All posts tagged "NFL scouting combine"

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    John E. Hoover: As good as he is, like Charlie Ward 25 years ago, Kyler Murray soon will walk away from football forever (probably)

    NEW YORK — The Heisman stars aligned for one night over Manhattan, and so Kyler Murray got...

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    Ask Hoover: On Trey Sermon, the CFP, OSU recruiting, OU coaching, Spencer Rattler, Jim Gallogly, the Big 12’s future … and Halloween

    Well, after this week’s games, the college football regular season will be two-thirds over. Can’t say I’m...

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    NFL bound: Plenty of Sooners prospects project to make it at the next level

    Mark Andrews came to Oklahoma to be a wide receiver. But he will be going the NFL...

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    Report: Cowboys met with Clemson WR Deon Cain at NFL Combine

    Between the Senior Bowl and the NFL Combine, the team has now met with a growing list...

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    Lamar Jackson Stands Out From Other QBs, Saquon Barkley Could Be No. 1, More From NFL Combine

    INDIANAPOLIS – With each year, the ceremonial display of top-tier quarterbacks at the combine becomes less about...

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    2017 Fantasy Football: Cincinnati Bengals Team Outlook

    Author: Shawn Childs / Source: Scout.com Senior Fantasy Football Expert Shawn Childs goes in-depth covering every Fantasy aspect of...

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    Pentagon: Academy athletes must serve before going pro

    Source: Washington Post FILE – In this March 4, 2017, file photo, Air Force wide receiver Jalen...

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    Lonzo Ball reportedly among prospects who won’t attend NBA Draft Combine

    Author: Nunzio Ingrassia / Source: FOX Sports Lonzo Ball’s outspoken dad has garnered headlines for making hyperbolic statements, but...

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    Carson and Taylor Picked in NFL Draft

    Author: Robert Allen / Source: Scout.com Pat Kinnison Two Cowboy had the thrill of hearing their name called in...

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    Former OU wide receiver Dede Westbrook gets the call from Jacksonville Jaguars

    Author: Bob Przybylo / Source: Scout.com Former OU wide receiver Dede Westbrook got the call from Jacksonville in the...

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    NCO from Fort Hood to announce Dallas Cowboys draft pick

    Author: Rachael Kalinyak / Source: Army Times Sgt. 1st Class Shonta Tucker, a platoon sergeant at Fort Hood’s Warrior...

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    NFL Draft Preview #2-Pro Day Movers

    Author: Robert Allen / Source: Scout.com They weren’t at the NFL Combine, but don’t be surprised to see the...

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    Cowboys Draft Preview: Combine Trio

    Author: Robert Allen / Source: Scout.com The NFL Draft starts on Thursday and while there aren’t any Cowboys going...

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    Steelers Draft ’17: Tight Ends

    Author: Jim Wexell / Source: Scout.com Becker / USA TODAY Sports Images The Steelers can use a tight end...

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    Myles Garrett impresses again at Texas A&M pro day

    Author: Lorenzo Reyes / Source: USA TODAY At NFL’s annual meeting, Roger Goodell discussed the league’s rule changes as...

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    Texans Notebook: The Houston Texans Have Had Internal Discussions on Colin Kaepernick

    Author: Patrick Starr / Source: Scout.com In this notebook: Florida’s Pro-Day, Wes Welker’s role defined for the Texans and...

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    Pro Day Tour: All Eyes On Pass Rusher Charles Harris At Missouri Workouts

    Author: DallasCowboys.com Report / Source: Dallas Cowboys (Editor’s Note: Throughout the spring, DallasCowboys.com will continue its NFL draft coverage...

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    Pro-Day Tour: Washington CB Sidney Jones Injured; WR John Ross Impresses

    Pro-Day Tour: Washington CB Sidney Jones Injured; WR John Ross Impresses. Top picks: WR John Ross III, CB Sidney Jones, CB Kevin King, S Budda Baker, TE Darrell Daniels Possible Cowboy fits: Little needs to be said about what Ross can do to bolster Dallas’ up-and-coming offense, and more needs to be said...

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    Cowboys OT Doug Free to retire

    Cowboys OT Doug Free to retire. Now they have been informed that the veteran offensive tackle indeed intends to retire, according to multiple sources. While there is always a possibility that Free could change his mind, it would open up another hole on the Cowboys' offensive line, with Ronald Leary signing a four-year deal...

