It's a big week for Nate Irving, who is down in Alabama practicing for Saturday afternoon's Senior Bowl (4 PM on the NFL Network). I've seen more positive reports throughout the week than I have negative ones, so he may be working his way up a few draft boards. He even got a shout out from former NC State LB Stephen Tulloch. Scouts particularly liked that he gave that Tennessee guy his shirt back when the drill was over. Sportsmanship and all that.
Both Irving and Mark Herzlich have garnered some attention this week for their return to football through difficult circumstances: