The Insider: NFL Combine


Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 02/26/2014

NFL Combine: Five observations from the past week in Indy

Mike Jones provides insights as the NFL combine wraps up, and it covers the gamut, from the freakish talents to the depth of the defensive-back class, plus Michael Sam and Johnny Manziel.

By Mike Jones  |  10:23 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine, NFL draft, observations

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 02/25/2014

Redskins mailbag: Roster needs, draft evaluations, injury updates and more

The NFL Scouting Combine concludes today, and from here, Redskins officials will continue to plan for their offseason moves with free agency approaching in a couple of weeks, and college Pro Days on the upcoming schedule as well.

By Mike Jones  |  12:54 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cedric Griffin, Chase Minnifield, Mailbag, NFL Combine, Phillip Thomas, Richard Crawford

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Let NFL Draft-obsession season begin

A few tools to help you make sense of the data that came out of the NFL combine.

By Keith McMillan  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine, NFL draft, Opening kick

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 02/23/2014

NFL Combine: Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller set to follow brothers’ footsteps

Growing up as the third of four active boys, Virginia Tech cornerback and NFL draft prospect Kyle Fuller knows a thing or two about competition.

By Mike Jones  |  07:00 PM ET, 02/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  cornerbacks, NFL Combine

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 02/23/2014

NFL combine: Virginia Tech’s James Gayle hopes to showcase his adaptability

The pass-rusher was a 4-3 defensive end in college but has prepared to audition for NFL teams as a 3-4 outside linebacker as well.

By Mike Jones  |  12:29 PM ET, 02/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 02/22/2014

Michael Sam undaunted by media circus at NFL combine

The Missouri defensive end, who recently announced he is gay, handles a crowded news conference at the NFL Scouting Combine with ease.

By Mike Jones  |  03:40 PM ET, 02/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Sam, NFL Combine

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 02/22/2014

LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr. hoping to capitalize on speed, versatility

Every prospect at the NFL draft has been blessed with exceptional athletic ability. But then you have some, like LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., whose DNA carries a double dose of that special athleticism.

By Mike Jones  |  12:32 PM ET, 02/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine, Wide Receivers

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 02/21/2014

Redskins Coach Jay Gruden encouraged by progress as he and staff continue to lay groundwork

First-year coach addressed reporters at the NFL scouting combine

By Mike Jones  |  04:51 PM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jay Gruden, NFL Combine

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 02/20/2014

NFL combine: Tackle Ja’Wuan James working to further increase draft stock

Tennessee right tackle Ju’Wuan James started all 49 games of his career, yet doesn’t rank as his school’s most highly touted offensive line prospect.

By Mike Jones  |  03:59 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine, Offensive line

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 02/20/2014

NFL combine: Tackle Cameron Fleming hopes to continue Stanford tradition

Stanford tackle Cameron Fleming hopes he can follow in the footsteps of previous Cardinal linemen.

By Mike Jones  |  02:13 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine, Offensive line

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 02/19/2014

Prospects, team officials descending on Indianapolis for NFL Scouting Combine

Washington Redskins officials and coaches this week turn their attention to the NFL Draft as they flock to Indianapolis for the NFL Scouting Combine, which runs Thursday through Tuesday.

By Mike Jones  |  11:15 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine

Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 02/17/2014

Recent NFL memo to teams reinforces anti-discrimination policies

Teams are reminded that they are prohibited from discriminating against players based on a variety of factors.

By Mark Maske  |  06:27 PM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 02/27/2013

NFL to look into player's allegation that he was asked about sexual orientation at combine

Colorado tight end Nick Kasa said in radio interview this week he was asked by a team, "Do you like girls?"

By Mark Maske  |  03:26 PM ET, 02/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine, NFL scouting combine

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 02/23/2013

Tackles Terron Armstead, Lane Johnson turn heads in 40-yard dash at NFL combine

As the 40-yard dash got underway, it didn't take time for someone to impress.

By Mike Jones  |  01:04 PM ET, 02/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine, NFL scouting combine

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 02/22/2013

Virginia Tech's Corey Fuller following in brother's footsteps to NFL

Receiver's older brother Vince was an NFL defensive back for eight years

By Mike Jones  |  06:25 PM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Corey Fuller, NFL Combine

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 02/22/2013

Syracuse OT Justin Pugh aims to sell his versatility to NFL teams

As he looks to impress NFL officials, coaches and scouts at football's Scouting Combine, Syracuse offensive tackle hopes that versatility stands out as one of his best traits.

By Mike Jones  |  10:36 AM ET, 02/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jordan Pugh, NFL Combine, Redskins

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 02/21/2013

NFL Scouting Combine getting underway

Tight ends, offensive linemen and special teams players got to town on Wednesday, and today, those same player groups descend on Lucas Oil Stadium for measurements, medical examinations, interviews and team interviews.

By Mike Jones  |  10:20 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine

Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 02/18/2013

Mike Mayock: Safety Johnathan Cyprien 'makes a lot of sense' for Redskins

Mike Mayock believes that the Redskins are capable of getting an impact safety with their first pick of the draft (51st overall).

By Mike Jones  |  08:02 PM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NFL Combine, NFL draft