A broken right thumb discovered by NFL doctors just hours before he was to begin competing the the 2015 Combine limited Washington State's Vince Mayle during drills. The 6-foot-2, 224 pound Senior Bowl invite led all Combine participants with an average of 123.6 receiving yards per game last season.
Ever watched an offensive lineman run the 40-yard dash and wonder what -- if anything -- NFL scouts would learned from the test? Apparently, some scouts are questioning the validity of the workouts, as well and the league is considering altering the drills to make them more position specific.
January brought the all-star circuit, February had the NFL combine and March means it's time for the pro day portion of the NFL Draft process. NFL scouts and coaches will travel the country over the next month, going campus-to-campus to evaluate prospects in preparation for the 2015 NFL Draft, but some stops are more important than others.
With the NFL combine complete, the 2015 NFL Draft is only two months away as teams and prospects prepare for the Pro Day portion of the process. Draft Board 2.0 has several changes, but none among the top seven prospects, starting with Southern California DT Leonard Williams at No. 1.
Who are the five biggest risers of the 2015 NFL Combine? What about the five fallers? Five players that will have scouts going back to the tape? The five most intriguing prospects? Here are 25 takeaways.
While the Bucs and Titans hope that Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota prove the answers to their prayers for a franchise quarterback, most of the other clubs in the top 10 focus on the pass rushers and pass-catchers -- though not necessarily in the order you might expect.
On the final day of the 2015 NFL Combine, the defensive backs took the field for the agility and positional drills at Lucas Oil Stadium. Some surprised and other prospects struggled, but there were several notable performances, including Michigan State's Trae Waynes separating himself at cornerback.