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    Dallas Cowboys: Why the NFL Scouting Combine doesn’t matter

    Dallas Cowboys: Why the NFL Scouting Combine doesn’t matter. Dallas Cowboys owner and general manager Jerry Jones loves finding diamonds in the rough. The Cowboys roster will likely feature players that didn’t get a combine invite. When the season is over for the Dallas Cowboys, a few weeks will pass before I suffer from football...

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    OSU Football: Cowboys Going Through Spring Practices, Host Pro Day

    OSU Football: Cowboys Going Through Spring Practices, Host Pro Day. Mike Gundy’s team will practice for a few weeks and scrimmage on April 15th. Senior Ramon Richards has moved from cornerback to safety, although he’ll rotate in to help at corner if needed. Junior Kenneth Edison-McGruder has switched from safety to star linebacker and receiver...

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    Redskins fire GM Scot McCloughan after two seasons

    After weeks of speculation, the Washington Redskins fired General Manager Scot McCloughan on Thursday, a little more than two years into a four-year contract. The team will have no further comment on his departure.” An official with direct knowledge of the situation attributed the decision to McCloughan’s ongoing problems with alcohol, which also...

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    OU football: With an improved body and spirit, Jordan Evans takes advantage of OU’s big Pro Day

    Linebacker Jordan Evans participates in individual drills during Oklahoma’s Pro Day at Everest Training Center in Norman on Wednesday. Ian Maule/ Tulsa World NORMAN — While the scouts and the cameras homed in on Joe Mixon and Dede Westbrook, the biggest winner from OU’s Pro Day might have been linebacker Jordan Evans. He was...

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    Positions the Dallas Cowboys must focus on in the NFL Draft

    Positions the Dallas Cowboys must focus on in the NFL Draft. This year’s NFL Draft class just finished up at the scouting combine and they did not disappoint. There are some specific positions that have tremendous depth heading into the event and that should help the Dallas Cowboys land productive players with their late...

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    Sooners Show Their Pro Potential

    After not being invited to the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine, Evans used Wednesday to prove he belongs among the best linebackers in this year’s draft class. He turned in a three-cone drill time of 7.03 seconds that would have been in the top 10 among linebackers at the combine, and then impressed yet...

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    Oklahoma football: Sooners RB Joe Mixon impresses on pro day

    Oklahoma football: Sooners RB Joe Mixon impresses on pro day. March 8 (UPI) -- NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma Sooners football held its much anticipated pro day on Wednesday, giving polarizing running back prospect Joe Mixon an opportunity to audition for the NFL teams in attendance. In comparison, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott ran...

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    Oklahoma football: Dede Westbrook runs 4.34 40 at Sooners’ Pro Day

    Oklahoma football: Dede Westbrook runs 4.34 40 at Sooners' Pro Day. Update (10:07 a.m.): Dede Westbrook officially ran a 4.34 40-yard dash, according to OU Athletics. Once again, Dede Westbrook showed off just how fast he really is with 4.40 40-yard time at Oklahoma's Pro Day Wednesday morning. WR Dede Westbrook runs a 4.40 unofficial...

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    Dallas Cowboys 2017 NFL Draft: Seven Round Mock 5.0

    Dallas Cowboys 2017 NFL Draft: Seven Round Mock 5.0. The fifth weekly installment of Dallas Cowboys full seven round mock drafts for 2017 in which we are focusing on finding value at positions of need. With the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine all wrapped up, we now have a more thorough understanding of the athletic...

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    At the combine, Cowboys’ work is more than just the draft

    At the combine, Cowboys' work is more than just the draft. “It’s like a convention,” Stephen Jones said. “Once you do that part of it , which is what everybody thinks you’re here for, then the other stuff is just as important, which is all the meetings that we have with...

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    NFL Combine breakdown: Running backs

    Bob Donnan/USA Today Sports With the Cardinals needing to find a suitable backup for star David Johnson, Arizona may target a running back in the middle to late rounds of the NFL Draft. Nevertheless, with uncertainty surrounding veteran free agent Chris Johnson's potential return and underwhelming play from former Cardinals' draft pick Andre...

