Interesting items, by any measure

INDIANAPOLIS – The NFL Network offers more than 30 hours of coverage of the scouting combine, and that’s why, by the end of the weeklong carnival, living-room draftniks will have new opinions on players who

have three and four years of college film.

So maybe it would stand to reason that a tree-trunk-legged offensive lineman’s 40-yard dash time isn’t the most significant happening of the weekend

Actually, yes, it would.

“I guess I’ve got a couple of pet peeves here to get off my chest,’’ former NFL executive Charley Casserly said. “The combine was started for physicals back in the early ’80s. So with that in mind, one of the biggest

stories in this combine is your top three quarterbacks? Where are they physically? Where is Sam Bradford’s shoulder? . . .

Boston.com
3/2/10