The 2017 NFL Draft is still two months away but for players hoping to realize their dreams of playing on Sundays this week’s Scouting Combine in Indianapolis is a critical first step towards that goal.
The NFL Scouting Combine (Feb. 22-25) is crossing the finish line on another so-called “Underwear Olympics.” The Combine is just one step in the job interview process leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft (May 8-10). But make no mistake, millions of dollars are on the line during the 40-yard dash, bench press, vertical leap, broad jump, cone drills, Wonderlic test and BOD Pod tests.
After Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III wowed scouts over the weekend, Memphis nose tackle Dontari Poe stole the show at the NFL Scouting Combine when the defensive prospects took to the field-turf at Lucas Oil Stadium on Monday and Tuesday.
Jerry Jones and Dirk Nowitzki are wrong, Chris Cooley, Deion Sanders and Drew Pearson are right about Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, who has a 3-7 record over the past two seasons and several high-profile collapses in recent weeks.</p>