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Podcast: Thoughts on the NFL Combine

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The annual Scouting Combine is almost upon us. The top prospects for this year’s NFL Draft will participate in drills, interviews, and tests. The Combine has become a major part of the scouting process through the years.

Many think it is totally useless and overhyped. I used to be one of those people. Through the years I have changed my mind. I no longer believe the Combine is totally useless and overhyped. Now I think it is mostly useless and overhyped. On today’s podcast I will explain why.

I will tell you some of the mistakes I think people make when watching the Combine as well as the limited ways I believe it has usefulness to teams. Unfortunately for fans, many of the useful parts take place in private, while the overhyped parts are broadcast on national television.

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