Words to live by: Combine Glossary 2.0

Updated: February 25, 2010, 5:08 PM ET
By Matt Mosley | ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- The first rule in becoming an NFL scout or a draft guru is to speak in a way in which no one has a chance of understanding what the hell you're trying to convey. For instance, my pal in the Baltimore Ravens' scouting department often says things to me like, "Miles Austin is a sudden receiver who knows how to create leverage at the top of the route."

What he means is Austin is incredibly fast and strong enough to outmaneuver defensive backs when the ball arrives. But ...

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