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Combine Winners and Losers? Forget About It

Thompson (Brian Spurlock - USA Today Sports)

Sure, players rocket up and down draft boards based on their testing at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Most of them, however, will wind up right about where they were before the Combine started. It's all part of the challenge of finding that franchise-changing player.

The eyeballs of Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson might have popped out of his head after watching offensive lineman Terron Armstead running his 40-yard dash in 4.71 seconds. Perhaps he vaulted Texas' Marquise Goodwin up several notches on his receivers board after a rocket-fast 4.27 in his 40. He might even be contemplating mortgaging a large part of his draft to land SMU's Margus...

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