NFL Scouting Combine Has Turned Into Quite The Spectacle
323 potential NFL-bound standouts shed their helmets and padding to compete in what's basically football's adaptation of a track-and-field event.By Jay Strubberg | February 18, 2015
The NFL Scouting Combine is underway as 323 potential NFL-bound standouts shed their helmets and padding to compete in what's basically the football adaptation of a track-and-field event.
For most fans, it's fair to say the combine isn't nearly as exciting as a regular game. That's a given.
But it does give coaches and managers an inside look at how key prospects are developing and staying fit before they hit the gridiron for real — factors that could affect how early some players are drafted.