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The Definitive NFL Combine Primer

The NFL combine is just around the corner. Soon we’ll be awash in drills, measurements, and rampant analysis about players whose stock is rising or falling as a result. Does any of it matter?

The short answer is: “Of course it matters.” The longer answer is: “Different drills matter more or less for different positions, and sometimes for different players at the same position.” That of course brings up a host of follow-up questions, like “Which drills matter the most for running backs?” and “Does the 40-yard dash matter?” and “Does any of this stuff have predictive value?” Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

What follows is a summary of our existing research on the NFL draft. Over the years, many of our analysts have pondered the importance of the combine. Along the way, they’ve garnered some solid insights. Bookmark this landing page, and keep coming back until you’re caught up on the reading list. By the time you’re done, you’ll be able to dominate the office water cool draftnik conversation.

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