The Scouting Combine never really changes all that much, in part because the NFL wants to be able to make year-to-year, apples-to-apples comparisons among players not just in the current draft class but in as many past ones as possible. That could be changing. Maybe. Ravens G.M. Ozzie Newsome said during the team’s pre-draft press conference…
Leonard Fournette’s weight isn’t the only thing that’s gone way down since the Scouting Combine. According to Mike Mayock of the NFL Network, LSU safety Jamal Adams ran his 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds. That’s impressive on its own, but it’s amazing considering he ran a 4.56 in Indianapolis a month ago. The clocks on…
The running joke at the NFL scouting combine was over LSU running back Leonard Fournette showing up at 240 pounds, a number that was higher than expected and one he blamed on “water weight.” Suddenly a nation of poor-eating NFL scouts and football writers had the weight-gain excuse they were looking for. Show More Summary
David Njoku had a strange run-in with some coaches and scouts.
Ole Miss quarterback Chad Kelly’s attempts to work out for NFL scouts this offseason have been a bust thus far. Kelly was barred from the Scouting Combine due to a past guilty plea on a disorderly conduct charge and his pro day workout on Monday ended after a dozen throws because of a right wrist…
NFL announced Pellman's plans to retire last July, but he continued to work through scouting combine.
Earlier this month, as general managers and head coaches from nearly every other NFL team met with reporters at the league scouting combine, the coach of the reigning Super Bowl champions, as is generally his M.O. at the combine, opted not to chat. Show More Summary
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Following what was regarded as a disappointing performance at the NFL scouting combine, Notre Dame quarterback DeShone Kizer had a lot riding on his pro day performance on Thursday, including a possible first-round landing spot on April 27. Show More Summary
JuJu Smith-Schuster, the youngest participant at last month’s NFL scouting combine, is determined to show teams he has his head on straight. Even if his hat is on backward. The 20-year-old receiver was so at ease during USC’s pro day Wednesday that he never removed his baseball cap. Not during...
The Baltimore Ravens seemed to be talking themselves into running back Kenneth Dixon making a leap in his second year. Coach John Harbaugh said last week at the NFL scouting combine that he thought Dixon could be “a top back.” That’s going to have to wait. Show More Summary
Ever since news trickled out of the NFL scouting combine that free-agent quarterback Mike Glennon — he of the 11 pass attempts the past two seasons — was set to earn more than $14 million per season, the collective response seemed to be that any team signing him for that much must be out of its damned mind. Show More Summary
The news that Scot McCloughan would not attend the NFL scouting combine last week rippled through Indianapolis in league circles with a mixture of intrigue, fear and shock. And now we hear that the Washington Redskins general manager — or perhaps soon-to-be ex-GM — is not “involved in the team’s decision-making,” according to ESPN’s John Keim. Show More Summary
The Joe Mixon Redemption Tour continued Wednesday with his pro day workout along with his Oklahoma teammates. The troubled Sooners running back, who was not invited to the NFL scouting combine, has met with several teams that clearly...Show More Summary
Not invited to the NFL combine because of his violent past, running back Joe Mixon got his chance to work out in front of NFL scouts on Wednesday during Oklahoma’s pro day. Mixon was caught on video punching a woman during a July 2014 incident in Norman, but at least two people celebrated International Women’s […]
The NFL scouting combine is in the rearview mirror, and teams are starting to firm up their draft boards. Sure, there will be adjustments to their rankings, but for the most part opinions are starting to solidify on the best players in the 2017 NFL draft and how they stack up. Show More Summary
Don’t overreact on Leonard Fournette, how the quarterbacks rate and more to close out the combine. The NFL Scouting Combine can be an information overload where you’re interviewing players, head coaches and team executives, trackingShow More Summary
Former Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon didn’t face a gauntlet of NFL teams at the Scouting Combine. He encountered a more limited collection of them on Tuesday night. Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network reports that the Lions, Saints, Bengals, and Browns each met with Mixon in Oklahoma on the eve of his Wednesday Pro Day…
Take a look at some of the top numbers from the 2017 NFL scouting combine.
It was a good week for some wide receivers, and a bad one for teams needing a quarterback Another NFL Scouting Combine is in the books, and thus declarative statements about who won and lost the Underwear Olympics have to be made. It’s...Show More Summary
Deshaun Watson, Myles Garrett, and Christian McCaffrey all boosted their draft stock at the Combine. The 2017 NFL Scouting Combine was a chance for college football’s brightest stars to shine in front of NFL scouts, and many made the most of the opportunity. Show More Summary