Pro Football weekly

Pro Football Weekly's Eric Edholm brings you hot news and the inside scoop about the NFL.

Vontae Davis on South Beach? Look out ...

About the Author

Recent posts by Eric Edholm

Dallas Mavericks forward Caron Butler's Week Two picks

Posted Sept. 17, 2010 @ 3:20 p.m.

Five Fearless Predictions: Week One

Posted Sept. 10, 2010 @ 3:38 p.m.

Three Saints concerns for tonight's game

Posted Sept. 09, 2010 @ 2:05 p.m.

Three Vikings concerns for Thursday’s game

Posted Sept. 07, 2010 @ 2:51 p.m.

A note on Dan Hampton

Posted Sept. 06, 2010 @ 12:39 p.m.

Related Stories

The Patriots-Dolphins pointspread rollercoaster

Posted Dec. 06, 2009 @ 11:15 a.m.

Update: Patriots-Dolphins line back up in Las Vegas

Posted Dec. 03, 2009 @ 4:22 p.m.

What's going on with the Patriots-Dolphins line?

Posted Dec. 03, 2009 @ 2:50 p.m.

Waiting for the wheeling and dealing

Posted April 25, 2009 @ midnight

Jackson to Chiefs? I don't like it

Posted April 25, 2009 @ midnight

Top 5 observations

Posted April 25, 2009 @ midnight

'L.B.U.' could make history

Posted April 24, 2009 @ midnight

Jackson surging

Posted April 23, 2009 @ midnight

A lot to like about Baylor's Smith

Posted April 23, 2009 @ midnight

Britt has pro game figured

Posted April 21, 2009 @ midnight


Posted April 25, 2009 @ midnight
Updated Oct. 06, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m.
By Eric Edholm

Best laugh of the day just came delivered from senior editor Mike Wilkening -- an Illinois grad, I might add -- who shouted out "South Beach!" as soon as the Dolphins selected Vontae Davis.

As you might or might not know, Davis is considered an immature young man who often frustrated his coaches in Champaign with his attitude and approach. And, how should we say it ... he likes to have a good time, as they say. Talent-wise, there's little question about him, but I must say that there were point in his career where he didn't play up to snuff (turn on the Western Michigan tape, off the top of my head).

If he hits, it's a home run. The kid can man-cover, tackle and has a physique most of us would die for. He could be a 10-year starter at left corner. How often do you find those at the 25th pick? Then again, we said the same things about DeAngelo Hall ... two teams ago.

Bill Parcells had better be sure about this kid, though, to make him the pick. 

Comments (0)


Not Registered?

or Register!

No comments yet