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NFL Says It Couldn't Confirm Whether Team Asked Prospect Derrius Guice If He Liked Men NFL Says It Couldn't Confirm Whether Team Asked Prospect Derrius Guice If He Liked Men

After he attended the NFL combine, former LSU running back and draft prospect Derrius Guice said in a radio interview that a couple of teams had asked him some pretty invasive questions involving his sexuality and his mother. Today, the league said its investigation couldn’t determine that any team did so. Mhmm.

The Most Erotic Bullet Points About This Year's NFL Draft Prospects The Most Erotic Bullet Points About This Year's NFL Draft Prospects

Here’s a tweet that confirms something already known: NFL draft scouting can often be extremely dumb and completely ridiculous.

The Combine At Night Is Where The NFL Happens The Combine At Night Is Where The NFL Happens

INDIANAPOLIS — At 1:12 a.m., my phone lit up with a text. It was one of my spies telling me the party had arrived.

Will Cain Is An Idiot Will Cain Is An Idiot

Former LSU running back Derrius Guice said he was asked by one NFL team at last week’s combine whether he liked men, and asked by another team if his mother was a prostitute. There’s a question of whether that first one is even legal, but both are, by any measure—and as already admitted by the league office—seriously…

Derrius Guice Says Teams Asked At NFL Combine If He Liked Men, If His Mother Was A Prostitute Derrius Guice Says Teams Asked At NFL Combine If He Liked Men, If His Mother Was A Prostitute

Former LSU running back Derrius Guice said that one team used last week’s NFL Combine to ask him if he liked men, with another asking if his mother was a prostitute.

Okay, Now Shaquem Griffin Is Running Like A Wide Receiver

Yesterday one-handed UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin was conquering the bench press. Today he ran the 40-yard-dash in a blistering 4.38 seconds, the fastest time for a linebacker at the combine in 15 years:

One-Handed Linebacker Shaquem Griffin Has No Problem With The Bench Press

Here’s Central Florida linebacker Shaquem Griffin powering through 20 reps on the bench press at the NFL Scouting Combine, one-handed. Griffin was born with a congenital condition that prevented his left hand from fully developing, but which obviously has not kept him from being a goddamn beast:

NFL Teams Are Still Asking Draft Prospects Powerfully Stupid Questions NFL Teams Are Still Asking Draft Prospects Powerfully Stupid Questions

Let me tell you, as someone who did miserable corporate human resources for a period of years and is still involved in hiring and firing at a small business: interviewing candidates sucks. You are there to find out whether this person will be able to do a good job for your company, and they are there, for the most…

NFL Makes Combine Pressers A Less Crappy Experience NFL Makes Combine Pressers A Less Crappy Experience

INDIANAPOLIS — Having Podium 1 framed by indicators for the shitter seemed appropriate and on brand. The NFL has since had a change of heart, however. Deadspin will continue to update this developing story as circumstances are warranted.

Report: NFL Teams Ask Heisman-Winning Quarterback To Give Wide Receiver A Try Report: NFL Teams Ask Heisman-Winning Quarterback To Give Wide Receiver A Try

The NFL combine has begun, which means it’s time for NFL coaches, GMs, scouts, writers, and draft prognosticators to make all sorts of ironclad evaluations about various incoming rookies that will eventually prove embarrassingly inaccurate. We’re off to a good start so far, according to this report from NFL.com’s…

For Reporters, The NFL Combine Can Be One Awkward Feeding Frenzy For Reporters, The NFL Combine Can Be One Awkward Feeding Frenzy

INDIANAPOLIS — “This is already a degrading experience.”

NFL Sets Up Combine Pressers In The Most Appropriate Spot NFL Sets Up Combine Pressers In The Most Appropriate Spot

INDIANAPOLIS — Greetings from the bowels of the Indiana Convention Center, where the media sausage is churning its way through the 2018 NFL scouting combine. If you just got here and can’t find the shitter, make your way toward Podium 1, where Colts general manager Chris Ballard (pictured) has wrapped up his presser,…

Deion Sanders Fondly Recalls That Time He Owned The Giants At The NFL Combine Deion Sanders Fondly Recalls That Time He Owned The Giants At The NFL Combine

Deion Sanders was picked fifth overall by the Atlanta Falcons in the 1989 NFL draft. Four of the first five picks ended up in the Hall Of Fame (word to Tony Mandarich), but even though it was a spectacular draft, there was no way Sanders was going to make it past the very top of the draft order. Dude put up what was…

Washington's John Ross Breaks Chris Johnson's All-Time 40 Record At NFL Combine

Chris Johnson’s record of 4.24 in the NFL combine 40, set in 2008, is no more as John Ross clocked a 4.22—something the Washington wide receiver said was a goal before his audition for pro football scouts.

Alabama's Reuben Foster Sent Home From NFL Combine After Trying "Do You Know Who I Am?" With Hospital Worker Alabama's Reuben Foster Sent Home From NFL Combine After Trying "Do You Know Who I Am?" With Hospital Worker

Alabama’s Reuben Foster—the top linebacker in this year’s draft—has been sent home from the NFL combine after getting in a “heated altercation” with a hospital worker, according to ESPN.

NFL Tries To Hype Up Draft Order Coin Flip NFL Tries To Hype Up Draft Order Coin Flip

The Vikings and Colts both finished 8-8 and tied with a .495 strength of schedule, so a coin flip determined who won the earlier pick. This somehow turned into a small event at the NFL Combine, as if there weren’t already enough excitement.

Leonard Fournette: I Didn't Get Fat, That Was Just Water Weight Leonard Fournette: I Didn't Get Fat, That Was Just Water Weight

Former LSU running back Leonard Fournette weighed in at 240 pounds at this year’s NFL combine, making him the heaviest running back in the draft class. Evaluators were apparently expecting Fournette to weigh a little less, but he eased their minds at a post-weigh-in press conference.

Something Very Weird Is Going On With The Skins Something Very Weird Is Going On With The Skins

This is weird even for Washington, where weirdness is the natural order of things.

Deadspin Offers Island And One Million Dollars To First Blog To Unpublish Brand Propaganda Deadspin Offers Island And One Million Dollars To First Blog To Unpublish Brand Propaganda

Did you hear the cool news? One prospective NFL player could win their own island at the NFL combine if they break the combine record in the 40-yard dash, set by Chris Johnson in 2008. Pretty cool! Here is ESPN brandbot-in-chief, Darren Rovell:

The MMQB’s Jenny Vrentas sat in on the Dolphins’ combine interview with a quarterback prospect. It’s a detailed look at a part of the process we’ve never seen before.

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