Senior Bowl Buzz -- Tuesday Night

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Tony Pauline

Draft Analyst Writer

The first day of the Senior Bowl is complete as the practices are done and most of the interviews are wrapping up. Here’s the latest buzz from the players' hotel.

Josh Allen of Wyoming took a big hit with his play today, as teams have been crushing him and feel he’s a long way from being NFL-ready. Tuesday was definitely not the way Allen wanted his Senior Bowl to start.

Conversely there’s a love fest going on for Marcus Davenport of UT-San Antonio. Davenport looked the part and played to it much of the day. I’m told teams like him as both a defensive end and 3-4 outside linebacker. Davenport exclusively lined up at defensive end today, and I did not see him stand up once. It will be interesting to see if they try him in an upright position over the next two days, as we alluded to in our defensive preview.

The Seattle Seahawks, a team that needs offensive lineman, were very complimentary of Austin Corbett throughout today's first practice. They mentioned his durability (Corbett played more than 600 snaps in college), versatility (he played three positions today) and ability to obliterate defenders.

I’m told that despite poor play last season and a very up-and-down first practice at the Senior Bowl, teams like Tanner Lee. His arm strength and physical tools are part of the equation, but I’m told Lee also comes across well in interviews.