When the NFL lockout finally ends and the 2011 league year opens, teams will finally be able to sign undrafted free agents. Usually UDFAs are signed the minute the NFL Draft ends, but because of the lockout that wasn't possible. They have had to wait and wait, and only when the new CBA is in place will they be able to sign somewhere.
One UDFA that has received a lot of attention is Boston College linebacker Mark Herzlich. Many were surprised that he was not drafted, and many think he will be a great addition to the team that adds him as a UDFA. I know many Lions fans are hoping he ends up in Detroit, and I think Matthew Stafford would be quite pleased as well.
Wish I was bringin this LA weather back to hotlanta... met mark herzlich from BC tonight. Great guy. Gonna have a bright future.
Typically teams spend the last couple hours of the draft recruiting potential UDFAs. This year, you can bet teams will be calling up guys like Herzlich and making their pitch the second they're allowed to.