Combine Report - March 1: Lamp headed into Round 1?

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Tony Pauline

Draft Analyst Writer

Most of the talk during the first day of combine weigh-ins has centered on the offensive line. In speaking with people, it seems the majority of teams have Cam Robinson, Garett Bolles, Dan Feeney and Dorian Johnson ranked on boards as four of the top five offensive linemen, regardless of position.

After that there’s a wide range of opinion.

Some teams have Forrest Lamp grouped as a top-five blocker; others place Ryan Ramczyk with the top pack and a few shockingly have Roderick Johnson in the handful of five.

What surprised me was the number of teams that have Lamp as a top-five lineman and how many didn’t include Ramczyk in the group.

I’m hearing more and more buzz Lamp could land in the first round after a good combine workout and end up somewhere in the late 20s. I initially wrote about this on February 21 with some skepticism, but it seems to be becoming a reality.

The college left tackle is expected to run under five seconds in the 40 and also put up close to 40 reps on the bench press.

One thing we definitely learned here in Indianapolis today: arm measurements from the Senior Bowl were way off.

The official numbers here at the combine, in the early going anyway, have arm lengths anywhere from ¼-inch to more than a full inch longer than those who were measured in Mobile.

I spoke highly of Davis Webb in the latest edition of Monday Musings, though I was critical of his throwing mechanics, specifically his footwork.

Expect to see a much more refined Webb when he throws the football on Saturday, as he’s been working with former NFL quarterback Jim Zorn since the Senior Bowl. I was informed footwork and passing mechanics were a priority.