NFL Combine Shows Just How Hard John Dorsey's Job Will Be In April And Other Thoughts From IndianapolisWith the NFL Combine winding down here are some thoughts on the week in Indianapolis.
Combine Notes: Shaquem Griffin's 20-Rep Bench Press Highlights The DaySaturday afternoon at the Indianapolis Convention Center Griffin put on one of the most inspirational and impressive performances ever seen.
NC State's Bradley Chubb Says Being Paired With Myles Garrett Would Be 'Special'Could the Browns, who own two of the top 4 picks in the draft, take another defensive end high for a second straight year after drafting Myles Garrett No. 1 overall a year ago?
Wyoming QB Josh Allen, UCLA's Josh Rosen Let Deep Ball Fly During Combine Workouts SaturdayAllen was sensational throwing against air hitting his target on a variety of routes, but it was his deep ball that fired up the hype machine Saturday.
Louisville's Jackson Justifies Staying At QBHe says he wants to play QB exclusively in the NFL.
Last 2 Heisman Winners Face Scrutiny Over NFL FuturesThe two Heisman Trophy-winning quarterbacks found themselves repeatedly talking about their biggest perceived weaknesses — Mayfield's size and brash personality and Jackson's future at quarterback. All they need to do now is convince pro scouts they're worthy of being first-round draft picks in April.
Sam Darnold Won't Throw But Turnovers Are A Question He Has To Answer At The CombineDarnold is spending his time meeting with teams in Indianapolis where he's accounting for 36 turnovers in 27 games for the Trojans his bid to remain the top QB on draft boards.
Chris Swanson Says It's A Toss-Up Between Sam Darnold and Josh RosenChris Swanson of USC.Rivals.com says Sam Darnold is more athletic than Josh Rosen but thinks it's a toss up between the two Pac-12 QB's.
Daryl Ruiter Says Saquon Barkley Was As Good As AdvertisedBrowns Beat Reporter Daryl Ruiter says Saquon Barkley was as good as advertised at the NFL Combine but he still wouldn't take him #1 overall
Combine Notes: Penn State RB Saquon Barkley Doesn't Disappoint, Oklahoma OT Orlando Brown Does FridayWhile Barkley was sensational on the field of Lucas Oil Stadium, Oklahoma offensive tackle Orlando Brown had one of the worst days for a highly regarded prospect in memory.
Wyoming's Josh Allen Aims To Go From Junior College To No. 1 In DraftDespite his low completion percentage, Allen's 6-foot-4, 237-pound frame and strong arm makes scouts salivate and he believes he's the best in the class.
Tom Pelissero: Darnold The Favorite As Top Pick; Players, Coaches Love Baker Mayfield, Rosen "A Really Strong Personality"Tom Pelissero talks about Baker Mayfield's comments at the NFL Combine, the intrigue and questions with Josh Rosen, Sam Darnold's advantage as the top pick and more.
Confident, Not Cocky Baker Mayfield Says He's The One That Can Turn Browns AroundWhile many understandably scoff at what the Browns have become and their 1-31 record the last two seasons, Mayfield didn't sound like someone who is ready to shy away from the challenge of resurrecting what was once a great franchise prior to 1999.
Jon Ledyard: "Josh Rosen Is Definitely My Top QB"Jon Ledyard of NDT Scouting and FanRag Sports joined Andy and Jeff from the combine to discuss Saquon Barkley's insane measurables, the potential for the Browns to trade down from 1 or 4, who John Dorsey should be targeting at number 1 and whether the Browns will select Josh Rosen, who he has ranked as the top QB.
NFL Combine Notes: Ohio State Center Billy Price Tears Pectoral MusclePrice confirmed that he suffered an "incomplete" tear of a pectoral muscle and he expects that he will be ready to play this season.