One strange aspect of the NFL Scouting Combine is how it turns a team sport into an individual battle for prestige, draft placement and money — lots of money. But don’t tell that to the prospects working out at Lucas Oil Stadium.
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Alabama LB Rolando McClain will not participate in any NFL Scouting Combine drills Monday, he told NFL Network analyst Charles Davis.
A stroll around to the different workout stations at the NFL Scouting Combine provides a unique perspective of how these prospects prepare for competition. Nebraska’s Ndamukong Suh is especially interesting to watch.
Defensive linemen aren’t typically known for their flamboyance, but Texas’ Lamarr Houston appears to be the exception.
Posted: Monday, March 1st, 2010 | Jason Feller Tags: 2010 NFL Scouting Combine, Alex Carrington, Arthur Moats, Brandon Graham, Carlos Dunlap, Dexter Davis, Everson Griffen, Gerald McCoy, Jerry Hughes, Ricky Sapp, Sergio Kindle, Terrence Cody
Michigan DE Brandon Graham tweaked his hamstring during his second 40-yard dash and will sit out the rest of Monday’s drills. NFL Network’s Paul Burmeister had a chance to talk with Graham, who assured him that it was just a minor injury, and he was sitting out as a precautionary measure.
The linebackers took part in the final workouts of the day Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium, with Washington ILB Donald Butler leading the way during bench press drills.
Oklahoma DT Gerald McCoy issued a foreboding message to teammate Sam Bradford if he plays against the quarterback in an NFL game: “I’ll kill Sam.”
Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2010 NFL Scouting Combine, Brandon Graham, Brian Price, Derrick Morgan, Erik Lorig, Everson Griffen, Geno Atkins, Gerald McCoy, Jeff Owens, Linval Joseph, Ndamukong Suh, Rex Ryan, Rob Ryan, Terrence Cody, Thaddeus Gibson
The defensive linemen might have just completed the most entertaining two hours of bench pressing at the NFL Scouting Combine. Sunday’s bench-a-thon was pretty amped as the prospects became competitive.
Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 | Justin Hathaway Tags: 2010 NFL Scouting Combine, Darren McFadden, Darrius Heyward-Bey, Fabian Washington, JaMarcus Russell, Michael Huff, Nnamdi Asomugha, Oakland Raiders, Robert Gallery, Tom Cable
Raiders coach Tom Cable insisted Sunday that his team’s draft strategy isn’t picking the fastest, strongest and biggest players, regardless of their college production.
Oklahoma RB Chris Brown limped back to the sideline following his first 40-yard dash Sunday at the NFL Scouting Combine. A few moments later, it was announced that Brown had suffered a strained hamstring and was “done.”
Tom Cable told reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine on Sunday that he never believed he wouldn’t be back as the Raiders’ coach — the team never made a statement saying he definitely would return — and he’s preparing for the 2010 season.
Who’s to blame for Tim Tebow needing such a last-minute change: Florida coach Urban Meyer or the quarterback himself?
His mechanics, delivery and arm strength might be questioned by some, but there are no doubts about Florida QB Tim Tebow‘s leadership skills.
Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2010 NFL Scouting Combine, Andre Roberts, Carlton Mitchell, Emmanuel Sanders, Golden Tate, Kyle Williams, Mike Williams, Scott Long, Taylor Price
The second, and much larger, group of wide receivers has finished running 40-yard dashes for the day, with eight prospects posting unofficial sub-4.5-second times, led by Notre Dame’s Golden Tate.
Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2010 NFL Scouting Combine
One aspect of the NFL Scouting Combine that you won’t see unless you’re in the building is the number of cameras on the field. Showing the action on television and the Internet — on NFL.com/LIVE — takes people and equipment.