Posts Tagged ‘NFL Scouting Combine’

Mock draft 2.0: Top pick could be McCoy or Suh

With the combine just over the horizon, the cream of this draft crop remains at defensive tackle, where Gerald McCoy and Ndamukong Suh are the contenders to be the No. 1 overall pick.

Texas’ Shipley could be draft’s surprise receiver

Which wide receiver will be most coveted in the 2010 NFL Draft? NFL Total Access breaks down the debate.  

Mayock takes you inside every combine drill

What’s it like to take part in the NFL Scouting Combine? Mike Mayock provides an inside look at all of the drills that the prospects will be put through next week in Indianapolis.

Which team could be best fit for Tebow?

Charles Davis and Mike Lombardi take a look at some NFL teams that would be good fits for Florida QB Tim Tebow.

Rolle’s unique journey to NFL Scouting Combine

Follow Rhodes Scholar and draft prospect Myron Rolle as he tries to achieve his NFL dream.

Predictions: How first five picks could play out

NFL Total Access looks at how the first five picks of the 2010 NFL Draft might play out.  

Watch: When should Bradford, Tebow be picked?

Will Sam Bradford go in the top five of the 2010 NFL Draft? Will Tim Tebow be a first-round pick? Jamie Dukes and Steve Wyche debate.

Draft season is upon us, which means pro days

In between the end of the college football season and the draft are a series of key events. Those include the recently completed Senior Bowl week, the upcoming NFL Scouting Combine and pro days, in which players perform in front of scouts at either their own college or one near by.

League, others refute report of positive drug tests

A website that focuses on the NFL draft recently reported that some draft-eligible players had tested positive for drugs. However, an NFL spokesman refuted that Friday, saying ‚Äúneither the 32 clubs nor the league office know the results of drug or steroid tests taken at the 2009 Combine.”

Texas Tech’s Crabtree opts for surgery on left foot

After initially intending to try to go through his pro day later this month, Texas Tech WR Michael Crabtree changed his mind this weekend and opted to have surgery on the slight stress fracture in his left foot.

Crabtree will still run at Pro Day

Texas Tech receiver Michael Crabtree and his advisers have decided to hold off on any surgery for the slight stress fracture in his left foot until after his March 26 Pro Day, those close to the player said Saturday. Crabtree is not feeling any pain in his foot and still wants to run the 40-yard dash for NFL coaches and scouts next month.

OT Smith will not work out at combine

OT Andre Smith, projected as a top-5 pick, announced before the bench press on Friday that he will not be working out at the combine. Smith said he will only work out at Alabama’s pro day on March 11.

No combine for old men

As if watching kids do repeated bench presses doesn’t do it, a reunion of sorts has Vic Carucci feeling his years at the NFL scouting combine.

QB Sanchez will throw; Stafford will not

There was a lot of mystery surrounding what the quarterbacks would and wouldn’t do. But moments ago, USC quarterback Mark Sanchez said he would throw at this weekend’s scouting combine. Sanchez will not bench press, however. Georgia quarterback Matthew Stafford will not throw or bench, but will participate in the running drills.

Bad economy puts more emphasis on combine

Economic challenges are being felt everywhere, and NFL scouting is no exception.

Teams are looking to reduce costs wherever possible. And one area that involves the greatest amount of expense is travel, which also happens to be the primary means by which clubs assess college prospects.

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