Among the 17 players the Seattle Seahawks invited for private visits or traveled to work out before the 2015 NFL Draft, there was a wide spread of positions, including four wide receivers and defensive linemen.
In a follow-up to the trade that sent Sam Bradford to Philadelphia and brought potential replacement Nick Foles to St. Louis, the Rams held private meetings or workouts with five of the six top-rated quarterbacks in the NFL Draft.
There were four defensive linemen and three cornerbacks among the 13 prospects the Kansas City Chiefs have met with, but only one offensive lineman, according to an unofficial list compiled by NFLDraftScout.com.
The Chargers had private interviews or workouts with 17 players, including three quarterbacks, but Marcus Mariota was the only one who did both, according to an unofficial list compiled by NFLDraftScout.com.
Since head coach Dan Mullen arrived at Mississippi State, the Bulldogs have produced at least one NFL draft pick each of the last five years, including six top-100 selections over that span. That streak will be extended another year with the 2015 class and likely make it eight top-100 picks in the Mullen era with defensive end Preston Smith and linebacker Benardrick McKinney projected as top-60 draft selections.