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Live From the Combine: Friday News & Notes
Players as well as scouts, coaches, medical staffs and general managers from all 32 franchises have begun to descend on Indianapolis for the 2012 combine. Every day we’ll provide you with the news and notes swirling around the city. Update: Jeffery not impressive in interviews…Bart Scott changing locker rooms?

Brugler: Evaluating WR gauntlet drill -
One of the most helpful position drills scouts use when evaluating the wide receiver position at the NFL Combine is the gauntlet. It tests balance, hand-eye coordination and playing speed.

Sunday morning Combine Report: Kirk Cousins sets himself apart | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
The logjam of quarterbacks below Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, and Ryan Tannehill just got a little lighter, as Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins took offseason work with QB guru Chris Weinke and turned it into a very impressive set of throwing drills on Sunday morning. Cousins showed great touch and release -- for a guy with a supposed smaller arm, he really zipped the ball, and had no notable issues with deeper routes.

Scouting combine day four " Seahawks Draft Blog
Quarterbacks, wide receivers and running backs all performed today at the combine. For a full list of measurements, times and reps – I’d seriously recommend this database. Any information you need from this year’s combine is included and it’ll be updated as the process goes along.

Looking to turn up the pressure
Pete Carroll has a definite defensive goal in his third season as Seahawks coach: Improving the pass Blog | Seeing Red "
Most of the attention for the Seahawks who are scheduled to become unrestricted free agents next month has centered on leading rusher Marshawn Lynch. And rightfully so, after the numbers the "Beast Mode" back produced last season. Blog | All the Wright stuff "
Sometimes, you really don’t know just how much you’re going to get from a draft choice. Take K.J. Wright, which the Seahawks did in the fourth round of last year’s NFL Draft. Wright started games at strongside linebacker (11) and middle linebacker (one). He displayed some pass-rush ability (two sacks), as well as coverage ability (two passes defensed). He finished fifth on the team in tackles (61). "We expanded his position last year as the season went on because of what he could do," coach Pete Carroll said the NFL Scouting Combine. "We’re going to continue to do that."

Thinner Polk ready to run at combine | Seattle Seahawks - The News Tribune
Humbled and motivated, University of Washington running back Chris Polk arrived at the NFL Scouting Combine nearly 10 pounds lighter and ready to impress.

Robert Griffin III tops combine QBs with 4.38 in 40-yard dash - NFL -
Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III has run the fastest 40-yard dash by a quarterback at this year's NFL scouting combine.

WRs Floyd, Hill out-shine Blackmon Sunday -
While the media isn't allowed in to view most of the workouts at the Scouting Combine, a select group of media members were invited in Sunday morning to watch the quarterbacks and receivers' positional drills.

2012 NFL Scouting Combine: DeCastro's solid performance should make him top-20 pick - NFL - Sporting News
With his performance Saturday at the Scouting Combine, Stanford guard David DeCastro made a strong case that he should be the first interior linemen selected in the draft. Not only did he perform well enough in drills to maintain a spot in the first round, but he may have done enough to move into the top 15 to 20 spots in the draft.

2012 NFL Scouting Combine: Impressive Kirk Cousins could be in first-round discussion - NFL - Sporting News
Kirk Cousins turned in Sunday's best performance among the first group of quarterbacks to work out at Lucas Oil Stadium. The senior from Michigan State threw an accurate football in every drill and made it look easy. Cousins' performance since the season ended has helped him move up draft boards by showing NFL teams he can get rid of the ball quickly and next-level throws with the zip and accuracy. There were concerns about inconsistent play and untimely interceptions.

2012 NFL Scouting Combine: Virginia Tech receiver Danny Coale near perfect in route-running drills - NFL - Sporting News
For a lesser-known prospect, it is hard to imagine how a player could do any better than Virginia Tech receiver Danny Coale, who sailed through the gauntlet drill at full speed without coming close to dropping a single pass.

2012 NFL Scouting Combine: Case Keenum disappoints in throwing drills - NFL - Sporting News
For the quarterback who holds virtually every passing record in NCAA history, Case Keenum has struggled to prove he can be a productive starting quarterback in the NFL. That was apparent Sunday at the Scouting Combine. One of the big knocks on Keenum is his lack of arm strength, which came into full focus during drills. His passes lacked zip and were too slow getting to receivers.

