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Workout Warriors Whose NFL Draft Stocks Have Come Back to Earth
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There are several tools that NFL teams use to identify the top talent at the collegiate level in preparation for the draft.

Game performance, film, pro days and all-star games all play an integral part in that evaluation process, but the combine gives team officials their first up-close look at most of the players in the draft pool.

While not to be taken as the entire equation, there are some instances where certain players jump off the page and make a name for themselves with their performance at the yearly event.

Known as "workout warriors," these are the guys that make a rapid rise up the draft board with how well they test while off the field.

Though some players carry that shine all the way through the draft itself, most see the luster wear off and settle back in to their true ranking.

Here are five workout warriors whose draft stocks are falling back to a more realistic level.

Combine Results from NFL.com/combine

* indicates top performer at position

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