Found February 27, 2013 on
Every year as we get close to the NFL Draft we grow wary of the term "workout warrior" and the emphasis that measurables have on NFL draft picks. However, every year we stay glued to the NFL Network as Mike Mayock makes up words and TV analysts drool over what players ran the fastest, jumped the highest, and benched 22 pounds off their chest the most.I get it.I am one of those people who just can’t get enough of the NFL Scouting Combine and I am not afraid to admit it. There is something to be said about an even playing field and some of the finest tuned athletes in sports today being poked and prodded as a part of the biggest job interview they will eve face. And as for any job interview, there are people who stand out and there are people who won’t be getting called back.Here are a list of 5 winners and 5 losers from the 2013 NFL Scouting Combine.
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I like NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock. He is precise, reliable and loyal. And therein lies why my like doesn't translate to a full out girl crush on him.If he likes a player he is unwilling to budge on his evaluation regardless of his Combine performance. Enter Manti Te'o.Te'o entered the Combine with much hype, Tebow-like hype. Te'o had an outstanding regular...
Manti Te’o was already facing enough challenges entering the NFL Combine, and he didn’t help himself with his performance in his 40-yard dash Monday.
The Notre Dame product clocked a 4.82 time in the 40, which is enough for teams to drop him further down their draft boards. However, Te’o claims he usually runs a 4.5 or 4.6 in the 40. He told NFL Network’s Rich Eisen and Mike...
Mike Mayock is a chatty Cathy come NFL Combine and draft time and he’s had plenty to say about former Georgia linebacker Alec Ogletree. Ogletree, arrested in Arizona for a DUI just days before the start of the combine, is thought by many to be a first-round talent, but his off-field issues have caused some to reconsider taking him in the Top 10 or 15 picks because of uncertainty...