Top 64: Luck leads off, but plenty of talent to spare at combine - NFL - -
The Indianapolis Colts have plenty to sort out before they are on the clock April 27 with the first overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft. Rankings remain fluid entering the scouting combine in Indianapolis, with player capable of affecting their final grades with a blazing 40-yard dash or by hitting a home run in face-to-face interviews with NFL evaluators this week.

Mayock presses Griffin on not throwing at Scouting Combine | ProFootballTalk
The question of the team for which Griffin will be throwing come September remains wide open. Griffin said that his Combine interviews included sit-downs with the Browns, Dolphins, Redskins, and Chiefs. But not the Seahawks. "Ah, that’s the team that’s gonna move up and take him!" Mayock said, pointing out that the Broncos and former coach Mike Shanahan showed no interest whatsoever in Jay Cutler before trading up with, coincidentally, the Rams to draft Cutler in 2006.

Wake Up Call: Notable 40 Times | The Rookie Scouting Portfolio
Riddles for you. What do you call a wide receiver that runs in the 4.61-4.72 range in the 40 at the NFL Combine or Pro Day? What about a running back that runs 4.66-4.69? A bust?

Mac's Football Blog: Panthers Could Keep QB Jimmy Clausen
Carolina Panthers quarterback Jimmy Clausen is due a $923,010 roster bonus next month, increasing talk that the No. 3 quarterback in 2011 could be jettisoned, either by trade or released before that comes due. Not so fast, Ron Rivera said this week.

Sunday Combine Scouting Report: WR Mohamed Sanu, Rutgers | Shutdown Corner - Yahoo! Sports
Sanu measured at 6-2, 215. He's a long-looking athlete with a muscular upper body and slightly skinny legs. He took a while to get up to speed on the 40 (would like to see his 10-yard splits), but showed decent glide when he got there.

Ranking the 2012 Free Agents: Safeties |
It’s easy to forget about safeties in the NFL. They’re not on the TV screen as often as other players, and plenty of times when you do see them it’s because they’ve done something wrong. Similarly, it might be easy to forget about this free agent class of safeties.

Ranking the 2012 Free Agents: Interior Defensive-Line |
When it comes to analyzing talent and performance, standard NFL stats like tackles, sacks, and interceptions tell a partial and often misleading story. This is even more true when it comes to interior defensive lineman. For these guys, the typical stats just aren’t all that relevant. A successful play for them doesn’t normally result in a statbook entry. Instead, it’s often their job to eat up blockers while other defenders clean up. This is why we at PFF do what we do. By grading every player, on every play, we determine what impact (negative, positive, or neutral) lineman have on any given play–even if nothing shows up in player’s stat-line.

LaMichael James, Kirk Cousins stand out in QB-RB combine workouts - Tony Pauline -
If your favorite NFL team needs a situational runner or third-down back, there were plenty on display Sunday at the combine. Impressive skill players with the versatility to carry the ball or catch it anywhere on the field were found all over Lucas Oil Stadium. The top three quarterback prospects chose not to throw the ball, which led to much disappointment. Here's a look at the top running backs and quarterbacks from the combine.

Whitney Mercilus works to shed 'one-year wonder' label - Don Banks -
Musings, observations and the occasional insight from day three of the 40-fest known as the NFL Scouting Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium ...

Hill continuing Georgia Tech receiver trend | National Football Post
Receiver's 4.30 time in the 40 should help his stock in NFL Draft.

NFP Sunday Blitz | National Football Post
The lowdown on tampering with free agents; rumors from the combine, Scout Talk and more.

NFL Combine: Skill guys take center stage | National Football Post
Stopwatch positions on display Sunday. news: Speedy Hill perfects quickness with pre-combine prep work
Loren Seagrave knows speed. He knows it when he sees it, he knows how to cultivate it, he knows how to maximize it.

Quick impressions from inside combine - NFC West Blog - ESPN
A few thoughts after watching select quarterbacks and wide receivers work out inside Lucas Oil Stadium on Sunday morning: