Here are my thoughts from the NFL Scouting Combine for the QB, WR, RB group from Sunday.First off, a lot of this day is giong to depend on if they cowboys end up resigning Laurent Robinson. We won't go into this because I think we are all hoping the same thing. However, this will have a large impact on if we go after a wide receiver in the draft. So which guys can play the slot, that is your question. What you want to look for here are the good route runners and guys with natural hands. You can spot the good route runners a little bit easier than natural hands with all of the routes that they run.
1. Stephen Hill of Georgia Tech. This guy was just impressive all up and down at the combine as far as his measureables. I believe he had only 28 catches this year but had 800+ yards averaging around 29 yards per catch. He made some nice catches, jumped out of the building, ran the fastest 40. He was the workout warrior of the WR group and also came in at 6' 4" and 215 lbs. I would say he is an ok to good route runner, he is more of a deep threat kind of guy from what I saw. He is a player with natural hands that deserves a look though.
2. Devon Wylie of Fresno State was impressive. He is going to receive some Wes Welker comparisons for his size as he is just over 5' 9". He is also a pretty good punt returner as he had two punt returns for touchdowns this past year and averaged I think 17 yards per return. We could use a punt return specialist as the Cowboys Brass seems to be dead set against having players play offense/defense AND special teams. He could also be a pretty good slot guy too. I didn't necessarily see natural hands so he may need some work there, but was pretty shifty and ran some decent routes in the drills.
3. We should be looking for a QB somewhere in this draft. Disagree with me if you want but could you really see Stephen McGee starting for ANY team in the NFL right now? I personally can't and I think that if that is the situation you have with your backup QB then you need to be looking for another QB. Not a starter for any team, a starter at least on one team in the NFL. If you have a career backup as your backup, then you don't have a good enough backup QB. I don't necessarily have a guy I would be looking at although I do like the possibility of Brandon Weeden, although he will be taken too high I think. Kellen Moore or Nick Foles or maybe even Kirk Cousins I think should deserve a look though
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