Posts Tagged ‘2010 NFL Scouting Combine’

Prospects make individual-based combine a team sport

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.

Agent: McClain sitting out combine drills with injury

Alabama LB Rolando McClain will not participate in any NFL Scouting Combine drills Monday, he told NFL Network analyst Charles Davis.

Suh posts solid 40 time, but he wants more

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.

Houston makes statement in fashion, performance

Defensive linemen aren’t typically known for their flamboyance, but Texas’ Lamarr Houston appears to be the exception.

Michigan DE Graham suffers hamstring injury in 40

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.

Butler leads way for linebackers in bench

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.

McCoy wants a piece of Bradford in the NFL

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.”

D-linemen bring power, intensity to bench press

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.

Cable: Perception on Raiders’ draft strategy not reality

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’s Brown pulls up lame; Spiller, Best fly

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.”

Cable says he was confident in his Raiders future

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.

Florida tried to adjust Tebow’s delivery in 2008

Who’s to blame for Tim Tebow needing such a last-minute change: Florida coach Urban Meyer or the quarterback himself?

Tebow wows teams in interview sessions

His mechanics, delivery and arm strength might be questioned by some, but there are no doubts about Florida QB Tim Tebow‘s leadership skills.

Tate posts fastest times among second receivers

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.

How the combine gets to slow-mo

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.

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