Report: Gareon Conley passes lie detector test, first round still a possibility

The question going into Thursday night was how the rape allegations against Gareon Conley would impact his draft stock.

Apparently Conley, who was projected as a first-round pick before the allegations went public, might not free-fall after all.

According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, Conley passed a polygraph test at the request of a team with interest in him:

The former Ohio State cornerback was expected to interview with police on Monday. He released a statement through is agent on Wednesday that said that multiple witnesses would prove his innocence against the allegations.

On top of that, Conley submitted a DNA sample and a statement to Cleveland police.

Conley’s innocence might not be proven in a legal sense before the end of the NFL draft. But according to multiple insiders, there could be a team that rolls the dice on Conley in the first round:

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