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NFL Scouting Combine

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  • What do NFL combine drills have to do with actual NFL?

    What do NFL combine drills have to do with actual NFL?
    I still don’t get the NFL scouting combine. Last weekend in Indianapolis and through Tuesday, football players will wear almost no football equipment while running some drills they practice specifically for this showcase but rarely execute in...
  • Tavon Austin, other random NFL combine thoughts

    Tavon Austin, other random NFL combine thoughts
    The NFL’s annual pre-draft meat market wraps up Tuesday, but one of the players generating the most buzz at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis was former Dunbar star Tavon Austin. His 4.34 in the 40-yard dash Sunday validated the gigabytes...
  • Power ranking the best in Baltimore sports this week

    Power ranking the best in Baltimore sports this week
    Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because, well, why not? Today, I debut this fun weekly feature,...
  • W&M's Webb impressive at NFL combine

    Defensive back B.W. Webb of William and Mary, a former Warwick High star, turned heads at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. Webb posted a vertical jump of 40 1/2 inches, a broad jump of 132 inches and fast shuttle times for 20 yards (3.84...
  • NFL prospects claim teams asked them about their sexuality

    NFL prospects claim teams asked them about their sexuality
    Colorado tight end Nick Kasa told ESPN Radio Denver on Wednesday that he was asked questions about his sexuality by at least one team at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. "They ask you like, 'Do you have a girlfriend? Are you married? Do you...
  • Flacco says being NFL's highest paid player was never the goal

    Flacco says being NFL's highest paid player was never the goal
    Joe Flacco had just put his signature ona six-year contract that could pay him as much as $120.6 million and the NFL’s newly-minted highest paid player had big plans to celebrate. “I'm going to drive home tonight and just go out to dinner...
  • Dolphins make big splash by signing Mike Wallace

    Dolphins make big splash by signing Mike Wallace
    The Miami Dolphins burst into free agency Tuesday by signing high-profile wide receiver Mike Wallace, the top free agent on the market and one of the best deep threats in the NFL. Wallace inked a five-year contract worth $65 million, with $30 million...
  • Dolphins may look to draft for most of remaining needs

    Dolphins may look to draft for most of remaining needs
    Free agency is almost a week old, and the Dolphins have made so many transactions and explored so many options that you could get dizzy tossing around the names. Here's what we know so far: through free agency the Dolphins have signed eight starters, or...
  • When it comes to diversity in the NFL, nepotism trumps the 'Rooney Rule'

    When it comes to diversity in the NFL, nepotism trumps the 'Rooney Rule'
    This NFL offseason represents the 10-year anniversary of the inception of the "Rooney Rule." The rule, named after Pittsburgh Steelers' Chairman Dan Rooney, requires teams to interview minority candidates for all head coaching and senior football...
  • On-air ringmaster Rich Eisen is NFL Network's franchise player

    On-air ringmaster Rich Eisen is NFL Network's franchise player
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Even the face of the NFL Network occasionally gets stopped at the line of scrimmage. Sportscaster Rich Eisen is trying to get across the field at the University of Phoenix Stadium, where he's supposed to host his network's...
  • Rolling Stone Story On Hernandez Talks Of Drug Use, Guns

    Rolling Stone Story On Hernandez Talks Of Drug Use, Guns
    Aaron Hernandez was a heavy drug user during his days with the Patriots and his behavior angered coach Bill Belichick to the point that his job was in jeopardy, according to Rolling Stone magazine. In story excerpts from "The Gangster in the Huddle"...