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With 2012 combine in the books, it's time to focus on draft

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The 2012 NFL Scouting Combine is a wrap. Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck stole the show, but there were plenty of eye-catching performances, and Jeff Darlington picks the top 10. Watch highlights of this year's top 10 performances here, review NFL.com's combine blog and get the full combine results here.

Here's what else is on tap for Wednesday:

» Hundreds of coaches, scouts, agents and GMs stormed Indy for the combine, but not all the action occurred on the field. Jeff Darlington offers his observations from Lucas Oil Stadium ... and around town.

Brooks: Top combine DBs
The defensive backs closed out the combine on Tuesday. Who stood out from the pack? Bucky Brooks has seven stars. More ...

» How substantially has the combine affected the draft? We won't know that until April 26, but you can get a look at our experts' post-combine mock drafts. Check back Wednesday for views from Bucky Brooks, Steve Wyche, Albert Breer and Chad Reuter.

» As we head into the spring, a number of issues are cropping up for teams around the league. Elliot Harrison identifies eight intriguing subplots that could change the league landscape in 2012.

» It's draft time, and that means nervous GMs. Can they learn something from history? Watch NFL Network's "Top 10 Draft Classes" (4 p.m. ET Wednesday), "Top 10 Draft Trades" (5 p.m.) and "Top 10 Draft Busts" (10 p.m.).

» The Cowboys are seeking a cornerback, and two star CBs are due to hit free agency on March 13. Have a look at our list of notable free agents.

» Dave Dameshek embarks on a journey across the U.S. to give NFL fans the opportunity of a lifetime. Find out how you can join Dave's road trip.

Darlington: Indy intel
At the NFL Scouting Combine, the action occurs on and off the field. Jeff Darlington provides 10 observations. More ...

» Five "America's Game" features on recent Super Bowl champions are offered for fans to choose from. The winner will air on NFL Network March 3.

» The March edition of NFL Magazine captures the story of Eli Manning's triumphant season in New York, plus much more. Subscribe now and save up to 75 percent off newsstand prices.

» Wednesday is Leap Day, which means there aren't too many NFL birthdays to note, but we will send happy birthday wishes to former DE/LB Bryce Paup, who turns 44.

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