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    Broncos ready to pursue Tony Romo if Cowboys release QB

    Denver is not the only team expected to pursue Romo, though. Jones told the Dallas media Saturday at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis that he and Romo have an implied agreement. Jones indicated Romo isn’t going to wind up with Washington, even if he is released to free agency. He has played in just...

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    Dallas Cowboys: Three Under The Radar Draft Targets

    Dallas Cowboys: Three Under The Radar Draft Targets. A quick look at three potential under the radar draft targets for the Dallas Cowboys as we head into the final day of the NFL Scouting Combine. A lot of fans will be pounding the table for Dallas to draft a pass-rusher in the first round. The...

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    Making The Case For Claiborne & Carr’s Futures In Free Agency

    Making The Case For Claiborne & Carr's Futures In Free Agency. It’s fair to say neither player has lived up to the considerable hype placed on him in 2012. Despite their ups and downs, though, the two have been the Cowboys’ preferred starters at cornerback for much of the past five years. That leaves the...

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    Deion Sanders recalls time he stuck it to Giants at 1989 NFL Scouting Combine

    Deion Sanders recalls time he stuck it to Giants at 1989 NFL Scouting Combine. The Giants weren’t ready for “Prime Time.” Deion Sanders recalled his time at the 1989 NFL Scouting Combine while on the NFL Network Monday, specifically mentioning a story of an interview he had with the Giants. Sanders said he met...

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    Scout’s Eye: Final Thoughts As Pass Rushers & DBs Close Out The Combine

    I currently have Barnett and Charlton both on my board as left defensive ends, with Barnett having the edge as a pass rusher that could make that transition to the right side if needed in the scheme. I just wanted to share my scouting notes on him: “Outstanding playing speed for a tall...

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    Eagles free-agent lowdown: Receivers to consider

    After spending the last week in Indianapolis for the scouting combine, Eagles executives and coaches return to Philadelphia this week to begin making major changes to the roster. The NFL's legal tampering period opens Tuesday at noon and the new league year begins Thursday at 4 p.m., when free agents can begin signing...

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    Fleet-feeted DBs post fiery 40s at combine

    Fleet-feeted DBs post fiery 40s at combine. INDIANAPOLIS -- As they did in 2016, the defensive backs closed out this year's NFL scouting combine with a double-take-worthy presentation of speed. Minnesota cornerback Jalen Myrick led the way at 4.28, followed by UCLA cornerback Fabian Moreau (4.35) and Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore (4.36). "There's...

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    NFL free agency rumors: Eagles interested in Terrelle Pryor, report says

    NFL free agency rumors: Eagles interested in Terrelle Pryor, report says. As free agency is set to open Thursday and legal tampering across the league beginning on Tuesday, the Eagles have shown interest in former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor, according to a report by Cleveland.com's Mary Kay Cabot. If the Eagles are...

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    2017 NFL Combine Recap for former Sooners

    2017 NFL Combine Recap for former Sooners. Image via NFL video of combine While I’m sure that many of you have diligently followed the NFL combine over the past several days, it’s easy to miss an event or two. OU’s pro day will be another chance for former Sooners to impress NFL scouts. Samaje Perine...

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    Marshon Lattimore’s hamstring tightens up at NFL combine

    Marshon Lattimore's hamstring tightens up at NFL combine. After saying he was "100 percent fine," Ohio State cornerback Marshon Lattimore suffered a hamstring injury Monday at the NFL combine, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Lattimore denied he had a hamstring injury, tweeting Monday that he had a hip flexor issue. I'm good y'all lol Lattimore,...

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    Winners and losers at the NFL scouting combine last week

    INDIANAPOLIS — This was the center of the NFL universe for the past week. Here’s the thing: Ross can play. 1 quarterback in this draft class but Watson might be inching ahead of the rest of the group at the top. Combine popularity … Stands were set up and fans were allowed into the large...

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    Will Tony Romo’s Agent Formally Request For The Dallas Cowboys To Release Him?

    Will Tony Romo's Agent Formally Request For The Dallas Cowboys To Release Him?. During the football convention that is the Combine, NFL teams talk to one another about trades, players, this and that. At the Combine, there have been a lot of rumors going around and some have made their way to Mile High...

