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2015 NFL Scouting Combine: Day Three

Takeaways from the third day of the Combine in Indianapolis

Friday could be called the most exciting day at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis because that is when the on-the-field events begin. The three groups involved in those workouts today are the offensive linemen, tight endsand special teams.

Here's what's making headlines at Day Three of the Combine:

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Top Scores

Offensive linemen, 40-yard dash
1. Ali Marpet (Hobart & William Smith), 4.98
2. Jake Fisher (Oregon), 5.01
3. Laurence Gibson (Virginia Tech), 5.04

Offensive linemen, bench press
1. Ereck Flowers (Miami), 37
2. Mitch Morse (Missouri), 36
3. Sean Hickey (Syracuse), 35

Tight Ends, 40-yard dash
1. MyCole Pruitt (Southern Illinois), 4.58
2. Wes Saxton (South Alabama), 4.65
3. Maxx Williams (Minnesota), 4.78

Tight ends, bench press
1. Gerald Christian (Louisville), 28
2. Jesse James (Penn State), 26
3. Jeff Heuerman (Ohio State), 26

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston speaks

Many have speculated that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers may select Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston first overall in this year's draft, and it was his turn to speak on Friday.

Immediately, before taking a question, he wanted to make something clear in his opening statement.

"First off, before we start anything, I want to let you all know I know made mistakes and I know I have a past," he said. "Right now, it's about me moving forward and earning the trust of all these 32 teams out there.

"By saying that, I'm a competitor and I know what I'm capable of doing so I will be throwing tomorrow at the combine."

After disputing any possible problems dealing with his shoulder, Winston expressed high confidence in his abilities.

A question about his physical conditioning even led to a lighter moment in the press conference.

"A lot of people thought I was fat," he said. "But I'm here. I'm proving everybody wrong.

"I look good and I know it."

Winston, a baseball player in college and now solely focusing on football, said he is looking forward to his first true offseason since he was a young child.

He left no doubt that he wants to hear his named called first.

"It would just be a privilege to play in Tampa period," he said. "With the Florida State fan base and everything I've been involved with in the state of Florida and by coach (Lovie) Smith speaking highly of me, that let's me know if I'm a part of their program.

"I already have a trust factor in with him and now all I have to do is accept his trust and gain his trust to help him out."

An unlikely duo

This photo of Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and Bills head coach Rex Ryan chopping it up has been making it's way around the internet this morning.

Breshad Perriman pulls out of on-the-field workouts

NFL agent Drew Rosenhaus broke news this morning that his client, wide receiver Breshad Perriman, would not be partaking in the combine workout.

Perriman, the son of 10-year veteran wide receiver Brett Perriman, is projected by analysts to go between the first and second rounds in this year's draft.

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