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

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
Gotta Be the Shoes: NFL Combine Star John Ross Misses Out on an Island Because of Wrong Kicks

Gotta Be the Shoes: NFL Combine Star John Ross Misses Out on an Island Because of Wrong Kicks

College wide receiver John Moss must be kicking himself for not wearing Adidas on Saturday after breaking Chris Johnson’s record at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine. Read more...
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
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
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.” Read more...
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
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
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
One-Handed Linebacker Shaquem Griffin Has No Problem With The Bench Press

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
Okay, Now Shaquem Griffin Is Running Like A Wide Receiver

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
Shaquem Griffin Is The Best Story To Come Out Of The NFL Combine

Shaquem Griffin Is The Best Story To Come Out Of The NFL Combine

If you’re not a huge football fan (or just not a crazy person that loves to watch prospects run 40-yard...
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. Read more...
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.Read more...
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
NFL Combine 2019: Full List Of Participating Players

NFL Combine 2019: Full List Of Participating Players

NFL Draft season is in full swing, with the 2019 NFL Draft just around the corner. In preparation for the...