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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…

Rohit pleased to find winning combo after early experimentation

2 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Mumbai Indians captain Rohit Sharma credited Mumbai's scouting team with identifying the right players for different situations by experimenting with different combinations early in the season

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

3 weeks agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

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

NFL Cancels Veteran Combine: Latest Comments and Reaction

After giving players an opportunity to showcase their skills in front of scouts for all 32 teams last year, the NFL has cancelled the 2016 veteran combine. Per Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk, NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said the decision was made due to lack of interest from teams. Read more NFL news on

Laquon Treadwell generates relatively slow 40-yard dashes

At the Scouting Combine in February, Mississippi receiver Laquon Treadwell chose not to run the 40-yard dash. On Monday, he ran. And he didn’t generate the kind of times that will cause him to rocket up the board. Treadwell ran, officially, a 4.63-second and 4.65-second 40-yard dash at his Pro Day workout. That’s still faster…

Dorial Green-Beckham Comments on Role in Titans Offense, Marcus Mariota, More

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham wants to answer the challenge Mike Mularkey made last month at the scouting combine when he said the 22-year-old's role with the team will "depend on Dorial" and his studying ability,...Show More Summary

Get to know Laquon Treadwell

In February, Mississippi receiver Laquon Treadwell chose not to run the 40-yard dash at the Scouting Combine. On Thursday, he chose to talk to PFT. The full interview, which aired during Friday’s PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio, appears below. Treadwell addresses, among other things, his thoughts on the importance of running 40 yards in a straight…

USC's Su'a Cravens says more NFL teams are looking at him as a safety as opposed to a linebacker

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Su'a Cravens left a few things to be determined when he departed the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis last month. Will he play linebacker or safety in the NFL? How fast can he run the 40-yard dash? Cravens answered the latter question Wednesday at USC's pro day workout for scouts, running the...

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