Kansas City Chiefs 2017 NFL Offseason Guide
NFL Combine: March 3rd – 6th
There is probably no more over-hyped or misunderstood event in the NFL offseason than The Combine. However, that won’t stop Kansas City Chiefs fans, along with the rest of the league, from checking it out. Don’t get me wrong, this is still a very important event. It’s just really not that important for the reasons that people think.
Very few decisions are made based on the numbers that will be put up at The Combine. Simply put, if a guy runs fast in these workouts, it probably meant he was running fast on game tape as well. There just isn’t a lot to learn about these guys physically.
However, The Combine does present an opportunity to watch how players perform the drills. That can tell quite a bit. Players coming off of injury will also have a chance to demonstrate their health. Most importantly though, teams will have opportunities to sit down with prospects and talk to them. That is where the most value comes from.
Oh, and yes, I will be watching along with the rest of you and marveling at the numbers. Just can’t help it.