The NFL's best prospects will gather next week in Indianapolis to show off their skills and try to improve their draft stock. Get the latest on the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine here, and check out a sampling of NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock's opinion on the big first-round decisions.
Here's what else is on tap for Friday:
Mayock: 2012 draft rankings
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