Written by Bryan Perez on February 23, 2016
The 2016 NFL Scouting Combine is set to begin in just a couple of days. The event will be covered from all angles by many different outlets, with player performances recorded, shared and discussed ad nauseam. It’s truly one of the great parts of Draft season.
In order to really appreciate how a player’s performance can impact his narrative moving forward, you need to understand what teams are hoping to see.
Below is a breakdown of each drill and what an NFL prospect should be targeting as a minimum result. Each position carries its own set of “minimums.” It’s not an exact science, but it certainly helps give the evaluator a tangible number to work with. By using this breakdown of “minimums,” you’ll be able to gauge how well a player did by how much they exceeded (or were faster than) the minimum time. It’s also good practice to compare a (read more…)