Tape trumps combine for these prospects

Updated: March 5, 2012, 2:19 PM ET
By Kevin Weidl

We've heard a lot of talk in recent days about the prospects who had disappointing performances at the 2012 NFL combine, but the fact of the matter is that some of those showings won't matter much in the eyes of scouts.

Some guys are simply better when they put the pads on than when they are testing in shorts and T-shirts, and in the end it's the game tape that counts most. With that in mind, here are five prospects whose stock won't be affected much by subpar combine performances.