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    Guerin-teed it was quite a week: Take Bob Stoops over Lon Kruger in a longevity derby, but don’t bet the house

    Guerin-teed it was quite a week: Take Bob Stoops over Lon Kruger in a longevity derby, but don't bet the house. This made me laugh The NFL discovered what all of us have known about Oklahoma specimen Samaje Perine for three years — he leaves you in awe. In September of 2014, someone asked...

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    NFL Combine: Jabrill Peppers best suited to play strong safety

    NFL Combine: Jabrill Peppers best suited to play strong safety. They had virtually the same 40 time and broad jump (Berry ran a 4.47 and jumped 10-10), and both did 19 bench-press reps, Berry's vertical was quite a bit better, though (43 inches). After getting a chance to see Peppers up close on Sunday,...

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    NFL Combine: Which linebacker ran the fastest on Sunday?

    NFL Combine: Which linebacker ran the fastest on Sunday?. Michigan's Jabrill Peppers ran the fastest 40-yard dash among the linebackers at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine on Sunday. Peppers turned in one of the best linebacker times in the combine's history with a 4.46-second clocking. But at 213 pounds, Peppers might end up as a...

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    Dallas Cowboys: NFL Scouting Combine results reveal possible draft targets

    The deepest positions include pass rusher, wide receiver, tight end, and cornerback. This tight end class is big on offensive capabilities but most players struggled to be effective blockers. If the Cowboys want to find a successor for tight end Jason Witten, I do not believe he is in this draft. Ross ran the fastest...

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    Tight End David Njoku Says He’ll Break The Broad Jump Record At The NFL Combine

    Tight End David Njoku Says He'll Break The Broad Jump Record At The NFL Combine. Malik McDowell is another that falls in the ‘freak athlete’ category, and is expected to test very well in the coming days given he weighed in at 295 pounds. One athlete who defines what it means to be an...

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    WATCH: Myles Garrett runs down top QBs in 40-yard dash at 2017 NFL Combine

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    NFL Combine 2017: O.J. Howard cemented status as Giants’ dream 1st-round pick

    But after Howard's jaw-dropping showing in Indianapolis, there should be no doubt that the dream scenario for the Giants would be the Alabama tight end dropping to the 23rd pick. Howard used his time in Indianapolis to solidify his standing as the top tight end prospect in a deep and talented class. "I...

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    Are The Denver Broncos Considering An Inside Linebacker In The First Round Of The NFL Draft?

    Are The Denver Broncos Considering An Inside Linebacker In The First Round Of The NFL Draft?. The Broncos have met with a number of defensive line prospects so far, but when the upper tier linebacker prospects were asked whether they had had an official or unofficial meeting with the Broncos, they said they...

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    Alabama’s Tim Williams talks failed drug tests, honesty in NFL combine meetings

    Alabama's Tim Williams talks failed drug tests, honesty in NFL combine meetings. The questions don't concern Tim Williams' football ability. So that's what I've been doing a great job at since I've been there -- going there and being honest with every team and so far they've respected me for that. Williams was suspended a...

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    Deshaun Watson sets himself apart in sizzling workout at combine

    Deshaun Watson sets himself apart in sizzling workout at combine. USA TODAY Sports INDIANAPOLIS — Leave it to Andy Reid to put Deshaun Watson’s sizzling workout at the NFL scouting combine on Saturday into some sort of credible perspective. The session ended on the other side of the field as quarterbacks threw to their...

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    Report: Tony Romo Would Accept $10-12M Offer from Denver Broncos

    Report: Tony Romo Would Accept $10-12M Offer from Denver Broncos. http://www.scout.com/nfl/broncos/story/1681565-5-reasons-you-should-go-p... There's been a number of reports regarding the future of Romo, including ones linking him to a massive three-team blockbuster trade with the Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, and San Francisco 49ers that would sent Romo to DC and Skins QB Kirk Cousins to...

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    John Ross Runs 4.22 40-Yard Dash at NFL Combine, Breaks Chris Johnson’s Record

    John Ross Runs 4.22 40-Yard Dash at NFL Combine, Breaks Chris Johnson's Record. Washington Huskies wide receiver John Ross officially broke Chris Johnson's long-standing 40-yard-dash record Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis with a speedy sprint that took all of 4.22 seconds, per NFL.com's College Football 24/7 on Twitter. The NFL's official...

