Marcus Peters arrived at the NFL scouting combine as a man without a football team, a job-hunting mode different from the majority of the invited draft prospects.
Although Peters is a gifted junior cornerback regarded as a likely first-round pick, his draft stock has been complicated by his actions.
Peters was kicked off the University of Washington team in November after a series of confrontations with a new coaching staff. The final straw was an argument with an assistant coach. Peters previously had argued with coaches and then missed a practice.
In a September game against Eastern Washington, Peters was benched by coach Chris Petersen after he head-butted a wide...