The whirlwind week in Indianapolis known as the NFL Scouting Combine has wrapped up. Now all 32 teams are gearing up for Pro Days around the country and their final rounds of Draft day preparation. Before we move on to the next part of the NFL offseason, take a look back at the week that was in Indy.
Bucky Brooks of NFL.com listed SMU defensive lineman Margus Hunt as the Combine’s biggest winner. “Hunt put himself squarely on the radar of scouts after turning in sensational marks in the 40-yard dash (4.60 seconds), vertical jump (34.5 inches), broad jump (10-foot-1) and bench press (38 reps),” Brooks wrote. “He also displayed outstanding movement skills, agility and body control in positional drills, leading some scouts to believe he can develop into an immediate-impact player as a five-technique (a defensive end in a 3-4).”
The rest of today’s Morning Tailgate looks at other studs and duds from the combine and more.
Peter Schrager of FOXSports.com looked back at some of his combine predictions and how they panned out.
Doug Farrar of Yahoo Sports! wrote that Tyrann Mathieu boosted his stock at the Combine.
NFL.com compiled all of the Combine’s facts and figures into the 2013 Combine Tracker.
Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle shared Colin Kaepernick’s Q&A session from the 2011 Combine.
Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com examined the Draft options for the 49ers at safety.
Steve Corkran of the Bay Area News Group passed along possible Draft targets for the 49ers with their No. 31 overall pick.
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