Josh Allen's first practice 'a little ugly,' but he embraces challenge of earning top pick

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Josh Allen's first practice 'a little ugly,' but he embraces challenge of earning top pick

Players arrive in Indianapolis on Tuesday, but workouts don't begin until Friday with running backs, offensive linemen and specialists.

Quarterbacks, wide receivers and tight ends work out Saturday; defensive linemen and cheap jerseys us linebackers go Sunday; and defensive backs are scheduled to work out Monday, Feb. 29.

Here's a look at the seven Sooners who will try to make an impression on NFL scouts, coaches and front office personnel.

Where he'll impress: Alexander has speed and athleticism sometimes rare in linebackers that could allow him to be effective in pass coverage. Alexander is a hard worker with impressive character.

Where he'll underwhelm: He sometimes had trouble getting off blocks during his time at Oklahoma and probably needs to add some bulk to play linebacker in the NFL.

Bottom line: Alexander mostly played inside linebacker at Oklahoma, but his size might make him better suited as an outside guy in the NFL. Given the amount of question marks, he might look back and wish he had played one more season in college.

Current draft projection: Late rounds/free agency

Where he'll impress: Bond can evade blockers and get to the quarterback as a pass rusher and is capable of helping out in pass coverage.

Bottom line: Despite his relative lack of playing time at OU, Bond is an impressive enough player to merit a strong look from several NFL teams. Some even believe he might have a better pro career than Eric Striker.

Current draft projection: Mid rounds

Where he'll impress: Sanchez has a knack for the football, intercepting 15 career passes and earning All Big 12 honors as a sophomore and junior.

Where he'll underwhelm: Sometimes his desire to go for interceptions caused him to get burned at the college level, a problem that continued into his final season. Falling for too many double moves in the NFL is a quick way to get cut.

Bottom line: Some might have questioned Sanchez's decision to skip his final season, but there's no doubt he's a talented football player. If he limits the big plays he allows, Sanchez could be an effective NFL corner.

Current draft projection: Mid rounds

Where he'll impress: Shepard runs crisp routes and plays extremely fast. He's able to break away from defenders on long routes. Shepard very rarely drops the ball and wholesale nfl jerseys came down with countless competitive, tough catches over his four years in Norman.

Where he'll underwhelm: The biggest question with Shepard in the NFL is going to be his size. He also showed an ability to make plays in the run game. OU coaches moved him more into pass coverage last season and he did well there. He never got in any off the field trouble in Norman.

Where he'll underwhelm: His size will certainly be a concern for NFL teams. Is he more of a linebacker or a box safety at the pro level? He might lack the speed to defend NFL slot receivers.

Bottom line: A talented player who might not have a positional home in the NFL, but he'll most certainly have every opportunity to make it. His magnetic personality will probably make him lots of friends this week.

Current draft projection: Mid rounds

Where he'll impress: Tapper has good size and athleticism. He can be an effective pass rusher and has shown the ability jerseys from china to be a good run stopper.

Bottom line: Tapper didn't fully devote himself to football until his junior year of high school, so there is Cheap Seattle Seahawks Jerseys still some rawness there that, with time, could fix some of the flaws that scare scouts.

Current draft projection: Mid to late rounds

Oklahoma wide receiver Sterling Shepard (3) reaches for the end zone after catching a pass scoring a touchdown as Baylor's Chance Waz (18) defends in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)