FantasyPros Football Podcast: 2019 NFL Combine Preview w/ Matt Waldman

Feb 25, 2019

Is Bryce Love truly the elite back he was in 2017 or the disappointing one he was last year?

Welcome to the latest episode of the FantasyPros Football Podcast. The show is hosted by Bobby Sylvester (@bobbyfantasypro) and Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliereNFL). Throughout the NFL season, we’ll be interviewing featured experts and team correspondents who will offer insight to help your squads.

Which players will we be watching at the combine, who has the most to prove, and what are the drills we should pay the most attention to? Matt Waldman of FootballGuys.com joins the fray to give his insight on all this and more. Which specific drill might be the best indicator of a wide receiver’s ability to succeed at the next level (12:05) and what qualities are we looking for in D.K. Metcalf’s (14:53) combine performance? Which version of Bryce Love (28:04) might the NFL see in 2019, is Kyler Murray’s (37:53) size a huge concern for him heading into the draft, and which tight ends further down draft boards are we keeping a close eye on throughout the combine (53:35)?

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3Christian McCaffrey (CAR)RB
4Leonard Fournette (JAC)RB
5Chris Carson (SEA)RB
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7Derrick Henry (TEN)RB
8Aaron Jones (GB)RB
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18Tyler Lockett (SEA)WR
19Chris Godwin (TB)WR
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22Phillip Lindsay (DEN)RB
23Latavius Murray (NO)RB
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16Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
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19Anthony Rendon (WSH)3B
20Bryce Harper (PHI)CF,RF
21Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
22Xander Bogaerts (BOS)SS
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25Manny Machado (SD)3B,SS
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