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The Combine Report: 2017 CFL Season - 18 RC Pioneers Take Their Talents North

 

The NFL Regional Combine platform continues to be represented well North of the border in the CFL. And if the CFL preseason is an indication of excellence for the 2017 season, the collective group of talents who ventured the annual workouts in the states will be proven assets for the grand Canadian league.

 

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The Combine Report: Kline, RC Players Lit Up The CFL During Preseason

No call. No workouts welcomed by NFL squads – no problem. The 2017 NFL Regional Combine standouts, like quarterback Zach Kline, and others before them from the platform are making essential cases for themselves as professional players in the CFL.

 

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Abner Logan: Needed A Fresh Start For His NFL Journey

 

Having the talent to play football on a high level was never Abner Logan’s affair. Even his ability to play in the NFL was never the question. Following a serious injury and a major decision, inquiring minds wondered how the highly-touted four-star recruit from Massachusetts was going to be entertained for a career playing on Sunday afternoons.

 

 

 

 

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The Combine Report: Jenkins, Foreign-Born Football Players Land NFL Deals

By: Barry Barnes, Founder

Linebacker Alex Jenkins’ signing was not immediate, but his impact on the field could be. Jenkins’ journey to the NFL is a microcosm of the foreign-born football players’ experience of loving the game, the learning curve and

 

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NFL Caretakers: Carlisle, NFL Officials Emphasizing Physical Health To Enforce The Rules

By: Barry Barnes, Founder

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The NFL rule book is massive with instructions of do’s and don’t’s, almost biblical in a sense. Knowing the what to do and enforcing the league’s boundaries is half the battle. Unlike the bible where a spiritual aspect is needed to execute its purpose, enforcing the NFL rules is probably more of a challenge, physically.

 

    

 

   

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The Combine Report: 2017 RC Class Is 39 Strong In The NFL

By: Barry Barnes, Founder

Following a slow start of signings and no player drafted from the platform, the 2017 NFL Regional Combine class is strongly represented by 39 talents.

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The Combine Report: Chiefs Welcomes WR Justice Liggins To Camp. A Steal In The Making?

When former Stephen F. Austin wide receiver Justice Liggins step onto the Kansas City Chiefs practice field, they will witness a wonder during their rookie mini-camp. Liggins accepted his invite with the Chiefs following the 2017 NFL Draft.

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The Combine Report: Birdsong Accepts Tryout For The Seahawks

After enduring the process of transferring from one program to another, and journeying through the NFL Regional Combine, former Tennessee Tech quarterback Michael Birdsong took his biggest step towards his NFL dream by accepting a tryout for the Seattle Seahawks.

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The Combine Report: 22 RC Players Were Signed As UDFA, None Drafted

NFL clubs deemed 22 out of the 780 NFL hopefuls who attended the NFL Regional Combine were worth the opportunity to extend their dreams. For the first time since the platform’s inception in 2012, no player was drafted. Was the talent pool thin in the 2017 RC trials or did NFL squads want to play it safe by relying on more traditional powers for the selection process?

 

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The Combine Report: Draftable RC Players For The 2017 NFL Draft

The late round of NFL Drafts is where the selection process begins. While there is value in the fourth and fifth rounds, sixth and seventh rounders can be translated as players who earned an early invitation to NFL camps. Either way, late rounders are can’t miss players.

The NFL Regional Combine had several talents who bestowed onto the platform in 2017 that can succeed in the league. Albeit, all of the 780 participants, a few are draftable and simply can not be miss.

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The Combine Report: No Super, No Problem As Jackson, Peterson And German Visit Clubs

By Barry Barnes, Founder Essential players, yearly, venture through the NFL Regional Combine in hopes to be recognized by a squad to eventually ful...
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The Combine Report: 2017 CFL Season – 18 RC Pioneers Take Their Talents North

June 27, 2017 - 11:40 am
By: Barry Barnes, Founder The NFL Regional Combine platform continues to be represented well North of the border in the CFL. And…

The Combine Report: Kline, RC Players Lit Up The CFL During Preseason

June 24, 2017 - 5:29 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder No call. No workouts welcomed by NFL squads - no problem. The 2017 NFL Regional Combine standouts, like…
Abner Logan (left)/Bills.com

Abner Logan: Needed A Fresh Start For His NFL Journey

June 8, 2017 - 5:05 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder Having the talent to play football on a high level was never  Abner Logan's affair. Even his ability…

The Combine Report: Jenkins, Foreign-Born Football Players Land NFL Deals

May 31, 2017 - 8:47 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder Defensive end  Alex Jenkins' signing was not immediate, comparably to the foreign-born football players…

NFL Caretakers: Carlisle, NFL Officials Emphasizing Physical Health To Enforce The Rules

May 20, 2017 - 8:36 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - The NFL rule book is massive with instructions of do’s and don’t’s, almost…
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The Combine Report: 2017 RC Class Is 39 Strong In The NFL

May 19, 2017 - 8:43 am
By: Barry Barnes, Founder Following a slow start of signings and no player drafted from the platform, the 2017  NFL Regional Combine…

The Combine Report: Chiefs Welcomes WR Justice Liggins To Camp. A Steal In The Making?

