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Measuring the NFL Combine's impact on the draft

Yes, it's lame. But it also kind of matters more than we think it should.

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Mock draft Monday: Did the combine change the first round? No players exploded into the first round after working out in Indianapolis, but we do have some clarity in the direction teams are taking. Our pick tracker keeps tabs on which player the experts are mocking to each team.

BIG BAD BISONCarson Wentz continues proving doubters wrong. The North Dakota State quarterback keeps checking off boxes with the measurables to be an NFL quarterback. Not bad for "the next former Browns QB."

SMITH'S KNEENFL clubs on Jaylon Smith's knee injury: "It's bad." The Notre Dame linebacker is expected to miss the entire 2016 season, not to mention fall out of the first round.

BEST RUNNING BACKDerrick Henry stole the NFL Combine, but Ezekiel Elliott is still the draft's best running back. The Heisman Trophy winner had a stellar week in Indianapolis, but the Ohio State star remains the top prospect at their position.

40 TIMES AND MORENFL Combine results 2016: Linebackers impress on Saturday. A running list of how the players have performed thus far, with links to the full results for each test.

GRADING THEIR PEERSOffensive linemen grade the best pass rushers in the NFL Draft. Who better to rank the defensive linemen in this year's draft than the guys who had to block them?

KAEPERNICK RUMORSBrowns, Texans deny interest in Colin Kaepernick. One day we hear reports that the Browns and Texans might want Colin Kaepernick. A day later, not so much. Like sand through the hour glass ...

PHILLY WANTS BRADFORDEagles have reportedly upped their offer to keep Sam Bradford. Whhhhhhhyyyyyyy???

THANKS BUT NO THANKSFree agent CB Janoris Jenkins turns down $45 million offer. He wants more, and it sounds like he's done listening to the Rams.

RODGERS' OSCAR NIGHT: Aaron Rodgers didn't play in the Super Bowl, but he was a big winner at the Oscars.