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jungleking

Brockers didn't bench?

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he already came in once iirc
hadn't seen that. i knew that his agent said that he had one lined up but i couldn't remember when it was to take place. i thought it was in early-mid march.

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The combine was originally started to look at players for medical reasons. To see if they had medical problems that there were not telling teams about. Like teams found out about Bowers last year. Its turn in to be more of a show for the fans than the scouts really.

A great combine might move a guy from the 5th round up to maybe the bottom of the 3rd or from the end of the 1st to closer to me middle of it, but its not going to move a guy from the 3rd round to like the middle of the 1st. Unless a coach just falls in love with him or something.

yup. agreed.

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hadn't seen that. i knew that his agent said that he had one lined up but i couldn't remember when it was to take place. i thought it was in early-mid march.

I could be wrong. I thought he had already been here

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brockers has nothing to do with it. i'm basing it off comments i have seen from real teams. real scouts. real players. not hacks with a twitter account, bloggers, and media guys on NFLN and ESPN.

i've seen comments from team employed scouts and execs saying that events like the combine and pro days play at most only 10-20% of their decision. It just isn't the factor in making decisions that people believe it is.

i love the idea of brockers, but i honestly couldn't care less if it was brockers (who had a meh combine) or poe (who had a stellar combine) or cox (who had a great combine but isn't nearly as hyped as poe or brockers).

I agree with you 100% that it is not a significant factor in the decision. I believe that a really good combine or a really bad combine is merely used as one data point for a team to maybe take another or harder look at a guy.

If his measurable and drills results do not support your original opinion or evaluation of the guy, you may take a longer and deeper look.

I don't want a DT at #9 because I don't see a game changer there. I think the players there are probably an upgrade, but not enough to warrant a first round pick.

I would rather pick up a CB, LB, or DE.

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I could be wrong. I thought he had already been here
you could be wrong. i could be wrong. wouldn't be the first time for either.

some nerd will look it up at some point.

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actually...with me...it would be a first

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March 8th is actually my birthday. Not yours.

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March 8th is actually my birthday. Not yours.

Damn, I have been celebrating the wrong day for 44 years.

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Damn, I have been celebrating the wrong day for 44 years.

Blame your parents, not yourself.

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