Posts Tagged ‘2011 NFL Scouting Combine’

Combine cred: Strength or speed?

The NFL Scouting Combine has wrapped and everyone has filtered their way out of Lucas Oil Stadium, but two notable players cracked the high marks in this year’s drills.

Inside a combine tradition

Here’s an inside look at an NFL Scouting Combine tradition that takes place on the final day of workouts among defensive backs.

McElroy feels he’s better suited than Cam for NFL

The talk of the combine — at least as far as quarterbacks go — has been Cam Newton. And then followed by Cam Newton, with a little more Cam Newton sprinkled in. Although to be fair, there also has been some talk about Cam Newton.

Officially, Van Dyke is combine’s fastest player

Miami CB DeMarcus Van Dyke will leave the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine as No. 1 on two lists.

LSU’s Peterson doesn’t hit goal in 40, but blazes

We don’t see a lot of cornerbacks like LSU’s Patrick Peterson.

Peterson gets up and after it

We made sure we were near the vertical jump station to catch a glimpse of LSU CB Patrick Peterson, one of the best overall athletes (size, speed, strength) among the defensive backs at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Chekwa posts top 40 among first group of DBs

The first group of defensive backs ran the 40 early at the NFL Scouting Combine on Tuesday, and we have the unofficial results.

Amukamara answers questions about speed

The first group of defensive backs finished their 40-yard dashes Tuesday at the NFL Scouting Combine, with three prospects posting unofficial sub-4.4-second times.

Dowling down with hamstring injury

It appears that Virginia CB Ras-I Dowling‘s day at the NFL Scouting Combine has been cut short.

A look ahead at Day 6

It’s Day 6 of the 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, and defensive backs will take center stage on the final day of workouts at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Alabama WR Jones worked out on fractured foot

Julio Jones‘ impressive performance Sunday at the NFL Scouting Combine became even more eye-opening Monday, when NFL Network analyst Charley Casserly revealed that the Alabama WR worked out despite a fracture in his foot.

For Lloyd II, comparison to dad ends at name

Most of the 330 hopefuls at the NFL Scouting Combine have some type of story to tell. But only one of them has a father who was a five-time Pro Bowl player.

Examining Fairley vs. Dareus

One of the main threads of chatter throughout the NFL Scouting Combine has been about the depth and talent of the defensive linemen, whom coaches and GMs pointed to all week as the strength of the draft. Within that group, the conversation narrows to Nick Fairley versus Marcell Dareus as to who the top interior lineman available has been.

Brandt: Lockette could be a steal

It seemed like an unfair question. Someone asked NFL.com analyst Gil Brandt during a live chat Monday afternoon what player at the NFL Scouting Combine might be the biggest steal of the later rounds in April’s draft. Rather than sidestep the question, however, Brandt had a ready response.

Illinois’ Wilson tops among linebackers in 40

Now that the linebackers have finished their on-field workouts at the NFL Scouting Combine, we can loop back and give you the official leaders in the 40-yard dash from Monday.

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