This weekend is the regional combine at Seahawks headquarters in Renton. Saturday is for every position except kickers and punters. They work Sunday.
Benson Mayowa is the poster boy for hope from the regional combine. He showed up last year at the Seahawks' regional combine, performed well and earned an invitation to rookie mini-camp, which eventually earned him a season with the team.
on the practice squad. He played in three games and was inactive most Sundays.
NFL Regional Combines are generally held in NFL club facilities (except Los Angeles), and participants are tested and reviewed by experienced NFL scouting personnel. Participants’ measurements and Combine results, including video of their drills, are compiled and entered into a database accessible to all 32 NFL clubs. This data will be posted to the Regional Combines website as soon as possible after each event.
Five regional combines will come following Seattle's:
Miami, March 23.Baltimore, March 29.Indianapolis, March 29Baltimore, March 30Indianapolis, March 30
Up next for some players will be the Super Regional Combine in Detroit on April 12-13.
It's a good reminder of just how far away the draft still is since the NFL pushed it back to May 8. We're still seven weeks out.
There are a few recognizable participants, including former UW cornerback Tre Watson and Washington running back Johri Fogerson.