Sources tell Sporting News that Ogunbowale attended a private workout with the Patriots in April 4 and will work out for the Vikings this week. It’s not clear when his two-day visit to the Vikings’ team facility will begin.
The visits continue a meteoric rise for Ogunbowale, who began his collegiate career as a walk-on cornerback before earning a scholarship as a runner. Now he has a legitimate chance at an NFL job after a strong four-year stint with one of the Big Ten’s top programs.
Blandino has become a household name among NFL fans over the past few seasons as the league’s Senior Vice President of Officiating. Blandino often tweeted, or appeared on television, to explain controversial calls made by officials.
A few hours after the initial announcement, ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio reported Blandino is expected to be hired by CBS. The former VP of officiating will likely have a role similar to similar to Mike Pereira at Fox Sports and replace Mike Carey at CBS as he’s been heavily criticized for his performance.
CBS made another change this month to its first primary announcer group when the network replaced Phil Simms with Tony Romo. Simms also drew a lot of criticism from viewers.
A release says Blandino, who took over as VP in 2013, plans to “spend more time with Cheap Authentic Soccer Jerseys his family and explore other opportunities.” He NFL Jerseys From China first joined the NFL in 1994 as an intern before working his way up.
Bolles might be the most athletic tackle with surprisingly nimble feet for a man who is 6-5, 297. He is technically sound but does need to get stronger and add some bulk. Bolles is ready to start right away for a Giants team that allowed only 22 sacks last year but had the NFL’s 29th-ranked rush offense. Bolles can replace Marshall Newhouse and give the Giants solid bookends with Ereck Flowers.