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Jets sign Dri Archer

Dri Archer got a lot of notice at the scouting combine in 2014 when he ran the 40-yard dash in 4.26 seconds, which was the fastest of the year and the second-fastest in combine history behind Chris Johnson. That helped Archer become a third-round pick of the Steelers, but he hasn’t able to make that…

Jared Goff says he’ll do everything at combine

Once the Super Bowl ends on Sunday night, the next big event on the NFL calendar will be the scouting combine for draft-eligible players in Indianapolis. One of the questions leading up to the event every year is whether the top prospects will participate in the full slate of drills or if they’ll wait until…

2016 NFL Draft: MTSU's Kevin Byard Used to Proving Doubters Wrong

Later this month, hundreds of NFL draft hopefuls will gather in Indianapolis for the annual NFL Scouting Combine. Despite an incredibly productive college career and an impressive performance during Senior Bowl week, Middle Tennessee State safety Kevin Byard will not be among them. It makes sense, though. Show More Summary

Senior Bowl Players Who Could Be a Fit for the New York Giants Defense

The New York Giants need a lot of help to repair a team that, for the third year in a row, underperformed. So as new head coach Ben McAdoo puts the finishing touches on his staff ahead of next month’s scouting combine, the Giants personnel...Show More Summary

Contract finalized to keep combine in Indy through 2020

The NFL and the city of Indianapolis have finalized a contract to keep the annual scouting combine at Lucas Oil Stadium and the adjacent Indianapolis Convention Center through 2020, WTTV CBS-4 in Indianapolis reported Saturday. The NFL and the city had been working on a deal. Indianapolis has hosted the combine since 1987. This year’s…

NFL Combine to Remain in Indianapolis Through 2020

The National Football League and the city of Indianapolis reportedly reached a five-year agreement this week to keep the annual NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium through 2020. Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star passed alongShow More Summary

Indianapolis close to five-year extension to combine deal

As part of the sweetheart deal Stan Kroenke offered the NFL in exchange for the keys to Los Angeles, there was talk of the NFL campus there becoming a future site for events such as the Scouting Combine. If that happens, it apparently won’t be until 2021. According to Mike Chappell of WTTV in Indianapolis,…

Kenny Vaccaro: People say Andrew Luck has “deceptive” speed because he’s white

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is fast. His 4.67-second 40-yard dash time at the 2012 Scouting Combine was faster than some wide receivers, and he has already gained more than 1,000 rushing yards in his career. Anyone who watches him knows he’s a great athlete. Except those who watch him and see only his skin color.…

UNLV to host NBA scouting combine

Like LSU and Kentucky, UNLV will be inviting NBA scouts into their gym to watch their players practice and workout.

Talented Pass Catcher Plays Defense for Jets

Cornerback Marcus Williams, a defensive specialist on his high school basketball team, was not invited to the N.F.L. scouting combine after college but impressed the Jets with his hands and work ethic.

NFL considers a Scouting Combine in Australia

The success of Australian rugby player Jarryd Hayne with the 49ers this preseason has the NFL thinking about identifying more talent Down Under. NFL executive vice president of international Mark Waller told the Sydney Morning Herald that the league needs to do a better job of finding talented players all around the world, and a…

Devin Funchess: I don’t care about the Combine, I’m fast on the field

Add Panthers rookie receiver Devin Funchess to the list of those who don’t think 40-yard dash times at the Scouting Combine are meaningful. Funchess told Josh Katzenstein of the Detroit News that when he ran a 4.7-second 40, making him the slowest receiver at this year’s Combine, he didn’t allow it to bother him. “You…

Browns say Danny Shelton looks great in pads, so who cares how he looks in shorts?

If all you knew about Browns rookie defensive lineman Danny Shelton was what you saw at the Scouting Combine, you’d think he was fat and slow. Shelton weighed in at 340 pounds and ran a 5.66-second 40, one of the worst times in the history of the Combine. But Shelton was a first-team All-American at…

NHL Combine 2015: Full Results, Measurements, Highlights and Top Prospects

With the June 26 NHL draft on the horizon, the best prospects in hockey converged on Buffalo, New York, this week to take part in the 2015 NHL Scouting Combine at First Niagara Center and HarborCenter. While much of the prospects' time...Show More Summary

Predicting the Biggest Risers and Fallers of the 2015 NBA Draft Class

With both the scouting combine and the lottery now over, we're gaining a clearer sense of how the 2015 NBA draft may shake out on June 25. Some players, such as Syracuse's Rakeem Christmas and Notre Dame's Pat Connaughton, opened the eyes of executives at the combine, causing their draft stocks to vault accordingly. Show More Summary

NHL Combine 2015: Dates, Schedule, Format and Top Prospects

The NHL's draft process has continued to evolve and improve over the years, and one of the greatest examples of that is the evolution of the NHL Scouting Combine. Although it has taken some time, the combine has emerged as important tool in the evaluation of draft prospects. Show More Summary

2015 NBA Mock Draft: Predictions for Prospects Who Starred at Combine

The first day of activities at the NBA Scouting Combine in Chicago will prove to be fruitful for a few of the attendees. Once you get beyond the players who are projected to be lottery picks, there's very little that separates most of the other prospects. Show More Summary

NBA Combine 2015: Prospects Who Boosted Their Stocks on Day 1

Former LSU Tigers star Jordan Mickey is an undersized power forward. However, on Day 1 of the NBA Scouting Combine in Chicago, he was one of the prospects who stood out the most. While he measured at only 6'8 ¼ " in shoes, his 7'3 ¼Show More Summary

Chiefs sign third-round pick Chris Conley

One of the fastest wide receivers at the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine has signed his rookie deal with Kansas City. Georgia’s Chris Conley, whom the Chiefs traded up to select in Round Three, has finalized his four-year contract with the club, per the NFL’s Thursday personnel notice. Conley (6-2, 213) was clocked at 4.35 seconds…

2015 NBA Mock Draft: 1st-Round Picks, Projecting Prospects with Top Measurables

A player's value goes far beyond his measurements at the NBA Scouting Combine, but the measurements are an opportunity for myths to be proven fact or fiction. All in all, it's one of the final pieces to the puzzle NBA general managers must construct as they prepare to invest in the next group of NBA hopefuls. Show More Summary

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