Scouts Inc. projects Mississippi State ILB Benardrick McKinney as a 4-3 middle linebacker.
NFL Media draft analyst Charles Davis said Philadelphia's nightmare draft scenario is Cleveland consummating a trade for Oregon QB Marcus Mariota.
Vanderbilt DT Vince Taylor posted 36 repetitions on the bench press at Vanderbilt's Pro Day.
ESPN's Todd McShay believes Miami ILB Denzel Perryman "projects best as a middle linebacker in a 4-3 scheme, but he could also play strong inside linebacker."
CBS Sports' Rob Rang believes Washington State WR Vince Mayle "could prove [to be] a poor man's Anquan Boldin."
Michigan WR Devin Funchess "was pushed around more than you would expect for a receiver of his size, but played most of 2014 season on bad ankle he injured in game two against Notre Dame," according to NFLDraftScout.com's Frank Cooney.
ESPN's K.C. Joyner writes that Alabama RB T.J. Yeldon "is known for his top-end speed and breakaway ability, but his goal-line conversion ability is a skill that sets him apart."
Reese's Senior Bowl Executive Director and ESPN Insider Phil Savage said the hypothetical trade of Philip Rivers and picks for the No. 2 pick "makes so much sense" for both the Titans and Chargers.
NFL scouts are impressed by Kansas State WR Tyler Lockett's "productivity as a shifty slot receiver and returner, (but) his diminutive size and medical background are cause for concern," reports NFLDraftScout.com's Frank Cooney.
Clemson LB Stephone Anthony's "take-on technique and play recognition will need to continue to improve, but he has explosive power at the point of attack and he has rare straight-line speed for his size," observed ESPN's Todd McShay.
William & Mary WR Tre McBride "does not show explosive speed, [but] he runs so smoothly that he lulls defenders into underestimating how much ground he is covering," writes NFLDraftScout.com's Frank Cooney.
UCLA edge rusher Owamagbe Odighizuwa "is very similar to [MSU's Preston] Smith in that he is a strong run defender who could play either left defensive end in a 4-3 front or 5-technique in a 3-4 defense," writes ESPN's Todd McShay.
NFL.com draft analyst Curtis Conway believes Oregon State QB Sean Mannion's pro-style experience makes him an undervalued draft commodity.
East Carolina WR Justin Hardy "is a fierce competitor with huge hands that attack the ball and rarely drop it," according to NFLDraftScout.com's Frank Cooney.
NFL Media analyst Charles Davis says that the worst-case scenario for Miami is that the draft's top three receivers are all off the board when they get on the clock in Round 1.