when Friday’s three-hour edition gets rolling at 6:00 a.m. ET. Joining the program will be Raiders tackle Donald Penn, former Oklahoma State defensive end Emmanuel Ogbah, and Bears linebacker Jerrell Freeman. It’s also Texans to-do list day, and we’ll review all of the major…

Cowboys interested in Raiders restricted free agent Benson Mayowa

The Dallas Cowboys issues at defensive end made them desperate enough to sign Greg Hardy last season. With Randy Gregory suspended for the first four games of this season, the Cowboys are again looking for help at defensive end. According to Clarence Hill of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Cowboys will host Oakland Raiders defensive…

Bruce Irvin: I haven’t even scratched the surface of what I can do

Bruce Irvin started 37 games at linebacker for the Seahawks over the last three seasons, making him a key part of the league’s stingiest defense and helping him build a profile that turned into a four-year, $37 million contract with the Raiders as a free agent. While the Irvin-Seahawks partnership was positive from team and…