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    Chris Carson NFL Combine

    Chris Carson NFL Combine. Carson continued to impress, grabbing a top finish in the bench press and both the jumping drills. Carson finished with unofficial 40 yard dash times of 4.58 and 4.60. I talked on RA’s show that I expected him to run closer to a 4.5, but that most teams thought he would...

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    NFL Combine: Cowboys Doing Homework On This Year’s WR Class

    INDIANPOLIS – It’s too soon to rule anything out, but it seems like a good bet the Cowboys might need to prepare for life without Terrance Williams. The 27-year-old receiver is set to hit free agency next week, and the Cowboys seem unlikely to win a bidding war for his services. Williams isn’t exactly...

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    Dede Westbrook thinks Joe Mixon should be at NFL combine

    Dede Westbrook thinks Joe Mixon should be at NFL combine. INDIANAPOLIS -- Oklahoma receiver Dede Westbrook says Joe Mixon should be at this week's NFL scouting combine. LSU RB Leonard Fournette impressed in the 40-yard dash, but how did he fare in the other drills, and which of the other elite RBs made the...

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    Keim talks Cardinals’ mindset at NFL Combine

    Brian Spurlock/USA Today Sports Arizona Cardinals' general manager Steve Keim spoke at the NFL Combine Wednesday and reflected on the challenges the organization will face in free agency and in this year's NFL Draft. On Wednesday, Cardinals' head coach Bruce Arians talked about evaluating quarterbacks and said there's already five-to-six passers that stand...

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    Minnesota Vikings show interest in Day 3 QB

    Jeremy Brevard/USA TODAY Sports The Minnesota Vikings interviewed a potential backup quarterback prospect with dual-threat capabilities at the NFL Scouting Combine. I have six brothers and two sisters, homey feel, and that’s how Blacksburg (Va.) was, a homey feel, so it wasn’t a huge adjustment to go from Mansfield to Blacksburg,” said the...

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    NFL combine day 2 takeaways for the college football fan

    NFL combine day 2 takeaways for the college football fan. INDIANAPOLIS — Combine Friday is the equivalent of real-life Tuesday. McCaffrey plays the harmonica. What happened to Terrance? Trubisky walked the line well, saying that though he lost a quarterback competition to Marquise Wilson (who went undrafted a year ago and is now a free agent),...

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    Oklahoma RB Mixon, His Combine Absence, And The Cowboys’ Interest

    Our Bill Huber is at the Scouting Combine. Here's what NFL execs are saying about Mixon being barred ... and what smart Cowboys minds are saying about Mixon. NFL general managers were split on a new rule, which bans players with convictions for domestic violence, sexual assault or weapons offenses to attend the Combine. And...

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    2017 NFL Combine: Mike Williams, Dede Westbrook have formal meetings with Eagles

    2017 NFL Combine: Mike Williams, Dede Westbrook have formal meetings with Eagles. Williams, 6-foot-3, 225 pounds, is projected to go in the first 10 picks of the NFL Draft. The Eagles draft No. Williams finished his time at Clemson with 177 catches for 2,727 yards and 21 touchdowns. In addition to Williams, the Eagles also had...

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    Tom Brady found his 17-year-old combine T-shirt

    Tom Brady found his 17-year-old combine T-shirt. Tom Brady's humble NFL beginnings long ago entered gridiron lore. If his backstory is unfamiliar to you, you're likely a visitor from another planet. If you are indeed an alien: The man now widely recognized as the greatest quarterback of all-time began his career as a pro football...

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    Cowboys’ Jim Maurer Recognized As Outstanding Athletic Trainer Of The Year

    Cowboys’ Jim Maurer Recognized As Outstanding Athletic Trainer Of The Year. INDIANAPOLIS – Jim Maurer, the Cowboys’ longtime head athletic trainer, has received the Fain-Cain Memorial Award from the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) recognizing the league’s Outstanding Athletic Trainer of the Year. Maurer has spent 27 seasons in the Cowboys organization, including the last...

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    OU NFL combine preview

    USA TODAY Sports It's NFL combine time for this former OU trio. It’s time for the NFL Combine, and though not as represented as some years, Oklahoma is bringing three players to Indianapolis this time around. http://www.scout.com/player/162596-samaje-perine?s=127 Running back Samaje Perine The story: Can you be a school’s all-time leading rusher and yet somehow...

