Posts Tagged ‘2011 NFL Scouting Combine’

A look back at Day 4

Since the lights are still on at Lucas Oil Stadium, here’s a look back at what we saw, learned and heard on Day 4 of the Combine.

Newton’s coach’s take: QB still can improve

The man who helped prepare Cam Newton for Sunday’s passing drills at the NFL Scouting Combine saw pretty much what the rest of us did: room for improvement.

Mixed reviews for Newton after hyped workout

Auburn QB Cam Newton probably didn’t do himself any favors with his NFL Scouting Combine workout that’s drawing mixed reviews. Then again, the consensus seems to be that he didn’t show talent evaluators anything they didn’t already know about his game.

Mallett, Locker receive high marks from analysts

Much time has been spent discussing the merits of the top quarterbacks at the NFL Scouting Combine, and on Sunday, they finally took the field. So when all was said and done, who stood out?

Lifting linebackers: Homan leads way with 32 reps

In what definitely was the B-side to Oregon State DT Stephen Paea‘s hulking 49 reps in the 225-pound bench press Sunday, Ohio State’s Ross Homan led all linebackers at the NFL Scouting Combine with 32 lifts.

Photo: Bird’s eye view

Newton on workout: ‘I was somewhat frustrated’

Auburn QB Cam Newton‘s tractor-beam effect on media at the NFL Scouting Combine continued Sunday as he was the center of attention during on-field drills before appearing on “NFL Total Access” to discuss his performance.

Peterson, Amukamara prefer to stay at corner

LSU’s Patrick Peterson and Nebraska’s Prince Amukamara are considered to be the top two cornerbacks in this year’s draft class. So, why would there be rumblings about both of them possibly switching to safety in the NFL?

Wonderlic: My grandfather’s test works in NFL

After all this time, Charles Wonderlic still can’t help but be amazed that his family name is synonymous with NFL talent evaluation.

Celebration? Paea’s haka booms in media center

Perhaps feeling good after breaking the NFL Scouting Combine’s bench-press record but most likely filming a television segment, Oregon State DT Stephen Paea woke up the sleepy media center Sunday afternoon by performing a Tongan haka.

Paea shatters combine bench-press mark

Oregon State DT Stephen Paea broke the NFL Scouting Combine’s 225-pound bench-press record Sunday with a stunning 49 reps.

Green offers favorable review of Locker

INDIANAPOLIS — The favorable impressions of Jake Locker‘s NFL Scouting Combine workout continue to roll in Sunday.

Quick statement: Julio Jones faster than expected

Julio Jones raised a few eyebrows Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium by running faster than many expected.

Fair or not, Fairley addresses ‘dirty player’ label

Auburn DT Nick Fairley knows there is a fine line between being physical and being dirty. And he was twice asked about that line during his Sunday afternoon news conference at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Photo: Newton throws

 

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