NFL Draft

USC Adoree’ Jackson’s Journey to the 2017 NFL Draft

Adoree’ Jackson may not be the tallest, fastest or strongest prospect, but at 5’11” and 185 pounds, he has some redeeming qualities that make him one of the most versatile and dynamic players in this year’s NFL draft.

Chargers sign Okung

A former Pro Bowl standout and Super Bowl champion, Okung played his first six seasons with the Seattle Seahawks before suiting up for the Denver Broncos in 2016.

Questions linger about continued relevance of combine drills

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Players running around in underwear. That’s the quintessential snapshot of the NFL scouting combine, or the entire pre-draft period for that matter. The sprinting, jumping and shuffling in high-performance, form-fitting workout threads, though, is only a piece of this complex evaluation puzzle. For all the attention on 40-yard dash times, bench-press repetitions and vertical leaps – fueled by an around-the-clock broadcast on the league’s own cable network – questions linger about the continued relevance of these activities during an era when mathematic and scientific advancement have taken player appraisal to places that never seemed possible before. Don’t