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Mathieu, Milliner Show Well at Combine

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The 2013 NFL Scouting Combine has officially concluded, but scouts are still talking about the impressive collection of defensive backs that was on the field Tuesday. Evaluators saw several standout performances that certainly enhanced the value of several top prospects at the cornerback position. Scouts will keep these performances in perspective as they continue the overall evaluation process, tweaking their reports to better reflect the athleticism and talent of a handful of elite prospects. With that thought in mind, I've put together a list of guys who stood out to me on Day 4 of the combine.

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