NFL Combine 2014 Results: Most Impressive Performances from Day 6

February 26, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The defensive backs took to the workout areas at Lucas Oil Stadium on Tuesday, Day 6 of the NFL Scouting Combine. The combine numbers always have to be taken with a grain of salt, but there is no doubting how impressive a few of the players' performances were.
Here's a look at the three workouts that stood out most of all.
Justin Gilbert
The Oklahoma State product was already considered by many to be the top cornerback in the draft. After Tuesday, he did nothing to hurt his stock.
He came out and ran a blazing 4.37-second 40-yard dash and bench-pressed 225 pounds 20 times. That was tied for the fifth-most reps among defensive backs. 
One could deduce that Gilbert is the fastest and possibly the strongest cornerback at the combine—considering most of the DBs who had more reps project as safeties.
As was mentioned, these are just workout numbers, but considering Gilbert was already highly regarded, these numbers only support what many ...

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