NFL Scouting Combine 2010 Results: DT, DE, and LB

March 2, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

NFL Draft101 is providing a Scouting Combine Live Chat (10 am - 2 pm daily) but we will also recap the day's biggest stories in article format as well. Here is the defensive tackle, defensive end, and linebacker buzz:

The story of the day was the battle for No. 1 defensive tackle supremacy by Ndamukong Suh and Gerald McCoy . First, both players deserve props for working out despite the possible one-two draft positions. As for the workout itself, McCoy entered the workout with the reputation for being the more athletic of the two but was unable to back it up in the drills or tests. Their 40 times were a wash. Suh won the bench battle by nine reps. Most importantly, Suh looked to have more burst, explosion, and power in his workout. This is not to say McCoy looked bad (although his 40 and bench press were disappointing) but Suh clearly had the better workout and likely pulled ahead in the battle for the number one slot unless the team selecting runs a Tampa Two....

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