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Standard measurables for NFL prospects

What do NFL teams look for in a prototypical prospect? That depends on the position, but there is a general line of measurables – height, weight and speed – ideal for each position.

As free agency takes a respite, NFL teams are ears deep in the process of loading and stacking their draft boards. With national pundits now envisioning the white smoke once again emanating from Winter Park with the selection of Manti Te'o – yet another Golden Domer – the possibilities abound. It begs the question, "What do NFL teams look for in position players?" While no two systems are...

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