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We aren't supposed to take too much stock in what happens at the NFL Combine, which Peter King once named the "underwear olympics." But there are winners and losers each year nonetheless, and nowhere is that more apparent than in this year's mixed-up class of wide receivers.
Unlike last year, where AJ Green and Julio Jones gave us a consensus top two at the top of the talent chart, dwarfing the rest of the field, this year's group of receivers is remarkably ripe for debate. Assemble any five scouts and you'll get at least three different answers for who the first WR picked should be, with Justin Blackmon, Michael Floyd and Alshon Jeffery all collecting votes and plenty of room for underdog picks.
Thousands of hours of tape study among collected scouts haven't broken the logjam, so a few days with measuring tapes and stopwatches threatens to radically reshape our draft expectations. Here's a rundown of winners and losers among the biggest names at...
BEST OF MAXIM
According to Peter King of SI.com, an NFL source told him that the St. Louis Rams have already had several teams feeling them out regarding a trade for the second overall pick. One of those teams is one that “you would never expect.”
We have no idea who the unexpected team is, but one idea is that it could be the Denver Broncos, since they’ve already been mentioned as a potential...
Peter King of SI.com spoke with St. Louis Rams COO Kevin Demofff, who believes there are three open windows to trade the second overall pick in this year’s draft.
The first window is right now, before free agency begins on March 13th, which is very unlikely.
The second window is right after Robert Griffin III’s pro day on March 21st, which will still likely be too soon.
JOINED AT THE HIP
Reports indicate that if Manning is released by the Colts and signs with another team, that team would have a leg-up on signing Reggie Wayne.
The combine only confirmed what we knew: Andrew Luck and RGIII are good. Peter King weighs in on both, the No. 2 pick, Stephen Hill's (who?) great workout and more from Indy.
Mike Florio gets Peter King’s take on the 2012 NFL Combine, looking at Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck’s performances, and debating where Peyton Manning could land.
According to Peter King of SI.com, one NFL general manager told him that the problem with Peyton Manning possibly going to the Miami Dolphins is that new head coach Joe Philbin wants to control his team and his offense, instead of allowing Manning to dictate things.
This leads me to believe that the Dolphins will likely not pursue Manning when he gets released by the Colts. I believe...
If there were any doubt in the wake of Peter King’s latest Monday Morning Quarterback column (and there shouldn’t have been), there’s definitely none now. The Rams, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, will trade the No. 2 overall pick in the 2012 draft, which barring something completely unforeseen and unexpected will be used on…
NFL teams usually pretend that they aren’t set on trading out of a certain draft position; just that they are “open” to making a move. The Rams don’t seem interested in playing this game. They don’t need to play games; they know how much interest Robert Griffin III will attract. SI.com’s Peter King talked to…
A Peyton Manning-Reggie Wayne reunion on another NFL team? That's the latest twist, says Peter King, who assesses Manning's most likely suitors -- and whether Wayne would also fit.
PFT: SI's Peter King says Manning, Wayne and at least two potential teams would be interested in having both players in the same place.
It’s a busy Monday in the sports world, with the NHL trading deadline set for this afternoon, and the Bruins looking to add a piece or two to their roster. Stephen Harris thinks that anything the Bruins do would be minor in nature. Joe Haggerty has a look at some possible targets.
The Daytona 500 was rained out yesterday for the first time in history, and will be run tonight at...
Peyton Manning and Reggie Wayne, a package deal for any team interested in No. 18? Peter King has the details, and assesses which potential suitors could be interested in the duo.