Thoughts on Day One of the NFL Combine

Wide receiver John Ross of Washington dashes down the NFL's combine track in record time

It was the last opportunity for fans to see their draft picks in action before the draft, even though the prospects will still work out during mostly non televised pro days.

John Ross broke the official National Football League combine record for the 40-yard dash.

Cook and McCaffrey ended up catching the ball easily, adding to the possibility that they and Fournette could all be drafted in the first round.

The NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis is over, and NFL talent evaluators have another piece of the puzzle in the overall evaluation process leading up to the NFL Draft next month.

If teams have him rated closely with some other first-round cornerbacks, they may get the nod because of athleticism and less character questions. As a projected top-10 pick, he'll need to do well to prove the altercation really was just a miscommunication. "With a strong resume on tape, he is a near lock to come off the board in the first round".

Wait, those measurements and results can not possibly be right. But he is a sound tackler with closing speed and hustle who just gets flat footed in coverage at times. There were also several players that tested rather poorly and didn't look fluid in position drills, which will hurt their draft stock.

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The Bulls were nearly completely healthy now, getting Paul Zipser back from left ankle tendinitis for the game with the Warriors. The team is much more optimistic now that he will be able to return this season, but it's still a significant injury.

"I feel like I'm the best guy in the draft", Peppers said. Cue Mayock with the cliches! "It's only a story when the opposite happens, '" NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock said on Saturday evening. "That sounds stupid. But that's what I hear from coaches, and that's what I believe".

People love boisterous personalities, but excluding players such as Richard Sherman, the game's biggest personalities usually are on the offensive side of the ball. So don't laugh it off. He can play safety, nickel corner or any hybrid of both.

The thing about Jackson is that anyone who ever saw him play would probably agree that a 4.13 was well within his limits.

I'm not overly anxious about Jonathan Allen's combine results like some other people are, however, it would be unfair for me to say he didn't hurt his draft stock at all. If the Browns have a shred of intelligence, they'll draft him number one without a second thought. But a great running back can change how your offense looks and its potency instantly (i.e., Ezekiel Elliott of the Dallas Cowboys).

"I'm here to get the quarterback", the UCLA product said. Most (if not all) of his interviews were canceled after the altercation, preventing teams from getting a more in-depth interview from a guy they may spend a first-round pick on.

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