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Golden Tate, and the winning edge

He's a smaller guy with big NFL dreams -- and here's why Notre Dame's Golden Tate should find success in pro football.

By Doug Farrar | April 1, 2010; 07:51 PM ET | Comments (0)

Stafon Johnson: Desperate to be great

Stafon Johnson's story isn't about 40 times and yards per carry -- it's about persistence, inner strength, and a comeback that's almost unbelievable.

By Doug Farrar | March 18, 2010; 01:19 AM ET | Comments (1)

Gaines' combine charges ace tests

In part two of our series on scouting combine preparation, the players coming out of Travelle Gaines' L.A. facility put up big numbers in Indianapolis.

By Doug Farrar | March 12, 2010; 09:46 AM ET | Comments (0)

Workout Warlord: Travelle Gaines aces the combine

As performances at the scouting combine have become increasingly important for rookies, training facilities like Performance Gaines are becoming more prominent and profitable.

By Doug Farrar | March 5, 2010; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Tweets from the combine

Keep up with all the happenings at this weekend's NFL scouting combine with live twitter feeds from Doug Farrar, the Post's NFL reporters and other media members covering the event.

By Matt Brooks | February 25, 2010; 10:06 AM ET | Comments (1)

2010 scouting combine preview

The Scouting Combine gets bigger every year. Here's a preview of this year's event, and a few things to watch for.

By Doug Farrar | February 23, 2010; 10:50 AM ET | Comments (0)

Syd'Quan Thompson: Ready for the next step

Once a befuddled freshman replacement, Cal cornerback Syd'Quan Thompson is now ready to turn shutdown corner status into an NFL future.

By Doug Farrar | February 22, 2010; 09:11 AM ET | Comments (0)

Aaron Curry Learns a New Language

"It was still like reading Chinese," says Seattle Seahawks first round draft pick on his first encounter with the team's playbook.

By Doug Farrar | May 5, 2009; 10:23 AM ET | Comments (0)

Four Ways to Draft Day -- The Quarterback Problem

Billick, Casserly, Gruden, Maruicci -- four men with proven football knowledge. Four men who will be helping with draft coverage through the weekend. Four men with a hint of regret about being out of the game.

By Doug Farrar | April 26, 2009; 03:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Mark Sanchez: Quality Over Quantity

For most NFL quarterbacks, sixteen starts make up a season, for USC's Mark Sanchez, sixteen starts add up to a lifetime.

By Doug Farrar | April 25, 2009; 12:00 AM ET | Comments (3)

Mike Reilly, The Undersold Overachiever

A small-college designation needn't doom a player to backup or washout status as is the case with Central Washington's Mike Reilly.

By Doug Farrar | April 24, 2009; 11:02 PM ET | Comments (1)

Ziggy Hood: Ahead of the Game

To reach true greatness, desire and ability must find a meeting place. As much as anyone in the 2009 draft class, Missouri defensive tackle Evander "Ziggy" Hood has found it.

By Doug Farrar | April 19, 2009; 10:01 PM ET | Comments (0)

The Two Sides of Everette Brown

The dual nature of life in football -- how one can be catastrophically aggressive on the field and a true gentleman in the "real world" -- was made clear to Florida State defensive end Everette Brown at an early age.

By Doug Farrar | April 14, 2009; 09:00 AM ET | Comments (0)

Donald Brown -- Words and Deeds

UConn's talented running back led the NCAA in yards on the ground in 2008, but it's what he does off the field that might have the greatest impact.

By Doug Farrar | April 8, 2009; 10:21 AM ET | Comments (1)

Brian Robiskie: All in the Family

For all the players Terry Robiskie has helped in his long career, his most intriguing student might very well be his son, Brian.

By Doug Farrar | March 30, 2009; 10:01 AM ET | Comments (0)

Aaron Curry, Safe at Home -- Part 2

The "safest pick" in this year's draft discusses opting out of the Senior Bowl, Combine mind games and thumping quarterbacks.

By Doug Farrar | March 24, 2009; 09:45 AM ET | Comments (0)

Aaron Curry, Safe at Home -- Part 1

The safest pick in this year's draft discusses being evicted, packing on the pounds and his judicial aspirations in an exclusive two part interview.

By Doug Farrar | March 20, 2009; 01:41 AM ET | Comments (0)

Darius Butler: Ready for Prime Time

What happens when a Florida kid gets ignored and has to head north to make his mark? One of the best players ever at his position takes notice, and a star is born.

By Doug Farrar | March 10, 2009; 12:28 PM ET | Comments (0)

Harrell's Folly: Spread O in the NFL

Does the hothouse college formation create one-trick quarterbacks ill-equipped for the NFL? Graham Harrell doesn't think so.

By Doug Farrar | February 24, 2009; 09:13 AM ET | Comments (0)

Combine Feed

Doug Farrar's live Twittering of the NFL Scouting Combine

By Emil Steiner | February 19, 2009; 02:12 AM ET | Comments (0)

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