2018 NFL combine

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Ryan Hannable
March 03, 2018 - 6:00 am
INDIANAPOLIS — It seems more likely than not the Patriots will be drafting a quarterback in April’s draft, and the hope is that quarterback will be Tom Brady’s successor. Fortunately for the Patriots, it appears this is a good draft to do it, as there are a number of good quarterbacks and they aren...
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Ryan Hannable
March 02, 2018 - 6:53 pm
INDIANAPOLIS -- One of the most intriguing prospects in the entire draft is Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. Some have speculated teams might want him to work out as a receiver, but he made clear when he spoke Friday that he's a quarterback. Jackson is likely going to be a first-round pick,...
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Ryan Hannable
March 02, 2018 - 6:28 pm
INDIANAPOLIS -- NFL prospects go through many drills at the combine, but one that seems to have more value for the Patriots than others is the three-cone drill. Basically, it measures quick bursts of speed along with changing direction. In 2010, Devin McCourty had the fastest time among cornerbacks...
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Ryan Hannable
March 02, 2018 - 5:32 pm
INDIANAPOLIS -- It's not hard to connect the Patriots to Richmond quarterback Kyle Lauletta. His father Joe played quarterback at Navy in the 1980s while Bill Belichick's father Steve was on the staff, and Lauletta has a lacrosse background as well. He's also been compared to Jimmy Garoppolo, and...
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Pete Davidson
March 02, 2018 - 9:48 am
The Combine shifts into high gear today with the running back workouts taking center stage. If you missed my running back rankings, just follow this link . Today I’ll be getting into the receivers. Look for the tight end rankings tomorrow. My apologies to all you Patriots fans, but there will be...
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Ryan Hannable
March 01, 2018 - 11:34 pm
INDIANAPOLIS -- Could the Patriots be targeting a top running back with their first pick in this year’s draft? Perhaps. Appearing on Sirius XM NFL Radio on Thursday , Georgia running back Sony Michel said his first meeting at the combine was with the Patriots. Along with Nick Chubb, Michel was part...
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Ryan Hannable
March 01, 2018 - 3:42 pm
INDIANAPOLIS -- This could be a big offseason for the Seahawks, perhaps even franchise-altering. Speaking Thursday at the NFL combine, Pete Caroll alluded to this being a possibility. "I am looking at it in that regard, he said. "But I did that same thing last year, too. I think the opportunity for...
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Ryan Hannable
March 01, 2018 - 12:51 pm
INDIANAPOLIS — The Patriots haven’t selected a running back in the draft since James White in 2014, but this may be the year they break the streak. It appears Dion Lewis will depart via free agency and there’s no guarantee Rex Burkhead re-signs. Mike Gillislee (who could be cut) and White are the...
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Pete Davidson
March 01, 2018 - 9:34 am
Once again, it’s combine time. Yesterday we got into the running backs . Today we’re taking a look at the 2018 Quarterback class. And, in an effort to avoid burying the lead, I really like this year’s crop of passers. There will be several taken in round one and I see eight or nine guys who could...
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Ryan Hannable
February 28, 2018 - 1:33 pm
INDIANAPOLIS -- The Jaguars led the Patriots 20-10 early in the fourth quarter of the AFC championship game, but ended up by losing 24-20 as Tom Brady led the New England offense to two fourth-quarter touchdowns. The other issue was the Jacksonville offense went punt, punt, punt, turnover on downs...
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