One prospect who has a chance to be a free-agent pickup for an NFL team following the 2014 NFL Draft worked out March 14 at Central Washington’s pro day. There was a representative from one NFL team on hand to catch offensive lineman Mike Nelson and four other athletes work out outdoors on moist grass. Nelson (6-foot-3 1/4, 289 pounds) ran the 40-yard dash in 5.47 seconds against the wind and 5.37 seconds with the wind. He had a 29-inch vertical jump and an 8-foot-3 broad jump. He did the three-cone drill in 8.10 seconds and the short shuttle in 4.68 seconds. Nelson — who has 32 1/8-inch arms — did 19 reps of 225 pounds on the bench press. […]
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Rain didn’t stop Eastern Washington from holding its pro day March 12, though the event was moved to Gonzaga Prep High School where 15 players — 10 from Eastern Washington and five from Central Washington — worked out outdoors.