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But teams do more than simply scouting, meeting prospects at annual event

Tom Curran / NBCSports.com


INDIANAPOLIS - Around 11 Thursday morning, Steelers vice president of football operations Kevin Colbert told an assemblage of reporters, “About 80 percent of the evaluation (of draftable players) is done from August to September.”

Presuming that another percentage of the evaluation is done after this week’s Combine, that means less than 20 percent of the evaluation process is done here in Indy. So what’s the key draw in Indy every February? Here are a few main ones.

The physical. “That’s the be-all and end-all of the Combine,” said Colts president Bill Polian. Full Story – NBCSports.com
http://nbcsports.msnbc.com/id/23284604/
 

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