Hey folks, I'm busy at work behind the scenes on the rest of the position group breakdowns. A couple quick combine impressions:
* As almost everyone is saying, the shenanigans involving Alabama OT Andre Smith are like a forest of huge red flags: out of shape, didn't work out, left the combine without telling anybody, had an awful round of interviews . . . no thanks.
* OT Jason Smith from Baylor looked phenomenal. Folks like Dave Birkett have been raving about him for a couple of days, but watching him in the position drills, he clearly stood out. Very very strong in the upper body, very smooth and polished. My new #1 OT.
* OT Eugene Monroe of Virginia did himself a lot of favors yesterday with his performance, and the Lions have already met with him. He also looked excellent in drills; I'd have to rate him #2.
* Michael Oher didn't do anything to drop his stock necessarily, but he looked thick on bottom and lean on top; didn't look all that athletic next to some of the other guys, and admitted he hasn't even read "Blind Side", a book that was written primarily about him.