Top five takeaways from Monday at the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine

NFL Draft rumors, Jabrill Peppers
Ethan Sears
Written by Ethan Sears

The 2017 NFL Scouting Combine ended Monday as the defensive backs took the field at Lucas Oil Stadium.

There were plenty of storylines surrounding these skilled players, perhaps the deepest positional grouping in this year’s draft. The top cornerback in the draft suffered an injury that may not be so bad, some under-the-radar players saw their stocks tick up a notch and it became even more clear that this group could yield strong returns for years to come.

With the combine over and draft season into its home stretch, this was one of the last opportunities for players to boost their stocks.

Here is what we learned from that opportunity.

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Ethan Sears

Ethan Sears

Ethan Sears is the publisher of sports web site and will graduate in 2017 from Rye High School in Westchester County, New York. He has loved sports from an early age and intends to have a long career in journalism.

Ethan interned at the New York Post in the summers of 2015 and 2016. He also writes for Giants Wire, USA Today's New York Giants blog. In addition to writing and editing his own website, Ethan is the sports editor for his school paper, Garnet and Black. You can follow him on Twitter @ethan_sears.