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WRs top the numbers on Combine invite list

Posted by Chris Brown on February 2, 2009 – 7:42 pm

Once again the wide receivers top the list when it comes to numbers at a position on the NFL Combine invite list. Of the 332 invites sent out to college’s top draft prospects, there were 45 receivers invited to the league’s Combine in Indianapolis.

Not surprisingly, the next most invites went to the position assigned to cover them as the cornerbacks had 36 invites. Below is the list of remaining position groups in descending order by number of invites.

Defensive ends – 31
Offensive tackles – 27
Running backs – 26
Defensive tackles – 23
Quarterbacks – 21
Tight ends – 21
Guards – 19
Free safeties – 16
Outside linebackers – 14
Centers – 13
Inside linebackers – 13
Strong safeties – 8
Fullbacks – 6
Kickers – 6
Punters – 5
Long snappers – 2

Buffalobills.com will have full coverage of the NFL Combine from Indianapolis beginning Feb. 19th.


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