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    Sooners At The NFL Combine

    Sooners At The NFL Combine. INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana - Three Sooners will participate in the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine Friday, March 3-Monday, March 6, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind. Follow complete coverage as Samaje Perine, Dede Westbrook and Charles Walker audition for the next level, including exclusive live coverage on NFL Network and...

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    Scout’s Eye: Assessing The Combine’s Running Back, O-Line Draft Prospects

    Scout’s Eye: Assessing The Combine’s Running Back, O-Line Draft Prospects. Fournette, the running back out of LSU, weighed in at 240 pounds but was quick to point out he was now back to his playing weight of 235. With the way these kids wear baggy sweats it was difficult for this old scout to...

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    2017 NFL Combine: QBs measure up, RBs flash strength and more Day 2 takeaways

    2 overall rated prospect on NFLDraftScout.com’s board and a consensus All-American, never missed a game due to injury at Alabama but did undergo procedures on both shoulders during his time there, making his medical evaluation this week more important than any athletic test he will take. There has been plenty of skepticism about...

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    Alfred Morris could be out as Cowboys look for McFadden to return

    Alfred Morris could be out as Cowboys look for McFadden to return. Running back is a not focus for the Dallas Cowboys at the NFL Scouting Combine, at least not like it was last year when the team eyed then-Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott. The Cowboys took Elliott with the fourth overall pick...

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    Cook, Fournette Happy To See Zeke Pave The Way To The Top Of The NFL Draft

    Cook, Fournette Happy To See Zeke Pave The Way To The Top Of The NFL Draft. After all, his 1,631-yard season paved the way for the Cowboys to win the NFC East. He led a great way for these running backs that are coming out right now.” A standout at LSU, Fournette is perhaps...

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    At combine, Cook addresses lengthy legal past

    At combine, Cook addresses lengthy legal past. INDIANAPOLIS -- Dalvin Cook knows he's going to face significant scrutiny from NFL teams about his legal problems dating back to high school, and he has already been questioned about it in the few 15-minute interviews he's had on the first day of the NFL combine. The...

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    Nick Kendell’s Top-4 NFL Draft Prospects For The Denver Broncos To Consider In The First Round

    Nick Kendell's Top-4 NFL Draft Prospects For The Denver Broncos To Consider In The First Round. http://www.scout.com/player/165926-cameron-robinson?s=101 Another Alabama offensive player for the Broncos in round one? Robinson came to Alabama as the No. His torso power and core strength make him a problem for any defender if he gets his hands on them, and...

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    John Elway Says The Denver Broncos Haven’t ‘Moved On’ From Russell Okung

    John Elway Says The Denver Broncos Haven't 'Moved On' From Russell Okung. The Denver Broncos are in a precarious position, after choosing not to pick up left tackle Russell Okung's option. The option would have paid Okung almost $12 million in 2017 and would have guaranteed him $19.5 million over the next two years. So,...

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    Minnesota Vikings should be active in free agency, draft to cure O-line woes

    Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports Rick Spielman spoke with media at the NFL Combine and the flagship station of the Minnesota Vikings and couldn’t avoid questioning about the landscape of the offensive line. Use code COMBINE2017 to get two free months with purchase of one! “I would say, without giving any trade secrets away, there...

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    Cowboys Say There’s No Expectation That Doug Free Plans To Retire

    Cowboys Say There’s No Expectation That Doug Free Plans To Retire. INDIANAPOLIS – It’s a good rule of thumb not to buy too much into rumors around this time of year, and the Cowboys saw a great example of that Wednesday. Word surfaced around the NFL Combine on Wednesday morning that long-time right tackle...

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    Jason Garrett Believes Romo Situation Will Play Out “Over The Next Few Weeks”

    Jason Garrett Believes Romo Situation Will Play Out “Over The Next Few Weeks”. “Tony’s been a great football player for us for a number of years,” Garrett said. But being our starting quarterback since 2006 and what he’s done for us, both on and off the field, he’s been outstanding and we’ll see how...

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    Dallas Cowboys Pre-Combine 7-Round Mock Draft

    Dallas Cowboys Pre-Combine 7-Round Mock Draft. There are too many times he gets fooled by misdirection and is much better as a chase-down defender than someone asked to hold up versus offensive tackles. Round 2: Pick 60 Jessica Hill/Associated Press The Pick: CB/SS Obi Melifonwu, UConn With Barry Church and J.J. Wilcox scheduled to...

