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Questions that the 2017 NFL Combine will answer

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The NFL does not take breaks. The New England Patriots have been crowned champions but there is no rest to take, as the NFL combine will take place in only three weeks.

The Ravens will go into it broadly looking at more than a few prospects at more than a few positions. There are unknowns concerning players in the draft class, and the combine will provide answers as regards to prospects the Ravens will be interested in.

Will Derek Barnett test well?

Barnett's agility drills will settle a lot of the debates that have split the community and made Barnett one of the most polarizing prospects of this draft season. If Barnett shows good change of direction, he will become a more attractive prospect to the Ravens brass, as this would signify him possibly being able to stand up in a two-point stance, at least sparingly.

How tall will Jourdan Lewis and Adoree' Jackson be?

These two corners represent the second options at the position, if the Ravens decide to go (presumably) with a pass rusher or a receiver as the first round pick. Lewis has been a coverage artist in college, though some expect him to measure under 5'10”. Jackson is a year behind in his development, but his prowess as a returner and his potential will land him int he first two rounds, granted his heigh being over 5'9”.

Will Quincy Wilson and Desmond King show the ability to turn and run?

Quincy Wilson has been docked for having stiffness in his hips. The combine will put him under a microscope. As a bigger corner, passing the fluidity test could vault him up draft boards. Desmond King struggled at the Senior Bowl, notably being abused by Cooper Kupp on a ‘sluggo’ route. Most have already pegged him as a safety. A favourable 3-cone time could put him back in the conversation as a cover-two corner, at the very least.