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Scouts might have focused on wrong skills with Boller

Kyle Boller impressed scouts during various drills before the draft, but does that mean he'll become a good NFL QB?

Updated: June 11, 2003, 4:58 PM ET
By Glenn Dickey | Pro Football Weekly

Evaluating college players has always been a crapshoot for NFL teams. To try to improve their chances of finding that diamond in the rough, teams often have turned to additional methods of evaluation, but that may actually be leading them to more questionable decisions.

In recent years, the NFL has assembled as many of the top players as they can get at the Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. Prospects are measured, timed in the 40-yard dash, tested in strength drills and the vertical jump. ...

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