Though they didn't lead their position group in the bench press, Tennessee's Antonio Richardson and Auburn's Greg Robinson could get the biggest boost from their efforts in Friday's workout. And Alabama's Cyrus Kouandjio -- who posted "just" 21 reps of 225 pounds -- won't see his stock drop due to the workout.
Veteran scouts couldn't help but gawk at the imposing size and overall talent of a historic 2014 draft class -- a group boosted by a mass exodus of underclassmen.
Years ago, the NFL Combine would expose underclassmen as smaller or weaker than their hype. Southern Cal's Marcus Martin, Stanford's David Yankey and UCLA's Xavier Su'a-Filo, however, certainly passed the eyeball test during Thursday's weigh-in, with the underclassmen each looking every bit the part of top 64 prospects.
Scouts got their first glance at the 109 players assembled in Mobile, Ala. for the Senior Bowl during Monday morning's weigh-ins. Who made positive first impressions? Who came in smaller or sporting less-chiseled physiques than hoped?
There were plenty of fireworks to be seen in the Redskins' 45-41 victory over the Chicago Bears, but no one was more explosive than the rookie from Florida, who led the game with nine catches for 134 yards and a touchdown.
Jones' three touchdowns proved critical in No. 1 Alabama's win over Virginia Tech. Scouts will appreciate Jones' versatility, as well as his ability to stand out on such a big stage.
The AFC West remains clearly Denver's to lose, but solid efforts by the new regime in San Diego could be closing the gap.
There will be the usual position-jockeying trades, and Pat Kirwan predicts those. He also calls the rest of Round 1 with Geno Smith and Matt Barkley going 28 and 32.
A look at the 2013 draft, by the numbers. Matt Barkley would be the fifth USC quarterback drafted in the first round. Alabama can tie Miami (Fla) with four first-rounders for the third consecutive year, and other fun facts.
Owner Steve Bisciotti has a go-to saying when tensions rise in Baltimore: Trust in Ozzie. The defending Super Bowl champions take aim at a repeat with numerous pressing needs armed with the resolve that comes with having GM Ozzie Newsome at the controls.

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