Combine 40 times

Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by UrbanLegend3, Feb 23, 2013.

  1. UrbanLegend3

    UrbanLegend3 Starter

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    I gotta say. There is nothing electronic about these 40 times. I'm sitting at home timing these guys myself with a regular old stopwatch and 90% of the time I'm either dead on or off by like 2 hundreths. I thought these times would be more akin to FAT but if the were I should be like .2 faster. If anything when I miss I'm actually slower.
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  2. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE All-Pro Tip Jar Donor

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    Electronic times take out the human error.

    Maybe youre just a good timer, most coaches are, but this is just a more consistent way of clocking guys than to have 2-4 guys with different levels of experience doing it.
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  3. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    40 times are the most overrated thing in the scouting process. Who cares if a player can run fast in a track uniform. 40 times are all about perfect form and how fast you can take off from the blocks.... I wanna see how fast you are on the football field & if you understand your position.
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  4. The Hammer

    The Hammer Straight Ridah Tip Jar Donor

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    Also, you want to see how fast they can run when they are tired. Not when they are fresh.
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  5. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    Right. Track stars aren't football players. Atleast not all of them.
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