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    Draft depth helped Minnesota Vikings with Adrian Peterson decision

    Kevin Brown/Viking Update The Minnesota Vikings will have numerous options outside of Adrian Peterson, as GM Rick Spielman notes, and that starts this week at the NFL Scouting Combine. As Spielman and his herd of scouts and the Vikings coaching staff descend on Indianapolis this week for four days of scouting players, talking...

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    Cowboys Officials Expect Jaylon Smith To Play, Contribute In 2017

    Cowboys Officials Expect Jaylon Smith To Play, Contribute In 2017. INDIANAPOLIS – It remains to be seen how effective he’ll be, but the Cowboys do expect Jaylon Smith to be on the field in 2017. Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones talked to reporters at length on Tuesday, just before the start of the...

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    Cowboys’ Sit-Down With Tony Romo Coming “Sooner Rather Than Later”

    Cowboys' Sit-Down With Tony Romo Coming "Sooner Rather Than Later". INDIANAPOLIS – This year’s NFL Combine will begin in earnest on Wednesday, and the league year will open just a week after that. As evidenced by a flurry of moves around the league on Tuesday, the next week could bring plenty of news heading...

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    Drafting Well, Re-signing Their Own Has Worked Well For Cowboys In Free Agency

    Drafting Well, Re-signing Their Own Has Worked Well For Cowboys In Free Agency. INDIANAPOLIS – Cowboys coaches, executives and personnel staff are arriving in Indianapolis this week for the NFL Scouting Combine, a major landmark in the evaluation process leading into late April’s NFL Draft. “I don’t expect us to be big players for...

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    What the Dallas Cowboys will be watching at the 2017 NFL Combine

    What the Dallas Cowboys will be watching at the 2017 NFL Combine. 2017 Offseason Questions: Dallas Cowboys x player version 1.9.0 playback state -1 2017 Offseason Questions: Dallas Cowboys Start video Large play-pause toggle Share Play pause 00:00 00:00 Closed captions Settings Volume ChromeCast Fullscreen X Twitter Facebook / Small (320x180) Medium (480x270)...

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    Scout’s Eye: Broaddus Has 8 Prospects To Watch At Upcoming NFL Combine

    Falls in that category with McKinley in weighing the value of the player to the risk where he is selected. If Williams interviews poorly then you’re going to see teams drop him several rounds or even have him off the board all together. Even as a safety, he will need to be able to...

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    College football: Track the Cowboys and Sooners through NFL Combine testing

    College football: Track the Cowboys and Sooners through NFL Combine testing. Six in-state college football players will face the biggest job interview of their lives this week. The 2017 NFL Combine runs Tuesday through Monday in Indianapolis. Tuesday: Registration, hospital pre-exam & X-rays, overflow testing, orientation and interviews. Friday: On-field workout (timing, stations, skill drills). Thursday: Registration,...

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    Holler: Minnesota Vikings, RB Adrian Peterson seem ready to part ways

    There are only five running backs with a 2017 cap hit of more than one-third what Peterson is scheduled to make and two of those – Jonathan Stewart ($8.88 million) and Jamaal Charles ($6.19 million) – are likely going to have to restructure or face getting cut themselves in the coming days. The...

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    Position-by-Position Breakdown of Dallas Cowboys’ Top Combine Targets

    His speed and ability to play the ball in the air makes him an attractive option in the second round. 2 receiver in the NFL. At 6'2, 218 pounds, he's one of the more physically imposing receivers in the draft class. With the team's offense relying heavily on the tight end position for production, the...

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    Dallas Cowboys legend: Byron Jones is the MVP of the defense

    Dallas Cowboys legend: Byron Jones is the MVP of the defense. Dallas Cowboys legend Darren Woodson believes the most valuable defensive player for America’s Team last season was second-year free safety Byron Jones. Early in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Dallas Cowboys found themselves an athletic phenom. The Cowboys coaching staff used the rookie’s ultra...

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    Oklahoma State basketball: As March approaches, Cowboys welcome Leyton Hammonds’ resurgence

    For Carson, the former OSU running back, ineffectiveness and an injury led to an underwhelming first half of his senior season. After averaging double figures in scoring last season and leading the team in rebounding, Hammonds’ points per game have fallen from 10.6 to 7.7. And as Oklahoma State welcomes Texas Tech to Gallagher-Iba...

