Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 2/21/12
The 2012 National Football League’s Scouting Combine begins this week in Indianapolis and who would have ever thought something like this would grow into such a ‘must see TV’ event? While coaches, scouts and general managers find spots throughout the Lucas Oil Stadium seats, potential NFL superstars will strut their stuff in hopes of increasing their draft stock with millions watching and DVR’ing at home. The combine has become a place where dreams can be made and shattered in the blink of an eye. Strength and physical appearance do not always translate to instant success on the field. Just ask Mike Mamula about that. Prospects are interviewed, poked and prodded. They are put through numerous physical challenges ranging from the 40-yard dash to the broad jump. They are put through physicals where doctors go over their bodies like a teenage boy going over Kate Upton on the cover Sports Illustrated which is to say “very thoroughly!” The NFL Combine is tantamount to a cattle auction wh...
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