clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Bengals Bites (2/27) : Wrapping up the combine notes

News and notes about the Bengals and the rest of the NFL.


Combine News Wrap - Offseason Low Down
The entire NFL universe descended upon Indianapolis over the last week. Those college prospects getting poked and prodded in their underwear drew coaches, general managers, scouts, personnel men and more than 900 media members.

2014 NFL draft - Most impressive players at the NFL combine - ESPN

Bill Polian provides his list of the most impressive players at the 2014 NFL combine, including Jadeveon Clowney, Jimmy Garoppolo and Taylor Lewan.

Craziest Moments from the 2014 NFL Scouting Combine |

The 2014 NFL Scouting Combine a.k.a. the "Underwear Olympics" may not have gotten as crazy as the Sochi Winter Olympics, but there were still plenty of memorable, GIF-able, troll-able moments at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis — where all the powdered wigs and stop-watch watchers scouted the top prospects going harder, better, faster, stronger. These are a few of the more memorable crazy moments from the Combine.

Report: Browns Prefer Derek Carr Over Johnny Manziel In 2014 NFL Draft | NFL |

The Cleveland Browns are among the teams looking for a franchise quarterback in the 2014 NFL Draft, but contrary to popular belief, the team may not use the fourth overall pick to select that kind of player.

Phil Simms joins pile on parade of former NFL QBs | The Victory Formation

The annual rites of spring are upon us. The NFL combine, pro days, and an endless stream of analysis by former players on upcoming draftees. Each year it’s a toss up as to whether former players will offer effusive praise or scathing criticism of that year’s draft class. This year, it seems that former NFL QBs have opted for the scathing criticism option.

Report: Texans Leaning Towards Using No.1 Pick On Jadeveon Clowney | Robert Littal Presents BlackSportsOnline

Mike Freeman is reporting that the Houston Texans are leaning towards using the No.1 pick on Jadeveon Clowney.

D’Qwell Jackson quickly lines up suitors | ProFootballTalk

In the wake of the Browns' decision to part ways with veteran linebacker D'Qwell Jackson, Mike Wilkening identified the teams that could be interested in adding him. There wasn't much time for speculation.

Jonathan Martin doesn't want to return to Miami Dolphins - ESPN

Jonathan Martin does not want to return to the Miami Dolphins, according to the Palm Beach Post.

NFL salary cap, contract restructures, extensions easily misunderstood

We’ll hear plenty about contract restructuring and extensions this offseason. But in their haste to get under the salary cap, teams will set themselves up for future failure. Here’s our guide to understanding the NFL’s most confusing topic

MLB issues strong statement regarding proposed Arizona anti-gay law | ProFootballTalk

Like every other political measure or issue or topic for debate, Arizona Senate Bill 1062 has two sides. One side sees it as permitting blatant and rampant discrimination against gays.