During on-field drills, Allen (6-5, 237) was very accurate in the throwing sessions, and was easily the most impressive of the quarterbacks who threw. But what about UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin?
And to think, he wasn’t even invited to the combine a month ago. “He ran a 4.65 40 with a 36-inch vertical and a 10’1” broad jump. We also take a detailed look at every National Football League team with depth charts and personnel needs for the upcoming season. Mason Rudolph, Luke Falk and Lamar Jackson-all considered second- or third-round possibilities-couldn’t match the sharpness of the top passers.
No players in this college draft class earned a 9-10, 8-9 (“perennial All-Pro”), or a 7.5-7.99 (“future All-Pro”) grade. “But it does run the risk of them losing out on the quarterback they might want.” .
At 311 pounds, the defensive tackle from Alabama ran a 4.95 40-yard dash – that’s right, an interior lineman at over 300 pounds ran a sub-5 40-yard dash. It makes a lot of sense and the Combine is helping to create a lot of ebb and flow to the top of this draft. It was the fastest time by a linebacker since 2003. Green type of wideout, St. This was fun to watch, but not exactly welcome news for Orlando Brown coming off his disastrous combine workout. Harrison Phillips (Stanford) did 42 reps of 225 pounds on the bench, just beating out Vita Vea (Washington) who put up 41. Although he doesn’t play as strong as he benched and needs to polish his routes, St.
Why he’s a good fit for the Falcons: Bryan’s athleticism on the interior of the defensive line makes him an intriguing prospect.
Derrius Guice, RB, LSU: After an injury-riddled 2017, he reminded scouts why he engendered so much hype as Leonard Fournette’s successor.
“I didn’t think his tape was outstanding. but then he went to the East-West (Shrine) game and dominated”, NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock said on TV as Thomas, 6-foot-6 and 281 pounds, ran the 40-yard dash.
Of course there’s no guarantee the Browns drafting a quarterback at one will succeed. All three are cornerbacks, so they all ran in Monday’s drills. “That raw athletic ability, has that improved since he’s been getting ready for the Combine?”
Ward continues the Ohio State cornerback pipeline. His 40-inch vertical and 11-foot broad jump are off the charts for a man 215 pounds.
Ultimately, DeLuca’s Scouting Combine performance neither helped him nor hurt him. He’s awaiting further testing, but for now he’s likely off everyone’s boards – including this one. His draft arrow is pointing north. He responded to a question about playing in Cleveland by starting, “That would be a chance to play football”. While his 2017 film was a pleasant surprise, his workout numbers in Indianapolis were nearly shocking.
Gesicki has the box out and jumping skills to go up and grab the ball over defenders.
Taven Bryan, DT, Florida: A popular pick for the Falcons in several mock drafts, including our own Matt Tabeek’s, Bryan had a very good combine performance. Detroit has free agency to sort out before the draft. After measuring just under 6-0, he timed as fast as 4.37 seconds then looked solid during positional drills.
It didn’t take long for him to find his groove, though.
He didn’t disappoint when it came to his 40-yard dash. And McFadden managed only 4.67 on Monday, confirming the concerns many evaluators had about his straight-line speed.