Before Lions' top pick Laken Tomlinson and the rest of the 2015 draft class hits Detroit for minicamp, NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney provides an offseason reset in the fourth of a 32-team series.
Scouts are wary of hailed improvements and once-in-a-lifetime performances at on-campus pro days, and you should be too. NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney breaks down how teams dissect pro day numbers.
Don't have hours to spend this week watching drills with guys in tight shorts? NFLDraftScout.com has you covered, identifying who will step up among the quarterbacks, who will run the fastest 40-yard dash time and the drill you probably haven't focused on that scouts feel is actually best indicator of future success in the NFL.
Scouts value Senior Bowl practices more than the contest itself, but don't fool yourself -- talent evaluators want to see players perform well in the game too. Here are 10 who have scouts talking ... for better or worse.
Orchard culminated an impressive week of practice with big plays against the run and pass, alike, proving in the North's final 'important' day of practice that he is much more than just a pass-rusher. Orchard wasn't the only player to impress, however.
NFL scouts were the ones in a celebratory mood after watching the Holiday Bowl, which featured Southern Cal's Leonard Williams and Nebraska's Randy Gregory, arguably the elite prospects in college football.