Khalil Mack‘s emphatic march toward a top-10 selection in the 2014 NFL Draft continues to gain steam.
At Buffalo’s pro day on Tuesday, the outside linebacker put forth a tremendous workout, which was held indoors at the Buffalo Bills’ facility. Representatives from 32 NFL teams attended the pro day, and Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine and Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie were among the notable attendees.
Mack, who weighed in at 252 pounds, ran the 40-yard dash in 4.55 seconds (he only ran the 40 once), which topped the 4.65 official time that he ran at the NFL Scouting Combine. He worked out both in space and with his hand in the ground, and blew people away with his pass-rush ability.
If it was possible for Mack to improve his draft chances, he did it at Buffalo’s pro day. He continues to be one of seven guys who theoretically could be the first overall selection in the 2014 draft, a list that also includes quarterbacks Teddy Bridgewater, Blake Bortles and Johnny Manziel, offensive tackle Greg Robinson, defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and wide receiver Sammy Watkins.
In all, 21 players worked out at Buffalo’s pro day. Two other players of note worked out at Buffalo’s pro day:
Alexander Neutz, WR (6-2 1/2 214) — Neutz ran the 40 in 4.63 seconds. Neutz, who led the Bulls in receptions (61), receiving yards (1,024) and touchdowns (12) in 2013, figures to be a priority free-agent possibility after the 2014 NFL Draft.
Branden Oliver, RB (5-6 1/2, 208) — Oliver ran the 40 in 4.63 seconds. Oliver recorded 1,535 yards rushing and 15 rushing touchdowns in 2013, leading the team in each category. He also figures to be a priority free-agent possibility after the draft.
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