- The National Football Post is up to Part 7 in CB Al Harris's rehab video journal. In most circumstances, I'd write off a 35 year old CB coming off a severe knee injury, but in 2008 he returned mid-season after rupturing his spleen and he still made it to the Pro Bowl. I'm not betting against him until he says he's done.
- Mike McCarthy is watching college QBs at their Pro Days. From JS Online.com:
On Monday, he was in attendance when Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford conducted a workout on campus in Norman, Okla. Bradford is being considered for the No. 1 pick in the draft and will be long gone before the Packers make their first pick at No. 23 overall.
On Wednesday, McCarthy was in Austin, Texas, to see Longhorns quarterback Colt McCoy during his pro day workout. McCarthy, Seattle’s Pete Carroll and Cleveland’s Eric Mangini were the only head coaches in attendance. McCoy probably won’t go in the first round and could last until the third round.
Just because McCarthy was in attendance for both quarterbacks’ workouts doesn’t mean the Packers are considering taking either one. McCarthy likes to attend quarterback workouts so he can keep notes on them for possible interest in the future.
If he hadn't gone to watch Bradford and McCoy, I'd suspect the Packers are interested in McCoy. But he's attended multiple Pro Days recently. He was in Texas earlier this week to watch Oklahoma State's WR Dez Bryant.
- It was a given that TE Spencer Havner would sign his contract offer. More details at JS Online.com. Exclusive rights free agents have no options but to sign, unless you're RB Ryan Grant and coming off a monster 2007 season. I've got no idea if he'll be charged with driving under the influence, whether the team or the NFL will suspend him, or how severe his injuries are. He's someone to keep an eye on the over next couple months. Hopefully he returns to full strength for the start of training camp because he became a solid receiving threat, and a good lead blocker, last season.