Posts Tagged ‘Ryan Bartholomew’

Carter shows he’s a good fit at Syracuse pro day

Delone Carter is the type of player that’s en vogue in the NFL right now. A compact running back out of Syracuse, Carter is a change-of-pace type with above-average skills as a receiver out of the backfield. Carter was one of 15 NFL hopefuls on display at Syracuse’s March 23 pro day. Representatives from 26 teams attended the event, held indoors on FieldTurf. Carter (5-8 5/8, 224) ran 40 times of 4.50 and 4.46 and posted a 10-1 broad jump. He stood on his NFL Scouting Combine times in the vertical leap and three-cone drill. He also took part in positional drills. He will find a home somewhere on draft day, likely somewhere in the fourth or fifth round. Another […]

Forget the 40: Splits are where it’s at for scouts

It’s an odd (and occasionally unpleasant) sight to see linemen legging out 40-yard dashes, and most NFL talent evaluators feel the same way. While a 40 time offers a window into a prospect’s athleticism, it really has no bearing on his overall evaluation.

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