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Cowboys want to host Scouting Combine at their new facility

If Jerry Jones has his way, he can roll up to the Scouting Combine without his signature bus leaving its home base. Via Drew Davison of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, the Cowboys owner said he hopes to lure the league’s annual personnel-and-agent convention (which doubles as a chance to weigh and measure college prospects) to…

Tony Romo Comments on Future with Cowboys, Recovery from Shoulder Surgery

At February's NFL Scouting Combine, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones told reporters he believed Tony Romo could be the team's quarterback "for the next four or five years." According to ESPN.com's Todd Archer, Romo concurred with Jones'...Show More Summary

Marcus Paige sets sights on NBA

CHICAGO — The setting was different but the intensity was just the same for North Carolina guard Marcus Paige and his opponent at the NBA scouting combine, Maryland’s Melo Trimble.The two squared off on nearly every possession of the annual Big Ten-ACC Challenge’s marquee matchup back in early December. Show More Summary

NBA Draft 2016: Updated Prospect Big Board Heading into Scouting Combine

With the NBA playoffs in full swing, the majority of NBA fans are likely enjoying the action but looking forward to the NBA draft in the hopes that their favorite teams will still be playing in May next season. The next big item on the NBA draft calendar is the combine, which is set to run May 11-15. Show More Summary

Chargers sign fifth-round linebacker

Count the Chargers among the teams that have started signing their draft picks. Linebacker Jatavis Brown, a fifth-round pick, signed a four-year deal with the Chargers on Thursday. Brown was not invited to the Scouting Combine last February but was the 2015 Mid-American Conference Defensive Player of the Year at Akron. He set school records…

Vikings say Treadwell’s game speed trumps his Combine speed

At the Scouting Combine, receiver Laquon Treadwell turned in a disappointing 40-yard dash, leading to some speculation that he could drop out of the first round. But that didn’t happen, as the Vikings selected him with the 23rd overall pick. So why did the Vikings ignore Treadwell’s 40 time? G.M. Rick Spielman said on today’s…

Myles Jack may have made things worse for himself by talking

NFL teams knew Myles Jack’s knee was an issue, after poking at it thoroughly at the Scouting Combine and the subsequent medical re-check. But it might have been something the talented-but-injured UCLA linebacker said about his condition that scared a number of teams away, as much as the condition itself. After Panthers General Manager Dave Gettleman…

Noah Spence sent drug test results to all 32 teams

The NFL has reportedly told teams that no prospects failed drug tests during the Scouting Combine earlier this year and one prospective first-round pick has also taken the step of sharing other tests with teams in order to show them that he’s been clean for the last year. Eastern Kentucky pass rusher Noah Spence started…

Michael Thomas and Josh Doctson are the most well-rounded receivers in the NFL Draft

Using advanced stats and NFL Scouting Combine data to profile the major wide receiver prospects, from Laquon Treadwell and Michael Thomas to Leonte Carroo and Devon Cajuste. The receivers in the 2016 draft class come in all shapes, sizes...Show More Summary

Report: NFL tells teams no positive drug tests at Scouting Combine

The war on drugs is clearly over, the battle won. Either that, or incoming NFL players have gotten smarter about when to use and when not to. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, the NFL has notified its 32 teams that no player tested positive at the Scouting Combine. That’s rare, even though it shouldn’t…

Reports of failed test by Vernon Hargreaves were phony

Well, it’s been an interesting hour or so. Earlier today, we posted that there had been no leaks of failed drug tests at the Scouting Combine. Almost immediately, folks pointed out that there had been reports of a positive result from Florida cornerback Vernon Hargreaves. So I did a search on Twitter and found recent…

Report: Kendall Fuller gets good news at medical recheck

Virginia Tech cornerback Kendall Fuller was one of the 2016 draft prospects to head back to Indianapolis last week for rechecks on issues from their medical exams at the Scouting Combine. Fuller tore the meniscus in his right knee last season and had microfracture surgery as part of the repair process. The injury wiped out…

Shaq Lawson’s shoulder checks out fine in Indy

Clemson defensive end Shaq Lawson was one of the players back in Indianapolis this week for a medical recheck with doctors after an initial physical at the Scouting Combine. Lawson’s shoulder is the reason why he was having another exam as it was flagged by one team during the first look. The second look reportedly…

Jaylon Smith: I’m the best player in the draft

Linebacker Jaylon Smith will be among the players in Indianapolis for a medical recheck with doctors from the Scouting Combine and the former Notre Dame player’s results will be closely scrutinized by NFL teams. Smith was on track to be a very high pick in this month’s draft before suffering a serious knee injury at the…

Cardale's Message is Correct Even if he Might not be the Best Messenger!

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FEBRUARY 25: Quarterback Cardale Jones #11 of Ohio State speaks to the media during the 2016 NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 25, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images) Twitter was all abuzz today with salty and direct comments from Cardale Jones, [...]

NFL Draft 2016: Latest Mock Draft, Projections for Difficult 1st-Round Decisions

The initial rush of early free agency is gone. The NFL Scouting Combine is in the past, and plenty of meaningful college workout days are already done. It’s almost decision time for front offices across the NFL with the draft rapidly...Show More Summary

2016 NFL Mock Draft: 1st-Round Predictions for Nation's Top Prospects

The 2016 NFL draft is almost upon us. With the frenzy of free agency, the NFL Scouting Combine and pro days all in the past, it's far easier to project what teams might do with their first-round picks on April 28. Because of the punishment incurred as a result of Deflategate, the New England Patriots are the only team without a first-round selection. Show More Summary

Baptiste, West to serve as evaluators at USA regional combines

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Eldine Baptiste and West Indies U-19 coach Graeme West are set to join Mike Young as the lead talent evaluators at US scouting combines, which are scheduled to begin this weekend in Los Angeles

Notre Dame LB Jaylon Smith on knee: 'I am leg-pressing over 600 pounds'

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Just after injured Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith received the apparently bad news about his health from the NFL scouting combine, he and Irish teammate and fellow linebacker Jarrett Grace drove past each other...Show More Summary

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