May 3, 2017 - 9:20 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder When former Stephen F. Austin wide receiver Justice Liggins step onto the Kansas City Chiefs practice…

The Combine Report: 22 RC Players Were Signed As UDFA. NFL Teams Being Safe?

May 2, 2017 - 8:59 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder NFL clubs deemed 22 out of the 780 NFL hopefuls who attended the NFL Regional Combine were worth the opportunity…

The Combine Report: Draftable RC Players For The 2017 NFL Draft

April 28, 2017 - 11:39 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder The late round of NFL Drafts is where the selection process begins. While there is value in the fourth…

The Combine Report: Several RC Players Pushing To Get The Call On Draft Weekend

April 27, 2017 - 4:06 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder While the NFL caters to 22 players at the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia, NFL squads will be servicing…
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The Combine Report: 2017 NFL Team Needs – NFC East

April 25, 2017 - 9:07 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder Other than using the vehicle of the NFL Draft to solve an immediate need, teams look to the selection…
Jan. 1, 2017 - San Diego Chargers rookie linebacker Jatavis Brown tackled Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill in the open field late in the fourth quarter in San Diego, CA. By; John Moore/Locker-Report.com

The Combine Report: 2017 NFL Team Needs – AFC West

April 20, 2017 - 2:35 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder Other than using the vehicle of the NFL Draft to solve an immediate need, teams look to the selection…

Austin Apodaca: “I Just Want A Chance”

April 16, 2017 - 8:59 am
By: Barry Barnes, Founder For most young signal callers, to have an opportunity to become a NFL quarterback comes once in a lifetime…

The Combine Report: 2017 NFL Team Needs – AFC South

April 14, 2017 - 10:22 am
By: Barry Barnes, Founder Other than using the vehicle of the NFL Draft to solve an immediate need, teams look to the selection…
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The Combine Report: 2017 NFL Team Needs – AFC East

April 12, 2017 - 4:32 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder Other than using the vehicle of the NFL Draft to solve an immediate need, teams look to the selection…
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The Combine Report: 2017 NFL Team Needs – AFC North

April 10, 2017 - 8:27 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder Other than using the vehicle of the NFL Draft to solve an immediate need, teams look to the selection…
Mar. 25, 2017 - TEMPE, Ari. - Defensive back Terrell Sinkfield executing passing drill at the 2017 NFL Pro Player Combine. (Photo by: John Moore/Locker-Report.com

The Combine Report: Sinkfield, Four Others From The Pro Player Combine Signed With NFL Clubs

April 7, 2017 - 12:34 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder Defensive back Terrell Sinkfield and four other players who attended the NFL Pro Player Combine can remove…

The Combine Report: 2017 RC Standouts Excel At Their Pro Days

April 5, 2017 - 8:53 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder Since the elimination of the NFL Super Regional Combine in 2016, the Pro Day has become more critical…

The Combine Report: McKenzie, Players, Everyone’s Vested In The Process

April 3, 2017 - 4:40 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder For generations, athletes who were overlooked and wanted to play professional football longed for opportunities…

Five Years In, NFLRC National Directors Has Helped The NFL World Go Around

March 30, 2017 - 11:01 am
By: Barry Barnes, Founder When they step onto the training fields, their mission is to chip away the gravel surrounding unknown…

2017 NFL Regional Combine: New Orleans Review – Offense

March 20, 2017 - 5:59 pm
METAIRIE, La - New Orleans is best known for its food and hospitality as the festive city welcomes all. The New Orleans Saints mirrors…

2017 NFL Regional Combine: New Orleans Review – Defense

March 16, 2017 - 1:24 pm
METAIRIE, La - New Orleans is best known for its food and hospitality as the festive city welcomes all. The New Orleans Saints mirrors…

2017 NFL Regional Combine: New Orleans Preview – Offense

March 10, 2017 - 8:09 pm
By: Barry Barnes, Founder The New Orleans Saints will host the finale of the 2017 NFL Regional Combine sessions, for a two-day event.…

2017 NFL Regional Combine: New Orleans Preview – Defense

March 10, 2017 - 9:47 am
By: Barry Barnes, Founder The New Orleans Saints will host the finale of the 2017 NFL Regional Combine sessions, for a two-day event.…