NFL Combine 2010: 10 Prospects To Watch for Monday

March 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the offense done now with the Combine, it’s time to take a look at the defensive side of the ball, and today especially at the front seven.

This day is most notably for seeing which defensive ends can make the transition because of their athleticism to play a 3-4 outside linebacker in the pros.

Also, today we can find out which linebackers can drop back in coverage and be complete linebackers and not just first and second down guys, which could be the difference between first round money and third round money.

Keep an eye on the cone and shuttle drills, as these are the best indicators for quickness for a defensive lineman.

Alex Carrington, DE, Arkansas State
In my mind the biggest Senior Bowl winner, the Sun Belt defensive end has a shot to rise up boards even further.

Carrington has the size to be either a 4-3 power end or a 3-4 defensive end, and can really take on blockers well and disrupt the play from his end position....

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