Not Just Throwing Darts Summary

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In Dan Kellys’ article “Not Just Throwing Darts”, he states that “The time of the year that NFL scouts will have the most work is probably during the summer and fall months.” (Kelly) The main reason is that the College football season runs from summer thru winter. Most of the work should be done within the summer and fall seasons because during the winter, scouts will most likely have a sense on how the draft eligible prospects fits into their team and organization. In the spring, one of the most important processes is being invited to an intra-squad scrimmage or game. There are three events which will invited players to participate in the game. These three events are the NFLPA (National Football League Players Association) Collegiate Bowl,…show more content…
2 ranking on the list. The NFLPA Collegiate Bowl and East-West Shrine are scheduled for the same week, while the Senior Bowl is the following week.” (Brugler) He also goes on and mention about what it gives the players in return as well too stating “The NFLPA Collegiate game gives participants an in-depth introduction to their future union. The NFL Players Association, which is celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2016, is the primary resource for players for information on the business of football and how to succeed in the NFL and in their post-football careers.” (Brugler)
After the three events are completed, most draft prospects enters the training phase. The training they are focusing on is the biggest event of them all, it’s the NFL Combine. The NFL Combing is held every year at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. On the NFL Scouting Combine webpage, it states “This February, over three hundred of the very best college football players will be invited to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine (National Invitational Camp) in Indianapolis, Indiana. Top
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