The NFL Combine in Indianapolis, affectionately dubbed the “Underwear Olympics,” drew a record of more than 1,000 accredited media members and once again delivered a lot of excitement with appearances by Johnny Manziel, Michael Sam, and Jadeveon Clowney, as well as plenty of rumor mongering about the league’s impending free agents.
The on-field drills will continue to be televised by the NFL Network through Tuesday, but the media portion of the event wraps up on Sunday.
The top of the draft is wide open, with no clear-cut option for the Texans at No. 1. Houston general manager Rick Smith joked that friends and colleagues across the league are trying to pick his brain to see which way his team is leaning. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.