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    Phillips: Jaylon Smith’s Approach, Attitude Make Him An Easy Guy To Root For

    Phillips: Jaylon Smith’s Approach, Attitude Make Him An Easy Guy To Root For. Instead, Smith spent the entire pre-draft process injured. “We had a great feel for what he is as an individual,” team owner/general manager Jerry Jones said in January. He has taken the right approach to his rehab and adjusted to wearing a...

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    10 NFL Combine Participants Dallas Cowboys Fans Should Know

    10 NFL Combine Participants Dallas Cowboys Fans Should Know. What does Dallas look for in their right defensive ends? Does he test out as well in the explosiveness drills as the other top rushers? In terms of size, Melifonwu hits all the desired measurables for a Cowboys defensive back. But with this much talent and positional...

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    Maybe Cowboys should go Dak-friendly and draft wide receiver at No. 28

    Maybe Cowboys should go Dak-friendly and draft wide receiver at No. Now the Cowboys come upon the 2017 draft with an offense revving and still with upside. Back-sliding at wide receiver with Prescott so good at spreading the ball round to a variety of weapons may be sacrilege. Reuter: “If the Cowboys don’t see any...

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    Dallas Cowboys: Conflicting reports concerning Tony Romo

    Dallas Cowboys: Conflicting reports concerning Tony Romo. While the Dallas Cowboys are focusing on building their roster in the offseason, the future for Tony Romo is as cloudy as ever. The Dallas Cowboys are coming off a week of more speculation about their aging star quarterback, Tony Romo. Washington Redskins franchise quarterback, Kirk Cousins, should...

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    Pre-NFL Combine Draft Report

    One Oklahoma State senior that should not look down on the fact that he was not invited is safety Jordan Sterns, who has earned a solid reputation on and off the field with NFL scouts and also enhanced that in Mobile, Ala., at the Senior Bowl. He along with fellow Cowboy seniors not...

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    Drafting Late In 1st Round Presents Different Dynamic, But Same Objective

    Drafting Late In 1st Round Presents Different Dynamic, But Same Objective. For the second time in three years, the franchise owns a late first-round draft pick this April. In 2016, a 4-12 record netted them the fourth overall pick. The rest is history: rookie running back Ezekiel Elliott won the league’s rushing title and helped...

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    College Football Notebook: NFL Combine invites three Sooners, two Cowboys

    College Football Notebook: NFL Combine invites three Sooners, two Cowboys. Although running back Joe Mixon isn't among those invited to the 2017 NFL combine, the Sooners will be represented by three other former players: RB Samaje Perine, WR Dede Westbrook and DT Charles Walker. All three prospects received grades between 5.5 and 5.7 from...

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    Can WR John Ross Injury Draft-Day-Deliver Him To Cowboys?

    But Ross might just be the best of them all. In this play, we see Ross’ ability at the line of scrimmage. A well-placed football leads to a deep touchdown reception for Ross. However, it is his adjustment to the ball in the air that makes the play so impressive. Going back to Ross’ ability at...

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    Oklahoma football: Three Sooners invited to NFL Combine

    Oklahoma football: Three Sooners invited to NFL Combine. IAN MAULE/Tulsa World Former Sooners Samaje Perine, Dede Westbrook and Charles Walker are headed to the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. The combine, held Feb. 28-March 6, will be the premier event for players to boost their draft stock before the April 27-29 NFL Draft. 11...

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    Samaje Perine, Dede Westbrook, Charles Walker to represent OU at NFL Combine

    Samaje Perine, Dede Westbrook, Charles Walker to represent OU at NFL Combine. USA TODAY Sports Three former Sooners will be in Indianapolis for the NFL Combine next month. Three former Oklahoma football players will represent the Sooners at next month’s NFL Combine as the official list was released Monday morning. Running back Samaje Perine, wide...

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    Sources: Joe Mixon, Ishmael Zamora not invited to NFL scouting combine

    Sources: Joe Mixon, Ishmael Zamora not invited to NFL scouting combine. Oklahoma running back Joe Mixon is not on the invite list to participate in the NFL scouting combine, sources confirmed to ESPN's Adam Caplan on Friday. Mixon, who was suspended for the 2014 season for punching a woman, is among the top five...

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