2011 Scouting Combine Preview: Who and What To Watch

February 25, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With Cam Newton's decision to fully participate in the 2011 Scouting Combine, the Tim Tebow mantle has been officially passed to Newton (remember the wall-to-wall coverage of Tebow last season when he did not even throw for the scouts). In general, with the exception of Blaine Gabbert all of the top quarterbacks are expected to workout making them the week’s biggest story. Despite the quarterback-centric focus,  remember the combine actually includes 329 total athletes hoping to hear their name on draft day. In the end, it is important to remember what the combine is and what it is not.  

The combine is a part of the process in which you can evaluate a player's athleticism.  It is also a time in which teams can interview players to gauge intangibles and football intelligence (the part of the combine scouts are most interested in regarding Newton).  There is also the Wonderlic (hint: it is good to score at least double-dig...

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