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I mean he gave it foxsports.com. Here at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. It's hugely popular it very important for the teams which begs the question guys why is this process so important for the evaluation and draft picks what are the team's trying to get out of this process. Right well I think it gives all 32 teams the opportunity to come here and centralized location really evaluate these players to a baseline whether it be. This year's draft class last year's -- draft class five years ago draft class. Gives an opportunity to compete under the lights and pressure ball 32 Scots teams scouts and coaching staff being. So yeah there's over 300 players here in Indianapolis. And I talked to an AFC scout said the most important part here this week is. Players you being must pass their physical and medical examinations. But they also need drill their team interviews it's a lot more than. You know sleeveless shirts and stop watches -- they really they can show off this is an opportunity and and showcase their character and what type of people they are. And it's important to that they show well -- for the media guide NFL official told me over 800 credentials issued for this -- come line. Among the subjects are here. NFL coaches in general managers also speak to the media which brought Rex Ryan of the putted in New York Jets coach this year backed -- his proclamation that the Jets are Super Bowl bound backed way off that. Absolutely. Rex Ryan unit that last year that that -- here and he has a purple bird. Huge mistake. So there were no promises today you missed it's you when he released. Underscored the importance of team unity and even talked about maybe playing some team building activities for the off season. And you know be interesting to see what you. Let's -- you hit on and it's all about team in unity and let's not forget this team has been in the AFC championship game the -- the last two out of three seasons. And currently there are somewhere issues with this team than just at the quarterback position. Mark Sanchez probably could use a vote of confidence which Rex would've given that to him today and still kind of -- Peyton Manning idea out there but. I don't know Mark Sanchez maybe not play with the most confidence right now and probably out there trying not to make a mistake rather than make. Several. Squash. But he never really just came out. Marched into my mind it's taken -- championship. You really never put instilled that that confidence. And if mark is going to be the guy I think he's gonna need to do that at some point. And that's -- the Jets have a lot of chemistry issues need to iron out this offseason. Like the people we brought out the podium today offensive linemen tight ends lot of these guys I -- high demand particularly. -- -- tackles -- making tackles and a big pass catching tight end like a Rob Gronkowski who jumped out to you guys. Couple players USC left tackle Matt Leo and Iowa tackle -- let's talk about the about colonial yeah. Measured in at six at 305 pound. Patently bad -- time so. Cleared -- in and they'll draft probably good -- to wait no actually we're not sure yet. -- Street and you didn't work now. On some lean mass and then Pat Riley Reid. It's. Us and now he's athletic he's gonna -- he's constantly. School coaching compared France and you think a lot about Brian. -- actually drafted. In the Packers draft itself. Lot of great players that you just jump right. Yeah and not just Iowa but the Big Ten in general usually and can do pretty well at the offensive lineman from that conference. As far as the Titans. There's a there's a gentleman co leader reminds me a little bit of programme counts in the fact he can get vertical down the scene. Really stretch the field probably not as physical as the runners gronkowski. But he's gonna make those third down catches. And he's gonna make the defense cover a lot of ground in the mold of more of a Jimmy Graham to Michael Finley basketball player type can go and get the ball in traffic. Big red zone threat. Catch the fade ball on the corner of the end zone that's gonna be the various Green out of Louisiana -- Measured in -- 66 today small school prospect but on the big skated on the big stage here at in Indianapolis he John. -- Keep on fox sports on -- trap.