Janoris Jenkins knows he can’t run from his past, especially here at the NFL Scouting Combine, where scouts and coaches rattle every skeleton in the closet to avoid taking a risk on a prospect.
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Here are the leading vertical jump and broad jump results for wide receivers who worked out Sunday at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Here are the leading vertical jump and broad jump results for quarterbacks who worked out Sunday at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Andrew Luck elected not to throw for scouts at this week’s NFL Scouting Combine, but the numbers he’s posting in other drills certainly are worth noting.
Posted: Sunday, February 26th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: 2012 NFL Scouting Combine, Chris Givens, Chris Owusu, combine results, Michael Floyd, Robert Griffin III, Stephen Hill, T.J. Graham, Travis Benjamin
Just to put Robert Griffin III‘s unofficial 40-yard dash time of 4.38 seconds, just four wide receivers ran faster Sunday morning at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Justin Blackmon‘s tender hamstring didn’t keep him out of every drill Sunday at the NFL Scouting Combine, as the Oklahoma State receiver participated in the gauntlet, in which players are thrown passes in rapid-fire succession while running from sideline to sideline.
Robert Griffin III opened Sunday’s NFL Scouting Combine workouts with a flash, running 40-yard dashes in 4.38 and 4.41 seconds unofficially.
Before quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers run 40-yard dashes and sprint around cones, they visited Cardinals strength coach John Lott in the weight room Saturday to bench-press 225 pounds as many times as they could. Here’s how they did
Fifteen years ago, the NFL Scouting Combine experience dramatically changed for the better when John Lott took over spotting prospects on the bench press.
North Carolina’s Quinton Coples is considered by some to have the most to gain here at the NFL Scouting Combine, but the Tar Heels’ defensive lineman isn’t concerned about people who knock him for a lack of consistency or an overall drop in play in 2011.
This is a big offseason for Thomas Dimitroff. With 18 unrestricted free agents to contend with and no picks in the first round of the upcoming draft, the Falcons general manager has his work cut out for him.
Whether Courtney Upshaw winds up at linebacker or defensive end in the NFL largely will depend on where he goes in April’s draft, but no matter. After four seasons under coach Nick Saban at Alabama, Upshaw feels prepared.
Colts center Jeff Saturday said he could envision QB Peyton Manning playing for another team but also could see him harmoniously co-existing with the projected No. 1 overall draft pick, Stanford’s Andrew Luck.
Colts center Jeff Saturday was emphatic Saturday during NFL Network’s combine coverage that if the team really wants Peyton Manning, it should call the quarterback and schedule a throwing session to check his health.
Ravens center Matt Birk isn’t retiring, according to his agent, Joe Linta. Birk wants to return to Baltimore, and Linta began contract talks with the team Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine.