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2008 Senior Bowl: Open Thread

Rucker, other star seniors on display (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

We haven't even seen the Super Bowl yet, and already it's time for run-of-the-mill NFL fans to put on their scouting caps and watch tomorrow's NFL stars. At 4PM today, some of college football's brightest senior stars will put their games on display for scouts and fans during the 2008 Senior Bowl.

No coverage of the Senior Bowl is better online than that of Scott Wright's at NFL Draft Countdown. All week he's been blogging, tracking and updating readers on the practice performances of the players, and has been sitting in on press conferences as well. His coverage is a must-see if you can't see the game today.

I'll be watching the game (I love having NFL Network at college), so if any of you don't have access to the Network, keep it docked here, as I'll be providing occasional updates on prospects I've got my eye on for our Bills. Better yet, if you can watch, provide your own thoughts as well!

Before the game gets underway, however, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at which NFL teams have shown interest in which players over the past week's worth of practices. All of the players listed below are prospects who would be good fits in a Bills uniform; the team information, again, comes via NFL Draft Countdown (and no, Wright doesn't have any mention of the Bills talking with any prospects - which, of course, doesn't mean it didn't happen). Enjoy!

USC DT Sedrick Ellis: CAR
West Virginia FB Owen Schmitt: KC
Arkansas FB Peyton Hillis: BAL, CLE
LSU WR Early Doucet: CLE, MIN
Wake Forest C Steve Justice: CLE, SEA
Kentucky OLB/SS Wesley Woodyard: DEN, KC, WAS
Missouri TE Martin Rucker: BAL, NO, NYJ, SD
Tennessee St. CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: BAL, NO, NYJ, PHI
Michigan St. TE Kellen Davis: BAL, CLE, DEN, MIN, NO
Penn State OLB Dan Connor: DEN, NO
Kentucky TE Jacob Tamme: ATL, DEN, KC
Oklahoma St. WR Adarius Bowman: KC, PHI
Troy St. CB Leodis McKelvin: SD, WAS
Virginia Tech OLB Xavier Adibi: BAL
USC TE Fred Davis: CLE, DEN