Top OLBs, DEs show well at combine

Defensive tackles also make noise as combine workouts heat up

Originally Published: March 1, 2010
By Todd McShay | Scouts Inc.

Editor's note: Results in the 40-yard dash and other timed events are unofficial unless otherwise noted.

INDIANAPOLIS -- Monday's crop of defensive front-seven talent -- particularly the linemen -- was as strong as the NFL scouting combine has seen in years. From the conversion ends showcasing their speed to the battles waged between the top prospects at defensive end (South Florida's Jason Pierre-Paul versus Georgia Tech's Derrick Morgan) and defensive tackle (Nebraska's Ndamukong Suh versus Oklahoma's Gerald McCoy), there was no shortage of storylines to follow inside Lucas Oil Stadium.