Extreme Makeover: NFL Combine Edition


The NFL scouting combine is here, and when you try to imagine the kind of degenerate football addict who would devote precious weekend hours to watching football players run, jump and lift weights while a team of announcers fill air time by analyzing everything from a player’s college stats to his hand size… well, just … Continue reading

Feb 28, 2011: NFL Combine –The world’s most gruelling entrance exam


MORGAN CAMPBELL SPORTS REPORTER Danny Watkins spent his senior season at Baylor University manhandling defensive linemen, pass protecting and pancake-blocking his way to the All Big 12 second team and to the top of several NFL draft prospect lists. But even when you’re 315 pounds and solid as a sequoia, life in football’s trenches beats … Continue reading

On blindingly fast 40-yard dashes


Told you guys I was back to doing the kind of work that made me (almost) famous in the first place. If you didn’t catch it originally at thestar.com, or when I re-posted on Twitter, click here to read my story on the NFL Combine and the sub-season it has spawned — combine training. After … Continue reading

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