NFL Combine 2014: Best 40 times, Jadaveon Clowney, Michael Sam and more

Giants' coach Tom Coughlin watches Saturday's workouts - Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

News and notes from the 2014 NFL Combine on Saturday.

Here are some of the stories that made news Saturday at the 2014 NFL Combine.

NFL Combine 2014: Top 40 times for offensive linemen, tight ends -
Top 5 offensive linemen

Taylor Lewan, Michigan 4.87
Greg Robinson, Auburn 4.92
Trai Turner, LSU 4.93
Matt Patchan, Boston College 4.97
Joel Bitonio, Nevada 4.97

Top 5 tight ends

A.C. Leonard, Tennessee State 4.50
Eric Ebron, North Carolina 4.60
Colt Lyerla, Oregon 4.61
Trey Burton, Florida 4.62
Jace Amaro, Texas Tech 4.74

NOTE: The Giants have met with Bitinio and Amaro. Lewan, of course, is a player NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock said the Giants should select if he is available at No. 12.

2014 NFL combine: Five takeaways from Saturday -
Given the competitive nature of the Combine, emotional highs and lows are to be expected. Day 3 of the 2014 edition, however, provided extremes -- with medical concerns overshadowing some remarkable workouts and insightful interviews with some of the year's biggest names.

Jadeveon Clowney's goal is to go No. 1 in the 2014 NFL Draft -
He also wants to be one of the greatest of all time. Modest goals.

Mike Mayock on Jadeveon Clowney: 'There are red flags all over the place' - NFL Videos
Following Jadeveon Clowney's proclamation that he would run a 4.4 40-yard dash, Mike Mayock discusses his uncertainty about the defensive end's work ethic.

NFL Scouting Combine Day 3 recap: Michael Sam's day and Khalil Mack's motivation -
The NFL Draft's first openly gay prospect met the media, and wants people to talk about him as a football player.

Marqise Lee one of most overlooked prospects in 2014 draft -

When I watch Lee, and I have had the opportunity to see him up-close, I see an extremely fluid, tremendous athlete whose best days are still ahead of him. I think he will do very well at the combine, but he won't just be a "workout wonder," and there are things that Lee will do that don't show up in agility drills.

Lee's position coach at USC, Tee Martin, told me around midseason that the thing that people are going to overlook about Lee is how well he plays without the football. He will run his routes even if he is not the primary target. He will block downfield, too. One other thing to keep in mind about Lee -- his kick-return ability isn't to be underestimated.

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