Feb 25, 2012; Indianapolis, IN, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes offensive lineman Mike Adams does the broad jump during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Spurlock-US PRESSWIRE
The Arizona Cardinals are at the combine taking notes of all the potential draft prospects that they might have interest. It is widely believed that the team is looking at offensive lineman prospects and with the 13th pick in the draft, there is a good chance one of the highest rated prospects will be available.
One such prospect is Ohio State tackle prospect Mike Adams. He was touted before the Senior Bowl as looking great, however, he did not impress on Saturday at the combine.
He only registered 19 reps in the bench press, which NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock described as "not acceptable for that position, not even close. You see a lot of defensive backs put up that many."
Now, if the Cardinals like the rest of what they saw, they still might take him because of strength and conditioning coach John Lott can do with him.
Nonetheless, knowing he needs to be strong in the NFL, it certainly does raise a red flag. If you can't get motivated to get stronger for a chance at millions of dollars, then you have to question his heart a little.
What does this ultimately say about Adams? Maybe its just that he needs to get stronger.
Is this something that concerns you, ROTB?
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