Posts Tagged ‘2009 NFL Scouting Combine’

Doctors find heart problem during prospect’s physical

Northeastern TE Brian Mandeville left the NFL Scouting Combine last week after doctors conducting a routine physical exam discovered that he has a non-life-threatening heart abnormality, the Boston Globe reported.

Several linebackers create buzz with strong workouts

Several strong performances by linebackers on Monday caught the attention of NFL team officials who attended the combine.

Curry motivated by thought of being No. 1 overall pick

Wake Forest LB Aaron Curry likely strengthened his resume — and his ascending draft status — with an impressive performance Monday at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Maualuga comes up limping at end of his 40

USC LB Rey Maualuga‘s scouting combine workouts were cut short Monday by a leg injury he sustained near the end of 40-yard dash.

Texas DE Orakpo done for the day

Texas DE Brian Orakpo limped off the field a few minutes ago and went under the bleachers with one of the trainers. He’s done for the day, but it’s just a tweaked hamstring.

Stafford runs but doesn’t throw at combine

Georgia QB Matthew Stafford held true to his word at the NFL Scouting Combine and didn’t participate in throwing drills Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.

WR Maclin returns to drills after fall

Missouri WR Jeremy Maclin tripped and fell during a late-morning passing drill and was slow to get up before being helped off the field by two trainers, who immediately brought him to a training table.

After he was checked over, Maclin tested his left leg briefly on the sideline before returning to the rest of his receiver group for the next passing drill.

Unofficially, receivers put up blazing times

It’s no exaggeration to say that all eyes of the NFL are on what takes place on the field at Lucas Oil Stadium this morning. From the view on the sidelines, it’s not difficult to see why.

Day 2 recap from Indianapolis

Here’s a look at what we learned in Day 2 of the 2009 NFL Scouting Combine, as well as some general observations from our live bloggers in Indy.

Getting started in the football epicenter

The second day of the 2009 NFL Scouting Combine has started appropriately enough, with NFL Network’s Mike Mayock answering questions for the media. Like the walking, talking, broadcasting football encyclopedia that he is, Mayock is rattling off times, numbers and figures for potential NFL prospects on a whim. He just finished comparing former Texas Tech receiver Michael Crabtree and Larry Fitzgerald, making note that when Fitzgerald was going through this process, no one thought he had enough separation speed. So that’s where we begin. Not much is going on in the NFL that isn’t happening in Indy. Nearly every executive, coach and scout is in or around town, the current mecca of the football world … and you’d be hard-pressed […]

No drills for Cal center Mack

California center Alex Mack said he sprained his ankle while preparing for the NFL Scouting Combine, and that will cause him to skip the drills in Indianapolis.

Crabtree will skip 40-yard dash at Combine

Former Texas Tech WR Michael Crabtree is still nursing an ankle sprain and won’t be running the 40-yard dash at the 2009 Scouting Combine.

Extra NCAA eligibility means three out for combine

LSU DT Charles Alexander, USC DB Josh Pinkard and Texas WR Jordan Shipley won’t be among the more than 300 players taking part in the four-day combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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